4th Mexican cartel associate charged in Chicago
mysanantonio.com / Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:26:14 UT
CHICAGO (AP) — Federal court documents show that an associate of Sinaloa cartel leader Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was arrested in Las Vegas in January and brought to Chicago. Prosecutors accused him of coordinating the delivery of large shipments of cocaine from Mexico to the U.S. He's also accused of collecting and laundering drug money.
Local experts: Domestic violence headlines reveal need for education
The people who deal daily with domestic violence issues say heightened awareness brought on by recent headlines from the NFL is welcome in a fight that rarely makes front-page news.
Prostitute accused of killing yacht-owning client with heroin
mysanantonio.com / Wed, 9 Jul 2014 02:01:09 UT
Police arrested a prostitute on homicide charges Friday after they say she administered a lethal dose of heroin to a client and left him to die on a yacht in Santa Cruz last year. After obtaining e-mails and text messages between Tichleman and her clients, including the victim, police learned she had met with the man the night he died and provided him with heroin, police said. Rather than call police, investigators say Tichleman gathered her belongings, including drugs and paraphernalia - at one point stepping over the victim's body to finish a glass of wine - before leaving the boat and lowering the blinds to conceal the body, police said.
Pine Tree ISD campus steps up student security for drop-off, pickup
Pine Tree ISD is stepping up safety and security for its students, issuing a memo to primary school parents earlier this month reminding them to keep children buckled in a car seat while on district p
County employees join in annual health fair
Harrison County held its annual health fair Thursday, offering employees free massages, blood pressure checks and more.
Kemah Boardwalk bustles with activity
mysanantonio.com / Tue, 8 Apr 2014 16:19:52 UT
Recently named one of the top 10 American Boardwalks by ForbesTraveler.com, Kemah is the ultimate place to eat, shop and play, boasting an estimated 3 million visitors annually to its half-mile-long boardwalk along the landscaped waterfront property. Throughout the year, the Kemah Boardwalk hosts special seasonal events, festivals, live entertainment and fireworks displays, most of which are free and open to the community. Additional rides include the Aviator, Jungle Bounce, Balloon Wheel, 65-foot Century Ferris wheel, 140-foot Drop Zone, Double Decker carousel, Pharaoh's Fury, the Boardwalk Tower, the Red Baron and Wipeout.
Longview mayor to give State of the City address today
Longview Mayor Jay Dean will speak today during the 2014 State of the City business luncheon.
Study: Windowless office could have negative health effects
mysanantonio.com / Thu, 7 Aug 2014 16:39:00 UT
Hallsville purchases Christmas decorations
Hallsville city officials are rejoicing after good luck, great connections and leftover money from the 2013-14 fiscal year budget allowed the city to purchase new Christmas decorations.
Hangover cures from around the world
mysanantonio.com / Tue, 18 Mar 2014 11:18:00 UT
Construction starts on Waskom’s Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market
WASKOM — Construction workers broke ground last Thursday for a Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market that is expected to be open for business in early 2015.The store, which will be 22,000 square feet, will be
Marshall ISD trustees discuss buying buses
School buses and private donations to schools in the Marshall Independent School District were at the top of the list of discussion at Thursday’s pre-agenda meeting of the MISD Board of Trustees.
Kilgore Fire Department sets kids’ SAFFE Day
Before moving to Kilgore, Fire Chief Johnny Bellows attended a National Fire Academy event that left him so touched he wanted to warm the hearts of others.
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