San Angelo News
A gold Toyota Corolla ran into the backyard fence after its driver was cut-off by a black Chrysler Caravan at the 110 block of Koenigheim (U.S. 277 North),
The Corolla was in the inside lane and the Caravan was in the second-to-inside lane when the Caravan driver decided it also wanted to be in the inside lane (with the Corolla).
As the City population continues to grow, changes may have to be made to the City’s storm water plan, tasked with cleaning up water that after rainfall flows into our rivers, lakes and streams.
City streets, a new police admin building, fire department, and multiple other currently unfunded capital improvement projects were discussed in a special evening City Council meeting Thursday, where the Council was presented with funding options and asked to define priorities.
Just past 11:30 p.m., a call for Medic 7 rang out over the radio. There was a major vehicle accident on Knickerbocker and Western Court, just in front of Johnny Carino’s Italian Restaurant.
There, a gray Toyota Camry had collided with a black Mazda compact car, disabling both vehicles. Females drove both vehicles and neither car appeared to have additional passengers.
It’s time to spring forward once again…if you still have real clocks in your home.
The cell phones many people now use for timepieces and alarm clocks update automatically so the main thing is to know that if you don’t’ adjust your sleep schedule this weekend you are likely to be late for work come Monday.
For the first time in 13 years, the Angelo State University Men’s Basketball team has a reason to celebrate in the post season.
Arrests were high on Thursday within Tom Green County, the majority of which were for warrants, accounting for 10 of 39 arrests. Other charges were fairly evenly distributed; theft and possession both acounting for five, pot for seven and assault for four.
There were two DWIs and two PIs on Thursday and 37 inmates were released.
Emergency Management Coordinator Steve Mild is urging citizens to be prepared for all contingencies as part of Severe Weather Awareness Week, which ends Saturday.
AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will increase DWI patrols from March 7 – March 23, which coincides with one of the busiest Spring Break periods in Texas. During this effort, DPS troopers will focus on DWI patrols in high-risk locations at times when alcohol-related crashes are most frequent.
March 4, at approximately 1 a.m. San Angelo Police Officer John Bouligny observed a vehicle that had hit the concrete barrier to the entrance ramp of Houston Harte Expressway West bound at 6th Street. Officer Bouligny noticed the driver in the crash had left the vehicle and was not on scene.
Thirty-seven inmates were booked into the Tom Green County Jail Wednesday, among them seven arrested for active warrants. The bookings report shows seven drug possession charges and six pot possession charges, as wel as seven DWIs.
Theft was comparatively low, with a total of four charges, and there was one credit card abuse charge and one assault.
Thirty-one inmates were released on Wednesday.
In the early-morning hours of Tuesday, March 4, Tom Green County Sheriff’s Deputy Corey Speck was beginning his shift. As he walked to the patrol vehicle he observed smoke north of Highway U.S.
Blinding lights streaming in residential windows has become a nuisance for several San Angelo citizens, and after being given the go ahead from City Council Tuesday, the Housing Authority intends to solve the problem.
Bentwood Country Club will be saving the City’s water resources after Tuesday’s City Council meeting, when Director Kevin Collins petitioned Council for an easement and right of way that would allow him to pipe the water to the club for irrigation purposes.
The Texas Tech University System Board of Regents has approved the naming of the ASU weight room in the Junell Center to the Ben and Alvetta Kelly weight room after a generous donation from Mike Millegan.
Candidates for the three San Angelo City Council seats that will be filled in the May 10 election will draw for placement on the ballot at 9 a.m. Friday, March 7, in the Office of the City Clerk, Room 208 on the second floor of City Hall, 72 W. College Ave.
The drawings are for the races for Single-Member Districts 1, 3 and 5. The candidates who filed prior to last Friday’s deadline are:
Wrecks involving cars and non-moving eating establishments occurred fairly frequently last year, and at 3:20 Wednesday morning San Angelo Police Officers responded to another one, this time occuring at Subway located at the 200 block of N. Koenigheim
The Tom Green County Commissioner’s Court accepted a proposal from Nationwide Floodplain Resources, LLC on Tuesday. They have engaged the company to perform a study of the Lake Creek watershed in north San Angelo to take the area out of its current classification as a floodplain.
There were 34 inmates booked into the Tom Green County Jail Tuesday, and 10 of them were arrested for one or more warrants. Drug possession--often in conjunction with warrants or other charges--was also high on Tuesday, with seven charges apiece for both pot and other drugs on the inmate bookings report.
Members of the Upper Colorado River Authority (UCRA) and the City Water Department presented Council with an update on the Red Arroyo Feasibility Study Tuesday, delivering information on projected water savings, costs of the project, and potential areas of difficulty if the plan is to be implemented.
Friends, family and supporters surrounded Tom Green County Judge Steve Floyd last night at the old Western Mattress on E. Concho Ave. With the Republican Primary won handily over challenger Richard Easingwood, he looked forward to the next four years of governance. There is no Democrat challenging Floyd in November.
March 4, 2014 Election Results
United States Representative, District 11- state results
Law enforcement officers are hitting the streets hard with this year's warrant roundup: 16 of 31 inmates arrested on Monday had at least one warrant out for their arrest. Of those with warrants, several had multiple charges, which were often varied.
The Wall Hawks girls basketball team was recognized for their recent victory winning them the state champion title at Tuesday's City Council meeting. Mayor Dwain Morrison called the team forth to recognize them for their achievements, alongside Councilman Rodney Fleming.
A double-wide mobile home went up in flames this morning near Miles, within Tom Green County. A tall flume of smoke could be seen for miles around as the mobile home burned to the ground. There is no evidence that a mobile home ever existed at the location, just a pile of smoldering ruins and occasional flames that continue to pop up.