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Friday, September 20th, 2013

Live Feed: Jury deliberates public corruption charges against former ESD commissioner

After a two-week trial, a Hays County jury is deliberating felony public corruption charges against Kyle resident Phillip Ferraz, a former president of the Caldwell-Hays Emergency Services District No. 1.

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012

Jurors watch white supremacist murder suspect confess to killing

A Hays County jury on Monday watched the confession of a Buda murder suspect who has claimed that he accidentally shot his longtime friend in the head during a time of heightened paranoia.

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

Commissioners greenlight felony drug court

The Hays County Commissioners Court officialyl sanctioned the county’s first felony drug court this month. the program has reduced recidivism since being implemented last year by 428th State District Judge Bill Henry.