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No arrests in couple’s death: Robbery seen as motive for killing
LIVE OAK COUNTY – Four months after the deaths of 55-year-old Bill Hammit and 56-year-old Sandra Garcia, investigators continue to pore over leads as they close in on those responsible. Live Oak Co...
Apr 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Robbery suspect
Police in George West continue to seek the public’s help in identifying this man, who they say committed a Feb. 16 armed robbery at a convenience store in the city. Anyone with information is asked...
Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officers find $14K during traffic stop
GEORGE WEST – A 63-year-old man with addresses in Laredo and Houston is facing charges after a traffic stop on April 13 near U.S. Highway 59’s interchange with Interstate 37. Interim George West Po...
Apr 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Deputies follow tracks to stash of stolen rifles
THREE RIVERS – Deputies with the Live Oak County Sheriff’s Office continue their investigation into the March 25 burglary of a home in the 2500 block of the Interstate 37 access road, approximately...
Apr 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Accused kidnapper faces felony charges: Grand jury returns 30 indictments
GEORGE WEST – The Live Oak County grand jury April 5 indicted a San Antonio man, charging him with two counts of kidnapping and one count of retaliation in connection with an incident that occurred...
Apr 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trucker dies in George West wreck
GEORGE WEST – A head-on collision on U.S. Highway 281, just south of U.S. Highway 59, left a man dead on Thursday. According to George West police, Seferino Segura III, 33, of Mission, was headed n...
Apr 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rest stop janitor sentenced for attemped assault in bathroom stall
by Ben Tinsley
Mar 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
A janitor who crawled underneath a bathroom stall door at a Live Oak County rest stop late last year, held a woman down and unsuccessfully attempted to sexually assault her before he was caught, wa...
Two Three Rivers men sent to federal prison for swapping child pornography
Mar 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
CORPUS CHRISTI – Carlos Cortinas and Mark Anthony Stokes of Three Rivers—who pleaded guilty late last year to sharing photos of young, naked family members with one another—were sentenced to federa...
Fight at Federal Correctional Institution in Three Rivers results in minor injuries and facility lockdown
by The Progress Staff
Feb 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
THREE RIVERS – A Thursday night altercation among inmates at a federal prison in Three Rivers resulted in minor injuries to a few prisoners and staff members as well as a facility lockdown that con...
‘I am fate with a badge and a gun.’ GWPD Chief Rey Garcia’s 2013 report reveals a 319 percent spike in city’s felony crime among other dramatic increases.
by Ben Tinsley
Feb 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
GEORGE WEST – George West Police Chief Rey Garcia’s departmental report for 2013 begins with a monologue from actor Jake Gyllenhaal and ends on the words of the late conservative American radio bro...
Three Rivers PD has new website, same mission: promoting public safety
by Ben Tinsley
Feb 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
THREE RIVERS – Clearly outlined mission statements. Excellent photographs. Great graphics and sharp video recordings, crime prevention tips, weather warnings and news alerts—not to mention room for...
Early morning GW structure fire destroys the inside of restaurant
by Ben Tinsley
Feb 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
GEORGE WEST – Firefighters from George West, Three Rivers, and even Beeville spent well over four hours late Monday and early Tuesday fighting an aggressive structure fire at the Agave Jalisco Rest...
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Secret Service Counter-assault Team member is seen through a window of the press briefing room, standing on alert during a lock down the White House
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Names to be added to Vietnam Memorial in Penn's Landing
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2016-05-30 17:23:00 -0500
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