House Passes Medicare Access And CHIP Reauthorization Act, Includes Provision Of Rep. Cuellar
Mar28

House Passes Medicare Access And CHIP Reauthorization Act, Includes Provision Of Rep. Cuellar

Special to the Laredo Sun WASHINGTON – The U.S. House of Representatives today passed the bipartisan Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act, which included specific language added by Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX28). The language addition would prevent the inappropriate use of quality measures to ensure patients and healthcare professionals have the assurance they deserve, so they no longer need to fear undue legal issues...

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Palomino Soccer Team To Host Tryouts
Mar27

Palomino Soccer Team To Host Tryouts

Special to the Laredo Sun Students with a passion for soccer and who are interested in playing at the collegiate level are invited to try out for the Laredo Community College Palomino soccer team. Prospective players can take advantage of two upcoming tryout sessions. The first will be held on Thursday, March 26 from 12-2 p.m. and the other on Friday, March 27 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the LCC South Recreation Complex, located at 5500 South...

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Laredo Sector Border Patrol Agents Arrest An Undocumented Immigrant With Prior Conviction
Mar27

Laredo Sector Border Patrol Agents Arrest An Undocumented Immigrant With Prior Conviction

Special to the Laredo Sun On March 22, 2015, Border Patrol agents assigned to the Laredo West Station, apprehended an undocumented immigrant who was previously convicted of two counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child.  Agents were conducting their assigned duties, when they apprehended a group of undocumented immigrants. During processing, record checks revealed that the male subject, 21, from Honduras, had been charged and...

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Andreas Lubitz: What We Know About The Co-Pilot
Mar26

Andreas Lubitz: What We Know About The Co-Pilot

ABC News The co-pilot who was at the controls of the Germanwings plane that crashed in the French Alps this week had logged relatively few hours, at least by U.S. standards, prior to the fatal flight. He has been identified by French authorities as German citizen Andreas Lubitz, 28, and his actions in the final minutes of the flight are believed to have caused the crash, Brice Robin, Public Prosecutor of Marseille, said today at a...

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TRAFFIC ALERT – I-35 Closed Both Directions Near Salado
Mar26

TRAFFIC ALERT – I-35 Closed Both Directions Near Salado

Special to the Laredo Sun SALADO – Preliminary reports from TxDOT engineers on the scene indicate an oversized tractor trailer hit a beam of the FM 2484 overpass bridge that was under construction on I-35. The impact of the truck caused several beams to become dislodged and fall onto the roadway. TxDOT has shut down I-35 in both directions near this area. Motorists are encouraged to take alternative routes such as SH 95 between Temple...

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