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Two Three Rivers men sent to federal prison for swapping child pornography
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...
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Fight at Federal Correctional Institution in Three Rivers results in minor injuries and facility lockdown
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...
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‘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.
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...
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Three Rivers PD has new website, same mission: promoting public safety
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...
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Early morning GW structure fire destroys the inside of restaurant
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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Three killed, two injured Saturday during two-vehicle collision in McMullen County
McMULLEN COUNTY — Three people were killed and two others injured early Saturday when an 18-wheel tractor trailer and a passenger car collided along Highway 72 — near Salley Disposal, authorities s...
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Two Three Rivers men sent to federal prison for swapping child pornography
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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 federal prison this...
George West police arrest three on drug-related charges
by Ben Tinsley
Feb 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
A man alleged to have sold marijuana to minors with the permission of parents and a 72-year-old alleged drug dealer were arrested by authorities this past weekend as part of two separate and unrela...
New prosecutor appointed to take on cases in Live Oak and McMullen Counties
by Ben Tinsley
Feb 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
The growing crime rate in Live Oak and McMullen Counties—directly related to the economy-boosted population increase has prompted Bee County District Attorney Jose Aliseda to hire a new veteran ass...
Child, 4, killed in one-vehicle rollover along I-37 Mother faces possible manslaughter-related charges
by Ben Tinsley
Feb 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
GEORGE WEST – A Del Valle woman who was driving when her 4-year-old daughter was killed in a one-vehicle rollover accident early Saturday faces possible manslaughter-related charges, authorities co...
Man 51, shot by deputies had a history of violence records show
by Lindsey Shaffer
Jan 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
The investigation continues into the fatal shooting of a 51-year-old Beeville man last Saturday by a deputy as details about the man’s prior convictions come to light. DPS Cpl. Charlie Ramirez said...
Luna indicted in wife's death 31 years later
by Lindsey Shaffer
Dec 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
On Dec. 16, 1982, a call came in to police at 2:16 a.m. reporting that Felix Luna of Three Rivers ran over and killed his wife, 19-year-old Tammy Luna, with his ’80 model Chevrolet pickup truck. On...
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A U.S. Secret Service agent with an automatic rifle hurries people to evacuate the White House complex over a security alert moments after President Barack Obama and his family left for the presidential retreat, Camp David, in Maryland
By Jeff Mason WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A man jumped over the White House fence and made it to the f...
2014-09-19 23:59:22 -0500
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A piece of burnt metal is seen at the King Fire in Fresh Pond northeast of Sacramento
By Dan Whitcomb and Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Fire crews in California's rugged Sierra...
2014-09-20 01:43:44 -0500
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A girl holds a U.S. flag
By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) - The failed Scottish vote to pull out from the United Kingdom s...
2014-09-19 06:41:09 -0500
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FILE - In this June 30, 2010, file photo, Bishop Blase Cupich, 61, of Rapid City, S.D., poses for a photo at The Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes after his announcement in Spokane, Wash. Cupich will be named the next archbishop of Chicago, The Associated Press has learned. Cupich will succeed Cardinal Francis George, according to a person with knowledge of the selection, who spoke Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, on the condition of anonymity because the person wasn't authorized to speak publicly. (AP Photo/The Spokesman-Review, Dan Pelle)
Bishop Blase Cupich, a moderate who has called for civility in the culture wars and has embraced ...
2014-09-20 04:04:29 -0500
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