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A group of bright and talented students are on their way to a national broadcasting competition in California.
United High School Robotics Team places second in competition KGNS.tv
A group of bright young students from United High School celebrated a big win over the weekend.
High school students receive parking citations KGNS.tv
Students at a local high school had to learn the hard way that parking where you are not supposed to can cost you.
UISD to host job fair event KGNS.tv
If you are looking for a new job, UISD will be hosting a job fair next weekend where they will be looking to hire teachers, paraprofessionals as well as several ...
Old United High School campus to transform into future middle school KGNS.tv
What was formally known as the old United High School, will soon transform into the future Trautmann Middle School. UISD says it has 18 months to complete ...
United High School choir spreads some Christmas cheer KGNS.tv
They say the best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear and a high school choir is doing just that.
United High School unveils new longhorn statue KGNS.tv
Students and staff at United High School's freshman campus unveiled a new school monument that will be there for years to come.
Winners announced for 2019's Anheuser-Busch Washington's Birthday Parade Laredo Morning Times
WBCA announced Sunday the winners the annual Anheuser-Busch Washington's Birthday Parade. Hundreds of Laredoans, out-of-town visitors and tourists ...
Alexander and United High School qualify for Seven on Seven tournament KGNS.tv
Although we are months away from the start of high school football season, two local teams are starting to make some noise in seven on seven.
United High School to host Leadership Summit KGNS.tv
United High School will be hosting a special summit for magnet students that will help them get the most out of their high school experience and achieve ...
United High School student receives scholarship KGNS.tv
United High School Senior Francisco Ramirez received a $40000 scholarship for a rifle shooting opportunity.
UISD opens enrollment for Early College High School KGNS.tv
UISD is hosting mandatory parent meetings for those who are interested in enrolling their child in Early College High School. The deadline to apply for the early ...
UISD students walk the stage for graduation KGNS.tv
Graduations for UISD schools started on Friday evening with United High School students walking the stage.
Laredo teacher, 32, pleads guilty to improper relationship with 16-year-old student mySA
For the third time this year, a former United ISD teacher has pleaded guilty to having an improper relationship with a student. Joel Adrian Madrigal, 32, pleaded ...
United High School Student honored by CBP KGNS.tv
A United High School student is honored by U.S. Customs and Border Protection for her hard work and dedication in and outside of the classroom.
Expulsion proposed for United High School students caught changing grades Laredo Morning Times
UISD administration has proposed that two high school students who were caught manipulating grades be expelled. The students have appealed the proposed ...
Enroll your child in UISD's Early College Program! KGNS.tv
If your son or daughter would like to get a head start on their collegiate academics, there's a school program that they can be a part of.
United High School places second in Robotics competition KGNS.tv
Students of the Robotics Department recently competed in the “BEST” Competition, or Boosting Engineering Science and technology.
United High School students rock out! KGNS.tv
A two-hour concert rocked United High School to help promote the arts. The music and art festival is a road show aimed at opening up the world of music to ...
United High School students caught changing grades will be sent to alternative campus Laredo Morning Times
The two United High students who were caught manipulating grades will be sent to the district's alternative campus rather than the Juvenile Justice Alternative ...
United ISD executive named most 'Outstanding Principal' in region Laredo Morning Times
A United ISD middle school principal has been selected to represent the Texas Association of Secondary School Principals as the region's Outstanding Principal ...
New United High School Ninth Grade Campus Opens This Fall KGNS.tv
UISD Faculty, along with the superintendent, toured their new ninth grade campus on Thursday.
Laredo students' blackface, Hitler costumes prompt social media outrage Laredo Morning Times
An outcry broke out on social media this week over several Laredo high school students' choice of makeup for senior week as photos circulated online.
Students to compete in UISD marching band competition KGNS.tv
UISD is inviting the community to watch talented young performers showcase their skills during its Marching Band Competition.
United High School student receives perfect score on AP Exam KGNS.tv
Senior Myrnalejandra Canales was recognized on Friday by school officials for earning a perfect score on her AP Spanish Language and Culture Exam.
United High School Sees False Bomb Threat KGNS.tv
Classes at United High School were briefly interrupted on Thursday due to a bomb threat.
Eyewitnesses to United High School Cheerleader Incident Give Statements KGNS.tv
On December 27, 2016, there was an incident reported at a local high school involving cheerleaders and alleged on-campus drinking and sexual acts.
UISD: United HS students face possible expulsion, criminal charges after caught changing grades Laredo Morning Times
Two juniors at United High School are facing disciplinary action after accessing teacher files and electronic gradebooks to manipulate grades this semester, ...
Holocaust survivor speaks to United High School Students KGNS.tv
Students at United High School got a one-on-one history lesson from a holocaust survivor as part of Holocaust Remembrance Day.
Local teacher recognized for his outstanding work in the classroom KGNS.tv
Timothy Cantu is 2019 Teacher Of The Year at United Independent School District. He teaches broadcast media at United High School.
Ex-United High School science teacher crushed by Alzheimer's diagnosis Laredo Morning Times
Blanca Hill's husband Don was about to turn 59 years old when he was asked to leave his job; he was a high school teacher. Blanca had begun to notice little ...
What to know on Election Day in Webb County Laredo Morning Times
Today is Election Day. It is the people's last chance to decide who gets to represent them — from City Council to the Senate — until 2020. And while early voting ...
United High School Student Receives Recognition for Science Project KGNS.tv
United High School student Carlos Mendez received recognition for his science fair project at the local, state and national level.
United High School student recognized as CBP Officer For a Day KGNS.tv
CBP recognized United High School sophomore and cancer survivor, Martin Alexis Aviles as a CBP officer for a day.
Election Day: 7 runoff races to be decided in Laredo Laredo Morning Times
Today is Election Day — the fourth Election Day of the year, and Laredo's last one for a while. Seven runoff elections will be decided today in Laredo — mayor, ...
New Life Queen crowned for 2019 KGNS.tv
One out of 11 girls took the crown during the Life Pageant over the weekend. Congratulations to Liberty Nickell and all the girls who participated.
Meet the 2019 LIFE queen pageant contests Laredo Morning Times
The 2019 LIFE queen pageant will take place Saturday at 6 p.m. at the TAMIU Ballroom located at the Student Center. The LIFE queens will represent the 56th ...
UISD responds to campus incidents KGNS.tv
UISD parents were concerned after rumors of threats were circulating online.
UISD investigating computer hacking KGNS.tv
An investigation is underway at a United ISD school after recent allegations were brought to light about students accessing teachers' computers.
Laredo Sector Border Patrol recognizes Youth of the Month recipients KGNS.tv
A group of high school students were recognized by the Laredo Sector Border Patrol for their hard work and dedication in and out of the classroom.
Laredo fugitive to serve 99-year sentence after years on the run Laredo Morning Times
In July 2011, Victor Manuel Palomo stood trial for fatally shooting a man and wounding another at an after-prom party in northwest Laredo. During the third day ...
What you need to file your taxes with UISD KGNS.tv
Tax season is in full swing and students of one local school district are willing to help the community with its taxes.
UISD responds to allegations of students dressing in blackface KGNS.tv
UISD is facing criticism by many from the community after several high school students dressed for senior week in costumes that are being called racist and ...
Campos Looking to Make Mark with Cowboys KGNS.tv
For the second year in a row the Cowboys have an undrafted rookie on their roster with Laredo ties, this time in the form of a hulking six foot seven inch 300 ...
2017-18 high school swimming All-City awards Laredo Morning Times
Laredo experienced a successful swim season sending four athletes to the Class 6A state swimming and diving championships. UISD has had swimming for ...
Early voting for runoff elections begins today Laredo Morning Times
Round two for Webb County's general election is now underway. Early voting for the runoff elections begins today and ends Saturday. All voting sites will be ...
All Around Hoops Basketball Laredo Morning Times
Mention the name Dwight Becker Jr. around Laredo and the first word that comes to mind is “basketball”. But to truly know someone, you must first understand ...
How 'La Barbie' became the top-ranking leader of a Mexican drug cartel Laredo Morning Times
Mexican drug cartel leader Edgar Valdez Villarreal, otherwise known as "La Barbie," was sentenced in Atlanta on Monday to serve nearly five decades in prison ...
Mexican drug cartel leader 'La Barbie', a former Texas football player, sentenced to 50 years Fox News
A judge in Atlanta on Monday sentenced a former Texas high school football player who rose through a bloody power struggle for control of a Mexican drug ...
UISD Announces Early Release Schedules KGNS.tv
Now that the end of the school year is here, the United Independent School District is announcing early dismissal times for this week.
GILBERT MANUEL VIDAURRI Laredo Morning Times
Gilbert Manuel Vidaurri, 19, was called by the Lord to his resting place in heaven, Friday, January 11, 2019. Gilbert, as he was affectingly known, graduated from ...
Laredo Philharmonic Orchestra hosting holiday concert KGNS.tv
The Laredo Philharmonic Orchestra will be hosting a holiday concert this weekend!
Jarwin making the Most of His Opportunities KGNS.tv
The door has opened up for Blake Jarwin to get playing time with the Cowboys and he is looking to take advantage of the opportunity.
LBJ Coach Talks United High School Game KGNS.tv
LBJ Head Coach Oscar Villa Senor shares his thoughts on tonight's game against United High School.
UISD employee accused of improper relationship with student resigns Laredo Morning Times
UPDATE: United Independent School District says the employee has resigned. United ISD said Tuesday it will suspend without pay the employee who was ...
Congressman Cuellar recognizes students for US Naval Academy Acceptance KGNS.tv
Two local students received congressional recognition for their acceptance into the U.S. Naval Academy.
DAVID T. NEWMAN Laredo Morning Times
On February 1, 2019, David T. Newman, beloved husband and father passed away in Dallas, Texas with his wife and children by his side. Ana Laura “Lulu” was ...
WILLIAM “DALTON” TREVIÑO Laredo Morning Times
On February 13, 2019, after a courageous four-year battle with metastatic colorectal cancer, Dalton was called home by his Heavenly Father. He was ...
Border Patrol honors Youth of the Month recipients for February KGNS.tv
A group of high school students were honored by the Laredo Sector Border Patrol for their hard work and dedication.
United High Coach Talks South San Game KGNS.tv
United High School Coach David Sanchez shares his thoughts on tonight's game against South San.
Students honored for December's Youth of the Month program KGNS.tv
A group of high school students were honored by the Laredo Sector Border Patrol for their hard work and dedication in and out of the classroom.
UISD informing freshmen about the new ninth grade campuses KGNS.tv
The new school year is right around the corner and UISD wants to advise incoming ninth graders the status on the new campuses.
United South Ninth Grade Campus on Schedule KGNS.tv
U.I.S.D. says it saw great success in the concept of a ninth grade campus at United High School for the last seven years, they decided to do the same with United ...
Longhorns Sign on with TAMIU Together KGNS.tv
It was a special afternoon for three young Laredoans at United High School as a trio of teammates all signed on to continue their playing days together.
Plea deal considered in improper relationship between educator, student case Laredo Morning Times
A plea agreement is in the works for a former United Independent School District employee accused of having a sexual relationship with a student. Jesus Garza ...
South volleyball tabs Martinez as its next coach Laredo Morning Times
The United South volleyball program has landed its next head coach. UISD announced Thursday morning the selection of United assistant coach Debbie ...
UISD announces new head coaches Laredo Morning Times
The UISD athletic department announced its latest additions with the hiring of two swimming coaches for the upcoming school year. Both bring a wealth of ...
Local horse trainer ready for Kentucky Derby KGNS.tv
A local horse trainer who has ranked second in all time wins says he still needs to win the Kentucky Derby.
Four Laredo ISD seniors recognized as National Hispanic Scholars Laredo Morning Times
The College Board's National Hispanic Scholar Recognition Program has recognized Cesar Cruz of the Hector J. Garcia Early College High School, Catalina ...
UISD League of Legends inductees announced Laredo Morning Times
United Independent School District's League of Legends Awards recognizes and celebrates the success of alumni who have achieved success and made ...
Cardenas steps down for Alexander girls’ basketball Laredo Morning Times
A coaching icon has hung up his whistle after leading the Lady Bulldogs girls' basketball program for the past six years. Alexander head coach Gilbert Cardenas ...
Democractic primary runoff set for today Laredo Morning Times
Challengers for four elected offices in Webb County will finally get picked today and Democrats will also settle on a gubernatorial candidate to take on incumbent ...
TE with Laredo Ties hoping to Stick with the Cowboys KGNS.tv
Blake Jarwin is a young man with Laredo ties, trying to catch on with the Dallas Cowboys as an undrafted rookie.
High School Student Speaks on SB4 KGNS.tv
While Senate Bill 4 continues to generate debate between both Democrats and Republicans, one Laredo high school student gives her opinion on the ...
Book Warehouse hosting story time events for the kids KGNS.tv
A local book store is helping kids escape from reality with a good old fashion children's book.
Photos: IBC Youth Parade Under the Stars winners announced Laredo Morning Times
LAREDO – The International Bank of Commerce Youth Parade Under the Stars took place Thursday. From pre-school to high school, Laredo's talented youth ...
Border Olympics hosting more than 100 teams Laredo Morning Times
Laredo will be a mecca for high school athletics this week as the Border Olympics hosts tournaments for baseball, softball, boys' and girls' golf and boys' and ...
Youth parade set for 6 p.m. tonight Laredo Morning Times
The IBC Youth Parade Under the Stars is set to start at 6 p.m. today. The annual parade will feature illuminated floats, dance groups, cheerleaders and bands.
Los Fresnos' Season Ends In Four-Set Defeat Brownsville Herald
CORPUS CHRISTI — The volleyball season came to a finish all too soon for the Los Fresnos Lady Falcons on Thursday.
Girl Cyberbullied for Her Cancer Gets Support From Classmates ABC News
A Texas teenager, who faced online taunting from classmates over her cancer diagnosis, is now getting support from her comrades. Nicole Pfister,14 of Laredo, ...
Friday Football Fever KGNS.tv
District 29-6A Alexander, LBJ, United, United South, Del Rio, Eagle Pass, Southwest and South San. District 31-5A Cigarroa, Martin, Nixon, Pioneer, Rio Grande ...
New Webb County human resources director selected Laredo Morning Times
Webb County employees will be starting off 2018 with a new human resources director. At a special-called meeting Thursday, Commissioners Court interviewed ...
Criminal charges proposed for failure to report inappropriate relationships in schools Laredo Morning Times
A bill recently passed by the Texas Senate proposes that school principals and superintendents face criminal charges if they intentionally fail to report improper ...
Sweet Serenades for Mother's Day Weekend KGNS.tv
We want to treat all moms to some mariachi music before the weekend!
Ex-UISD employee charged with sexual assault of a child, improper relationship with a student Laredo Morning Times
A former UISD employee arrested in March for allegedly having an inappropriate relationship with a 16-year-old student is facing several more charges, ...
Marine educator workshop comes to an end KGNS.tv
Friday marked a milestone of becoming a Marine at the United States Marine Corps recruit depot in San Diego, California.
Here's where you can vote on Election Day in Laredo Laredo Morning Times
Webb County residents have one last chance to cast a ballot in the November special election. A local jail referendum and seven proposed amendments to the ...
Cassandra Mendoza named Nixon High School principal Laredo Morning Times
Cassandra Mendoza was appointed as Nixon High School principal after LISD trustees voted 4-2 Thursday night during their regular monthly board meeting.
David Sanchez II Named Player of the Week KGNS.tv
This week's Player of the Week award goes to David Sanchez.
Local businessman, theater advocate named 2017 Laredoan of the year Laredo Morning Times
On a Tuesday at the Laredo Morning Times office, a deep, poised voice spills over the symphony of typing. One could almost hear the smile from the way he ...
Affidavit: Man sent sexually explicit love letters to Laredo teen, fathered her 1-year-old child Laredo Morning Times
A man has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a teenage girl, according to Laredo police.. A man has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting ...
Man arrested for allegedly threatening Texas church KGNS.tv
Authorities in Seguin foil a gunman's plans to open fire on a Texas church over the weekend.
U.S. Congressman Beto O’Rourke returns to Laredo, hits up Palenque Grill Laredo Morning Times
U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-El Paso, hit Palenque Grill on Monday night as part of his extensive campaign across Texas in his run for Senate. Since Friday ...
Robot Contest Showcases Technical, Creative Abilities University of Texas at Dallas
Boisterous crowds, pep bands and school mascots are staples of athletic events, but they found a different point of pride during a recent event that placed ...
Texas girl cyberbullied for her cancer gets support from classmates KTRK-TV
LAREDO, TX -- A Texas teenager, who faced online taunting from classmates over her cancer diagnosis, is now getting support from her comrades, according to ...
Laredo man indicted for sexual assault after 16-year-old gave birth to his child, records state Laredo Morning Times
A grand jury in the 49th District Court recently returned an indictment against a 32-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting a teenage girl, court records ...
LIFE Queen pageant contestants Laredo Morning Times
LIFE Queen pageant contestants The 2017 LIFE Queen pageant will take place Saturday at 6:30 p.m. at the UISD Student Activity Center. The LIFE queens will ...
Marching Band Festival set for Oct. 3 at the SAC Laredo Morning Times
Anyone who loves to see a great music arts competition is invited to attend the United Independent School District Annual Marching Band Festival. The event will ...
Partnership of local firms chosen to redesign four block stretch of land at end of I-35 Laredo Morning Times
City Council has selected a local team to oversee the redesign of the Boulevard of the Americas, or the four unattractive blocks between the end of Interstate 35 ...
Man arrested for allegedly assaulting a child KGNS.tv
A man is arrested for allegedly assaulting a young child in a south Laredo home. Laredo Police arrested 36-year-old Luis Francisco Mejia in the case.
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