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City of Laredo: As of 5/29 at ...05/29/2020

City of Laredo: As of 5/29 at …

As of 5/29 at 12pm – 5,122 people have been tested; 540 are positive cases; 3,751 are negative; 831 are pending results; 370 have recovered; 19 have passed, and 17 are hospitalized. For more information visit, #COVID19Update #CityofLaredo #HolaLaredo Read the article on twitter.com READ MORE.
05/28/2020

Historic hotel in Catarina catches fire

A century-old historic hotel off Highway 83 in Catarina, about an hour northwest of Laredo, caught fire around midnight Monday. The result is a total loss, said Dimmit County Fire Chief Alonso Carmona. All that remains of the Palm Suite and Inn are the walls – everything inside is gone. There were no occupants at READ MORE.
05/28/2020

Border Patrol seizes narcotics near the river

U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Laredo South Station helped keep Laredo safe by seizing a narcotics bundle near the Rio Grande River banks in south Laredo. The incident occurred during the mid-morning of May 27, when agents, while conducting their patrol duties along the riverbanks, encountered an abandoned Tupperware container with a bundle READ MORE.
05/28/2020

Arndt Elementary holds drive-thru parade

Laredo’s Arndt Elementary School held a drive-thru parade for all students and their parents on Thursday. The event gave students a chance to say goodbye to their teachers, coaches, counselors and other staff before the start of summer. “We have a strong sense of community at Arndt Elementary, so we want our students to know READ MORE.
City of Laredo: As of 12pm on ...05/28/2020

City of Laredo: As of 12pm on …

As of 12pm on May 28 – 4,860 people have been tested; 535 are positive cases; 3,606 are negative; 719 are pending results; 348 have recovered; 19 have passed, and 16 are hospitalized. For more information, visit #COVID19Update #CityofLaredo Read the article on twitter.com READ MORE.
City of Laredo: The City of Laredo ...05/28/2020

City of Laredo: The City of Laredo …

The City of Laredo Health Department will continue the COVID-19 mobile testing in the Laredo community. Testing will be on Wednesday, June 3 from 9am to 11am at Slaughter Park 202 N Stone Ave, Laredo, Texas, 78040. #COVID19Test #CityofLaredo #LaredoHealthU Read the article on twitter.com READ MORE.
05/28/2020

City Extends Emergency Order Until June 30Th

The extension of the city’s emergency order may make Laredo eligible for more state and federal funding.Although Texas is slowly reopening their economy, Governor Abbott extended the state’s emergency proclamation on May 12th. Laredo city council members decided to continue their order until June 30th. City leaders say this won’t interfere with the governor’s orders. READ MORE.
05/27/2020

Laredo DWI Court holds graduation in virtual courtroom

Judge Victor Villarreal presided over the May DWI Court Virtual Graduation on Wednesday, May 20, 2020. Fourteen graduates successfully completed all the DWI Court program terms and conditions. Program conditions include: Individual and group counseling sessions for substance abuse; DWI Classes; AA meetings; Community service; and abstinence from illegal drugs and alcohol. “The graduation ceremony READ MORE.

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