San Angelo News

46-Year-Old Man Jailed for Assault of Senior Citizen in Park

by Chelsea Reinhard

Jul 23, 2014

A 46-year-old San Angelo man is facing a felony charge after an elderly man was assaulted in the 300 block of south Irving Wednesday morning.

Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for 2013 Murders

by Chelsea Reinhard

Jul 23, 2014

A 31-year-old San Angelo man was sentenced to life without parole on Tuesday after pleading guilty to capital murder in Judge Ben Woodward’s court. Brian Jones Berry, convicted of killing his estranged wife and her brother, also pled guilty to the attempted murder of his then sister-in-law on July 28, 2013.

Police Investigate Assault of Elderly Man in Local Park

by Matt McDaniel

Jul 23, 2014

San Angelo Police Department detectives are investigating an injury-to-the-elderly incident involving an assault in The Bosque Park where Irving Street meets the Concho River in San Angelo early Wednesday morning .

The incident is alleged to have happened around 2:30 a.m. and the victim, a male in his 70s, was taken to an area hospital with unknown injuries.

Crime Low Tuesday

by Chelsea Reinhard

Jul 23, 2014

Crime was low on Tuesday,w hent he majority of those booked into the county jail were put behind bars on warrants. Theft saw the highest number of charges at three, followed by DWI at two and assault, pot, posession and manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance at one apiece.

Twenty-three inmates were released on Tuesday.

Coziest Homes in San Angelo

by Matt McDaniel

Jul 23, 2014

With many prospective home buyers looking to economize as prices for food, fuel and taxes keep going up, the smaller homes in San Angelo can be the most practical choice.

With affordable prices, and some homes offering up to three bedrooms, the 1,200 square-foot-and-under category of homes for sale in San Angelo might be the way to go, if you’re willing to do some leg-work.

Judge Jay Daniel Explains Common Court Misconceptions

by Chelsea Reinhard

Jul 23, 2014

Judge Jay Daniel has been working in San Angelo’s Municipal Court for the past 15 years. Monday through Friday, he presides over hearings, bench and jury trials, truancies and no contest pleas. A graduate of ASU with a background in law enforcement, Judge Daniel has a wide range of experience, but his real passion is teaching the public about the laws and learning from others in the process.

County Commissioners' Vote Eliminate Pay Disparity on Court

by Matt McDaniel

Jul 23, 2014

The Tom Green County Commissioner’s Court considered pay for the county’s elected officials during their Tuesday meeting, in order to abide by rules that require the maximum salary for various elected positions to be published and said officials to be notified in accordance with Texas law.

This includes county commissioners, the sheriff, peace justices and constables.

Major Budget Shortfalls Challenge Local Agency

by Matt McDaniel

Jul 23, 2014

The Concho Valley Community Action Agency’s (CVCAA) Executive Director, Dr. Mark Bethune, is making the rounds in the Commissioner’s Courts of the area, hoping to secure funding to make up for a severe budget shortfall his office is dealing with.

Temporary toilets installed at The Bosque

by Joe Hyde

Jul 23, 2014

Temporary public toilets have been placed in The Bosque along the Concho River walk as repairs are made to the permanent facilities.

VIDEO: Uniformed Man Arrested For DWI After Crash

by Chelsea Reinhard

Jul 22, 2014

Four vehicles have collided at Knickerbocker and Johnson St. A Ford F-350, a Chevrolet Silverado1500, a Pontiac Vibe and a white Chevrolet Tahoe are all involved in the crash. 

Theft Leads Monday Arrests

by Chelsea Reinhard

Jul 22, 2014

Thirty-two individuals were put behind bars on Monday, four of those for theft, three for possession and three for public intoxication. Two more were arrested each for DWI and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. One individual was jailed fo rresisting arrest, one for organized crime, one for assault and one for possession on Sunday.

Thirty-seven inmates were released.

County Water Suppliers Receive Drought Disaster Relief Grants

by Matt McDaniel

Jul 22, 2014

The Tom Green County Commissioner’s Court will be considering resolutions to approve administrative and engineering service providers and authorized signators for Texas Community Development Block Grant Disaster Relief funds for three fresh water providers in the county.

Congressman Conaway Supports Governor Perry's National Guard Activation

by Joe Hyde

Jul 22, 2014

U.S. Congressman Mike Conaway said he supports Monday's decision by the Texas governor to activate the National Guard and deploy those troops to the Texas-Mexico border. Conaway represents CD-11, the congressional district that encompasses the Concho Valley.

Police Iron Out Pay Raise Contract

by Chelsea Reinhard

Jul 21, 2014

The San Angelo Coalition of Police (SACOP) has tidied up some of the language in the contract they hope to ratify and pass for a proposed police pay raise Monday, after a roughly two-hour caucus in which the team re-worked the phrasing of a portion of the first draft.

Police: Walmart Thief Charged with Drug Possession

by Chelsea Reinhard

Jul 21, 2014

A man and woman attempting to steal from Walmart were apprehended Friday evening after a short vehicle pursuit, crash, and foot pursuit that ended in southwest San Angelo.

Stardust Installs Temporary Sewer Line Fix

by Chelsea Reinhard

Jul 21, 2014

The Stardust Mobile Home Park is installing a temporary pumping operation to bypass its leaking sewer line, a short-term remedy that will allow for continued water service to residents until the faulty line is permanently replaced.

City/County to Hold Immunization Clinics for Back to School

by Joe Hyde

Jul 21, 2014

The City of San Angelo/Tom Green County Health Department will offer three additional immunization clinics in August for children needing back-to-school vaccinations.

Seven Arrested for Public Intoxication Sunday

by Chelsea Reinhard

Jul 21, 2014

Alcohol was a leading factor in Sunday arrests, when seven of 26 booked into the county jail were locked up on public intoxication charges. An additional two were charged with driving while intoxicated, as well as two for possession and one for marijuana.

Fellowship of Christian Athletes Nears 60th Anniversary

by Matt McDaniel

Jul 21, 2014

The Fellowship of Christian Athletes is celebrating its 60th anniversary in November, as a Campus Ministry initiated and led by student-athletes and their coaches on junior high, high school and college campuses.

University Theatre to Present Critically-Acclaimed Comedy

by Chelsea Reinhard

Jul 20, 2014

University Theatre at Angelo State University will present “Leaving Iowa,” a critically-acclaimed comedy toasting the idealism and character of the “greatest generation” and roasting its dedication to the family road trip, beginning Thursday, July 31, in the ASU Modular Theatre.

ASU Guidance and Counseling Program Ranks in National Top 10

by Chelsea Reinhard

Jul 20, 2014

Angelo State University’s Master of Education degree in guidance and counseling has been ranked as one of the “10 Best Online Master’s in School Counseling Degree Programs” in the U.S. by TheBestSchools.org, an educational resource website that ranks degree programs in all disciplines.

One Sent to Hospital in Bryant and 29th Crash

by Chelsea Reinhard

Jul 19, 2014

A motor vehicle accident involving a green and silver Ford F-250 and a white Ford Expedition has the southbound traffic on Bryant down to one lane. The truck appears to have rear-ended the Expedition.

One of the occupants of one of the vehicles is reported to have been sent to the hospital.

San Angelo Police, Medic 10, fire engine 6 and a fire rescue unit are on scene.

Baby Recovering Well From Crash Sunday; Mother's Funeral Today

by Chelsea Reinhard

Jul 19, 2014

Less than a week after the loss of his mother in a tragic car accident on Highway US 67, two-year-old James Abney is out of the hospital and recovering well, his grandmother, Robin Abney, reports.

Venom Softball Teams Prepare for World Series, Midnight Madness Tournament

by Matt McDaniel

Jul 19, 2014

The girls of the West Texas Venom Fastpitch softball teams, who travel the state playing in highly-competitive tournaments, are having an exciting summer as they rack up wins and improve their skills.

VIDEO: Walmart Theft, Crash and Foot Pursuit Ends in Arrest of Two, Suspect Transported to Hospital

by Chelsea Reinhard

Jul 18, 2014

A couple attempting to steal an undisclosed amount of wares from Walmart was apprehended Friday evening after a short vehicle and foot pursuit and crash in southwest San Angelo.

Sergeant Cade Solsbery of the San Angelo Police Department said that the couple were ale to evade Walmart’s loss prevention staff and entered a vehicle with a male subject driving.

San Angelo Officials to Meet With Mobile Home Park Owners Monday

by Matt McDaniel

Jul 18, 2014

The City of San Angelo issued the following press release about the situation at Stardust Mobile Home Park on Friday afternoon, just after 4 p.m.