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DPS Issues Halloween Safety Tips

by Matt McDaniel

Oct 31, 2014

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is urging drivers to use extra caution in areas where children are likely to be gathering this Halloween. DPS is also encouraging parents and trick-or-treaters to make safety a priority.

San Angelo's Spookiest Spots

by Matt McDaniel

Oct 31, 2014

Every town has its spooky sites, and around Halloween each year thrill-seeking enthusiasts scour the city's scare sites in hope of experiencing some paranormal activity. 

In San Angelo, at least three locations are reputed to be haunted by the ghosts of former citizens, some dating back to the 1800s. Here are the top three from around town:

Your Comprehensive List of Halloween Events

by Chelsea Reinhard

Oct 31, 2014

San Angelo parking lots, churches and galleries will fill with festivities targeted at trick-or-treaters on Halloween night, many of which are free and offer a variety of activities for children, teens and families.

Police: Man in Wednesday Rollover Jailed for Assault and Two Hit and Runs

by Chelsea Reinhard

Oct 30, 2014

A 40-year-old San Angelo man was arrested Wednesday following a road-rage incident that led to an assault and two separate hit and run collisions.

Steven Montemayor was taken into custody in the 800 block of West Avenue K—several blocks from a rollover crash at West Avenue L and Austin Street. 

Justice of the Peace Candidate Slams Incumbent as Unethical in Public Forum

by Ben Tinsley

Oct 30, 2014

The subject of professional ethics—or an alleged lack of them—dominated the Wednesday evening discussion during a Justice of the Peace candidate forum in the Community Room of the Stephens Central Library.

Motorcyclist Flees on Foot After Crash, Evades Police

by Chelsea Reinhard

Oct 30, 2014

At approximately 9:00 p.m. Wednesday, San Angelo Police Sergeant J. Rodriguez observed a black 2006 Suzuki motorcycle traveling north on Jackson St. with a defective tail light.   

Sgt. Rodriguez activated his emergency lights initiating a traffic stop at Jackson and University. The driver of the motorcycle accelerated from Sgt. Rodriguez in an attempt to evade apprehension.

City Tightens Watering Restrictions

by Chelsea Reinhard

Oct 30, 2014

Outside watering will be limited to once every seven days beginning Saturday, Nov. 1, in keeping with the City’s drought contingency ordinance.

SAFD Responds to Lake View after Bunsen Burner Mishap

by Chelsea Reinhard

Oct 30, 2014

A smoking Bunsen burner in a Lake View classroom set off the fire alarm and sprinklers in a portion of a school, resulting in several students being evacuated and a prompt response from the San Angelo Fire Department Thursday afternoon.

It turned out the burner had not caught fire, but the FD showed up to investigate and ensure there was no threat to students' safety.

DPS Busts Four in San Angelo for Manufacture/Delivery of Meth and Heroin

by Chelsea Reinhard

Oct 30, 2014

Investigators for the Texas Department of Public Safety initiated a drug bust in San Angelo on Wednesday, leading to the arrests of four individuals each charged with two counts of manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance.

Police Continue Search for Rooster's Robbers

by Chelsea Reinhard

Oct 30, 2014

San Angelo Police continue to search for at least two men who robbed Rooster's restaurant employees at gunpoint last night.

On Oct. 29, at approximately 5:30 p.m., San Angelo Police were dispatched to the Rooster's restaurant located at 2001W. Harris St. for the report of a robbery.