Author Archives: Andrew Kreighbaum

Look, Up in the Sky!

Laredoans watching the sky at around 8:30 tonight may have seen some unusual activity. A formation of what looked to be five military helicopters, including a Boeing CH-47 Chinook helicopter, flew East over Central Laredo and landed near Laredo International Airport. The accompanying photo was taken from Bartlett Avenue, west of the airport. I’m still […]

Cuellar likely to skip Democratic Convention

U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar, D-Laredo, is the latest Democratic office holder likely to skip the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, Politico reports. Cuellar told the publication that he had already attended the Texas state Democratic Convention in Houston this summer and preferred to spend more time in the district and focus on his reelection. One […]

Mexico’s Federal Election Institute partners with Google

The Mexican presidential election taking place today will carry added significance for Americans living in U.S. border cities, who may have family or friends casting ballots. Election followers can get a state-by-state look at the voting breakdown thanks to an app produced by Google. El Porvenir, a daily newspaper in Monterrey, Mexico, reported this weekend […]

Visualizing a tragedy

Reading and understanding a long list of people or events can often be challenging for readers, even with an engaging story. After the shooting of two children at the Holiday Inn-Civic Center last week, there was understandably a lot of interest in the background of the alleged shooter Demond Bluntson. Bluntson, of El Campo, Tex., is […]