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Friday, February 17th, 2017

New Harris County policy reignites marijuana decriminalization debate

After Harris County’s move to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana, Texas lawmakers disagree about whether local jurisdictions have the discretion to enact such policies.

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

San Marcos calls bond election for public safety, library facilities

The San Marcos City Council formally called for a bond election to pay for police, fire and library facilities during a special meeting on Wednesday.

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

Bomb squad explodes ‘suspicious device’ in San Marcos park

A bomb squad exploded a “suspicious device” found this evening at a San Marcos park, but officials say it turned out not to be explosive.

Friday, February 10th, 2017

San Marcos police investigate first homicide of the year

The San Marcos Police Department is investigating a homicide occurring at an apartment complex yesterday evening.

Friday, February 10th, 2017

Wimberley area man charged with wife’s murder

NEAR WIMBERLEY — A Wimberley area man has been charged with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of his wife on Thursday at their home in western Hays County.

Thursday, February 9th, 2017

Woman found dead in Woodcreek North home after calling 911 for help

NEAR WIMBERLEY — Hays County sheriff’s detectives are investigating a woman’s death at her home in the Woodcreek North subdivision this afternoon, moments after her emergency call for help was cut short.

Saturday, February 4th, 2017

Police investigating death in Kyle’s Steeplechase Park

KYLE — Kyle police are investigating the death of a man in Steeplechase Park, but do not suspect foul play.

Friday, February 3rd, 2017

San Marcos police arrest five Houston men in pharmacy burglary

San Marcos police have arrested five Houston men accused of an early morning burglary at a pharmacy and medical supply distribution center in San Marcos

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

Suspect arrested in New Braunfels, Schertz bank robberies

NEW BRAUNFELS — A man suspected of robbing banks last month in New Braunfels and Schertz has been arrested by federal, state and local authorities.

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

City euthanizes dog that reportedly killed baby girl in San Marcos

A dog involved in an infant fatality late last month has been euthanized at the owners’ request.

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