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Friday, March 4th, 2016

Hays County court-at-law judge’s DWI trial on the docket next week

UPDATED 6:05 p.m. MARCH 4 | Hays County Court-at-Law Judge David Glickler’s driving while intoxicated trial can begin as scheduled on Monday even though the arresting officer is out of the country and will not testify, a visiting judge ruled on Thursday.

Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

Hays County jury seems stuck so far on key question in murder sentencing

UPDATED 8:41 a.m. OCT. 28 | Seven days into Louis Antonio Ramos Jr.’s murder trial, a Hays County jury was unable on Tuesday to agree on a prison sentence for the Driftwood man who witnesses on...

Monday, October 26th, 2015

Jury convicts man of killing landlord during Driftwood tirade

Louis Antonio Ramos Jr. faces up to to life in prison after his being convicted on Monday of one count of murder, a first-degree felony, and two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, a second-degree...

Friday, July 31st, 2015

Hays County jury acquits Kyle teen who struck, killed jogger

Following five hours of deliberations on Thursday, a Hays County jury acquitted 19-year-old Nathanael Eddleman of felony failure to stop and render aid after he fatally struck a nighttime jogger in Kyle more than two years ago.

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

Hays County sheriff welcomes new district attorney with public reception

Sheriff Gary Cutler is hosting a public reception next week for incoming District Attorney Wes Mau, who will soon assume the office he lost eight years ago in a rancorous campaign between two veteran prosecutors.

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.

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