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Archives for August 2014

Defendant pleads guilty to online solicitation of a minor

Courtesy Yanira Deleon,  (Laredo, Tx)-The Office of the District Attorney secured a guilty plea in its case against Steven Villarreal for online solicitation of a minor.    On September 10, 2012, Steven Villarreal, 44, initiated a chatting conversation with an undercover investigator posing as “Mari,” a 14-year-old female for an operation that locates subjects who

Juicy J Encore!

Courtesy Carlos Santos, LAREDO, TEXAS— Hip-Hop followers from all over Laredo came to the SMG-Managed Laredo Energy Arena for what turned out to be the summer’s Hip-Hop event. The line-up included Briana Brandy, Devin the Dude, Paull Wall, and headliner, on his second time in Laredo, Juicy J on his Still Not Sober Tour.

City of Laredo Labor Day Closure Notice

Courtesy Xochitl Mora, (Laredo, Tx)-All City of Laredo administrative offices will be closed on Monday, September 1, 2014, in observance of Labor Day. Protective and emergency services will be operational. There will be regular scheduled garbage pick-up on that day.  The City of Laredo Landfill will also be open on Labor Day, as well. In

Mayor Salinas in Laredo, Cantabria, Spain

Courtesy Xochitl Mora, Mayor on tap for re-signing of Sister Cities Agreement, celebration of Spain’s battle for independence  (Laredo, TX )  City of Laredo Mayor Raul G. Salinas is on a visit to the city that is Laredo’s namesake: Laredo, Cantabria Spain, at the invitation of Mayor Angel Vega Madrazo, for a re-affirmation of the

TAMIU Adds 34 New Faculty Members

Courtesy Steve Harmon   (Laredo, Tx)- The Fall Semester is now underway at Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) and the campus has welcomed 34 new faculty members from all around the world.  The new faculty members were introduced at the annual Fall Faculty and Administrative Staff Assembly Monday.  Provost and vice president for Academic Affairs

CBP Officers at Laredo Port of Entry Arrest Fugitive Wanted on Homicide Warrant

Courtesy Richard Pauza,   LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Laredo Port of Entry this week apprehended a Plano man wanted in Greenville County, Texas in connection with an outstanding warrant for homicide.   “CBP officers working primary inspection duties are our front line of defense and this week they discovered

W.C.S.O. Arrests Wanted Suspect

Courtesy Brenda Medina, Laredo, TX (Webb County) – A joint effort between the Webb County Sheriff’s Office and a federal law enforcement agency led to the arrest of a fugitive. A warrant issued July 8, 2014 for Demetrio Cedillo-Gonzalez, 35, alerted authorities he was wanted for attempted murder in South Carolina. The report indicated Cedillo

Laredo Energy Arena Announces the Return of Foreigner for a Concert and Fundraiser

Courtesy Alex Meyer (Laredo, Tx)-The LEA is proud to announce the return of Foreigner to the Laredo Energy Arena tonight Wednesday, August 27, 2014.      Foreigner is one of the most recognized bands of the 80’s rock scene and are considered one of the bestselling touring bands in the nation. With singles such as “Jukebox

Guitar Center Gifts Alexander High School Choir Members An Electric Guitar

Courtesy Veronica Cantu, (Laredo, Tx)-The J.B. Alexander High School choir members were presented with a guitar from Guitar Center in honor of their upcoming performance with rock band Foreigner.  Choir members from both Alexander and United High Schools will be performing with the band tonight.  They will sing their hit song I Want to Know

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