cross-referenced news and research resources about

 police in Laredo, Texas logo
images:  google   yahoo YouTube

updated Tue. April 25, 2017 reload page to refresh

Laredo, Texas (AP) - prosecutors in Texas say a former California police officer must serve 10 years in federal prison for trying to lure someone he thought was a child into having sex.
A woman who was hit by a vehicle Monday has died, according to Laredo police. Gloria Castillo, 75, was crossing the street in the 200 block of Convent Avenue when a 2016 GMC Terrain struck her.

In 1984, an 11-day police siege began at Libya's Embassy in London when an unidentified shooter inside the building fired on a crowd of protesters, killing police officer Yvonne Fletcher. (The Libyans in the embassy were eventually allowed to leave the ...
Dallas (AP) - A 23-year-old woman is jailed in Dallas on $150,000 bond after authorities say she was accompanied by 5- and 6-year-old boys when she was arrested at a Wal-Mart for stealing.
Galveston, Texas (AP) - Galveston police say a security guard shot a week ago while walking around the parking lot of a beachfront resort hotel has died of his injuries.
A statement from Mexico's federal Attorney General's Office said Duarte was detained Saturday with the cooperation of Guatemalan police and the country's Interpol office in the municipality of Panajachel, which is a picturesque tourist town on Lake ...

Associated Press reporter Michael Graczyk, who has covered more than 500 death penalty cases in Texas, discusses Arkansas' plans to execute seven inmates before the end of April, when a critical drug in its lethal injection system expires.
Laredo, Texas (CN) - The parents of a Texas sheriff's deputy claim in court that a policewoman entered the reportedly suicidal deputy's apartment without knocking or identifying herself and fatally shot him twice after his mother screamed, "Don't shoot ...
South Texas baby reported missing, found safe in San Antonio. By Tyler ... SAN ANTONIO - San Antonio police and the Heidi Search Center successfully found a baby girl who was reported missing in San Antonio this month, a news release stated Friday.
Austin, Texas (AP) - A man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for a series of Interstate 35 rock-throwing incidents in the Austin area of Central Texas that injured at least three motorists, including one who suffered brain damage. Patrick ...
MART, Texas (AP) - A Central Texas elected official charged with drunken driving says he tried a whiskey home brew mixed to relieve his asthma before his arrest.
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) - The Belleville police Department has 33 teddy bears to give to scared children because a little girl was inspired by a book found at a yard sale.
The incident happened back in November of 2016 when a police got a call over concerns that Cuellar might hurt himself. The suit alleges that now-former police officers Estefania Gonzalez, and Priscilla Hernandez entered his apartment without announcing ...
Sheriff Martin Cuellar said Wednesday he and representatives from six other counties involved in Operation Border SMART returned with high hopes from a recent trip to Austin.
Dallas (AP) - Dallas police this fall will start issuing misdemeanor citations and releasing some people found with less than 4 ounces (about 113 grams) of marijuana.
Before jumping off the flyover at Bob Bullock Loop and Interstate 35, Julio Vila engaged in a conversation with a rookie Laredo police officer, authorities said Wednesday. Vila, 59, told the officer he had mechanical issues with his 2005 Toyota Sienna, ...
The employee told her those were videos saved onto the memory card, according to police. "She then stated she walked to her vehicle and clicked on one of the videos and found a video of herself naked," the criminal complaint filed by Laredo police states.

Julio Guillermo Vila was a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agriculture Supervisory Program manager. He worked for CBP for 29 years.
This undated photo provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice shows inmate Rodney Reed. The state's top criminal appeals court is refusing to allow additional DNA testing of evidence in the lengthy Central Texas death penalty case of Reed.
The man who authorities say died after jumping from the flyover at Loop 20 and Interstate 35 has been identified by Laredo police. He was identified as Julio Guillermo Vila, 59, a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agriculture supervisory program manager.
District officials and Chief Garner's family were on hand as Chief Garner took his oath as U.I.S.D.'s newest chief. U.I.S.
Austin, Texas (AP) - The Travis County district attorney says she's changing longstanding policy on officer-involved shootings and will only forward to a grand jury those cases where a shooting was unlawful or if the facts are in dispute.
Laredo police honored 27 former SWAT members Monday, including the six founding members of the Special Weapons And Tactics Team, which started in 1984.
Austin, Texas (AP) - The mother of a black woman who died in a jail near Houston following a confrontational traffic stop in 2015 returned to Texas on Tuesday to back a sweeping police reform bill named after her daughter that influential law ...
Laredo police are investigating the death of a 59-year-old man who jumped off the overpass of Interstate Highway 35 and Bob Bullock Loop.
Witnesses of the events leading up to the horrific South Texas crash shared a video with that shows the tense minutes before the truck ran head-on into the bus, killing 13 senior church members from New Braunfels Wednesday.
An initial investigation shows Husen failed to control her speed as she approached the intersection, causing her vehicle to cross the double yellow line into oncoming traffic, police said. The driver of the Jeep was taken to the hospital with moderate ...
Laredo police closed the Interstate Highway 35 mainlanes at MM8 under the Milo Interchange flyover Tuesday morning due to a man jumping off the overpass, TxDOT announced .
Laredo, Texas (KGNS) - Laredo police are investigating a Tuesday morning incident on I-35 and Loop 20. According to police, a man has jumped to his death. The I-35/ Mines Road flyover was closed, as well as the I-35 southbound lanes under the flyover.
More than 145,000 inmates are housed in Texas prisons. Click the gallery to learn .... A woman has been arrested for allegedly stabbing her spouse with a broken mirror piece after a domestic altercation, according to Laredo police. Monica Ivette Garcia ...
MANDAN, N.D. (AP) - Authorities say the death of a Southern California man who was known to be at camps protesting the Dakota Access pipeline does not appear suspicious.
Wichita Falls, Texas (AP) - A North Texas woman has accepted an 18-year prison term in a plea deal for her part in a failed 2015 murder-for-hire plot against her daughter's boyfriend.
Houston (AP) - A fifth person has died of wounds from a multiple homicide and suicide at different locations in the Houston area last week.
Austin, Texas (AP) - A judge ruled for a second time Monday that Texas' strict voter ID law was intentionally crafted to discriminate against minorities, which follows another court finding evidence of racial gerrymandering in how Republican lawmakers ...
This undated photo provided by the Baytown police Department shows William Francis Kenny. police said Monday, April 10, 2017, Kenney fatally shot Clint Greenwood, a Houston-area deputy constable outside a county courthouse April 3, killed himself the ...
San Antonio, Texas (AP) - San Antonio police are investigating the discovery of a man's body in the waters of the downtown San Antonio River Walk.
Baltimore (AP) - Justice Department records show that Maryland authorities are not taking advantage of federal funding under a nationwide initiative to help states address backlogs of untested rape kits.
Fort Worth, Texas (AP) - Fort Worth police are looking for a driver who struck and killed a man in a wheelchair and drove off.
Freeport, Texas (AP) - A 7-year-old boy is being credited with placing a 911 call that led police to his southeast Texas home where authorities say his injured mother may have been the victim of domestic violence. Freeport police Sgt. Abby Webster ...
Laredo police, with assistance from Pantoja, 23, and Houston police Department detectives, discovered the child's body buried in a shallow grave in the 7300 block of Springfield Avenue in September 2014.
Houston (AP) - Investigators believe a woman fatally shot her stepfather, critically injured her mother and killed two other people at different locations in the Houston area before killing herself on Friday, according to police. Officers responding ...
"In Texas, we have a long tradition of private property rights. Any time big government starts using eminent domain and taking land - especially the valuable part, access to water - then it becomes a battle cry.
The Drug Enforcement Administration, Laredo police Department, Webb County Sheriff's Office and Texas Department of Public Safety conducted the Organized crime Drug Enforcement Task Force investigation.
Motorists in Corpus Christi experienced traffic delays Thursday morning on harbor Bridge as they watched thick black smoke plume from a tanker truck that caught fire in a crash, according to the Corpus Christi police Department. CCPD tweeted at 10:58 a ...
... in accident. By Judith Rayo, / Laredo Morning Times ... LAREDO - An accident involving a crowded school bus sent 12 people to a Laredo hospital Thursday. Nine high ... Copca, 49, was cited for failing to regard a stop sign, police said.
The video shows the otherwise empty sub-courthouse parking lot Sunday afternoon, the day before Greenwood was fatally shot, said Lt.
H-E-B customers are quick to brag about the Combo Loco steals they scored, but not many will confess to swiping sweets from the baked goods aisle like one shameless Texas teen recently did on twitter. "FREE DONUTS AT ANY H-E-B Just walk into the ...
Houston-area police have clarified that surveillance video showing a man walking near where a veteran law enforcement officer had been fatally shot was recorded about an hour before the shooting.
That tricky teen is Adrian Lizarraga, a 17-year-old from Laredo, who promoted a literal steal of a 65-cent H-E-B product on twitter.
A convicted sex offender landed behind bars Monday for failing to report his change of employment, according to Laredo police. Mario Flores, 33, was convicted in Webb County for aggravated sexual assault on Feb. 3, 2005. He had been a registered sex ...






cross-references for

Laredo, Texas, police