Ten Most Read Stories of 2023: Plane Crashes, Tragic Deaths, and Investigations Top the List


SAN ANGELO – San Angelo LIVE!, the premier source for local news in the Concho Valley for over a decade, has unveiled the top ten most-read stories of 2023, providing a fascinating insight into the stories that captivated readers' attention throughout the year. With over 22 million visits in 2023, these stories resonated deeply with the community, covering a spectrum of events ranging from tragic accidents to gripping investigations.

  1. Wall Co-Op Gin Investigation: Topping the list was an intense investigation centered around the Wall Co-Op Gin, drawing significant interest and attention from readers concerned about local affairs and developments in the region.

  2. San Angelo ISD Mourns the Loss of Elementary School Teacher: A poignant and tragic event, the loss of an elementary school teacher deeply impacted the San Angelo community, garnering heartfelt tributes and attention from the public.

  3. NSFW Video Shows Moments After Rapper Was Killed: The shocking incident surrounding the death of a rapper captured on video sparked widespread interest, prompting discussions and inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the tragic event.

  4. VIDEO: AirMed1 Called to Fatal Rollover in Grape Creek: A fatal rollover crash in Grape Creek, documented via video, attracted readers' attention, highlighting the urgency and impact of road safety concerns within the area.

  5. "Yellowstone" Creator Sues San Angelo Based Coffee Co.: Legal disputes involving a San Angelo-based coffee company and the creator of the popular show "Yellowstone" intrigued readers, showcasing the intersection of entertainment and local business affairs.

  6. Body Found on Beach at Lake Nasworthy: The discovery of a body at Lake Nasworthy led to a flurry of interest and concern, prompting investigations and inquiries into the incident's circumstances.

  7. Los Angeles Skid Row Resident Wins Billion Dollar Powerball: A story of unexpected fortune, the triumph of a Skid Row resident winning a billion-dollar Powerball lottery drew fascination and perhaps a touch of hope within the community.

  8. Mysterious Jet Fighter Crashes Near Mertzon: The mysterious crash of a jet fighter near Mertzon piqued curiosity, with readers keen to uncover details in an event surrounded by intrigue.

  9. 23-Year-Old Woman Shot and Killed in Southland: Tragic incidents of violence, such as the shooting and loss of a young woman in Southland, resonated deeply with readers, highlighting the community's concerns regarding safety and crime.

  10. No Survivors in Crash of Airplane South of Christoval: The devastating crash of an airplane south of Christoval marked a somber event, capturing attention and emphasizing the impact of aviation incidents on local communities.

These stories reflect the diverse interests and concerns of the San Angelo community throughout 2023, showcasing the readers' desire to stay informed about local events, tragedies, legal battles, and significant happenings. San Angelo LIVE! remains committed to delivering timely and comprehensive coverage of the news that matters most to its readers.

As the year comes to a close, San Angelo LIVE! invites readers to share their thoughts on other stories that might have also deserved a spot in the top ten. Your engagement and feedback continue to shape the news that matters most to our community.

Stay tuned to San Angelo LIVE! for more comprehensive coverage and breaking news in 2024.

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