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Saturday, August 26th, 2017

Hurricane Harvey slams Texas coast

Hurricane Harvey, the most powerful storm to strike Texas since 1961, slammed the Texas coastline late Friday and early Saturday, leaving thousands without power, damaging buildings and pouring down rain that is expected to cause catastrophic flooding in coming days.

Monday, June 12th, 2017

Invasive zebra mussels confirmed in Canyon Lake

Invasive zebra mussels have now been positively identified in the Guadalupe River Basin in what is now the state’s southernmost affected lake.

Sunday, March 26th, 2017

Man drowns while swimming in Guadalupe River in New Braunfels

A 27-year-old man drowned this afternoon while swimming in the Guadalupe River near the Courtyard by Marriott hotel in New Braunfels.

Friday, February 3rd, 2017

San Antonio congressman Lamar Smith sets ‘Make EPA Great Again’ hearing

A Central Texas congressman has scheduled a committee hearing next week “to examine the Environmental Protection Agency’s process for evaluating and using science during its regulatory decision making activities.”

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

Suspect arrested in New Braunfels, Schertz bank robberies

NEW BRAUNFELS — A man suspected of robbing banks last month in New Braunfels and Schertz has been arrested by federal, state and local authorities.

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

Reward increased for arrest in New Braunfels bank robbery

NEW BRAUNFELS — As the investigation into Tuesday’s bank robbery in New Braunfels continues, NBPD detectives are releasing photos of the suspect and Comal County Crime Stoppers is issuing an increased reward.

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

Amtrak studying San Antonio-Austin commuter rail service

WITH AUDIO | Amtrak says it is conducting a feasibility study for offering commuter service along there Interstate 35 between Georgetown and San Antonio, including the mid-cities of San Marcos and New Braunfels.

Sunday, January 1st, 2017

Ultralight aircraft crashes into New Braunfels home

No one was injured when a small aircraft crashed into a house in the 1600 block of Wald Road in New Braunfels at about 11:30 a.m. today.

Friday, December 2nd, 2016

San Marcos man fatally struck on Interstate 35

UPDATED 2:55 p.m. DEC | A 17-year-old San Marcos man intentionally walked in front of an oncoming 18-wheeler where he was struck and killed this morning in New Braunfels, witnesses told police.

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

Schlitterbahn founder Bob Henry dies at 89

NEW BRAUNFELS — Robert Ray Henry, the 89-year-old founder of Schlitterbahn Waterparks and Resorts, died late Monday

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