LAREDO, Texas (AP) — The parents of a 2-year-old whose body was found in a bucket of acid in their South Texas apartment in February have been sentenced to prison.
LAREDO, Texas (AP) — Officials in the Texas border city of Laredo have lifted a boil-water notice 1½ weeks after low chlorine levels in the municipal drinking water supply prompted its...
LAREDO, Texas (AP) — A judge in Texas has declined to reduce the bond for a U.S. Border Patrol agent accused of killing four women last year who prosecutors say were sex workers.
LAREDO, Texas (AP) — A boil-water notice has been issued for the Texas border city of Laredo due to a low chlorine levels in the municipal drinking water supply.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Prosecutors in northern Mexico have filed arrest warrants against seven state police officers for allegedly executing eight people in the border city of Nuevo Laredo, across...
LAREDO, Texas (AP) — The U.S. Border Patrol says agents at a checkpoint in Texas found 53 migrants who had entered the country illegally hiding in the back of a sweltering...
NUEVO LAREDO, Mexico (AP) — Abel Oset was seized with panic. After an 11-country odyssey that began when he and his namesake son fled Cuba, and included a moment on U.S. soil, he was crossing back...
LAREDO, Texas (AP) — Prosecutors say a trucker faces up to 10 years in federal prison after trying to smuggle more than 70 immigrants in a locked trailer through a Border Patrol checkpoint in...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Tent courtrooms opened Monday in two Texas border cities to help process thousands of migrants who are being forced by the Trump administration to wait in Mexico while their...
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The widow of one of two Texas pilots killed in a cargo plane crash in Ohio says he had nearly 50 years of flying experience.
HOUSTON (AP) — Outside observers will not be allowed without permission inside tent courts in South Texas where the Trump administration is processing thousands of migrants forced to wait in...
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on a cargo plane crash in Ohio (all times local):
Authorities say the two people killed in a cargo plane crash near an Ohio airport were from...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The Trump administration is ready to open a tent court on the border to help handle tens of thousands of cases of asylum seekers forced to wait in Mexico, with hearings held...
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican federal prosecutors said Thursday they have received complaints that gas stations in the northern border state of Tamaulipas are refusing to fill the tanks of army and...
LAREDO, Texas (AP) _ International Bancshares Corp. (IBOC) on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $50 million.
The bank, based in Laredo, Texas, said it had earnings of 76 cents...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Gov. Greg Abbott signed a bill directing the Texas Department of Transportation to study the possibility of extending Interstate 27 from the northern Panhandle to...
LAREDO, Texas (AP) — A South Texas woman granted probation for injuries to her infant son has been sentenced to prison after violating probation when the remains of her 2-year-old daughter were...
LAREDO, Texas (AP) — A rancher and a pilot are among four men sentenced to one year of probation and fined for a 2017 South Texas trip using a helicopter to hunt and kill exotic animals.
LAREDO, Texas (AP) — Two Guatemalan men have been sentenced to federal prison for their parts in an immigrant-smuggling run that led to the deaths of two Ecuadoran men.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Authorities say two people sought on Oklahoma murder warrants have been arrested at the Mexican border in southwest Texas.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The road rage suspect who killed a sheriff's deputy, wounded a police officer and died in a central Washington state shootout this week was living in the United States...
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The Latest on a sheriff's deputy killed in Washington state (all times local):
The federal government says the man who killed a sheriff's deputy and...
SUGAR LAND, Texas (AP) — Final Texas high school boys and girls public and private school basketball rankings as compiled by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches:
LAREDO, Texas (AP) — A South Texas couple has been arrested after the remains of their 2-year-old daughter were found in a bucket apparently containing acid.
Gerardo Zavala-Loredo and Monica Yvonne Dominguez are both charged with abusing a human corpse and evidence tampering. Dominguez also is charged with two child endangerment counts. Zavala's in Webb County Jail under $125,000 in bonds while Dominguez is jailed under $175,000 in bonds.
SUGAR LAND, Texas (AP) — Texas high school boys and girls public and private school basketball rankings as compiled by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches for the week of Feb. 11:
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LAREDO, Texas (AP) — A U.S. Border Patrol agent in Texas has pleaded not guilty to capital murder and other charges in the September killings of four women who prosecutors say were sex workers.
LAREDO, Texas (AP) — The first inmate charged in a South Texas jail riot that authorities say involved at least 25 inmates and left two correctional officers injured has appeared in court on charges that include arson.
The Laredo Morning Times reports 37-year-old Joaquin Morales appeared in court Thursday. A judge reset his hearing for January to give prosecutors more time.
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say a 25-year-old woman from Texas has been sentenced to 32 years in prison after police found nearly $7 million in heroin in a hidden compartment under her child's seat after a South Carolina traffic stop.
Solicitor Walt Wilkins said Victoria Sanchez of Laredo, Texas, pleaded guilty in Greenville County on Wednesday to trafficking in heroin and unlawful conduct toward a child.
DALLAS (AP) — A U.S. Border Patrol agent who confessed to killing four sex workers told investigators he wanted to "clean up the streets" of his Texas border hometown, a prosecutor said Wednesday while announcing that a grand jury had indicted the man for capital murder.
LAREDO, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the indictment of a U.S. Border Patrol agent on a capital murder charge in the slaying of four women (all times local):
A prosecutor says a woman was very brave when she escaped the grasp of a U.S. Border Patrol agent now charged with capital murder in the deaths of four women in Texas.
DALLAS (AP) — A bus driver with "acute sleep deficit" failed to stay in his lane and caused his vehicle to careen out of control, resulting in a wreck that killed nine people and injured nearly 40 others in 2016, federal safety investigators said in a report released Tuesday.
SUGAR LAND, Texas (AP) — Texas high school boys and girls public and private school basketball rankings as compiled by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches for the week of Nov. 26:
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Prosecutors say 17 people have been sentenced for their convictions in a Central Texas cocaine and methamphetamine ring with ties to North Carolina.
A federal judge in Austin on Tuesday ordered sentences ranging from nearly 22 years in prison to probation or time served for the ring operating since 2016 in the Taylor area.
SUGAR LAND, Texas (AP) — Texas high school boys and girls public and private school basketball rankings as compiled by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches for the week of Nov. 19:
LAREDO, Texas (AP) _ International Bancshares Corp. (IBOC) on Wednesday reported third-quarter profit of $51.1 million.
The bank, based in Laredo, Texas, said it had earnings of 77 cents per share.
International Bancshares shares have risen almost 2 percent since the beginning of the year. The stock has dropped slightly more than 1 percent in the last 12 months.
LAREDO, Texas (AP) — Agents inspecting a truck at a South Texas border entry point have seized more than $2 million worth of cocaine wrapped in about 100 packages.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials on Wednesday announced the drug bust at the World Trade Bridge in Laredo.
An agency statement says the driver of the stake bed truck was arrested when the cocaine was discovered Monday. A drug-sniffing dog helped locate the 240 pounds (108.86 kilograms) of cocaine.
HOUSTON (AP) — Webb County Commissioner Jaime Canales (kah-NAH'-lehs) and former Laredo City Council member Johnny Amaya have pleaded guilty to bribery conspiracy charges in a public corruption case.
The pair entered their pleas in federal court in Houston on Thursday. They could be sentenced to up to five years in federal prison when U.S. District Judge Sim Lake sentences them Feb. 14.
LAREDO, Texas (AP) — A judge has denied a request to reduce the $2.5 million bond of a U.S. Border Patrol agent accused of killing four women in Texas.
Juan David Ortiz says he's being held in conditions that amount to cruel and unusual punishment, including being denied clothing.
Webb County District Attorney Isidro Alaniz said after Wednesday's court hearing in Laredo that Ortiz "looked fine."
LAREDO, Texas (AP) — An attorney representing a U.S. Border Patrol agent accused of killing four women in Texas is asking a judge to reduce his client's bond, claiming that conditions in jail amount to cruel and unusual punishment.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Border Patrol sector in Laredo, Texas — where two agents were accused this year of multiple murders in separate cases — disciplined employees more on average over two years than any other major sector, according to data released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection on Friday.
LAREDO, Texas (AP) — A South Texas man who had been on the run from authorities for seven years after he fled in the middle of his murder trial is back behind bars.
Investigators say Victor Manuel Palomo was arrested on Thursday in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico. He was turned over to U.S. authorities and was being held Friday at the Webb County Jail in Laredo.
LAREDO, Texas (AP) — Prosecutors say crime scene evidence suggests a U.S. Border Patrol agent used his service handgun to kill four women whose bodies were found along remote roadsides in South Texas.
In a statement issued Thursday, District Attorney Isidro Alaniz says the .40-caliber shell casings found at all four scenes "are consistent with the agency issued handgun." However, Alaniz says scientific testing is needed to confirm such a match.
LAREDO, Texas (AP) — About 150 people have gathered at a Texas church for the funeral of one of the four women who authorities say were killed by a Border Patrol agent they've described as a serial killer.
The Saturday funeral for 35-year-old Guiselda Alicia Cantu at a Catholic church in Laredo is the last of the memorial services for the women who authorities say were killed by Border Patrol supervisor Juan David Ortiz.
LAREDO, Texas (AP) — Friends and family gathered for funerals in Laredo, Texas, for two of the women authorities say were killed by a Border Patrol agent who has been described as a serial killer.
Funerals were held Friday for 42-year-old Claudine Luera and 28-year-old Janelle Ortiz, a transgender woman whose birth name was Humberto Ortiz.
LAREDO, Texas (AP) — Juan David Ortiz appeared to be living a typical suburban life in a subdivision where rows of new homes stand next to fields of desert brush.
The Navy veteran left the military nine years ago and became a Border Patrol agent, like many others in this city in deep south Texas. He and his wife were raising two children. Neighbors saw him come and go and exchanged waves.