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Sunday, October 26th, 2014

Former council candidate arrested after confrontation with burglary suspects

A three-time San Marcos City Council contender was arrested this month after allegedly brandishing a handgun in a pawn shop parking lot during a confrontation with two men he suspected of burglarizing his home.

Saturday, March 28th, 2009

Velte: ‘I am innocent’

Paul C. Velte IV, a former district attorney candidate charged on Friday with sexually assaulting his stepdaughter, said he is innocent of the charge and the victim of a rebellious teenager's acting out.

Friday, March 27th, 2009

Former DA candidate charged with sex assault

Former District Attorney candidate Paul C. Velte IV turned himself into the Hays County jail today on a sexual assault of a child warrant.

Monday, March 9th, 2009

Kyle police hope photos bring answers in mysterious taxi death

With weeks now passed since Gheng Wheng's mysterious taxicab death, Kyle police are releasing photos of man a they say may be the only one who knows what happened to the University of Texas student.

Thursday, March 5th, 2009

KPD still seeking man in taxi death

Kyle police have released photos of a man they seek in connection with the Feb. 14 death of University of Texas student Gheng (Jeffrey) Weng, who either fell from or was pushed out of a taxi going...

Tuesday, February 24th, 2009

KPD seeks person related to taxi death

Kyle police detectives have released a sketch of a man believed to have been with Chung Hsun Weng when the latter exited a moving taxicab on Interstate-35 on Feb. 14. We also have audio of 911 calls...