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Border Patrol Agents Unharmed after Shooting Incident in Laredo

LAREDO – The FBI is leading an investigation into a shooting incident that took place Sunday in Laredo. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, agents assigned to the Border Patrol Laredo Sector were fired upon by unidentified individuals from Mexico.


BCSO: Man who shot stepson in West Bexar County turns self in after getting lost in Laredo

SAN ANTONIO - A man is in custody after getting lost while fleeing and then turning himself in after shooting his 17-year-old stepson following an altercation with the teen’s mother, the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office said.


Jalapeño Festival taking place this weekend!

LAREDO, TX (KGNS) - Everyone’s getting ready to stuff their faces with Jalapeños this weekend during an annual WBCA event!. The annual Jalapeño Festival will be taking place this weakened at the El Metro Park and Ride.


Man accused of assaulting woman with baseball bat

LAREDO, TX (KGNS) - A man is arrested for allegedly assaulting a woman with a baseball bat. The incident happened on February 16th when officers were called out to an assault at the 2900 block of San Eduardo Avenue.


Could marijuana law reform come to Texas this year?

HOUSTON — Decriminalizing pot possession, expanding medical marijuana, and regulating hemp production could all be on the horizon for Texas. Those are among the ideas in nearly 30 marijuana-related bills state lawmakers have filed in the 2019 legislative session.


Laredo Police will be out in full force during WBCA festivities

LAREDO, TX (KGNS) - The Washington’s Birthday Celebrations have been a month full of food, fun and entertainment and as the festivities start to wind down, law enforcement would like to remind the public to remain vigilant.


Man facing multiple charges after firing shots in neighborhood

LAREDO, TX (KGNS) - A shots fired call leads to the arrest of one man. The incident happened on Sunday, February 17th when officers received a call about a shooting near the 1500 block of Santa Maria Avenue.


Man wanted for allegedly using stolen ID

LAREDO, TX (KGNS) - Laredo Police are on the lookout for a man accused of using a stolen ID. According to the Crimes Against Property Division, a man walked into a pawn shop wearing a green shirt, grey hoodie and black cap and pawned a gold necklace.


Suspect accused of dragging man with vehicle

LAREDO, TX (KGNS) - A man is dragged a few hundred feet after he tries to remove a woman from a car at a drive-thru window. Thirty-six-year-old Fernando Flores-Lopez was arrested on Saturday after police received a call from the 3500 block of Springfield.


Texas landowner sues over Trump's border wall plans: "It means everything to me"

The Trump administration faces new legal challenges over the national emergency declaration to pay for a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border after the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit Tuesday. A group of 16 states filed a separate suit Monday that called the emergency declaration unconstitu


Mom of girl found dead in bucket of acid was serving 10 years probation for injuring child

LAREDO, Texas - A Texas woman arrested Thursday after the body of her toddler daughter -- who she said accidentally drowned in the bathtub -- was found hidden in a bucket of acid has a long history of arrests for violent crimes and was on probation for injury to a child when her daughter died, recor


Texas teen taking selfie tumbles from bridge

DALLAS, Texas (KWTX) A Texas teenager who fell 50-feet while trying to take a selfie from a towering bridge is lucky to be alive. Triston Bailey, 18, has spent the last four months recovering from injuries he suffered in a fall from the Margaret McDermott Bridge in Dallas.


Texas Man Charged in Stabbing Death of 2-Year-Old Daughter

A Southeast Texas man is jailed on a capital murder charge after his 2-year-old daughter was found stabbed to death at their home. An Orange Police Department spokesman said the officers went to the home shortly after 11 a.m. Tuesday after a neighbor had reported a child had been killed. Police Capt


Crash survivor shares her story to encourage others to make smart choices

LAREDO, TX (KGNS) - A woman is trying to bring awareness to drunk driving by sharing her story with students nationwide, including those here in Laredo. Both UISD and LISD have invited Sarah Panzau Evans to speak at their schools to show the dangers of drunk driving.


Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives to visit Laredo

LAREDO, TX (KGNS) - The Speaker of the United States House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi will be making a stop in the Gateway City this weekend. This will be Pelosi’s fourth year coming to Laredo where she will take part in several WBCA events.


Texas woman says 10-year-old granddaughter's organs may have been harvested without permission

LUBBOCK. Texas -- A grandmother in Lubbock says she has a lot of questions after she found out doctors may have harvested her 10-year-old granddaughter's organs without permission.


Laredo Commission for Women accepting applications for 2019 Hall of Fame

LAREDO, TX (KGNS) - Laredo Commission for Women is accepting applications for the nominations of women to be inducted into the 2019 Hall of Fame. All nominees must be presently living or working within the city limits of Laredo.


UHV Baseball Swept In Laredo

Victoria, Texas - UHV baseball ends February with two losses Wednesday. The University of Houston-Victoria Jaguars dropped a pair of games to the Texas A&M-International Dustdevils on Wednesday.


Amnesty Program Begins In Laredo

The Webb County amnesty program is underway at the municipal court. This morning, dozens of community members took advantage of paying their outstanding citations or arranging a payment plan. This, without the risk of getting arrested.


State employee who abruptly resigned after working on Texas' noncitizens list may be avoiding court appearance

AUSTIN -- A federal judge weighing whether to block Texas' effort to investigate the citizenship of tens of thousands of people on its voter rolls said he wants to hear from a secretary of state employee who abruptly resigned from the office.