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Archives for March 2010

Easter Safety Tips

Courtesy Eloy Vega, Laredo, TX:  The Easter Season is upon us and the Laredo Fire Department would like to offer some suggestions that will help you stay safe this Easter Weekend:  v     Be sure that Easter toys and Dolls (such as bunnies, chicks, etc.) are free of choking hazards. Pieces that can be removed from

Friday’s Recycling Pick-Up to be TODAY!!

COURTESY XOCHILT MORA, Holiday closure forces change in regular schedule  Today, Tuesday, March 30, 2010, the City of Laredo Solid Waste Services Division will be picking up the recycling blue bags, normally scheduled for pick-up this Friday.  “Because of the Easter holiday, we’ll go by and pick-up the recycling early,” said Willie Bote, everyone’s favorite

Freer Road Rehab Work

Courtesy Raul Leal, Weather permitting, Bay Limited Construction Company will begin road reconstruction of the US Highway 59 (Lloyd Bentsen Hwy)-State Highway 16 (South Norton Ave.) intersection in Freer with project limits from State Highway 16 to one-half (0.510) mile east of State Highway 16. US 59 east- and westbound traffic approaching the intersection will

LPD Narcotics and Vice Unit Arrest 12 Men in Undercover Prostitution Sting

Courtesy Joe Baeza,  On Thursday evening members of the Laredo Police Department’s  Narcotics/Vice Unit, along with the Patrol Division and POPS conducted a special detail on the west side of Laredo, specifically along the  San Bernardo Avenue area.  The objective was to locate, identify and arrest anyone soliciting prostitution.  A total of twelve males were


An investigation by both the Laredo Police Department’s Crimes Against Property Division and the Webb/Zapata County District Attorney’s Office resulted in the execution of a search warrant for an establishment found to be operating an illegal gambling place with the use of electronic video game machines commonly called Eight-Liners.  The investigation determined that this business

Private Contractor to Close Intersection

Courtesy Xochitl Mora, Paloma Blanca Enterprise, a private contractor for AEP Texas, will close the right lane of Springfield Avenue at the intersection of Springfield and International on Monday, March 29, 2010, starting at 7:00 a.m. and continuing until approximately 6:00 p.m. The company will be removing old power lines for AEP.

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