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Sunday | KGNS-TV Laredo

Sheriff's Deputies Receive Additional Medical Training

With Webb County being the sixth largest county in Texas, ambulance response times could be lengthy for rural residents.

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Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

Fri Aug 15, 2014

KGNS-TV Laredo

Webb County Heritage Foundation celebrate Sisters of Mercy

The Webb County Heritage Foundation has opened up a new exhibit to celebrate an organization with roots of more than a century in Laredo.

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Related Topix: Laredo, TX

KGNS-TV Laredo

Gaming establishment investigated

On Friday, the Webb County Sheriff's Office says 300 slot machines and an undisclosed amount of cash was confiscated.

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Sunherald.com

Dead migrants without IDs are Texas examiner's macabre mission

In the light of a large bay window overlooking scrub brush and mesquite in the shimmering heat, Doctor Corinne Stern quickly determined the cause of death was exposure.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Illegal Immigration, US News

Thu Aug 14, 2014

KGNS-TV Laredo

Sheriff's Office deputies receive CPR, First Aid certification

A total of 75 W.C.S.O. deputies received the necessary training to respond to and manage a first aid, choking, or sudden cardiac arrest emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services arrives.

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KGNS-TV Laredo

Webb County and Corporate Donors donate funds for school supplies

Webb County Judge Danny Valdez' Community First initiative, Guerra Communications, IBC and AEP donated funds to buy school supplies for economically disadvantaged students in UISD and LISD.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Tue Aug 12, 2014

KGNS-TV Laredo

W.C.S.O. Civil and Warrants Division arrest dozens of wanted felons

More than two dozen wanted felons were taken off the streets following a week-long operation by the Webb County Sheriff's Office Civil and Warrants Division.

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Related Topix: Laredo, TX

KGNS-TV Laredo

Injury to an animal lands man behind bars

A thorough investigation by the Webb County Sheriff's Office led to the arrest of a man accused of animal cruelty.

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KGNS-TV Laredo

Fracking brings employment, but not without risk

Switching gears to the fracking business thats brought a lot of employment opportunities to our area, but with that also comes risks.

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Related Topix: Eagle Ford, TX, Palacios, TX, Laredo, TX

Mon Aug 11, 2014

KGNS-TV Laredo

Webb County Commissioners Court discuss paying high long-distance fees

Galo says that for years, the county has paid high long distance fees for land lines at one county facility.

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KGNS-TV Laredo

Man faces murder charges for 11th homicide for 2014

Tuesday afternoon officers found the body of 21-year-old Jennifer Casarez in the trunk of a car on Sanders Avenue.

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KGNS-TV Laredo

Suspect arrested for attempting to run over a man

The 19-year-old victim told Webb County Sheriff's deputies that he was walking down Camino del Sur in Los Centenarios subdivision when he spotted a black Chevy Silverado following him.

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KGNS-TV Laredo

W.C.S.O. Narcotic Unit arrests suspected drug dealer

Information received by the Webb County Sheriff's Office Narcotic stated that a man driving a green Ford Ranger was selling heroin at Bruni Plaza, early Monday morning.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Bruni, TX

Sat Aug 02, 2014

KSWO

Laredo city councilman arrested on drug charge

A Laredo city council member is free on bond after he turned himself in to police for arrest on a felony drug charge.

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