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Sabinal resident recalls war injuries - Uvalde Leader-News

“My squad was wiped out,” Tovar said last Tuesday, the anniversary of the event. “Five or six didn’t make it back that day.”

THE UVALDE LEADER-NEWS - 2018-08-19 10:00:15

Danbury PD: 3 men charged during drug trafficking investigation

Three men face drug-related charges after an investigation into drug trafficking in Danbury, Conn., on Aug. 17, 2018, police siad.

MYSANANTONIO - 2018-08-19 04:00:00

Volunteers sought for run - Uvalde Leader-News

Joining UHS runners for the cross-country meet here next Saturday will be runners representing Bandera, Carrizo Springs, Crystal City, Eagle Pass Winn, Floresville, Laredo Martin, Medina Valley, and some other area high schools.

THE UVALDE LEADER-NEWS - 2018-08-19 10:00:03

Del Rio hosts Border Patrol explorers graduation

The Del Rio Border Patrol Sector hosted the 2018 Border Patrol Explorer Academy graduation, at the sector headquarters, on Aug. 10.

DEL RIO NEWS-HERALD - 2018-08-19 05:00:00

Officials: Del Rio’s green program is underutilized

Isela Loyola, manager of the City of Del Rio recycling center, said the facility receives between 400 to 500 customers each month.Megan Tackett

DEL RIO NEWS-HERALD - 2018-08-18 00:00:00

Firefighters declare full containment of blaze burning near Yosemite

Firefighters will continue to battle “interior islands of vegetation that will continue to ignite,” but they are not a threat to containment lines, according to a U.S Forest Service statement.

MYSANANTONIO - 2018-08-19 15:44:44

Firefighters battle hot, dry conditions at Mendocino Complex

Firefighter Thomas Harre stands silhouetted by the sun, colored by the heavy smoke in the air, at the Incident Command Post before heading out to the Mendocino Complex Fire in Ukiah, Calif., on Tuesday, August 14, 2018.

MYSANANTONIO - 2018-08-18 16:10:21

Waramaug Task Force turns lake from green to clean

A view of Lake Waramaug in Warren, Conn. Concerned residents have met to figure out how to combat the challenges facing the water quality of Lake Waramaug in Kent, Warren and Washington, Conn. Tuesday, September 13, 2016.

MYSANANTONIO - 2018-08-18 04:00:00

Norwalk man wins $10,000 a month for life

His name, however, was published Thursday on CT Lottery’spageof winners of $10,000 or more prizes.


Crosby rancher recovers from from $40K loss after Harvey

Ray Law, center, of Law Ranch Cattle Company, with his children William, 11, left, a Crosby Middle School 6th grader, and Katherine, 13, left, a Crosby Middle School 8th grader, tends to "Dairy Queen", his... more

MYSANANTONIO - 2018-08-19 05:00:00

North side residents evacuated after contractors nick line

Del Rio High School band members and football players, who were practicing at the Walter Levermann Ram Stadium at the time of the leak, were asked to move inside, Lozano said.


Taking sides in the field fight at Central Middle School

School officials, however, say they do not know whether they will pursue a turf field until they complete a feasibility study that will point to best use of the land.

MYSANANTONIO - 2018-08-18 17:50:47

Spillage closes section of Veterans

Truck carrying animal remains spills cargo on busy intersectionA truck carrying animal remains caused sour stomachs Thursday morning when the product accidentally spilled on Veterans Boulevard. The incident prompted the temporary closing of an intersection.About 100 pounds of product spilled at abou


Lopez gets 30 years in store owner’s death

“Get your (expletive) hands off me, you are all (expletive),” Lopez shouted at judicial marshals as they led him away.


Border towns, candidates and immigration

On August 4, 2018 Beto O’Rourke visited Del Rio for a townhall where a self-proclaimed Republican woman gave a tangent on border security and “illegal aliens.” With my legal immigrant grandfather who is now a permanent resident sitting in the audience, that really put into focus why I do what I do.A


Laughlin official affirms ties between base and community

Col. Charlie Velino, commander of the 47th Flying Training Wing at Laughlin Air Force Base, talks to members of the Del Rio Chamber of Commerce and their guests.Karen Gleason


Fraudulent callers preying on Del Rioans

Del Rio police officials are warning the community of fraudulent callers who are coercing money from the unsuspecting victims.Police Chief Fred Knoll said his department regularly receives calls from victims of fraudulent callers, who state they represent an organization or entity before asking thei


From treetops to floating trucks - Uvalde Leader-News

Seventeen 911 calls flooded the Uvalde Police Department dispatch office Sunday over a 3-4 hour period as first-responders, those stationed locally and others from the region, joined forces to bring 27 people stranded in rising water to safety.


Stamford man pleads guilty in fatal Greenwich overdose

Christopher Brokaw, 43, of Schuyler Avenue, pleaded guilty in state Superior Court in Stamford to first-degree manslaughter and narcotics sales. Brokaw, who has been jailed since his arrest, will be sentenced in October to 30 months in prison.


Uvalde textiles plant to close, mayor pens letter to White House

According to a letter sent to the Uvalde mayor’s office, VF Workwear, the parent company of Williamson-Dickie Manufacturing Company, will close its Uvalde facility beginning in October. 156 associates will lose their jobs in Uvalde, a town of about 16,000 people.