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Police: Knife-Wielding Man Viciously Attacks Good Samaritan

by Joe Hyde

Sep 17, 2014

Police said that a 28-year-old man wielding a deadly knife viciously attacked a Good Samaritan. It happened when the Samaritan attempted to break up a domestic dispute in clear view on East Avenue L Tuesday night.

Congressman Conaway Supports Arming Opposition in Syria

by Joe Hyde

Sep 17, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman K. Michael Conaway (R-Texas) issued the followed statement regarding passage of an amendment to provide funding for arming the Syrian opposition:

Commissioner Ford Unveils Pugh Park Plans

by Matt McDaniel

Sep 17, 2014

Clifton Brown, of Christoval, came to the regular meeting of the Tom Green County Commissioner’s Court on Tuesday to query the executives about plans for Pugh Park in Christoval.

The north end of the park has been fenced off for a while now, in anticipation of new construction orchestrated by Commissioner Bill Ford, which will begin soon.

Dallas Man Sentenced to 15 Years for Sex Trafficking of Minor Child

by Matt McDaniel

Sep 17, 2014

DALLAS — A Dallas man who met a 15-year-old female run-away at a bus station, took her, and made her engage in sex acts for money, was sentenced on Monday by U.S. District Judge David C. Godbey to 15 years in federal prison and a lifetime of supervised release. U.S. Attorney Sarah R. Saldaña of the Northern District of Texas made the announcement.

San Angelo Man Injured in 18-Wheeler Rollover North of Bronte

by Matt McDaniel

Sep 17, 2014

A one-vehicle accident in Coke County Tuesday evening injured a San Angelo man when he lost control of his 18-wheeler, about 9 miles north of Bronte.

Election Identification Certificates Available at Driver License Offices

by Matt McDaniel

Sep 17, 2014

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding Texans in advance of the upcoming November election that Election Identification Certificates (EIC) are available year-round at all Texas driver license offices for individuals in need of proper identification required to vote in elections in Texas. Additional locations to apply for an EIC will be announced in the near future.

Inmates Jailed on Commitments and Warrants Tuesday

by Chelsea Reinhard

Sep 17, 2014

Twenty-one individuals were jailed on Tuesday, the vast majority of which were booked on warrants or commitments. Those 21 carried a range of charges among them, including three marijuana, three assault, two DWI and two PI charges. 

One charge apiece for harassment, reckless driving, credit card abuse and graffiti was reflected on the bookings report. 

Suicidal Subject Causes Police Presence at TLCA

by Chelsea Reinhard

Sep 16, 2014

At approximately 11:07 a.m. today, San Angelo Police Dispatch received a call about a possible suicidal subject whose whereabouts were unknown.  The caller was a relative who had recently heard the 33-year-old San Angelo man talking about hurting himself.   

New Walmart Gets the Green Light from City Council

by Chelsea Reinhard

Sep 16, 2014

After nearly an hour and a half of arguments for and against a zone change that would permit a Walmart to be constructed at the cross of Bryant and Jackson St., city council unanimously voted in favor of the ordinance, with a few minor additions.

POLL: Some Citizens Oppose 'Retail on Steroids', New Walmart Zone Change Goes to Council

by Chelsea Reinhard

Sep 16, 2014

The Walmart tug-of-war continues Tuesday in council chambers, where city staff will present a second zone change proposal for the 21.5-acre swath of land situated in the northeast corner of the intersection of Bryant and S. Jackson St. necessary for construction of the Super Center to begin.