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Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Texas senators Cornyn and Cruz defend Trump’s firing of Comey

The two senators from Texas said Wednesday that President Donald Trump was within the bounds of his authority to fire now-former FBI Director James Comey.

Saturday, April 19th, 2014

Dripping Springs man gets 15 years for bank robbery spree

A month after he lost his Hays County house in foreclosure, Randall Reed began a series of heists scattered across three Central Texas counties. He didn't kill — or even hurt — anyone, but the last of...

Monday, July 8th, 2013

San Marcos police commander graduates FBI academy

San Marcos Police Department Cmdr. Kelly L. Earnest graduated from the 253rd session of the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Va. after completing a 10-week program recently.

Monday, December 27th, 2010

FBI still searching for missing San Marcos persons

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is looking for four San Marcos men and one male teenager from Chicago, all of whom disappeared in Mexico around Thanksgiving.

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010

Texas State to give fingerprinting instruction to FBI

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) forensic specialists will visit Texas State Wednesday to learn fingerprint recovery techniques from the university's Forensic Anthropology Center.

Saturday, February 13th, 2010

Staples woman sentenced in smuggling case

A Staples woman was sentenced last week in a 2008 smuggling case that originated with a search of a San Marcos mobile home that turned up about two dozen aliens from Honduras, El Salvador, Mexico and Nicaragua....

Saturday, August 2nd, 2008

The Myth of Jones: Catching up on cops in Kyle

Crime has started to become an issue in Kyle, signaling that the city no longer can get away with a small police force.

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