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Saturday, July 4th, 2015

Suspect in San Marcos, New Braunfels bank robberies pleads guilty

A San Antonio man charged with pulling heists at eight banks and a credit unit, including a Wells Fargo branch in San Marcos, is awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty this week to two counts of bank robbery with a deadly weapon.

Saturday, July 4th, 2015

Texas to receive another $788M in settlement with BP

Texas is set to receive another $788 million stemming from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill under a settlement between BP, the federal government and five Gulf Coast states.

Saturday, July 4th, 2015

Decision imminent on World Heritage Site designation for San Antonio Missions

After nine years of trying, boosters of the San Antonio Missions — including the Alamo — will find out early Sunday morning if the historic Texas shrines will join a list of other internationally recognized landmarks such...

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

Gov. Abbott to celebrate July 4 in San Marcos

Gov. Greg Abbott will attend San Marcos’ Summerfest Independence Day celebration on Saturday, his spokesperson announced today.

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

Where to see July 4 fireworks in Hays, Caldwell counties

Central Texas will celebrate July 4 with parties and parades, festivals and fireworks spread over three days.

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

Texas sues EPA over reach of Clean Water Act

Texas is challenging the EPA's new "Waters of the U.S." rule, which is aimed at better defining the the scope of bodies of water protected under the Clean Water Act. Critics say the rule will lead to...

Monday, June 29th, 2015

Hays County clerk says she will issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples

Hays County Clerk Liz Gonzalez announced today that her office is issuing marriage applications and licenses to anyone who applies, including same sex applicants.

Monday, June 29th, 2015

San Marcos Walmart reopens after bomb threat

UPDATED 11:16 a.m. JUNE 29 | The Austin Police Department’s bomb squad found no explosives in a backpack a man said contained a bomb during an early-morning bomb threat at the Walmart in San...

Sunday, June 28th, 2015

San Marcos, Martindale areas under flash flood warning

UPDATED 10:39 p.m. JUNE 28 | The National Weather Service has upgraded its flood advisory for the San Marcos and Martindale areas to a flash flood warning.

Saturday, June 27th, 2015

Body discovered in the San Marcos River

UPDATED 2:54 p.m. SATURDAY, JUNE 27 | Texas State University police are investigating after the body of a 29-year-old man was found about 8 a.m. today in the San Marcos River.

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