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Six arrested after foot and vehicle pursuit

Six arrested after foot and vehicle pursuit

Jakob Rodriguez, Editor-In-Chief

January 13, 2020

Six people are facing charges in San Marcos after reportedly stealing purses from customers at Walmart, stealing a car from the parking lot and running from police. According to a city press release, at approximately 2:19 p.m. Sunday afternoon, San Marcos police officers were dispatched to Walmart Superc...

Arrest made in connection to December square shooting

Arrest made in connection to December square shooting

Chase Rogers, News Editor

January 13, 2020

At approximately 4:51 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 10, the San Marcos Police Department arrested Vincent Favat, age 44, in connection with a shooting in downtown San Marcos on Dec. 17, 2019. The shooting injured two people standing outside of Harper’s bar located at 139 East Hopkins St. Both victims have since be...

Victim of I-35 fatality identified

Victim of I-35 fatality identified

Sonia Garcia, Managing Editor

December 26, 2019

Bonnie Terraciano, 46, of Austin, was identified as the victim of the auto-pedestrian traffic collision that occurred Monday morning on Interstate 35. San Marcos Police responded to an auto-pedestrian collision on northbound I-35, just north of Aquarena Springs Drive Dec. 23. A preliminary investigation...

Auto-pedestrian collision results in one fatality

Auto-pedestrian collision results in one fatality

Sonia Garcia, Managing Editor

December 23, 2019

A pedestrian was struck by multiple vehicles this morning on Interstate 35, resulting in one fatality. The San Marcos Police Department responded to an auto-pedestrian collision on northbound I-35, just north of Aquarena Springs Drive at 6:10 a.m. A preliminary investigation suggests the pedestrian...

Police search for suspect in downtown shooting

Police search for suspect in downtown shooting

Chase Rogers, News Editor

December 17, 2019

The San Marcos Police Department is searching for the person responsible for shooting and injuring two people in downtown San Marcos early Tuesday morning. Officers responded to reports of gunshots at approximately 1:10 a.m. near Harper’s located at 139 East Hopkins Street. Witnesses on scene repor...

Huiet promoted as head volleyball coach

Huiet promoted as head volleyball coach

Claire Partain, Sports Editor

December 11, 2019

Two days after 40-year head volleyball coach Karen Chisum announced her retirement, Executive Senior Associate Athletics Director Kacey Shoemake announced former Associate Head Coach Sean Huiet as Chisum's successor on Wednesday. Huiet was most recently promoted to the associate head coaching position...

Six suspects arrested in overnight homicide

Six suspects arrested in overnight homicide

Jakob Rodriguez, Editor-In-Chief

December 10, 2019

The City of San Marcos reported in a press release that the San Marcos Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred last night in the parking lot of the Cedars Apartments, 1101 Leah Ave. According to the city press release, on Monday, Dec. 9 at approximately 11:34 p.m., SMPD officers...

Chisum retires after 40 years

Chisum retires after 40 years

Andrew Zimmel, Sports Reporter

December 9, 2019

Head volleyball coach Karen Chisum announced her retirement on Monday after 40 seasons at Texas State. Chisum has been a San Marcos icon since her coaching career began in 1978 and made the record books as only the seventh NCAA volleyball coach to record 900 wins. Chisum said that retirement doesn’t...

One deceased in small passenger aircraft crash

One deceased in small passenger aircraft crash

Chase Rogers, Assistant News Editor

November 20, 2019

One deceased victim has been located after a small passenger aircraft crash occurred early Nov. 20. San Marcos Fire and Police in conjunction with Hays County and the Federal Aviation Administration responded to a small passenger aircraft crash that occurred early Nov. 20. The aircraft took off...

Texas State adds FAQs to Clery Act program review

Texas State adds FAQs to Clery Act program review

Jakob Rodriguez, Editor-In-Chief

November 14, 2019

Texas State has added a list of frequently asked questions in regards to the Department of Education's current Clery Act Compliance Division Program review. The announcement from University President Denise M. Trauth (Nov. 7), followed the DOE's announcement of the off-site review. Annually, institutions...

Two dead in traffic collision on I-35

Two dead in traffic collision on I-35

Isabella Lopes and Jaden Edison

November 14, 2019

UPDATE: The San Marcos Police Department confirmed the identity of the two individuals killed in the Nov. 14 car accident on IH-35 southbound at the 204B Exit (CM Allen). Orlando Valdez, 29, of Corpus Christi, was driving the 2014 Chevrolet Spark, and Dana Watson, 21, of Orange Grove, was in...

Fire department investigates explosion on Chestnut Street

Fire department investigates explosion on Chestnut Street

Sonia Garcia, News Editor

November 14, 2019

Early morning fire explosions affected seven nearby buildings at the block of 800 Chestnut St. There are no reported injuries at this time. The San Marcos Fire Department arrived at 6:11 a.m. to a fire ignited from an explosion at Aloe Eatery, located at 601 Chestnut St.  A second explosion occurred...

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