United ISD Hosted Jail & Bail for annual Christmas toy drive…

Courtesy Carmen Rendon,  (Laredo, Tx)-Employees of United ISD complied with “warrants,” executed by United ISD Police Department in efforts to raise money for annual Christmas toy drive.   Employees were served with a “warrant,” taken to the “UISD Jail House,” and stood before the “judge” to declare their innocence.  All “Jail & Bail Arrests” were made and a grand total of  $11,400.00“bail” was collected!  United ISD Would like to thank all whom participated and helped make this event possible.  A Special thanks to the UISD Police Department for hosting the 2nd Annual “Jail & Bail!”

WCSO arrests second suspect in weekend stabbing

Courtesy Brenda Medina, Laredo, TX (Webb County) – Webb County Sheriff's deputies on Wednesday arrested the second man involved in a stabbing early Saturday morning, where the suspects claimed to work for a cartel. The second suspect who is a Honduran national had been evading authorities. He is identified as Joel Geovanny Carcamo Herrera, 27. The arrests stems from the early morning stabbing on Saturday at a home on Barrera Road in the San Carlos subdivision, where the victim was stabbed in the back and also suffered a minor abrasion to his head. The victim told authorities that Carcamo Herrera and the first suspect, ...

CBP Officers at Laredo Port of Entry Detect 11 Immigration Law Violations in 24 Hours

Courtesy Richard Pauza, LAREDO, TEXAS - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Laredo Port of Entry on Oct. 15 uncovered 11 violations of immigration law in a 24-hour period, including an alleged attempt to smuggle a female Mexican citizen with a U.S. birth certificate and attempted entry by a man with an expired entry document and prior aggravated assault conviction.  “Our frontline CBP officers utilize their training and experience to detect inconsistencies or anomalies that result in the uncovering of immigration law violations,” said Port Director Joseph Misenhelter, Laredo Port of Entry. “These 11 cases in less than a ...


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[20 Oct 2014 | Comments Off | ]
United ISD Hosted Jail & Bail for annual Christmas toy drive…

Courtesy Carmen Rendon,

 (Laredo, Tx)-Employees of United ISD complied with “warrants,” executed by United ISD Police Department in efforts to raise money for annual Christmas toy drive.   Employees were served with a “warrant,” taken to the “UISD Jail House,” and stood before the “judge” to declare their innocence. 
All “Jail & Bail Arrests” were made and a grand total of  $11,400.00“bail” was collected!  United ISD Would like to thank all whom participated and helped make this event possible.  A Special thanks to the UISD Police Department for hosting the 2nd Annual …

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WCSO arrests second suspect in weekend stabbing

Courtesy Brenda Medina,

Laredo, TX (Webb County) – Webb County Sheriff’s deputies on Wednesday arrested the second man involved in a stabbing early Saturday morning, where the suspects claimed to work for a cartel.
The second suspect who is a Honduran national had been evading authorities. He is identified as Joel Geovanny Carcamo Herrera, 27.
The arrests stems from the early morning stabbing on Saturday at a home on Barrera Road in the San Carlos subdivision, where the victim was stabbed in the back and also suffered a minor abrasion to his head. The …

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CBP Officers at Laredo Port of Entry Detect  11 Immigration Law Violations in 24 Hours

Courtesy Richard Pauza,
LAREDO, TEXAS – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Laredo Port of Entry on Oct. 15 uncovered 11 violations of immigration law in a 24-hour period, including an alleged attempt to smuggle a female Mexican citizen with a U.S. birth certificate and attempted entry by a man with an expired entry document and prior aggravated assault conviction.
 “Our frontline CBP officers utilize their training and experience to detect inconsistencies or anomalies that result in the uncovering of immigration law violations,” said Port Director Joseph Misenhelter, Laredo …

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[16 Oct 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Centeno Elementary Students and TAMIU Student Athletes Celebrate National School Lunch Week

Courtesy Veronica Cantu,
Laredo, Texas:  Centeno Elementary School students invited Texas A&M International University student athletes to join them as they recognized National School Lunch Week.  This year’s theme was “Get in the Game with School Lunch.” The event emphasized the importance of eating healthy foods that are offered daily for free at all UISD campuses. 
  “If you work hard, listen to your teachers, and live a healthy style, you will accomplish your goals,” said Kayla Merriman at Centeno Elementary School event.  Merriman is a TAMIU softball athlete who is …

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[15 Oct 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Uni –Trade Stadium to Host Sister Cities Baseball Classic featuring the Laredo Lemurs vs. Nuevo Laredo Tecolotes

Courtesy Xochitl Mora,
 
Events scheduled to celebrate the history of professional baseball in both cities
 
  Laredo, TX – The Laredo Lemurs and Uni-Trade Stadium are pleased to announce that Uni-Trade Stadium will play host to the Sister Cities Baseball Classic to be played on November 6, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. featuring the Laredo Lemurs versus the Nuevo Laredo Tecolotes.
 
 “Laredo has always been a great baseball town and part of the rich and storied tradition of this great sport is because of the immense love and nostalgia people here still have for the …