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LFD: Occupied vehicle goes up in flames near gas pump in north Laredo

A vehicle caught on fire after crashing near a gas pump in north Laredo Thursday morning, Aug. 16, according to the fire department.

LAREDO MORNING TIMES - 2018-08-16 14:42:41

Laredo police searching for man accused of using stolen ID to pawn items

Photo: Laredo Police DepartmentImage1of22Police are trying to identify a man accused of pawning several items while using a stolen identification.Laredo police said they need to identify a man who pawned several items while using a stolen identification.Authorities said he has a sleeve tattoo on his

LAREDO MORNING TIMES - 2018-08-16 13:01:23

Border Patrol agents discover alleged stash house in central Laredo

LAREDO, TX (KGNS) -Border Patrol agents of the Laredo Sector find nearly a dozen illegal immigrants inside a stash house in central Laredo.According to Border Patrol, the incident happened on August 14th when agents and the Webb County Sheriff’s Office received a tip about suspicious activity going

KGNS.TV - 2018-08-15 13:48:00

Laredo Police Department launching new mobile app

LAREDO, TX (KGNS) -The Laredo Police Department is advising the public that there’s a new app that is keeping community members safe.The police department is launching a new application for your phone or mobile device.The app features new and innovative ways for the department to reach out to the co

KGNS.TV - 2018-08-16 11:47:00

LPD: Suspect assaults wife, threatens man with machete

Raul Mendoza, 46, was charged with assault, family violence and aggravated assault with a knife or cutting instrument.

LAREDO MORNING TIMES - 2018-08-16 12:52:35

Man arrested after early morning vehicle pursuit around town

LAREDO, TX (KGNS) -A man is arrested after a morning vehicle pursuit around the City of Laredo.According to the Texas Department of Public Safety the incident started at around 7 a.m. on Loop 20 and Highway 59 when 37-year-old Jason Vasquez refused to stop for a traffic violation, sending officers o

KGNS.TV - 2018-08-16 14:17:00

How did Laredo schools perform on accountability ratings

LAREDO,Texas(KGNS)-Even though school just began Laredo's school districts reports cards are already out, letting the public know just how well the districts and its schools are doing.

KGNS.TV - 2018-08-16 05:34:00

LPD: Man attempts to steal shirts from mall store, assaults employee

At about 6 p.m. Saturday, officers responded to the store on 5301 San Dario Ave. Authorities said that Castro entered the store, selected a pair of T-shirts and concealed them in a plastic bag.

LAREDO MORNING TIMES - 2018-08-15 13:03:31

Laredo's 'triple-ax murders' detailed in new Netflix docuseries

Miguel Angel Martinez, a former death row inmate who had his sentence commuted to life in prison, gives his version of events in a Netflix documentary.


TEA releases ratings for Laredo-area school districts

The four Laredo-area school districts were measured on three subcategories: student achievement, progress and closing the gaps. According to the TEA's findings, the poorest performing district was Gateway Academy Charter District, who scored an overall rating of a "D."

LAREDO MORNING TIMES - 2018-08-15 18:41:45

The jams of the 90's are in Laredo!

LAREDO, TX (KGNS) -It may be 2018, but for one night only, the 90's are back in the Gateway City!

KGNS.TV - 2018-08-15 12:47:00

LPD: 19-year-old arrested for driving drunk with children

Arnold Fernandez, 19, was charged with driving while intoxicated with children younger than 15 years old.

LAREDO MORNING TIMES - 2018-08-15 13:12:12

Three people charged with aggravated sexual assault and endangering a child

There are three separate cases, and according to authorities, the suspects were found to have had relationships with minors and placed them in danger on multiple occasions.


Native Laredoan gets in the internet's feelings after viral video

Four-year-old YouTube enthusiast and native Laredoan Edgar Serna hopped on the internet's latest craze, taking on the "In My Feelings" challenge with apurotwist. Since the video was posted to Facebook on Wednesday, Edgar's rendition has been seen over 15,000 times.


LPD: 2 arrested after traffic-stop altercation

Jose Garcia, 33, was charged with assault on a public servant, resisting arrest, evading arrest with a vehicle and obstruction, retaliation.


New study reveals Laredo has a high poverty rate

LAREDO, TX (KGNS) -The results of the city leadership initiative study were released during Monday's city council meeting.The Harvard-Bloomberg fellow leading the study says that there are two factors that contribute to the levels of poverty in Laredo.The first reason is the safety net composed of t


New EKG program at Laredo College

LAREDO, TX (KGNS) -Laredo College is happy to announce that starting this September they will unveil a new program for those seeking a job in health care.The college will begin offering an EKG technician certification program.Employment opportunities for EKG technicians are expected to rise, as grea


From Bangladesh to Laredo, why?

LAREDO, Texas- They're coming from half a world away in record numbers, traveling more than 8,800 miles from Bangladesh to Laredo.


Six Indian nationals detained at a local business

LAREDO,Texas(KGNS)-Laredo police surrounded a local business on Guadalupe Street, where six Indian nationals were found.


Six illegal immigrants apprehended on Guadalupe street

LAREDO, TX (KGNS) -Laredo Police find a group of illegal immigrants behind a local business.The incident happened at around 8 a.m. at the corner of Guadalupe and Tapeyste.Authorities say they received a tip about a group of illegal aliens living inside a stash home.When officers arrived they found t