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Laredo Police looking for two women who allegedly stole a purse
LAREDO, Texas (KGNS) - Laredo Police are on the lookout for two women who allegedly stole a purse the mall food court. According to police, the incident happened on March 1st when a woman left her purse on top of a table, left the area for a short period of time, and it went missing. Police say two
2 teens arrested by Laredo PD following police pursuit
Cesar Rodriguez, LMTonline.com / Laredo Morning Times 8:56 pm, Monday, March 19, 2018 2 teens arrested by Laredo PD following police pursuit 1 / 144 Back to Gallery Two teens were arrested following a police pursuit Sunday in west central Laredo, according to police. LPD said officers spotted a mar
Sisters busted in Super Bowl Sunday assault
Sisters busted in Super Bowl Sunday assault 1 / 144 Back to Gallery Two sisters were recently arrested for allegedly forcing their way into a home to assault a woman on Super Bowl Sunday, according to Laredo police. Laura Martinez, 23, was arrested Friday and Lourdes Martinez, 31, was taken into cus
Man seen looking for unlocked vehicles
LAREDO,Texas(KGNS)- Laredo Police discovered a man looking into vehicles in the North Laredo area. The male suspect was seen wondering around the San Isidro area around 5am Tuesday morning. Police are asking the community to report any suspicious activity, as well as to ensure your vehicle is locked
Mother, daughter arrested after police seize almost 1,400 Xanax bars
A mother and daughter have been arrested on suspicion of selling prescribed medication from their home after Laredo police said they found almost 1,400 Xanax pills and other opioid pain medication. Julia Ortiz, 62, and Jocelyn Ortiz, 24, were arrested following the execution of a search warrant Frid
LPD: Put down the phone when driving!
LAREDO, Texas (KGNS) - A majority of Americans agree that texting and driving is dangerous; however, many people are still not following the law. The Laredo Police Department says they have seen an increase in the amount of people who text and drive on a daily basis. The police department says this
Mexican National dies during Border Patrol rescue attempt
LAREDO, Texas (KGNS) - A Mexican National is dead after Border Patrol agents attempted to rescue two individuals who became lost at a ranch in northwest Laredo over the weekend. According to Border Patrol on March 18th two individuals who were lost at the ranch contacted Border Patrol for assistance
City council shoots down eight-liner extension
LAREDO,Texas)KGNS)- City council has shot down an extension on the current ban on new 8 liner permits. It was a very heated debate between the council, the Laredo police chief, and the district attorney, on whether or not to continue allowing new eight-liner business to operate in the gateway city.
Couple wanted for allegedly stealing TV from retail store
LAREDO, Texas (KGNS) - Laredo Police are on the lookout for a couple who allegedly stole a TV from a local retail store. According to police the incident happened at the Walmart located at 4400 South Zapata Highway. Authorities say the suspects allegedly placed a curved flat screen TV into their sho
New state-of-the-art family entertainment center coming to Laredo!
LAREDO, Texas (KGNS) - A family business who is known for the bowling alley is putting together a new business venture. The Vela Family is looking to open the biggest entertainment center in town called Play-Mor. The establishment is currently under construction near the 2819 Bob Bullock Loop. While
UniTrade renews contract with the City of Laredo
LAREDO, Texas (KGNS) - Mayor Pete Saenz along with members of UniTrade gathered at City Council Chambers to announce the renewal of the naming rights for the UniTrade Baseball Stadium. The naming rights were sold to the UniTrade group and the name will stay as is. The contract lasts two years with t
LPD: Man pistol-whipped several times at birthday party
Cesar Rodriguez, LMTonline.com / Laredo Morning Times 6:40 pm, Monday, March 19, 2018 LPD: Man pistol-whipped several times at birthday party 1 / 143 Back to Gallery A man was pistol-whipped at a birthday party Sunday in Colonia Los Obispos, according to Laredo police. No one has been arrested in c
Shiloh Bike Trail in need of restoration
LAREDO, Texas (KGNS) - Local cyclists who frequent the Shiloh Bike Trail say they have noticed parts of the trail are torn up, and now they are turning to the city to rectify the problem. City officials are looking to restore parts of Manadas Creek's natural vegetation. The proposal for the project
Hundreds of kids in foster care in need of a home
LAREDO, Texas (KGNS) - Many kids in Webb County are in need of a loving family. For that reason, the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services is looking for additional homes. The department wants to help those who are interested in becoming foster parents. In Webb County, there are 110 chi
Starting off the week with some hot temperatures!
LAREDO, Texas (KGNS) - Over the weekend we experienced a pretty hot Saint Patrick's Day and Sunday. Temperatures got up in the low 90's and down to the upper 70's. Monday is going to be no different as we see a high of 91 and low of 69. We will be getting a break from the 90's but how cool will it
Vehicle accident reported on Mines Road
LAREDO, Texas (KGNS) - Laredo Police are called out to Mines Road where one person has been injured in a vehicle accident. According to preliminary reports, a semi-truck ran over a man and dragged his body. KGNS News will keep you updated on this story as more details become available.
Stolen dog returned to its rightful owner
LAREDO, Texas (KGNS) - Two men who according to police are notorious for a string of theft cases are behind bars. Laredo Police arrested 45-year-old Roberto Estevez and 45-year-old Pedro Cisneros in the case. According to police the two were allegedly responsible for several theft cases around town.
Border Patrol agents rescue undocumented immigrants
LAREDO,Texas(KGNS)- Border patrol rescues two undocumented immigrants left abandoned by a smuggler. On Thursday, agents in the border patrol horse unit came across two unconscious people from Guatemala at a ranch south of Laredo. They claimed they were attacked by a smuggler after having trouble kee
Local outlets celebrate a year in business with some ups and downs
LAREDO,Texas(KGNS)- As the Outlet Shoppes at Laredo celebrates it's one year anniversary, the year hasn't been without its challenges. The holiday season was a busy and successful one for the outlets, but the new year has seen a few stores close their doors. However, the marketing director for the s
Could the City of Laredo be getting a water park?
LAREDO, Texas (KGNS) - For many years Laredoans have been asking for a water park that will keep them cool during the dog days of summer, but could the city be finally looking into creating one? File photo: Bartlett Pool Councilman Alberto Torres Jr. is making it his mission to bring a water attract