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Archives for February 3, 2011

City of Laredo Planning & Zoning Director Selman to Retire

Courtesy Xochitl Mora, Laredo, TX—February 2, 2011—City of Laredo Planning & Zoning Director Keith Selman submitted an official letter to City Manager Carlos Villarreal on January 18, 2011, announcing his intention to retire.  His last day with the City of Laredo will be on Friday, February 4, 2011.  “Keith has served the City of Laredo

CBP Officers at Del Rio Port of Entry Seize 14 Assault Rifles, Shotgun, Pistol, Magazines, Ammunition

Courtesy U.S. Customs and Border Protection,  DEL RIO, TEXAS – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Del Rio Port of Entry conducting outbound examinations on Tuesday seized 14 assault rifles, a shotgun, a pistol, 22 assorted gun magazines and 25 rounds of ammunition from a vehicle driven by a Ft. Worth woman.    The

Community Development Sweeps Through Neighborhood

Courtesy Xochitl Mora, “Operation Clean-Up” hits District IV Laredo, TX—Inspectors from various City departments will team up on FRIDAY, February 4, 2011 to make a sweep of an area in City Council District III educating about and enforcing City of Laredo codes. The campaign will encompass the following central neighborhood:  From Jefferson to Gonzalez Street,

The Heart Truth®: Heart Disease is the #1 Killer of Women

Laredo, TX—The City of Laredo Health Department is joining the nationwide “Heart Truth” Campaign to raise awareness among local women that heart disease is the #1 health threat.  One in four American women die of heart disease and most fail to make the connection between risk factors such as high blood pressure and high cholesterol

Four Indicted for Murder

Courtesy Monica Garcia,  A grand jury indicted Jose Ricardo Flores, Mario Alberto Velazquez and Juan Carlos Mariscal for the murder of Gustavo “Brandon” Benavides. Each of the four defendants are charged with one count of Murder and each of the four are also charged with one count of Engaging in Organized Criminal Activity. The four are accused of having