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Transformer sparks fire, consumes nearby home
BEEVILLE – When firefighters rushed to a fire call at the intersection of the 400 block of North Matamoros and 800 block of West Diaz streets Friday morning, they thought they had a power pole down...
Apr 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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High-speed chase ends in gunfire
BEEVILLE — What started out as a routine investigation into a possible string of burglaries in Beeville Monday morning ended in gunfire on U.S. Highway 181 after a vehicle chase that topped speeds ...
Apr 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Murder trial postponed until May
Bee-Picayune staff BEEVILLE – Richard Longoria, the brother of the man arrested following a high speed car chase Monday, has another delay in his murder trial — this time until May 12. Longoria and...
Apr 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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County approves $500 per 8-liner charge
BEEVILLE – When commissioners met last week they were discussing whether they should charge a tax per eight-liner machine and require that all parlors be 1,000 feet from school or church property. ...
Apr 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raid closes 8-liner parlor
SKIDMORE — Traffic at the usually busy intersection at U.S. Highway 181 and West Main Street slowed to a crawl Monday evening as deputies swooped down on a so-called eight-liner operation, warrants...
Apr 03, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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One dead, three injured in Wednesday afternoon collision near Skidmore
SKIDMORE — A 32-year-old Corpus Christi man was pronounced dead at the scene Wednesday afternoon following a collision on State Highway 359 just southwest of Skidmore. David Salazar, 32, was alone ...
Mar 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Man nabbed in storage burglaries
Jan 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
BEEVILLE – Police officers have been searching for the owners of several items stolen from storage units since last week in an effort to return them. A 28-year-old Taft resident, Shaun Gary Ortlieb...
Man shot, killed by deputy
by Gary Kent and Lindsey Shaffer
Jan 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
BEEVILLE – An investigation into the shooting death of a 51-year-old Beeville man is still underway, said a public information officer for the Texas Department of Public Safety. Local Ranger James ...
See pot run: Illegal immigrants flee car loaded with marijuana
by Gary Kent
Jan 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
BEEVILLE – It was a typical Monday morning for Deputy Ryan Treviño until he spotted the 2010 Chevrolet Tahoe stopping at the intersection of U.S. Highway 59 and the U.S. Highway 181 Bypass. “It was...
Accused shooter & driver indicted
by Gary Kent
Dec 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
BEEVILLE – Two Beeville men suspected of taking part in an August shooting incident in a city park are facing life in prison if they are convicted of murder charges when they make it to court. Bee ...
Grand jury indictments: Meth possession, evading arrest could send man to prison
by Gary Kent
Dec 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
BEEVILLE – A 48-year-old Beeville man faces serious prison time if convicted of any of four counts listed in two separate indictments handed down by the Bee County Grand Jury last month. Louis Rodr...
Mathis burglary suspect indicted three times
by Gary Kent
Oct 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
BEEVILLE – Grand jurors probably thought they were seeing triple when they sat down last week to review felony cases for possible indictment. The name Joseph Rene Soto kept popping up. The first in...
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U.S. Deputy Attorney General James Cole speaks on cyber security at the Cybersecurity law summit in Washington
By Julia Edwards and Aruna Viswanatha WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department laid out...
2014-04-23 11:48:09 -0500
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The exterior of the U.S. Supreme Court is seen in Washington
By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that a man co...
2014-04-23 11:51:11 -0500
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U.S. Army Private First Class Manning departs the courthouse at Fort Meade, Maryland
Former U.S. soldier Bradley Manning, who is serving 35 years in prison for turning over classifie...
2014-04-23 12:08:03 -0500
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Dr. Thiran Jayasundera, left, looks at Roger Pontz’s left eye
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A degenerative eye disease slowly robbed Roger Pontz of his vision.
2014-04-23 13:44:34 -0500
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