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Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Man gets life for carving up girlfriend under Blanco River bridge

A Hays County jury has sentenced a man to life in prison for slitting his girlfriend’s throat with a box cutter in an attack that nearly claimed her life.

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

Porterie gets 20 years for breaking into women’s bedrooms

A Hays County jury today laid down a 20-year prison sentence for a former Texas State University football player convicted last week of breaking into bedrooms with the intention of sexually assaulting women as they slept.

Saturday, March 22nd, 2014

Jury nails Texas State student accused of molesting women while they slept

A former Texas State University student accused of molesting women while they slept in their beds during the course of a four-month span in 2012, was convicted on Friday of three first-degree felonies and a fourth less...

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

San Marcos men plead guilty in grisly Mexican Mafia hit

After one of their co-defendants cut a deal to testify for prosecutors, two local Mexican Mafia members pled guilty this week to charges related to the grisly 2010 murder of a fellow gang member who they suspected...