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Man shot and killed in Kenedy
KENEDY – Police believe a Kenedy man, who was pronounced dead at Otto Kaiser Memorial Hospital early Sunday morning, was the victim of one or more gunshot wounds to the head. Kenedy Police Detectiv...
May 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Second robbery suspect arrested in Houston
KARNES COUNTY – The second man suspected of involvement in a Karnes County aggravated robbery was arrested and taken into custody in the afternoon hours of Thursday, April 14. According to informat...
Apr 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marshals take one robbery suspect into custody
KARNES COUNTY – U.S. marshals took one man into custody who was wanted in connection with an aggravated robbery in Karnes County. Officers with the U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Violent Offenders Task F...
Apr 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two men sought in connection with Karnes County aggravated robbery
KARNES COUNTY - Law-enforcement officials are seeking the public's help with information to help them locate two men suspected of involvement in an aggravated robbery that happened in Karnes County...
Apr 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kenedy man arrested in connection with attempted robberies
KENEDY – A Kenedy man was arrested Feb. 24 and is facing charges in both Karnes and Wilson counties following two attempted robberies. According to information from Kenedy Police Detective Felix Ca...
Mar 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two arrested with dealing meth at hotel near Karnes City schools
KARNES CITY – A man and a woman were arrested at the Star Inn hotel in Karnes City and are facing charges related to possession and dealing methamphetamine. According to information from the Karnes...
Feb 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kenedy woman robbed at gunpoint
by Joe Baker
Jan 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
KENEDY – A Kenedy woman’s purse was stolen by a man wearing a ski mask pointing a gun at her, according to information from Kenedy Police Chief Duane DuBose. At 11 p.m. Jan. 3, the woman called 911...
Karnes City man arrested in connection with shooting, home invasion
by Joe Baker
Jan 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
KARNES CITY – Residents in the 900 block of North Park Street in Karnes City were awakened by the sounds of gunfire late Tuesday night, Dec. 29. Karnes City Police Chief Eddie Salas said that Ashby...
Two people arrested in Karnes City on felony drug charges
by Joe Baker
Dec 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
KARNES CITY – Karnes County Sheriff’s Office investigators arrested two people in Karnes City who now face felony drug crime charges. According to information from the Karnes County Sheriff’s Offic...
Twenty-five indicted on DWI, burglary, assault charges
Oct 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Staff report A Karnes County grand jury issued felony indictments on 25 people Sept. 18. Michael Zapata, 46, was indicted on a charge of assault bodily injury-family violence with previous convicti...
Police need public’s help in solving Head Start burglary
Apr 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Staff report KARNES CITY – The Karnes City Police Department is seeking the public’s help in solving a recent burglary. On Wednesday, April 15, employees of the Karnes City Head Start located at 10...
FOUR KENEDY YOUTHS ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH MURDER
by Joe Baker
Apr 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
KARNES COUNTY – According to information from Karnes County Sheriff Dwayne Villanueva, four people have been arrested and charged with murder in connection with the death of a 17-year-old Kenedy yo...
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Baltimore police officer Edward Nero arrives for his trial in connection with the death of Freddie Gray at a courthouse in Baltimore
Baltimore police officer Edward Nero was acquitted on Monday of all charges in the 2015 death of ...
2016-05-23 15:48:02 -0500
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A Sheriffs deputy stands watch outside the opening of a new Planned Parenthood clinic in West Hollywood, California.
The widow of a man fatally shot at a Planned Parenthood abortion clinic in Colorado and a woman w...
2016-05-24 00:39:45 -0500
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FILE PHOTO: Protesters unfurl a banner as police look on outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday effectively overturned a black man’s 1987 conviction for murderi...
2016-05-23 13:47:29 -0500
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This book cover image released by Gallery Books shows "Diary of An Oxygen Thief," a 147-page fictionalized memoir first published in 2006 by a writer known as Anonymous. This year, the book reached the top 20 on both Amazon.com and iTunes, enough to interest literary agent Byrd Leavell and eventually a publisher that plans to release an e-edition this week and a paper version in mid-June 2016. (Gallery Books via AP)
NEW YORK (AP) — The fair-skinned man with the hoodie and dark ski cap sits on a bench outside McN...
2016-05-24 01:01:47 -0500
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