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Heat Bootcamp closes San Marcos location less than a year after opening

A special election to fill the seat recently—and suddenly—vacated by former Kyle City Council Member Shane Arabie will be held… > In anticipation of significant population growth over the next decades, several years ago Buda officials began to look seriously at… >


Armed Robbery Reported at Texas State Dorm

SAN MARCOS, Texas – Texas State University Police are looking for suspects in an armed robbery at a university's residential hall. University police said the incident happened in the parking lot near building four of the Bobcat Village around 2 a.m. on Wednesday.


Michaels Organization closes on workforce housing community

The Michaels Organization, a national residential real estate and the private sector owner of affordable housing, has closed on $61 million in financing for Mission Trail at El Camino Real, a new mixed-income housing community in San Marcos, that will serve the city’s growing workforce needs.


Son Of A Sailor To Celebrate First Birthday In San Marcos This April

Son of a Sailor will celebrate it’s one year anniversary in San Marcos on April 18, 2019. The business opened its their production studio and boutique storefront in Downtown San Marcos. The company offers a variety of handmade accessories for men, women, pets and home.


San Marcos rolling out more dockless bikes

SAN MARCOS, Texas — One-hundred-and-fifty electric bikes will be brought to San Marcos, including the Texas State University campus starting Friday. These are in addition 350 traditional bicycles that are not assisted by electricity that are already in San Marcos.


Five San Marcos Linemen Receive Four-Year Certificates

Photo Credit To City of San Marcos | Five members of San Marcos Electric Utility Pose with their certificates from Northwest Lineman College (L-R) Thomas Medrano, David Gaona, Eddie Cunningham, Juan Gonzalez and Jorge Holguin.


San Marcos Murder-Suicide Victim Re­mem­bered, Motive Still Unknown

SAN MARCOS, Texas — A murder-suicide in San Marcos that happened over the weekend is still under investigation. The homicide is the second this year in the city. San Marcos Assistant Police Chief Brandon Winkenwerder told us that because both individuals involved are deceased, figuring out a motive


Texas landowner sues over Trump's border wall plans: "It means everything to me"

The Trump administration faces new legal challenges over the national emergency declaration to pay for a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border after the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit Tuesday. A group of 16 states filed a separate suit Monday that called the emergency declaration unconstitu


Texas Man Charged in Stabbing Death of 2-Year-Old Daughter

A Southeast Texas man is jailed on a capital murder charge after his 2-year-old daughter was found stabbed to death at their home. An Orange Police Department spokesman said the officers went to the home shortly after 11 a.m. Tuesday after a neighbor had reported a child had been killed. Police Capt


Two arrested for drug-related murder

A Kyle teen and an Austin man were charged with capital murder Feb. 15 after authorities suspect they shot and killed a San Marcos man in an alleged drug-related robbery. James Lee Zapata, Jr., 19, of Kyle, and Martin Garcia, Jr., 23, of Austin, were both arrested Feb. 15 in Austin. Both men were bo


Man kills ex-girlfriend, then himself, San Marcos police say

SAN MARCOS, Texas - A 28-year-old man shot and killed a 24-year-old woman before he fled the scene and fatally shot himself, San Marcos police said. According to a news release, police responded to the 1200 block of Hilltop Drive around 11:23 a.m. Sunday for a report of shots fired.


Could marijuana law reform come to Texas this year?

HOUSTON — Decriminalizing pot possession, expanding medical marijuana, and regulating hemp production could all be on the horizon for Texas. Those are among the ideas in nearly 30 marijuana-related bills state lawmakers have filed in the 2019 legislative session.


Bobcats know the 'Big Dance' is within reach

SAN MARCOS (KXAN) — Texas State heads into their final two home games with a one-game lead in the Sun Belt conference standings. Currently, the Bobcats are the favorite to win the conference tournament and reach the NCAA Tournament. Of course, Texas State knows that's easier said than done in a one-


Wheels still spinning on new location

The San Marcos school board wants a new central office, but it doesn’t want to build it on shifting sands. With trustee John McGlothlin seeking broader consensus and other trustees wanting to determine the fate of the district’s property on South LBJ Drive, the SMCISD board of trustees ended up voti


State employee who abruptly resigned after working on Texas' noncitizens list may be avoiding court appearance

AUSTIN -- A federal judge weighing whether to block Texas' effort to investigate the citizenship of tens of thousands of people on its voter rolls said he wants to hear from a secretary of state employee who abruptly resigned from the office.


North Texas Murder Suspect Released From Jail To Have Surgery

PALO PINTO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A 29-year-old murder suspect, who at six-feet-six inches tall goes by the nickname “Too Tall,” turned out to be too expensive to keep in jail.


Texas border agents stop truck carrying frozen strawberries, discover nearly $13M of meth

Customs agents in South Texas discovered nearly $13 million worth of methamphetamine hidden in a shipment of strawberries over the weekend. A 42-year-old Mexican man was stopped Saturday while driving a truck into the United States at the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge, according to U.S. Customs


Texas teen taking selfie tumbles from bridge

DALLAS, Texas (KWTX) A Texas teenager who fell 50-feet while trying to take a selfie from a towering bridge is lucky to be alive. Triston Bailey, 18, has spent the last four months recovering from injuries he suffered in a fall from the Margaret McDermott Bridge in Dallas.


Spring’s approaching and snakes are on the move in Central Texas

(KWTX) Spring is approaching in Central Texas, snakes are on the move and Texas A&M Associate Professor of Veterinary Medicine Dr. Jill Heatley says that’s bad news for people and pets.


Grins’ first cook, now owner, reflects on 44 years in San Marcos

After more than 40 years of business, Grins Restaurant—locally famous for its 99-cent frozen margarita happy hour and homemade menu—has become a San Marcos staple among locals and Texas State University students alike.