Tag: Laredo

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Renovations Completed At “Gateway To The Americas” Bridge

This morning, city officials held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to show for the first time renovations made to Bridge One, better known as “Gateway to the Americas.” The ceremony parks one step forward to the remodeling of both international bridges in Laredo and the modernization of the convent port of entry. Bridge renovations to bridge number one and two will cost $100 million dollars making it one of the largest federal investments in Laredo. Renovations to bridge one cost $34.9 million dollars, which include a complete renovation of the administration building, increased the number of pedestrian processing lanes from eight...

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8-Liner Business Robbed At Gunpoint, No Shots Fired

Just a day after security in Laredo was discussed, a business was robbed at gunpoint. The robbery happened last night at about 9 pm at an 8-liner business located at the 4100 block of San Bernardo St. Investigator Joe Baeza tells Fox News what happened. “Two armed men who had entered the business completely disguised in a mask wearing a mask demanding money in so much that one of the assailants went up to the employees and pistolwhipped him with a weapon that he had.” Baeza says a third suspect was outside waiting for the two male subjects but says witnesses...

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LISD Asks Voters To Approve Bond For Schools

Early voting kicks off April 23rd and parents say their children deserve the very best, as Marcela Garcia explains to Fox News. “It would be a good idea for them to have more updated technology for the children to have a better education.” LISD is asking voters to approve a $150.7 million dollar bond that asks to redesign Cigarroa High School, as well as Ligarde, Dovalina, and Kawas elementary schools. The bond also includes building a new Cigarroa middle school. If approved, a property valued at a little over 75,000 thousand, an owner would see a $5.65 monthly increase. The community says its...

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Border Patrol Agent Accused Of Capital Murder Seeks Bond

Ronald Anthony Burgos Aviles’ attorney states his client is innocent and is in the process of releasing him on bond. “At this time we are trying to find out what the probable cause was for the arrest we have not been able to obtain the complaint we are trying to get that as we speak.My office is working on that. We will be probably be filing for bond or some sort of release conditions very soon.” Martinez confirmed Aviles was on duty at the time the bodies were found. Aviles is facing two capital murder charges for the deaths of...

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Border Patrol Agent Accused Of Killing Woman, One-Year-Old

A border patrol agent was arrested after two bodies were found yesterday near mines road. 28-year-old Ronald Anthony Burgos Aviles is accused of murdering 27-year-old Griselda Hernandez and her son one-year-old Dominick Alexander Hernandez. Aviles a nine-year veteran served as a supervisor with border patrol. According to Laredo police, at about 11:20 in the morning, Aviles contacted authorities reporting the bodies. The victims were found near a brush area in the intersection of Bristol and Allen Road. It remains unclear if Aviles was on duty at the time of the crime. Authorities confirmed both victims had visible signs of...

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