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Eric J. Martinez is wanted for burglary of a habitation. (Photo/SAPD)

Police Seek Info on Wanted Burglar

by Chelsea Reinhard

Jan 28, 2015

San Angelo Police are seeking information on 25-year-old Eric J. Martinez. Martinez is wanted for burglary of a habitation.

Martinez is a Hispanic male, approximately 5'7" tall, with brown hair and brown eyes. His jail record shows he has been booked in the past for criminal mischief, burglary, possession, contempt of court and minor in consumption.

TABC ordered the Little River Club closed yesterday. (LIVE! Photo/Chelsea Schmid)

Popular Bar Shuttered by TABC Following Fatal Crash Investigation

by Chelsea Reinhard

Jan 28, 2015

Agents with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) served an order to a popular bar on Tuesday, forcing its closure due to a fatal motorcycle crash involving a patron of the bar.

The Adult Enrichment Center in San Angelo is in need of financial assistance in order to keep operating. (LIVE! Photo/Amanda Henson)

Adult Enrichment Center Struggles to Keep Doors Open

by Amanda Henson

Jan 28, 2015

Adults in need of a monitored social environment may soon run out of options, as the Adult Enrichment Center (AEC) struggles to keep the doors open. 

Who Decides on Elected Officials' Salary Complaints

by Chelsea Reinhard

Jan 28, 2015

How your tax dollars are applied to elected officials’ salaries was decided in commissioner’s court Tuesday, when the court began a discussion on who would sit on the county’s elected official salary grievance committee.

Three Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders Captured. (Contributed/DPS)

Three Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders Captured

by Joe Hyde

Jan 28, 2015

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) today announced that three fugitives on the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list were captured recently. Paul Ray Bass, 53, was arrested on Jan. 23 in Houston; Derrick Kyle Garton, 29, was apprehended on Jan. 23 in New Boston, Texas; and Charles Leon Carr, 57, was deported from Mexico on Jan. 22.

Congressman Mike Conaway (Contributed, U.S. House of Representatives)

U.S. House Passes 12 Bills to Combat Human Trafficking

by Joe Hyde

Jan 28, 2015

This week, the House of Representatives passed a dozen bills designed to fight human trafficking. These pieces of legislation will provide support and services to victims of trafficking, and boost resources for law enforcement.

Congressman Mike Conaway (TX-11) released the following statement in support of these bills:

Dr. Brian May, ASU president; Dr. Charles Diminnie, Dr. Loree Branham; and Chancellor Robert Duncan. (Contributed Photo/Danny Meyer)

Texas Tech System Chancellor Announces Angelo State Award Winners

by Joe Hyde

Jan 28, 2015

Texas Tech University System Chancellor Robert Duncan yesterday announced the Angelo State University recipients of the annual Chancellor’s Council distinguished faculty awards.

A Ford Expedition caught fire, but the occupants fled the scene. (Contrinuted photo)

Three Occupants At-Large After Fleeing Ford Expedition Before it Burst into Flames

by Joe Hyde

Jan 27, 2015

A black Ford Expedition pulled into B&W Truck, Trailer and Machine Shop just before 5 p.m. today. It was smoking from under the hood. Two males and a female, all adults, exited the vehicle, witnesses say, and ran as the Ford burst into flames.

The entire engine compartment is practically gone. The seats inside are burned to their metal frames, and the driver’s door appears to be melted shut.

The IM Legends flag football team. (Contributed Photo/ASU)

ASU Flag Football Teams National Runners Up

by Chelsea Reinhard

Jan 27, 2015

Angelo State University intramural flag football teams IM Legends and Wolfpac both finished as national runners up at the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA) National Campus Championship Series national championships earlier this month at the University of West Florida in Pensacola.

Missing Girl

Police Continue Search for Runaway, Clear Up Rumors and Misconceptions

by Chelsea Reinhard

Jan 27, 2015

The San Angelo Police Department continues the search for runaway Briana Esquivel.   Briana was last seen by her family at 4:30 a.m. Jan. 21 at her residence on Chestnut Street.  Before leaving, Briana left a note to her family stating her intentions of leaving the home.  Along with the note, Briana also packed her personal belongings, further indicating her desire to leave. 

The passenger of the totaled Mitsubishi Eclipse attempts to find a ride after his friend was transported to Shannon. (LIVE! Photo/Joe Hyde)

Police: Unlicensed, Uninsured Driver Runs Red Light, Sends Two to Hospital

by Joe Hyde

Jan 27, 2015

An unlicensed and uninsured driver of a red Ford Explorer totaled a silver Mitsubishi Eclipse on the frontage road to the westbound side of the Houston Harte Expressway at Howard Street Tuesday afternoon, police said.

According to what witnesses told police, the Explorer had a red light, but disregarded it. Meanwhile the Eclipse was traveling through the intersection on green.

Dallas Leeland Gray was jailed after leading police on a high speed chase. Jan. 26. (Photo/TGCJ)

Crotch Rocket Driver ID'd, Slapped with Felony Charge

by Chelsea Reinhard

Jan 27, 2015

The driver of a yellow Suzuki motorcycle that was involved in a high-speed chase on Monday has been identified as 21-year-old Dallas Leeland Gray. 

Briana Esquivel, 15, has been missing from her home since Jan. 21. (Photo/missing poster)

Mother's Worry Rises over Missing Daughter

by Chelsea Reinhard

Jan 27, 2015

At roughly 4 a.m. on Wednesday, 15-year-old Briana Esquivel was laying on her bed texting, her mother said.

Tea Party anti-amnesty protest. ( Mike Schinkel/Flickr)

Texas Leads 26-State Coalition Suing Obama Over Executive Amnesty

by Joe Hyde

Jan 27, 2015

AUSTIN – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that Tennessee and Nevada have officially joined the multi-state coalition led by Texas fighting President Obama’s illegal attempt to unilaterally grant amnesty to millions of illegal immigrants. The addition of these two states brings the total to 26, representing more than half the states in the Union.

Boy on stepmom's crotch rocket crashed after a high speed chase at S. Johnson St. and Douglas on Jan. 26, 2015. (LIVE! Photo/John Basquez)

Man on Mom's Crotch Rocket Leads San Angelo Police on High-Speed Chase

by Joe Hyde

Jan 26, 2015

A crotch rocket motorcycle driver led the San Angelo police on a high-speed chase Monday afternoon.

A 21-year-old male, police said, was driving the yellow Suzuki crotch rocket that was owned by his stepmother. He was captured at Johnston Street at Douglas after wiping out. Police said that the driver downshifted too quickly, locked up the front wheel’s brake and threw himself forward and off the bike.