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Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Buda teen surrenders in fatal Kyle stabbing

A Buda man charged with killing 20-year-old Ulisis Garcia of Kyle turned himself in to the Travis County jail on Tuesday. | WITH VIDEO

Friday, March 28th, 2014

Caldwell County grand jury declines to indict SMPD cops in Black Friday shooting

A Caldwell County grand jury on Thursday declined to indict five San Marcos police officers for shooting and killing a young man who kidnapped his former girlfriend in November and led authorities on a wild chase across...

Friday, March 28th, 2014

Suspect still hospitalized awaiting charges in Wimberley stabbing

A man suspected of fatally stabbing his lover and then himself this week at a wooded retreat near Wimberley remains hospitalized under police guard with self-inflicted wounds, a Hays County sheriff’s deputy said this afternoon.

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

San Antonio woman found dead in Wimberley

A San Antonio area man was detained this morning in the 100 block of Scudder Lane near the body of a 45-year-old woman who appeared to have been stabbed.

Monday, March 24th, 2014

Stabbing at Kyle party kills one, injures two

Three people were stabbed, one of them fatally, when a fight broke out early Sunday during a party in the Sunset Acres neighborhood east of Kyle.

Friday, January 31st, 2014

Sheriff’s office now says dead man found inside home after SWAT standoff

In a bizarre twist, the Hays County Sheriff’s Office now says they found the body of a dead man in a Crest Circle Drive house yesterday evening following a five-hour standoff.

Monday, January 27th, 2014

Trail riders to bring the past back to San Marcos

An annual reminder of a bygone era, the Greater Randolph Area Trail Riders will return to downtown San Marcos on Monday, Feb. 3, arriving sometime between 11:30 a.m. and noon.

Thursday, January 9th, 2014

Suspects in warehouse robbery still at large

San Marcos police are looking for two men who stole more than $50,000 in flat-screen TVs and other consumer goods after apparently tying up and gagging a pair of warehouse workers two days before Christmas.

Friday, December 6th, 2013

Suspect killed by SWAT ‘had every intention of killing’ ex-girlfriend, Bulverde chief says

On Nov. 23 — exactly a week and half before he snapped beyond repair — Jerry Paul Stovall III took to Facebook to say he was reaching the end of his rope.

Friday, November 29th, 2013

Jilted lover’s 60-mile wild ride ended by SWAT bullets in Niederwald

Two snipers’ bullets ended the the life of a 22-year-old man who abducted his ex-girlfriend early this morning and led officers on a 60-plus-mile, high-speed chase in a stolen police cruiser through Hays County and San Marcos....

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