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VF, following millions of consumers, will shed its denim
FILE- In this Jan. 21, 2015, file photo people walks pass The North Face exhibit displaying its new avalanche airbag "modulator system" that is a set of dual air bags that be attached to any backpack at the... more
PD Captain accused of racist texts retires under fire
BRIDGEPORT — Police Captain Mark Straubel, the top aide to Police Chief Armando Perez, retired under fire Monday.
Dozens rescued in Uvalde after flood
The flood caused by the Nueces River in Uvalde County, prompted by the weekend storm front, led to the rescue of 29 individuals who were stranded and were facing potential death. First response efforts were led by local, county and federal officials in Uvalde County.The Uvalde County Sheriff’s Offic
Helicopter Delivers Life Jackets for People Stranded in Uvalde Floodwaters
A helicopter delivered a bundle of life jackets to people surrounded by floodwaters in Chalk Bluff Park in Uvalde, Texas, on Sunday, August 12, as part of a rescue operation west of San Antonio carried out by the Uvalde County Sheriff’s Office.
Above-average rainfall continues to rise
Suspect asked victim if he wanted to buy a purse, then stabbed him in the chest, S.A. police sayMedia: San Antonio Express-News
At least 27 rescued after flash flood hits West Texas park
The Uvalde County Sheriff's Office says on its social media that the 27 were rescued from high water Sunday at Chalk Bluff Park, about 15 miles (25 kilometers) northwest of Uvalde, Texas. Helicopters were used to drop life jackets to those stranded by the rising waters before their rescues. No serio
Ex-Monterey County CHP officer convicted of rape
SALINAS, Calif. — Jacob Mark Duenas, a former Monterey County-based California Highway Patrol officer, was found guilty on Monday of raping an 8-year-old boy while Duenas was striving to become a law enforcement officer.
Ranch Fire’s record destruction continues, Carr Fire enters week four
The Carr Fire grew 1,296 acres by Monday morning and burned a total of 202,976 acres, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, or Cal Fire.
Coyotes start second practice week - Uvalde Leader-News
james Volz|Leader-News Uvalde head football coach R.T. Gonzales blows his whistle and signals what he wants next in practice. The action took place during the first week of pre-season workouts for the Uvalde Coyotes. Tomorrow, the Coyotes will practice in full pads for the first time. On Saturday, t
Happy Handyman: Screw Hole Starter works great on sheetrock
Some of my best days start with a customer asking for something that we don’t have in the hardware store. My customer Tom said that he had looked through my entire screwdriver set and he didn’t see what he was looking for. This was a screw driver that would start a hole before you even started to us
Centerline highway rumble strips coming to 3 towns
Beginning Monday, the state Department of Transportation will be installing centerline rumble strips on three major roads in Monroe, Stamford and Wilton.
Flooding rescues underway in Uvalde County
Heavy rains cause Nueces River to floodUVALDE, Texas- Heavy rainfall and runoff has caused flooding Sunday along the Nueces River in Uvalde County and rescues are underway.Fire department personnel in Uvalde report the worst flooding in the Chalk Bluff camping area north of Uvalde.
Uvalde Mayor sends letter to White House regarding Williamson-Dickie
UVALDE, Texas - Thursday, 156 Williamson-Dickie employees were notified of their pending release and shutting down of the plant at the end of 2018.
Williamson-Dickie to close Uvalde location, move to Mexico
UVALDE, Texas – The Uvalde Williamson-Dickie facility is closing in December, according to employees.
Former Uvaldean Zamora releases CD of music - Uvalde Leader-News
Musician Johnny Torres Zamora, 67, formerly of Uvalde, has recently released a compact disc of original music entitled “I Wake up from my Dreams.” The CD, on sale through mail-order, was put on the market the week of July 16.
UHS runners prepare for first meet of 2018 - Uvalde Leader-News
“The kids have been working out in the early mornings. In the afternoons we have had some rehab type sessions, including stretching,” said Guzman. “Things have been going well in our workouts for the coming season.
Vendors may sign up now for UMH expo - Uvalde Leader-News
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Son battling leukemia, veteran father bond on south Texas hunting trip
UVALDE, Tex. — In between the hustle and bustle of passengers coming and going from the San Antonio International Airport, a father and son ready for a trip of a lifetime.
BGC 2018 Preview: Sabinal Yellowjackets
SABINAL, Texas- The Sabinal Yellowjackets are looking to improve on their 7-4 overall finish last year that got them all the way to the bi-district finals.After finishing 2-2 in district they were able to make it into the post season but they will have their work cut out for them this season.That's
Road work up ahead - Uvalde Leader-News
For an estimated three- to four-month period set to begin in roughly two weeks, access to the Uvalde County Courthouse, Uvalde Leader-News, and other locations in the northeast square of downtown will be inaccessible via North East and East North streets.