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Friday, February 24th, 2017

Student robbed at gunpoint at Texas State’s Bobcat Village apartments

Texas State University and San Marcos police are looking for four men who robbed a student at gunpoint at the on-campus Bobcat Village apartments, 1301 Aquarena Springs Drive.

Thursday, December 10th, 2015

Two charged in armed robbery at Texas State parking garage

Two men suspected of robbing a person at gunpoint Monday afternoon in a Texas State University parking garage are being held at the Hays County jail on bail set at $100,000 each.

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

Lost bull makes unscheduled tour of Texas State University campus

A runaway bull wandered onto campus around 11 a.m. Wednesday before being captured by local police, animal control and cowboys.

Monday, April 7th, 2014

Audio: Target of downtown shooting tells about his near-death experience

As close calls come, they don’t get much closer than it did for an 18-year-old San Marcos resident this weekend.

Monday, April 7th, 2014

Man arrested in weekend shooting downtown

A San Antonio man faces attempted capital murder and attempted murder charges after allegedly trying to run down a police officer while escaping the the scene of a shooting Saturday night in downtown San Marcos.

Friday, January 20th, 2012

Suspected San Marcos sex offender captured at border

The search is over for the man accused of sexually assaulting and kidnapping a Texas State student on Tuesday.

Friday, October 7th, 2011

Police locate student suspected of making threats

Police are attempting to contact Nathaniel Joseph Doyle, a 22-year-old Texas State student who has allegedly made death threats and may be armed in the area.

Monday, October 12th, 2009

Campus police investigate reported sexual assault

Texas State University police are investigating a student's report that she was sexually assaulted at knife point in a campus parking garage.

Saturday, May 2nd, 2009

University police identify man who died in accident

Texas State University police have identified the victim of an early-morning fatal traffic accident as Kevin Ray Cresap of 105 Mandalay Drive in San Marcos.

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.