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[10 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]
Closure of US 83 underneath IH 35 for Pavement Work

Courtesy Raul Leal,
 LAREDO Tx, – U.S. 83 will remain closed until 7:30 a.m. Monday, September 12, 2011 at 6 a.m., Anderson Columbia, Inc. will start rail removal under IH 35 (mile marker #18) and US 83 interchange (near Laredo Travel Information Center) using one-way traffic control. At 8 p.m. in the evening, the entire interchange will be barricaded off for weekend asphalt pavement removal work and concrete pavement replacement. 
Detours in effect throughout the weekend as this thoroughfare will be closed to motorists: 
 NB IH 35 traffic wanting to head North on …

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[10 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]
CBP Observes the 10th Anniversary of 9/11 Attacks with Oath, Recommitment to Duty

Courtesy Richard Pauza, 
 LAREDO, TEXAS – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials from the three principal field branches of Field Operations, Border Patrol and Air and Marine together with state and local officials and law enforcement representatives gathered  to honor the memory of those lost in the 9/11 attacks a decade ago and to recommit to CBP’s vital border security mission by re-taking the Oath of Office.  
 The event featured remarks delivered by Director of Field Operations Gene Garza, Chief Patrol Agent Robert L. Harris and Director of Air Operations …

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[10 Sep 2011 | One Comment | ]
Habitual Hot Check Writer Arrested by DA

Courtesy Monica Garcia,
 The Office of District Attorney Isidro R. Alaniz reports that Claudia Yanira Larralde at her place of employment. 
 Shortly before four o’clock on Wednesday afternoon, two investigators from the District Attorney’s Office took Larralde into custody.  She was booked at the Webb County Jail and charged with thirteen counts of Theft by Check. 
 The District Attorney’s Hot Checks Division reports that this isn’t the first time Larralde has been arrested for Theft by Check.  According to the Division, the defendant is a habitual hot check writer and favors smaller …