Laredo, TX

Residents invited to Mercardito Fest

LAREDO, TX. (KGNS) - A local business is inviting the community to a day full of crafts, and creations made by local vendors. The business owners behind Lolita’s Bistro and Bolillos Café are coming together to bring back its Mercadito Festival. The event brings plenty of local vendors,...
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Mother of Gracy Espinoza responds to Chavez’s request for an extension

LAREDO, TX. (KGNS) - The mother of Gracy Espinoza is venting her frustration after the man accused of killing her daughter requested an extension in the case. It’s been two years since Gracy was allegedly killed at the hands of her then boyfriend Joel David Chavez. Since then, her mother Mayra Rivera has not received justice for her daughter.
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Update: Three injured in rollover accident in south Laredo

LAREDO, TX (KGNS) - Three people are injured after an accident in front of a south Laredo high school. The accident happened at around 10 this morning at the 2000 block of Mexico Avenue, that’s the street that is in front of United South High School. Paramedics with the...

Municipal Court to hold off-site court proceedings

LAREDO, TX. (KGNS) - Municipal Court Judge Jesus “Chuy” Dominguez will host the next off-site court proceedings at various locations throughout the city. This program is for those who have trouble attending court during regular business hours. The upcoming off-site court proceeding will be stationed at the Bruni...

Feds seize narcotics worth nearly $11.5M at Texas-Mexico crossing

LAREDO, Texas — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers recently seized mixed narcotics worth more than $11.4 million at the World Trade Bridge in Laredo, Texas. The first seizure occurred Tuesday when officers intercepted a 2007 Wabash National trailer carrying a shipment of brooms that investigators determined contained 32 packages of suspected cocaine. The estimated street value of the haul, which weighed nearly 81 pounds, was nearly $1.1 million, the agency stated in a news release.

Toros with Massive Win over Defending Champs

LAREDO, Tex. (KGNS) - Cigarroa and Legacy traded punches early on, but then the Toros take control early in the 4th quarter, keeping their perfect season going, improving to 2-0 in district and 4-0 overall. For more headlines. click here.

City of Laredo unveils Panthers Avenue

LAREDO, TX. (KGNS) - The City of Laredo and United South celebrated the dedication of a new avenue. In front of students, faculty and staff of United South, the city unveiled Panthers Avenue. The sign was installed at the intersection of Tampico and Los Presidents Avenue. It was determined back...

Laredo Sector Border Patrol awards first Youth of the Month honorees for the 2022-2023 school year

Laredo, Texas – Laredo Sector Border Patrol initiated the Youth of the Month program for the 2022-23 school year with a ceremony at United High School. On September 23, 2022, Laredo Sector Border Patrol and community program partners presented 11 senior honorees from Laredo area high schools with the Youth of the Month award. “The United States Border Patrol Laredo Sector is honored to be part of the Youth of the Month Program. I congratulate you for being named Youth of the Month, Laredo Sector Chief Patrol Agent Carl E. Landrum said. “This award exemplifies your academic achievement, community involvement and determination to succeed. On behalf of the men and women of the Laredo Sector Border Patrol, I congratulate you in distinguishing yourself from your peers. Best wishes on your future endeavors.”

Man accused of killing Gracy Espinoza appears in court

LAREDO, TX. (KGNS) - It’s been two years since Gracy Espinoza was killed along with her unborn baby and the mother continues to demand justice for her daughter. On Thursday Joel David Chavez, the man accused of killing Espinoza appeared for his court hearing at the 111th District Court.

UISD wants to locate unenrolled students

LAREDO, TX. (KGNS) - t’s been over a month since students and teachers went back to the classrooms and although things are starting to look normal, schools are still seeing an issue with attendance. It’s been two years since the COVID-19 pandemic hit. After going virtual back in...

Clean up along the river causes concern

LAREDO, Tex. (KGNS) - An area by the river is raising a few eyebrows. Under the railroad bridge near the Outlet Shoppes at Laredo, the area has been cleared, including vegetation that grows along the river. But who is doing the cleanup?. According to the city of Laredo, the job...

Volunteers needed to help clean Chacon Creek

LAREDO, Tex. (KGNS) - The City of Laredo is partnering with Keep Laredo Beautiful as they look for volunteers to help clean Chacon Creek. The clean-up will take place on Saturday at 7 a.m. Volunteers are asked to meet up with organizers at Dryden Park or the M.E. Benavides Sports...

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Update: Laredo Police man accused of firing shots near bar area

LAREDO, Tex. (KGNS) - A man wanted for firing shots near a bar area in northeast Laredo is arrested. It happened on Saturday, September 27, when officers heard several shots fired by the 6400 block of Cresent Loop. Officers located the suspect’s vehicle and identified the suspect as 24-year-old Ulysses Alejandro Flores.

Three vehicle crash reported on I-35

LAREDO, Tx. (KGNS) - A multiple vehicle accident is reported on a Laredo highway Thursday morning. According to Laredo Police a three-vehicle accident on I-35 near exit 1A has caused the closure of two southbound lanes. No word on any injuries at the moment. Authorities are advising motorists to drive...

TxDOT to hold car seat inspection event

LAREDO, TX. (KGNS) - It’s a quick checkup that can save a life. On Saturday, the Texas Department of Transportation will be holding its Child Seat Inspection event. Parents can start lining up as early as 8 a.m. to have a technician inspection their child’s car seat. It’s...

Fifth Consecutive Clean Sheet for Men’s Soccer

SAN ANTONIO – It has now been 465 consecutive minutes since an opponent scored on the St. Mary's Men's Soccer Team as they battled to a scoreless draw on Saturday night against Texas A&M International in a non-conference game. The Rattlers (3-0-4) have now shut down five straight offenses,...

DPS finds 50 undocumetned immigrants inside trailer

LAREDO, Tx. (KGNS) - Over four dozen undocumented immigrants are found inside a tractor trailer. On Sept. 21st at around 9 p.m. troopers with the Texas Department of Public Safety responded to a suspected human smuggling attempt in north Laredo. During their investigation, they found 37 men, 11 women and...