SAPD searches for identity of woman found the downtown area in August

SAN ANTONIO, Tx. (HCBN)- A woman in the care of a San Antonio facility was found in the downtown San Antonio area in August and police have recently shared her photo to the public in hopes that someone can identify her. No additional details about this woman were shared because police say there is a privacy issue. SAPD informs the community that this is not …

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UTSA begins an investigation on sexual assault claim

SAN ANTONIO, Tx. (HCBN)- A sexual assault claim at the University of Texas at San Antonio has led to the opening of a Title IX investigation, according to UTSA president Taylor Eighmy. The claim was said to have been detailed in a social media post as well as on flyers that were found on campus. The full statement from UTSA President Taylor Eighmy can be …

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Intoxication suspected after woman almost crashes into train, one confirmed injured

SAN ANTONIO, Tx. (HCBN)- A woman, recently identified as Amber Rodriguez, age 25, was taken into custody on Monday, November 19, after she allegedly crashed down an embankment and onto a set of train tracks. San Antonio Express-News reports that police officers said she was exiting Loop 410 at Wetmore Road around 2 AM when her car drove down the embankment and stopped on the …

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AMBER Alert issued for Burkburnett Tx toddler in ‘Grave’ danger

BURKBURNETT, Tx. — An AMBER Alert for Eli Smith, a 2-year-old from Burkburnett, TX, was issued at 5:55 p.m. Tuesday. Authorities say he could be in ‘grave’ or ‘immediate’ danger. Eli was reported wearing a light blue shirt and blue jeans. He has blond hair and blue eyes. Eli was last seen around 2 p.m. Tuesday in the 1200 block of E 3rd. Michael Smith, …

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E. coli outbreak leads CDC to warn consumers against eating romaine lettuce

NATIONWIDE (HCBN)- An outbreak of the E.coli infection has caused the CDC to warn consumers not to eat any romaine lettuce. The CDC says that consumers, retailers, and restaurants should not eat, serve, or sell any romaine lettuce until more information is learned about this outbreak. “Consumers who have any type of romaine lettuce in their homes should not eat it and should throw it …

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Officer involved shooting leads to standoff at Amanda Hawkins’ listed address

KERRVILLE, Tx. (HCBN) — A man is in custody after police say he pointed a firearm at them, then was shot at by police. He then ran into his residence, leading to a short standoff at 232 Mack Hollimon Drive in Kerrville early Tuesday morning. The call initiated at 5:59am, November 20th, when several residents reported hearing multiple gun shots, coming from a residence on …

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Man arrested after alleged sex with a miniature horse

MARION COUNTY, Fl. (HCBN) — A man has been arrested for having  sex with a miniature horse, named “Jackie G,” according to a press release by the Marion County Sheriff’s Office in Florida. “Major Crimes Detective Steve Juliano arrested 21-year old Citra resident Nicholas Anthony Sardo (DOB: 02/01/1997) for having sex with a miniature male pony named Jackie G. Several witnesses came forward and reported …

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MISSING PERSON: Martha Christie Garza – Gillespie County

GILLESPIE COUNTY, Tx. (HCBN) — The Gillespie County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance with any information involving a missing person case. A press release issued Monday said, “Martha Christie Garza, 43, was reported missing by her mother on Sunday, November 18, 2018. Martha resides in Gillespie County and was last seen at approximately 11:30 PM on Saturday, November 17th.” “Her purse and medications …

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Boerne PD searching for two stolen vehicles

BOERNE, Tx. (HCBN)- After the string of vehicle burglaries last week, the Boerne Police Department has asked the community to help them look out for two vehicles that were stolen. It was reported that three vehicles were taken and only one has been recovered, so far. Photos of the other two vehicles that are still missing are shown below. The images are provided by the …

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UPDATE: Two confirmed fatalities after plane crash in Fredericksburg

FREDERICKSBURG, Tx. (HCBN) (11/18/2018)- Two victims have been confirmed dead at this time due to the plane crash that happened in the afternoon hours of November 17, 2018. A statement released by MacDonald Companies President Justin MacDonald reads, “According to law enforcement sources and eyewitness accounts, the plane was destroyed upon impact, killing both occupants. No other injuries or casualties were reported among bystanders on …

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