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Sheriff Keith Korenek reports that yesterday at 10:46 am, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Canine Unit, Sgt. Randy Thumann and K9 partner “Lobos” with Deputy David Smith seized approximately 8 kilos of what is believed to be white Heroin. Deputy Smith and Sgt...
Pilots' union leaders are asking Southwest to replace CEO Gary Kelly because of the technology outage that caused the airline to cancel or delay thousands of flights in July. The union says Southwest is spending too much on buying back shares and not enough on updating its...
On Friday, Nueces County jury returned a guilty verdict in the case State vs. Jovan Miles in the 94th Judicial District Court. Today the jury returned a sentence of 40 years for Miles’ crime. This case marks the important first human trafficking conviction in the county’s fight...
The reward for Jose Luis Rodriguez, 61, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender and this month’s featured fugitive, has been increased to $8,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of August. Rodriguez is wanted for probation violation and...
Fayette County Sheriff reports a female was arrested for possession of numerous drugs by Deputy Michael Otten. Deputy Otten received a reckless driver call on State Highway 71 in the early morning hours of July 31, 2016. Otten located the vehicle and the driver of the vehicle...
The new Miss Teen USA will get to keep her crown despite an outcry over tweets she once wrote using racist language. The Miss Universe Organization, which owns the Miss Teen USA pageant, issued a statement Sunday chastising Karlie Hay's words but also "supporting her continued...
A Bexar County commissioner has been arrested and charged with misdemeanor driving while intoxicated after his vehicle rear-ended two vehicles in the drive-through line at a San Antonio fast-food restaurant. Court records show Commissioner Kevin Wolff was arrested about 3 a.m...
Texas will allow concealed handgun license holders to carry their weapons into public university buildings, classrooms and dorms starting Monday, which is also the 50th anniversary of the mass shooting at the University of Texas' landmark clock tower. The campus-carry law pushed...
The annual Texas sales tax holiday has been set for the first weekend in August as children prepare to return to classes. The Texas comptroller's office says the tax-free weekend, for a number of school-related items, will be Aug. 5-7. The law, as in previous years, exempts most...