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Tuesday, February 24th, 2009

Kyle police seek answers on student who died on interstate

Kyle police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a man believed to be in a taxi cab when Gheng Weng, a University of Texas student, either fell or jumped out of the cab onto Interstate 35.

Saturday, February 21st, 2009

KPD still investigating mysterious cab death

The Kyle Police Deparment (KPD) is still investigating the death of Jeffrey Weng, a University of Texas music student who somehow exited a moving cab driving down Interstate-35 through town.

Wednesday, February 18th, 2009

'Hot' tickets for Kyle car race snagged in sting

Austin police and federal authorities ran a sting to recover $178,000 worth of stolen tickets to an upcoming event at Thunderhill Raceway in Kyle.

Wednesday, February 4th, 2009

Cary gets unanimous nod for JP vacancy

A veteran Austin police officer is trading his badge for the precinct 5 justice court bench after being approved unanimously on Tuesday by the Hays County commissioners court.

Thursday, May 15th, 2008

Man who police say planned shooting spree worried county officials

A man police say they stopped from shooting up a Wal-Mart in Austin is a former Hays County resident who made frequent visits to the courthouse that unnerved some employees.

Sunday, April 13th, 2008

Conley pushes county cop pay

Concerned that Hays County is poorly positioned to recruit qualified law officers, Commissioner Will Conley brought a police pay proposal before the commissioners court.

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