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Persons of interest in slaying of young Laredo couple in Mexico prison on drug-related charges
Persons of interest in slaying of young Laredo couple in Mexico prison on drug-related charges 1 / 34 Back to Gallery Two persons of interest in the slaying of a young couple in June 2016 have been sentenced to prison in Mexico on drug-related charges, according to Nuevo Leon authorities. Francisco
Laredo Police looking for a man wanted for aggravated assault
LAREDO, Texas (KGNS) - Laredo Police are on the lookout for a man who is possibly involved in sending three people to the hospital last month. The incident happened at San Dario and Moctezuma back on August fifth. The man is said to have attacked three others with a pole. The victims were taken to t
Laredo Border Patrol agents conduct multiple rescues of suspects in illegal border crossings
Laredo Border Patrol agents conduct multiple rescues of suspects in illegal border crossings 1 / 41 Back to Gallery U.S. Border Patrol said Monday they recorded three rescues of people who allegedly tried to cross the border illegally through Webb County. "The Laredo Sector Border Patrol will contin
Laredo city officials consider adding HOV lane to Mines Road to alleviate traffic
Julia Wallace, LMTonline.com / Laredo Morning Times Published 7:27 am, Tuesday, September 19, 2017 Back to Gallery Laredo's Metropolitan Planning Organization's main topic of discussion at their Monday meeting was Mines Road and how best to alleviate its extreme traffic congestion. Because the road
City of Laredo still in talks of creating veteran's museum
LAREDO, Texas (KGNS) - Local veterans are reaching out to city officials for updates on the veteran's museum. City Councilman Charlie San Miguel says he was approached by veterans to consider city property for a veteran's museum. Even though the city and county have been in talks to partner up for m
City of Laredo Proclaims 'Child Passenger Safety Week'
LAREDO, Texas (KGNS) - Three out of four child car seats are not properly installed. The City of Laredo along with TxDOT wants to educate parents on how to properly buckle in their child. In collaboration with local law enforcement, the city has proclaimed it to be Child Passenger Safety Week. TxDOT
Bus fee hike, raises approved in City of Laredo's $705 million budget
Laredo City Council on Monday voted to approve the city's $705 million amended budget for the upcoming fiscal year, including changes to paratransit bus fees, cost-of-living salary increases for city employees and a sustained property tax rate that will bring in 4.3 percent more revenue for the city
City of Laredo preparing for 2020 census
LAREDO, Texas (KGNS) - The City of Laredo is preparing for the 2020 census. In order to continue receiving necessary federal funding, it is vital that Laredoans receive and complete the census. On Tuesday, Congressman Henry Cuellar spoke on the 2020 census preparation and is encouraging local offici
Laredo Police Department arrest bulletin (9/19/17)
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Texas Woman arrested for allegedly chopping up boyfriend
(KPRC) A Texas woman is accused of shooting her boyfriend in the head, cutting up his body with a machete and dumping him into a dumpster, police said. Cierra Alexis Sutton Cierra Alexis Sutton, 30, has been charged with the death of Steven Coleman. Bayton Police investigators say Sutton shot Colem
Would it be possible to turn Mines Road into a freeway?
LAREDO, Texas (KGNS) - City and county leaders meet to discuss the possibility of turning Mines Road into a freeway. During Monday's meeting, a representative from TxDOT presented the Metropolitan Planning Organization Committee with their findings on turning Mines Road into a freeway or creating a
Slight Chance of Shower, Still Hot!
A somewhat more humid airmass lies over our area. The cap of desert air aloft has retreated to the west. Lifted air is more buoyant, allowing for widely scattered showers with the sea breeze today, and possibly again on Thursday. Overall, very little day to day change during the 7 day weather foreca
Texas band supports rival team
(NBC) - A high school in Texas learned the fight song of a rival school that was unable to make it to their football game due to Hurricane Harvey. Glenn High School, just outside of San Antonio was scheduled to play Rockport-Fulton High School this past Friday. However, due to Hurricane Harvey, the
Woman wanted for a "Poop and run"
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (CNN) - Police in Colorado are searching for a woman who was caught defecating on a sidewalk in front of children. Mother Cathy Budde claims her children saw it all go down. The children say they saw the woman in broad daylight as she pulled her pants down and committed the act.
President Trump warns North Korea of "Suicide Mission"
(NBC) - Taking center stage before a world audience Tuesday, President Trump delivered his first speech before the United Nations General Assembly. "We meet at a time of immense promise and great peril," Mr. Trump told the gathering of world leaders. Speaking before the group he once slammed as "ine
Victor Villarreal announces re-election for County Court at Law II
LAREDO, Texas (KGNS) - It's been five months since Victor Villarreal was appointed as judge of County Court at Law II, now he says he's ready for a full term. Victor Villarreal On Tuesday morning, Villarreal announced that he will be running in the upcoming March primary. Villarreal was appointed ju
Restaurant owners get a lesson on how to expand their business
LAREDO, Texas (KGNS) - A group of business owners got together to promote growth within one booming industry in Laredo. Restaurant owners from around the city met with members of the National Restaurant Association on how to promote small business growth. One of the topics they discussed was the cur
Knives of all sizes legal in Texas
LAREDO, Texas (KGNS) - Knives of all shapes and sizes are now legal under a new state law. House Bill 1935 allows knives ranging from pocket sized to a machete to be carried just about anywhere in Texas with the exception of college buildings and bars. Under the previous law, knives with blades long
SA man loses life after confrontation in Austin
Austin, Texas (KSAT) - A San Antonio man loses his life after an altercation on Sixth Street in Austin. According to police, 33-year-old Marques Johnson exchanged words with two men in the 200 block of East 6th Street at around two in the morning on Sunday. Authorities say Johnson walked away from t
Webb County Sheriff's Office hosting Share-a-bear event
LAREDO, Texas (KGNS) - The Webb County Sheriff's Office is putting on event that is aimed towards putting a smile on children's faces. The Share a Bear project assists thousands of children who have been victims, of crime, traffic accidents or child neglect. The kick off event will be taking place