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Kerrville mom sentenced in deaths of toddler daughters inside hot car
KERRVILLE, Texas - A Kerrville mother whose two toddlers died after she left them inside a hot vehicle overnight was sentenced to 40 years in prison. Amanda Hawkins, 20, learned her punishment Wednesday for the June 2017 deaths of her two daughters, the Kerrville Daily Times reported.
Neighborhood Eats hits the home of the 4lb taco
KERRVILLE-Alex Santos splits his days between HEB and his taco restaurant in Kerrville. A little sleep here. A little nap there and tacos everywhere. The 49-year-old opened his first restaurant in Comfort. His latest venture just celebrated the first year anniversary. He owns Alex's Tacos at 2523 me
'Santa' shot at while driving on Texas freeway: report
One Texas man won’t appear on Santa Claus’ “Nice List” after opening fire Tuesday on another man dressed up as Santa. A man wearing a Santa costume, whose identity remains unknown but was identified by police as "Santa," and his wife – referred to by police as "Mrs. Claus" – were driving home when t
Here's what's at risk in the Texas Obamacare ruling
(CNN)Whether you know it or not, Obamacare has affected nearly every American. The Affordable Care Act does far more than allow millions of people to get health insurance through exchanges or Medicaid expansion.
Wedding ring found at World War II internment camp delivered to owner's son
A man in Kerrville, connected to an artifact from a World War II P.O.W. camp finally received the piece linking him to his father. It’s been a long week for Wayne Gotke. “I’ve been talking to so many others with this and that.” Gotke said.
Council approves funding agreements for water infrastructure plans
New housing is in the works south of the Guadalupe River in an area that hasn’t previously had access to utilities needed to support it. MacDonald Companies, a Kerrville-based developer of multi-family housing with communities across the state, has plans to construct a 60-acre, 240-unit community of
Texas family created 'Baby Shark' Christmas light display
BOERNE, Texas (KTRK) -- One Texas family is taking things a step further with their Christmas display this year. The Hinojosa family, who lives just northwest of San Antonio in Boerne, says they had neighbors help them create their Christmas light display that flashes in time with the "Baby Shark" s
This family's 'Baby Shark' Christmas lights will make you say doo doo doo doo doo doo
A Texas family has taken the viral jingle "Baby Shark" and turned it into a holiday light extravaganza. The Hinojosa family of Boerne, Texas, has arranged it so that the Christmas lights on their home blink in time to the catchy children's song, popularized by the group Pinkfong.
Kerrville Woman Sentenced For Leaving Daughters In Vehicle
San Antonio – (KTSA News)- It’s 40 years in prison for a Kerrville woman whose two young daughters died because she left the girls in her SUV for 15 hours. 19 year old Amanda Hawkins was charged with two counts of endangering a child and two counts on injury to a child.
Texas mom sentenced in deaths of toddlers inside hot car
KERRVILLE, Texas (AP) — A 20-year-old Texas mother whose two toddlers died after she left them inside a hot vehicle overnight has been sentenced to 40 years in prison. The Kerrville Daily Times reports that Amanda Hawkins was sentenced Wednesday for the June 2017 deaths of her two daughters in Kerrv
Oldest hotel on River Walk sells for over $20 million
SAN ANTONIO - Lexington Avenue in downtown San Antonio has become a hotel hot spot, with the old and the new situated across the street from each other. Earlier this month, the oldest hotel on the River Walk, the El Tropicano was sold for just over $20 million to a group headed by Phoenix Hospitalit
Texas man who allegedly tried, failed to kidnap teen jogger is arrested
A Texas man was taken into custody on Tuesday for the attempted kidnapping of a 15-year-old girl who managed to escape the ordeal, authorities said. Law enforcement learned that the teen had been out jogging on Dec. 2 when a person she described as a Hispanic male came near her, the Brazoria County
AgriLife offers publications, videos on wild game food safety
Kerrville, Texas -- With hunting season in full swing, hunters can benefit from several educational publications and videos related to wild game food safety offered by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, said an agency expert based in Kerrville.
Serial killer pleads guilty in Texas woman's 1994 death
DALLAS – A 78-year-old prisoner who says he killed about 90 people over nearly four decades as he moved around the country pleaded guilty to murder Thursday in the 1994 strangulation of a Texas woman.
Kerrville mom gets 40 years in deaths of 2 kids inside hot car
KERRVILLE - A 20-year-old Texas mother whose two toddlers died after they were left for hours inside a hot vehicle was sentenced on Wednesday. Amanda Hawkins was sentenced to 40 years in prison, the maximum penalty - 20 years for each of the charges, though the two sets of of charges will be served
Lottery ticket worth nearly $1 million sold in Kerrville
A gambler in the San Antonio area just won the Texas Two Step jackpot. Original published: 2018-12-04 18:37:40 Read the full San Antonio News here. Some local news is curated - Original might have been posted at a different date/ time! Click the source link for details.
POW’s wedding ring was lost in German prison camp 75 years ago. Now his son will get it back.
KERRVILLE, Texas — Wayne Gotke already owns several pieces of memorabilia from the time his father, also named Wayne, spent in a German prisoner-of-war camp during World War II.
Potential for snow flurries has Hill Country on high alert
AUSTIN, Texas (FOX 7 Austin) - The potential for snow flurries has the Hill County on high alert. Emergency crews are keeping an eye on the weather and are ready to act in case they are needed.
Alleged drug dealer arrested in Boerne
BOERNE, Texas - The Lone Star Fugitive Task Force arrested Alexander Marquez Pena Wednesday evening for his alleged involvement in drug trafficking. Pena, 24, has been investigated by the DEA for his involvment after a federal grand jury indicted him last month on charges of possession with the inte
Some areas of Texas Hill Country may see snow this week!
SAN ANTONIO — Could there really be snow in our future?. Some of the latest weather models show a very strong upper low could create the right conditions for a few snowflakes in some areas of the Texas Hill Country, namely the western reaches of Kerr County and Edwards County.