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Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

Second suspect surrenders in Thorpe Lane drug deal shooting

UPDATED 4:56 p.m. OCT. 6 | San Marcos police are searching for a suspect in a fatal shooting last week that left one man dead in an encountered described as a drug deal gone wrong.

Friday, October 2nd, 2015

Man shot, killed in botched drug deal

A San Marcos man was fatally shot early Friday morning in what witnesses say was a narcotics deal gone bad.

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

San Marcos police investigate fatal stabbing

San Marcos police are investigating a fatal stabbing that claimed the life of a San Marcos man early this morning.

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

Dallas sexual assault suspect arrested in Kyle

The Lone Star Fugitive Task Force arrested a man suspected of committing sexual assault in the Dallas area on Tuesday night at an apartment complex in the 4900 block of Cromwell Drive in Kyle.

Friday, September 25th, 2015

‘Unsubstantiated rumors’ shut down San Marcos High School pep rally

With campus still buzzing about Thursday’s big fight, San Marcos High School administrators cancelled an afternoon pep rally and asked for beefed-up police presence on Friday.

Thursday, September 24th, 2015

New Braunfels man charged with firing pellet gun into high school marching band

Police have arrested a 67-year-old man they say shot two New Braunfels High School band members with a BB or pellet gun this week as they rehearsed marching formations on a campus practice field.

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015

SMPD says intoxicated woman ran over, killed boyfriend in apparent accident

A San Marcos woman is in custody at the Hays County jail after police say she accidentally ran over her boyfriend early Wednesday morning.

Thursday, September 17th, 2015

Wimberley teen killed in Ranch Road 12 wreck

A Wimberley teenager was killed along Ranch Road 12 Monday after he drove off the road and over-corrected into the path of a sports-utility vehicle.

Thursday, August 27th, 2015

Congressman to honor Hays County flood first responders

U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett will honor police officers, firefighters and other Hays County first responders on Friday for their life-saving efforts in the aftermath of the Memorial Day weekend floods.

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

Hays County deputy struck by vehicle while working traffic in Dripping Springs

UPDATED 6:30 p.m. AUG. 26 | A Hays County sheriff’s deputy is on light work duty as he recovers from injuries sustained when he was struck by a vehicle while working a traffic accident on U.S. 290...

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