'Loving' boy last Texas school shooting victim laid to rest
Like millions of 10-year-olds, Uziyah Sergio Garcia loved video games, swimming and trampolines. “Such a fast little boy and he could catch a ball so good,” his grandfather, Manny Renfro, told The Associated Press. Uziyah, who went by Uzi, was the last of the 21 people killed in the Uvalde school massacre — 19 children and two teachers — to be laid to rest.news.yahoo.com
The last hearse travels the final mile: Layla Salazar’s burial ends Uvalde funerals for shooting victims
The unremitting pace of ritualized mourning ended Thursday as the town buried an 11-year-old victim of the Robb Elementary shooting. Survivors now face less structured grief, starting each day knowing they will live it out differently than they should have.
Man kills self after shooting girlfriend at Texas beef plant
A man fatally shot himself after shooting and injuring his girlfriend Friday at the West Texas beef processing plant where they both worked, police said. San Angelo police said officers responded to the shooting at Lone Star Beef Processors at about 8:30 a.m. The 57-year-old man and 49-year-old woman were both taken to a hospital, where he died and she was in stable condition, police said. San Angelo is about 260 miles (418 kilometers) southwest of Dallas.news.yahoo.com
“Crisis upon crisis”: Industrial pollutants leave San Angelo residents without water as winter storm bears down
Amber Campos moves a pallet of bottled water from a semi-trailer truck at the loading dock of the H-E-B grocery store at in San Angelo on Tuesday. Residents of San Angelo, a West Texas city in the Concho Valley, have gone days without safe drinking water after city officials discovered industrial chemicals contaminated the water system. She’s a mother of two young children and resident of San Angelo. But, according to city and state officials, the source is likely an industrial company connected to the water system. In San Angelo, tips from oil and gas workers paid his bills.
San Antonio chef Teddy Liang heads to West Texas for four-course culinary showdown
click to enlarge Steven SantillanSan Antonio chef Teddy LiangChef Teddy Liang is bringing creativity and old-school technique to new San Antonio eatery The Hayden, but he’ll be relying on more than that to rise triumphant in a four-course food fight in West Texas later this month.San Antonio-based culinary showhas partnered with Liang and San Angelo chef Tim Condon to hold a four-course battle of the culinary wits at Condon’s West Texas eatery The Angry Cactus.“[Condon’s] been wanting to push the culinary direction of San Angelo, which is really awesome. He’s very knowledgeable and very humble,” Liang told the. Liang and Condon will battle it out to win a coveted Golden Spoon — and to be named the winner on an upcoming episode of“The pandemic has sort of pushed the notion of fun cooking to the side,” Liang told the. "The showdown will take place in San Angelo on December 14 at 7 p.m. Ticket prices do not include alcoholic beverages.The Angry Cactus is located at 1 West Concho Avenue in San Angelo.sacurrent.com
Police: Texas officers shoot man who approached with knife
SAN ANGELO, Texas – Police in the West Texas community of San Angelo fatally shot a man early Sunday after he approached officers with a knife during a domestic violence call, a police spokesman said. Around 12:30 a.m., officers were dispatched to a home in the city 260 miles (418 kilometers) southwest of Dallas after getting a call about a man who was punching a woman inside. They arrived to find the woman and 38-year-old Adam Lee Mendez, police spokesman Josh Schultz said in a news release. The officers were not injured and have been placed on paid leave pending the outcome of an investigation into the shooting by the Texas Rangers, Schultz said. Schultz did not immediately respond to emailed questions on Sunday, including about the heath of the woman and names of the officers involved.
Texas baby with injection marks, positive heroin test, dies
SAN ANGELO, Texas – A 2-month-old girl who tested positive for heroin after being found unresponsive with injection marks at a West Texas home over the weekend has died, police said Thursday. San Angelo police said Brixlee Marie Lee died Tuesday at Cook Children's Medical Center in Fort Worth. Police said Thursday that officers rushed Brixlee to a San Angelo hospital Saturday after responding to a report of an unconscious infant. Hospital staff found injection marks on her extremities and head, and her urine tested positive for heroin, police said. Harbor and Smock remained in Tom Green County Jail on Thursday.
Texas man killed pregnant girlfriend, hid her in freezer before multi-county manhunt, officials say
A Texas man has been arrested after authorities said he killed his pregnant girlfriend and hid her body in a freezer before evading police. According to media reports, Bradley, who was pregnant with her third child, was wrapped in a blue tarp and placed in a freezer inside a home. Police and the Tom Green County Sheriff’s Office on Monday executed two search warrants at a commercial building and Hernandez’s home, where the body was found. Following a multi-agency search including Texas Game Wardens, he was arrested while walking by a Hamlin police officer, SAPD said. According to jail records with the Tom Green County Sheriff’s Office, he was booked on Tuesday on a murder charge.
AMBER Alert discontinued for missing 2-year-old from San Angelo
UPDATE: An AMBER Alert for a missing two-year-old from San Angelo was discontinued early Friday morning. Harding is 2 feet tall and is 35 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. She is 5 feet 6 inches tall, roughly 200 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. They were last heard from in San Angelo, Texas. Anyone with information is asked to contact the San Angelo Police Department at (325) 657-4315.
Mayor returns $6K in campaign contributions as radio contract scandal gains steam
They are also co-owners of Dailey and Wells Communications, which San Angelo LIVE! identified as the company referred to in a federal indictment for the former San Angelo police chief, Timothy Ray Vasquez, 49. identified “Vendor 1” as Dailey and Wells Communications, based off of its previous reporting on the contracts and the dates they were awarded. The company was tapped to install a radio system and provide maintenance and support for 15 years. “The only thing illegal about (the Wells') contributions to date is the $1,000 in over-limit contributions they contributed to former councilman Greg Brockhouse’s mayoral campaign,” Morgan said.