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Local News for Laredo, Texas


Man dies in LPD custody

A suspected burglar died in custody of the Laredo Police Department, authorities said. LPD has not identified the 38-year-old man pending the notification to daily members. The incident occurred at about 3:22 a.m. May 17, when officers responded to a report of a burglary of habitation in progress in the 3000 block of International Boulevard. READ MORE.

Traffic stop yields 20 migrants

A routine traffic stop resulted in the discovery of 20 individuals who had crossed the border illegally, according to the U.S. Border Patrol. The incident unfolded on May 12, when the Freer Police Department requested assistance from the Freer Station after pulling over a truck hauling hay bales on U.S. 59. A K-9 unit allegedly READ MORE.

Laredo council to discuss COVID updates as cases shrink

City council members will gather for their Monday meeting to discuss topics involving the COVID-19 communication strategy, adjustment of the rules in the Laredo Historic District, the partnership between the city and community partners like Bethany House and The Holding Institute, and building permits on previously unavailable lots. With the less than 100 active COVID READ MORE.

LC Trading Station offers vital services, assistance to students throughout the pandemic

Laredo College is committed to providing students with a memorable college experience through transformative academic, technical and vocational programs that fulfill the needs of a growing community and regional workforce. College administrators understand that fostering an environment conducive to student success requires support services and assistance programs for students, which was the driving force behind READ MORE.

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