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BREAKING NEWS: Laredo police are at the scene of a homicide at the 4500 block of Corrada and Pita Mangana. KGNS.tv and KGNS News will have more information on this story as it becomes available.

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House explodes in Texas town

8 mins ago - A fire in a home leads to a massive explosion, completely destroying the home and sending at least three to the hospital.
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Teen could be charged as adult in classmate's death

Posted: 9:30 AM - Attorneys expect the certification hearing to last days, as Judge Cynthia Wheless must hear all the evidence against the young man, much like a probable cause hearing, before reaching her decision.

Man suspected of recording up skirts

Posted: 8:35 AM - Police in North Texas say a man is suspected of recording numerous images up women's skirts without the alleged victims' knowledge.

Fired TSA employee seeks to clear his name

Posted: 07/21/2014 - A former Transportation Security Administration officer who was arrested and fired from his job earlier this year is speaking out for the first time since a grand jury didn't find enough evidence to take the case to trial.

BAMC saves terminally ill mom

Posted: 07/21/2014 - Twenty-one-year-old Yesenia Ruiz-Rojo, an Army wife who was living at Fort Hood, was 4 months pregnant when she went to the emergency room after suffering from abdominal pain and vomiting.

Group protests Rep. Cuellar over immigration

Updated: 07/21/2014 - A small group gathered to protest in front of Democratic Rep. Henry Cuellar's San Antonio officer, saying his proposed HUMANE Act would send children from Central America back to a hotbed of violence.

Texas cities pushing back on border surge

Posted: 07/21/2014 - City Councilwoman Heidi Thiess of League City swung into action shortly after she saw media reports of Central American children sleeping in cramped detention centers along the Texas-Mexico border.

Sheriffs weigh selling e-cigarettes to inmates

Posted: 07/21/2014 - In Texas, very few jails allow electronic cigarettes, but some say that could change as sheriffs begin to warm up to the smokeless technology as a way to supplement revenue and help inmates suffering from withdrawal. Vendors of e-cigarettes, which vaporize a liquid solution for inhalation, see a big market in Texas jails, which have a combined capacity of about 95,000.

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