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State House rep files bill that proposes to revive plastic bag bans
After the Texas Supreme Court overturned a single-use plastic bag ban in Laredo and the city of Austin suspended its own ban, a local Texas House representative has filed a bill that proposes to restore the right of local governments to restrict single-use plastic bags.
24-Year-Old Wanted In Laredo For Auto Theft
Laredo Police search for a suspect wanted for auto theft. 24-year-old Erick Urbina is 5 feet tall, weighs about 125 pounds and was last seen at the 500 block of Pitaya Drive. If you have any information on his whereabouts, you are asked to call Laredo Crime Stoppers at 727-TIPS. All calls will remai
Our Home. Our Decisions
OPINION — That’s the theme of a Texas Municipal League campaign the City Council endorsed today, voicing concern about state government overreach into issues and decisions that are best determined at the local level.
U.S.-Mexico Border Agents Seize $7 Million of Cocaine, Meth and Heroin in Single Bust
Border agents in Texas nabbed nearly $7 million worth of illegal drugs at a U.S.-Mexico cargo facility on Monday. Agents at a port of entry in Laredo also seized a cocaine haul estimated to be worth more than $285,000 on the same day.
Texas Bride Dances With Her Terminally Ill Brother at Her Wedding
In a touching moment on her wedding day, a Texas bride danced with her terminally ill brother. Cesiah Aviles-Nieto, 21, tied the knot this past week in Laredo, and during the big day, she wanted to make sure she got a chance to dance with her brother, 17-year-old Alex Aviles, who has ataxia telangie
Smuggler Packs 19 Migrants in Pickup Truck near Texas Border
Border Patrol agents in the Laredo Sector stopped a human smuggling attempt where a driver packed 19 migrants into a pickup truck. The driver managed to escape after fleeing the scene, leaving his cargo behind.
Border Agents thwart pair of smuggling attempts
LAREDO, Texas - Border patrol agents arrested eight people in two separate smuggling events on Sunday. The first incident happened around 3:30 p.m. on December 9, when agents stopped a vehicle on Hwy. 83 south of Zapata, Texas.
Santa Claus crawls on the floor to help a blind boy with autism feel the Christmas spirit
(CNN)A Texas mom says her 6-year-old son met "the real Santa" last week at a Fort Worth sporting goods store. Matthew Foster is blind, has autism and hates posing for pictures, but he's really interested in Santa, his mom, Misty Wolf, told CNN.
Border Patrol finds Mexican citizen with almost $300,000 of cocaine in a car
LAREDO, Texas - A 20-year-old Mexican citizen from Nuevo Laredo is in jail as an investigation has been launched after officials found almost 40 pounds of cocaine in his car Monday.
36-Year-Old Facing Child Endangerment And Abandonment Charges
36-Year-Old Facing Child Endangerment And Abandonment Charges. In Laredo, a woman is arrested after allegedly leaving her child unattended. 36-year-old Veronica Ishel Guajardo is behind bars after police found her three-year-old daughter by a business located on the 100 block of Hillside Road. The e
23-Year-Old Laredo Man Wanted For Sexual Assault
The Webb County Sheriff’s Office needs your help locating a suspect. 23-year-old Nicholas Beau-Duane Bishop is wanted for two counts of sexual assault. He is 6 feet, 2 inches tall and weighs about 154 pounds. He has brown hair and blue eyes. Bishop was last seen at the 5200 block of Brewster Drive.
EXCLUSIVE: Inside Look at the Arrest of a Mexican Cartel Boss Wanted by U.S.
MONTERREY, Nuevo Leon – The murder of an attorney and the wife of a cartel associate played a key role in leading authorities to arrest one of the crime lords responsible for the recent wave of violence impacting the Mexican border state of Nuevo Leon. The cartel lieutenant is wanted in the U.S. on
CBP Officers Seize Methamphetamine Worth Over $992K at the Laredo Port of Entry
LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers intercepted a significant amount of hard narcotics with an estimated street value of more than $992,000 in one enforcement action at the Juarez-Lincoln International Bridge.
Two PSJA Memorial Softball athletes to sign with TAMIU in Laredo
ALAMO – PSJA Memorial Early College High School Seniors Victoria Mae Maldonado and Kristy Alanis signed a letter of intent to play softball with Texas A&M International University in Laredo, Friday, Dec. 7 in front of their family, coaches and friends.
63 Migrants Apprehended in Single Incident on Texas Ranch near Border
Border Patrol agents in the Laredo Sector apprehended a large group of mostly Central American migrants on Thursday. The agents found the migrants after responded to a tip about possible smuggling activity on a ranch west of Laredo, Texas.
Border Patrol agent charged with capital murder in shooting deaths of 4 women in Laredo
LAREDO, Texas - A U.S. Border Patrol agent who confessed to shooting four women in the head and leaving their bodies on rural Texas roadsides has been indicted on a capital murder charge, a prosecutor said Wednesday.
Officials arrest Mexican citizen after finding nearly $1 million in meth at checkpoint
LAREDO, Texas - Border officials found 49 pounds of meth in a car at the Juarez-Lincoln International Bridge Saturday, leading to an arrest of a Mexican citizen from Nuevo Laredo.
Laredo Woman Sent to Prison After Heroin Found Under Child's Seat
Authorities say a 25-year-old woman from Texas has been sentenced to 32 years in prison after police found nearly $7 million in heroin in a hidden compartment under her child's seat after a South Carolina traffic stop.
Laredo Sector Border Patrol Agents Arrest 63 Illegal Aliens
LAREDO, Texas – In a collaborative effort between Air and Marine Operations and U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Laredo West and Carrizo Springs Station, 63 illegal aliens were arrested in the brush west of Laredo.
Body recovered from Rio Grande
LAREDO, Texas - A body was recovered after it was found floating in the Rio Grande on Thursday. The incident happened around 5 p.m. when the body was reported floating near a ranch south of Laredo.