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Monday, December 15th, 2014

Feds hunt escapee from Bastrop prison camp

Federal and local authorities are searching for an inmate who walked away from a federal prison camp in Bastrop County sometime Sunday, U.S. Marshal Robert R. Almonte said today.

Monday, December 15th, 2014

Man arrested after striking six parked cars downtown

A 29-year-old man faces a charge of driving while intoxicated after striking six parked vehicles early Saturday near downtown San Marcos.

Monday, December 15th, 2014

Judge allows Texas’ same-sex marriage ban to stay in place

Judge allows Texas’ same-sex marriage ban to stay in place

Friday, December 12th, 2014

Three people robbed in Plucker’s parking lot

The San Marcos Police Department is asking the public for help identifying a suspect accused of robbing three people in the parking lot of a local restaurant on Thursday night.

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

State sued for ‘stifling the Texas craft beer renaissance’

Three Texas breweries filed a lawsuit against the state on Wednesday seeking to to overturn a 2013 law they say violates the Texas Constitution by forcing them to give away their territorial distribution rights for free.

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

Two men arrested after 19 shops burglarized on Wimberley square

Sheriff’s deputies have charged two young Wimberley area men with burglary after an alleged crime spree that hit 19 shops around the village’s downtown square overnight Dec. 9.

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

Police identify bikers killed in weekend wrecks

Two Central Texas men died this weekend in unrelated motorcycle wrecks in New Braunfels, one on Saturday in a school parking lot and another on Sunday on Interstate 35.

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

Hays County sheriff welcomes new district attorney with public reception

Sheriff Gary Cutler is hosting a public reception next week for incoming District Attorney Wes Mau, who will soon assume the office he lost eight years ago in a rancorous campaign between two veteran prosecutors.

Monday, December 1st, 2014

Police search for suspects in armed robbery at apartment complex

San Marcos police are searching for two suspects accused of attempted armed robbery last week at an apartment complex on River Ridge Parkway.

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

Man jailed after Texas State campus evacuation

A 21-year-old Louisiana man was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana and resisting arrest following a gun scare at Texas State University last week.

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