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Monday, May 12th, 2014

Motorcyclist dies during pursuit by San Marcos police

An Austin man died early Sunday after he lost control of his motorcycle while running from police in San Marcos.

Saturday, May 18th, 2013

Man stabbed after interrupting apartment burglary

An unidentified suspect who allegedly stabbed a young man when he was caught red-handed in an apparent burglary early Wednesday is still at-large.

Sunday, February 3rd, 2013

20-year-old Austin man killed in early morning stabbing

San Marcos police are investigating an early Sunday stabbing that killed a 20-year-old Austin man.

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

City honors Pet Fest

On Oct. 10, Prevent a Litter (PALS) of Central Texas, Grande Communications, and the city of San Marcos will play host to the seventh annual Pet Fest, taking place from 1 a.m. to 6 p.m. at San...

Sunday, September 27th, 2009

It's Amnesty Week before October warrant round-up

In October, the San Marcos Police and the City Marshall's Office will conduct the kind of round-up most citizens would want to avoid. The warrant round-up targets people with outstanding warrants for traffic violations, city ordinance violations...

Friday, September 11th, 2009

Weekend: United We Sing, play football, eat catfish

Whether you want a plate of golden fried catfish, you love a game of bingo or you'd like a night of musical magic, this weekend has a little bit of everything for everyone.

Monday, March 16th, 2009

Police nab man they say robbed outlet store at gunpoint

Ladarius DeJohn Evans, 20, is charged with aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon, a first-degree felony punishable by up to 99 years in state prison.

Tuesday, May 27th, 2008

Officers, park rangers rescue drowning boy at Rio Vista Falls

A San Marcos police officer and two park rangers resuscitated a drowning victim at Rio Vista Falls who was then airlifted to Brackenridge Hospital in Austin.