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Uvalde textiles plant to close, mayor pens letter to White House
According to a letter sent to the Uvalde mayor’s office, VF Workwear, the parent company of Williamson-Dickie Manufacturing Company, will close its Uvalde facility beginning in October. 156 associates will lose their jobs in Uvalde, a town of about 16,000 people.
Williamson-Dickie Manufacturing laying off more than 150 employees, moving company to Mexico
UVALDE, Texas- A clothing manufacturer is closing its South Texas plant, laying off more than 150 employees.
Officials And Citizens Rescue 29 Stranded Campers From Texas Flash Floods
Government officials and citizens worked as a team to save 29 campers stranded on tree tops and vehicles from unexpected flash floods in Uvalde, Texas, on Sunday.
Police: Father caught man having sex with teenaged daughter
BRIDGEPORT - A local man, wielding a machete, chased two men out of his home after catching them having sex with his 14-year-old daughter, police said.
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
Ex-Redding school board chairwoman pleads guilty in sex assault case
On Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, former Redding Board of Education chairwoman Sara Sobel plead guilty Wednesday to risk of injury to a minor and promoting a minor in an obscene performance. She is seen outside Danbury Superior Court.
Jahana Hayes enters the national spotlight with 5th District primary win
Jahana Hayes is hugged by her student campaign volunteers as she arrives at her campaign headquarters in Waterbury, Conn. on Wednesday, August 15, 2018. Hayes won the Democratic primary for Connecticut's 5th... more
More than70 in city overdose, many on Green; police arrest 1 man
The man, whom investigators identified only as a person “believed to be connected to at least some of the overdoses,” was found in possession of drugs, police said. The man was out on parole when he was arrested Wednesday and is “known” to police, Police Chief Anthony Campbell said.
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.
Synthetic grass is landscaping's brightest trend
Your yard is small, there's so much shade and your four-legged friends have left it a muddy, dirty mess.
The Motherlode: Letters home from Camp
This was our first brush with sleepaway camp; we had never had any of our offspring away from home for such a long time. Selma had wanted to go since second grade; she drew pictures of “bunk life” throughout the winter. There was no question she was ready. Selma assured us she would stay for five we
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.
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