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Sciaraffa tours Rio Bravo Water Plant

26 mins ago - Newly elected Webb County Commissioner Frank Sciaraffa says the Rio Bravo Water Plant will have his support to keep up staffing and equipment needs.

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2014's states with the biggest spenders

Updated: 3:44 PM - Given CardHub’s projection that credit card debt will increase by close to $55 billion in 2014, we wanted to raise awareness about the tendency to overspend during the expensive holiday season. With that in mind, this report examines spending habits by state to determine who is most at risk of spending more than they earn.

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2014 deferred interest report

Posted: 2:31 PM - Some retailer financing offers aren’t as good as they might at first appear. CardHub breaks down the stores that use a nasty feature known as deferred interest, which advertises a 0% rate and then retroactively applies interest to your entire original purchase amount if you miss a payment or leave even a $1 balance when the introductory period concludes.

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24 most popular gift cards of 2014

Updated: 3:53 PM - CardHub highlights the gift cards that are generating the most interest from our users as we enter the holiday season and offers 8 money-saving tips for gift card buyers, who are expected to spend $172.74 on plastic alone this year.

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2014's best and worst Black Friday retailers

Updated: 3:51 PM - WalletHub analyzed 5,525 Black Friday Deals from 22 major retailers to see which stores are offering the biggest discounts and what items you can save the most on.

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2014's best and worst credit cards for holiday shopping

Posted: 2:18 PM - CardHub’s editors compared more than 1,200 credit card offers to determine which ones stand to save holiday shoppers the most money, whether in terms of an attractive initial rewards bonus, lucrative ongoing rewards or a great financing offer. They also surveyed the largest credit card issuers to see what types of holiday deals are available to existing cardholders.

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Drunk driver crashes through airport gate

Posted: 2:05 PM - Police responded to a call of a woman who crashed through a gate at the Laredo International Airport entrance on Hillside Sunday morning.

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WANTED: Information about illegal fishing along the border

Posted: 12:49 PM - The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Law Enforcement Division and the U.S. Coast Guard are distributing a wanted poster seeking any information related to illegal fishing activities along the Texas-Mexico border.

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Three of Texas' 'Ten Most Wanted Fugitives' captured

Posted: 12:45 PM - Josue Reyna, 24, was arrested Nov. 18 in Del Rio, Texas; Alfredo Rangel, 37, was apprehended on Thursday in Mexico and Ngoc Van Tran, 44, was also arrested on Thursday, according to a press release.

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Abbott speaks on Obama's executive actions on immigration

Posted: 10:45 AM - Republican Governor-Elect Greg Abbott says "odds favor" that Texas will sue the Obama Administration over executive actions on immigration, but is stopping short of his earlier vow to file a lawsuit.

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'The Voice' contestants put on post-show concert

Updated: 12:54 PM - Shortly after finishing their live performances on the show, they were back on stage at the nearby Universal CityWalk in Los Angeles, putting on another live show.

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TxDOT gives gift ideas for the holiday season

Posted: 10:31 AM - In time for holiday travel and shopping, the Texas Department of Transportation announced the availability of discounted tickets to Texas attractions, “Don’t Mess with Texas” cowboy boots and a new book titled “On the Road with Texas Highways,” featuring iconic Texas photography.

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'Frozen' tops Barbie as girls' top Christmas toy

Updated: 12:32 PM - According to a survey by the National Retail Federation, merchandise from the movie 'Frozen' tops the girl's list with one in five parents planning to buy at least one 'Frozen' toy this holiday.

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Redbox raising rental rates

Updated: 12:32 PM - It's the second Redbox DVD rate increase in 12 years, and the first for Blu-Ray and video games.

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