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Thursday, November 17th, 2011

Police: Baby severely abused by San Marcos man

A San Marcos man allegedly abused his infant son, causing him to suffer several broken bones and other injuries, police say.

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

74-year-old charged with child sex crimes

San Marcos Police arrested Francis Hall, 74, on Nov. 1 and charged him with sexual performance by a child and indecency with a child.

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

22-year-old man charged in weekend sexual assault

A woman was attacked in her home at the Villagio apartment complex last weekend and police say they may have the man responsible.

Friday, August 19th, 2011

Sheriff’s office hosting mafia-themed murder mystery

The Hays County Sheriff’s Office will hold a murder mystery dinner fundraiser in October titled "Til Death Do Us Part."

Monday, July 18th, 2011

Seguin resident receives manslaughter charge for Friday wreck

San Marcos police say Seguin resident Luis R. Besa is to blame for a four-vehicle wreck that killed Maxwell resident Alejandro Perez on Friday and left Lockhart resident Alfredo Aquino hospitalized with serious injuries. Police jailed Besa,...

Friday, January 14th, 2011

LBJ Museum opened Monday with MLK exhibit

The Lyndon Baines Johnson Museum of San Marcos will join the Dunbar Heritage Association and other local groups to celebrate the late Martin Luther King’s birthday Monday, Jan. 17.

Tuesday, December 1st, 2009

Police nab suspect in store robberies

San Marcos police arrested a San Marcos man for aggravated robbery early Monday after two convenience stores were robbed by an armed man wearing a stocking over his face.

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

Two arrested after home invasion

San Marcos police arrested two San Antonio men after an overnight home invasion in which one person was shot and wounded.

Thursday, September 10th, 2009

Business owner charged in arson case

The owner of a San Marcos transmission store has been charged with arson in the destruction by fire of his own business.