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Wednesday, September 14th, 2011

Classic car fundraiser planned to fight domestic violence

Friends of the Family Justice Center will host a fundraiser on Sept. 24 from 6-9 p.m. at Dick's Classic Garage in San Marcos.

Friday, August 27th, 2010

Austin man faces long stint on 18 child sex counts

Jimmy Duran Lopez of Austin faces 25 years to life in prison on 18 different counts of child sexual assaults after pleading guilty to all counts in Hays County.

Tuesday, June 8th, 2010

City pledges $500K match for family violence shelter

The San Marcos City Council agreed last week to provide $500,000 in matching funds towards a $1 million improvements project for the Hays-Caldwell Women's Center. However, some councilmembers are concerned that the city is taking on too...

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

San Marcos man gets 50 years for drug conviction

Kevin Bradley, 43, is going to prison for 50 years after his sixth conviction for possession of a controlled substance. The San Marcos man pleaded guilty of possession 173 grams of crack cocaine in exchange for the...

Monday, January 11th, 2010

Police investigate Sunday morning death

San Marcos police are investigating the circumstances of an early Saturday morning altercation that claimed the life of a 19-year-old Wimberley man. Police responded at 2:56 a.m. on Jan. 9 to Central Texas Medical Center (CTMC), where...

Tuesday, December 1st, 2009

Luling teen faces three murder charges

The Luling teenager who left the scene of a botched marijuana heist and returned after all the shots had been fired now faces three counts of murder. A Hays County District grand jury has indicted Frank Castro,...