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Passenger Thrown from Chevy Truck in Early Morning Crash Near Dove Creek

by Joe Hyde

Apr 22, 2014

A gray 2004 Chevy Silverado was speeding through a construction zone on Knickerbocker Rd. near Dove Creek at 6:24 a.m. this morning. That is when the combination of speed, caliche, and the handling characteristics of 2004-era Chevys aligned to cause the pickup to crash and roll over, DPS said.

Old Pickup Catches Fire on N. Bell St

by Joe Hyde

Apr 22, 2014

An old Ford pickup truck caught fire at the Angelo Pellets Inc property at 1111 N. Bell St. Tuesday afternoon. The 911 call for service happened at 4:07 p.m.

San Angelo Fire Dept. Ladder 3 responded and quickly extingusihed the fire. The truck appears to be a total loss and was being loaded up on a wrecker's flatbed within 30 minutes of the initial call for service.

Drilling Permits--District 7C

by Matt McDaniel

Apr 22, 2014

Permits for new drilling issued by the Railroad Commission of Texas on April 21:

Coke County

Memorial Prod. Oper., LLC—Bronte Cambrian Unit--(Two permits)—Well #s: 520, 521 —Vertical—5,700—Oil-- Bronte (Cambrian)—1.8 Mi. Southwest of Bronte

Crime Lower than Usual on Monday

by Chelsea Schmid

Apr 22, 2014

Arrests in Tom Green County Monday were lower than usual at 20, with theft and assault accounting for the most at three charges apiece. DWI and possession accounted for two arrests each and PI and pot each accounted for one. 

Thirty-four inmates were released from the jail on Monday. 

Tom Green County Donates Life

by Chelsea Schmid

Apr 22, 2014

When Kristen Henry was 18-years-old, her life appeared to be on the right path. She was young, independent and a college freshman at Angelo State University. Two weeks into her first year, Henry hadn’t been feeling well and had been in and out of the hospital with her aunt Judy, but didn’t think much of it, chalked it up to the flu. 

Facebook Group Remembers "Growing Up In San Angelo"

by Matt McDaniel

Apr 21, 2014

There are some interesting conversations taking place on Facebook at the “Things I Remember About Growing up in San Angelo” page.

Perp Tased Twice in Muddy Police Battle

by Chelsea Schmid

Apr 21, 2014

The late afternoon Easter Sunday, Officers responded to the Creekside Apartments located at 3018 Knickerbocker Rd. in reference to an Assault in progress. Upon arriving on scene, police confronted a white male leaving an apartment and the subject refused to comply with verbal commands as he pushed passed officers.

City Crew Labors Through Night to Repair 12-Inch Water Main in Santa Rita

by Matt McDaniel

Apr 21, 2014

A reader wrote in to tell us about the scene they happened upon when they returned home from their Easter Weekend excursion.

“At 12:30 a.m. I arrived home to see many hundreds of gallons per minute of water rushing through the streets of Santa Rita….”

He went on to say that the streets were dry except where the leak was occurring behind Concho Collision.

Howard College CIS Class Repurposes Computers for Boys & Girls Club

by Chelsea Schmid

Apr 21, 2014

The Howard College CIS (Computer & Information Sciences) Intermediate Operating Systems Class was presented with a project from the current Leadership San Angelo Class #31 that would benefit the local Boys and Girls Club.

Leadership San Angelo, for their class legacy project, chose to support the Boys and Girls Club.

Concentration of Crime Fairly Evenly Distributed Sunday

by Chelsea Schmid

Apr 21, 2014

Crime was fairly evenly distributed in Tom Green County Sunday, when the SAPD and TGCSO put 33 criminals behind bars for the usual list of charges. 

Public intoxication charges saw the highest number of arrests at five, followed by theft, pot possession and assault at four arrests apiece, and DWI, which accounted for three.