Cole boys defeat Little River Academy, advance to second straight UIL Class 3A State Championship Game
“It feels great,” Blackmore said. “We’re going back to the championship game, and we actually get to play it this year. I love how we can come through in a tight game like this against a great team. “You never know if you’re going to get back to state or if you’re ever going to have a chance to get back to a state championship. They think they’re going to win every game.”The Cougars will return to the Alamodome on Friday, March 12 to take on Tatum in the UIL Class 3A State Championship Game.
1 adult, 3 juveniles charged with capital murder after man dies from gunshot wound, officials say
Jason Martinez, 17, is charged for capital murder following a homicide in Hays County. BUDA, Texas – Three juveniles and one adult are in custody and charged with capital murder in connection with a recent homicide in Buda, according to the Hays County Sheriff’s Office. Jason Martinez, 17, who is charged as an adult, and three juveniles are all from Austin and charged with capital murder in the shooting death of Giancarlo Perez, officials said. The four arrests were “the result of numerous witness interviews” in Hays County and in Austin, according to the HCSO. RELATED: Homicide investigation underway after man dies from gunshot wound in hospital, deputies say
Homicide investigation underway after man dies from gunshot wound in hospital, deputies say
BUDA, Texas – A homicide investigation is underway after a man was found with a gunshot wound before succumbing to his injuries at an area hospital, according to the Hays County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff’s deputies said patrol deputies were called to the scene for a report of gunshots. Upon arrival, they found a man with a gunshot wound. The man was taken to an area hospital, where he later succumbed to his injuries, according to officials. The investigation is still underway by the Hays County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division.
Man shot by officers after I-35 chase now jailed on multiple charges, Hays County authorities say
SAN ANTONIO – A man who was shot by Hays County authorities during a vehicle pursuit that started on Interstate 35 Monday has been released from the hospital and booked into jail. The Hays County Sheriff’s Office said Richard Pollack, 43, was seen driving at a high rate of speed on the interstate and "weaving recklessly” through traffic at the 210-mile marker. A deputy attempted to pull the vehicle over, HCSO said, but Pollack kept driving, initiating a pursuit with deputies and Buda police. Deputies and police officers were able to stop Pollack’s car on South Loop 4 near Interstate Drive. Pollack was taken to the Hays County Jail and was charged with evading arrest, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and unlawfully carrying a weapon, according to HCSO.
Juvenile arrested in connection with woman’s death, arson in Hays County
BUDA, Texas – A juvenile was arrested in connection with an arson and murder of a Buda woman, the Hays County Sheriff’s Office said. Officials said the suspect was detained on a “directive to apprehend warrant for murder” and taken to a juvenile detention center. According to HCSO, the body of Janie Rebecca Loredo Zapata, 48, was found at the scene of a fire on May 15 in the 400 block of West Overlook Mountain in Buda. Deputies had responded to the location to assist the Hays County Fire Marshal with the investigation. Related: San Antonio police seek arson suspect who set fire to sign at Northwest Side grocery store
Missing 17-year-old in Hays County found safe, officials say
BUDA, TX – Update:Tanner Weaver, 17, has been found safe, according to the Hays County Sheriff’s Office. Weaver was located by his family, unharmed and safe, on Sunday afternoon, officials say. Original:The Hays County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in finding a missing 17-year-old. If you have seen Weaver or have any information regarding his whereabouts, call the Hays County Sheriff’s Office at 512-393-7896. You can also contact Crime Stoppers anonymously by calling 1-800-324-8466 or you can submit your information on-line to Tip Line at P3tips.com or submit a tip on the Hays County Sheriff’s Office App.