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Suspected Drunk Driver Jailed After Crashing into Utility Pole

by Chelsea Reinhard

Jul 30, 2014

A 34-year-old San Angelo man was arrested early this morning on suspicion of Driving While Intoxicated after crashing into a utility pole in east San Angelo.

A San Angelo Police Officer, who was driving along Rio Concho Drive near Louis Drive at the end of his shift, observed a black pickup truck off the roadway that appeared to have crashed into a utility pole. 

Man Jailed on Fifth DWI Tuesday after Evading Arrest in Vehicle

by Chelsea Reinhard

Jul 30, 2014

Tom Green County Sheriff's Deputies arrested and jailed a man for evading arrest in a motor vehicle Tuesday, who was also booked on his fifth DWI charge since 1997. The 37-year-old man was also charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia, charges that reapper frequently throughout his lengthy criminal history. Tuesday marked his 22nd stay in the jail.

A Farewell to Ken Gunter, 1933-2014

by Joe Hyde

Jul 30, 2014

In 1958, The Rifleman television show debuted along with 77 Sunset Strip. The challenge for San Angelo was that not many could watch those shows with a good picture unless the signal was piped into town. E.C.

Above-Average Population Growth Bolsters Local Recruitment Efforts

by Chelsea Reinhard

Jul 30, 2014

As the city’s population continues to grow on the back of the booming energy sector, some San Angelo professional fields are seeing workforce demands increase to meet the needs of a growing populace.

Irion Co. Sheriff's Office: Accidental 911 Calls Pose Risk To Public Safety

by Matt McDaniel

Jul 29, 2014

The Irion County Sheriff's Office is hoping to reduce the number of accidental 911 calls they receive by increasing awareness about the problem, pointing out that it constitutes a major hinderance to their operations.

San Angelo Community Nixed from County's Indigent Health Provider List

by Matt McDaniel

Jul 29, 2014

The Tom Green County Commissioner’s Court decided to eliminate San Angelo Community Hospital and Community Medical Associates from their list of mandated providers for indigent-care effective Sept. 1st,  on the recommendation of County Treasurer Dianna Spieker.

Fire Scare at San Jacinto Elementary School

by Joe Hyde

Jul 29, 2014

The San Angelo Fire Department responded to a structure fire call at San Jacinto Elementary shortly after 3 p.m. Tuesday. A 911 call said that there was a strong odor of electrical fire inside the school.

Bryant and Houston-Harte Crash Sends Woman to Hospital

by Joe Hyde

Jul 29, 2014

Both drivers claimed to have a green light when a white Toyota Camry t-boned a minivan at Bryant and the Houston-Harte Expressway, San Angelo police said. The crash happened at around 2:20 p.m. Tuesday afternoon.

The driver of the Toyota was taken to Shannon for non-incapcitating injuries. She was seen walking around at the crash scene.

Assault and DWI Lead Monday Jail Bookings

by Chelsea Reinhard

Jul 29, 2014

Three of 34 inmates jailed on Monday were booked on charges of assault, with an additional three jailed on DWI charges. Theft and public intoxication acounted for an additional two charges apiece, followed by one interfering with emergency call, one unlawful posession of a firearm, one marijuana, one possession and one aggravated robbery charge. 

Thirty-one inmates were released on Monday.

Police Seek White Work Truck From Monday's Hit and Run

by Chelsea Reinhard

Jul 29, 2014

San Angelo Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating the driver of a pickup truck involved in a hit and run crash late Monday afternoon.