Laredo, TXLaredo Morning Times

Laredo man arrested for animal cruelty

The Laredo Police Department announced on Friday that a man was arrested for his alleged treatment of animals. Carlos Mendez Coronado was arrested on Thursday at approximately 5:55 p.m. The 29-year-old man was charged with Cruelty to Non-livestock Animals (C/A). Mendez Coronado was booked at LPD headquarters and remanded to...
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Webb County, TXLaredo Morning Times

Webb woman sues Laredo Walmart for max of $1M for being hit with door

A Webb County woman is suing Walmart for a maximum of $1 million after allegedly being hit with a door by an employee in the store. Samantha Canales Pompa filed a lawsuit on Wednesday in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas Laredo Division against Wal-Mart Stores Texas, L.L.C. and John Doe.
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San Diego,

Snow leopard at San Diego Zoo suspected positive for COVID-19

SAN DIEGO (KSWB) – The San Diego Zoo announced Friday a male snow leopard at their facility is suspected to be positive for COVID-19. Wildlife care specialists Thursday said they noticed that the snow leopard had a cough and nasal discharge. “The origin of the possible exposure is still being...

Border Patrol clarifies tent facility at Life Downs

LAREDO, Tex. (KGNS) - Online concerns and even protests were the direct result of talks between Webb County and the federal government to build a soft-sided facility at Life Downs. Last week, Commissioners Court granted Border Patrol access onto their property to study the possibility of building a processing center...
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Take advantage of Friday sun in Freer

(FREER, TX) The forecast is calling for sun today in Freer. Here are three ideas for how to make the most of it, along with a four-day forecast. Have a picnic: As the COVID-19 pandemic wears on, meeting a friend somewhere pretty with a basket of snacks can be a spontaneous way to enjoy a sunny afternoon in a safer environment than indoors. Risk levels should always be taken into account along with advice from health authorities on gathering sizes. Don’t forget your picnic blanket!
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San Diego Comic-Con kicks off virtually with a smaller event

SAN DIEGO (NewsNation Now) — The cosplayers and celebrities stayed home for another year, with San Diego Comic-Con opting for a weekend of virtual events again in lieu of the traditional in-person extravaganza. Comic-Con@Home kicked off Friday with virtual panels, merch stores and fan activities. The virtual convention will last...
San Diego, TXLongview News-Journal

Navarrette: American greatness: The secret is in the mix

SAN DIEGO — The genius of America revealed itself to me several years ago in — of all places — a bagel shop. One day, in the overwhelmingly White suburb where I live, I walked in to find the Chinese American owner conversing in Spanish with a pair of Mexican immigrants who bought a bag of the house specialty: a plain bagel covered in cheddar cheese and jalapeños.
San Ygnacio,

San Ygnacio community garden helps people grow together

LAREDO, Tex. (KGNS) - South of Webb County in the small community of San Ygnacio, residents began an initiative that aims to help Mother Earth. It’s a project that started on Earth Day and has now bloomed into a beautiful green garden, with the hopes of bringing people closer. A...
San Diego,

Watch Now: Pandas enjoy a rare snow day at the San Diego Zoo

See what goes into making this wintry experience a reality for pandas in San Diego. To reach the newsroom or report a typo/correction, email Download our free app for Apple, Android, Roku and Amazon devices. To make sure you get our coverage sign up for newsletters emailed to your...
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Two fin whales found dead under hull of Australian ship at Naval Base San Diego

SAN DIEGO — Two dead fin whales became dislodged from the hull of an Australian Navy ship as it pulled into Naval Base San Diego on Saturday. Video on the San Diego Web Cam Facebook page shows the HMAS Sydney, an Australian destroyer, making its way into San Diego Bay on Saturday morning. The ship has been in the area conducting joint exercises with the U.S. Navy since early April.
Laredo, TXLaredo Morning Times

'Dining Under Seven Flags' Restaurant Week begins in Laredo

It’s time to celebrate, Laredo — the first-ever Restaurant Week is here! The Webb County Heritage Foundation invites the public to come out and “taste our history!”. In a completely different take on celebrating the founding of Laredo, the Webb County Heritage Foundation has joined with local restaurants to produce Laredo’s first Restaurant Week.