Crime

Former Hill Country Hotel GM sentenced to prison

The former General Manager of a Hill Country hotel and spa owned by "Texas Country Reporter," Bob Phillips, has been sentenced to 5 years in prison for embezzling what Kerr County Sheriff's Department investigators said was almost $400,000. Dawn Renae…

Four family members found dead in Texas home

Investigators say four people found dead inside a Texas home were members of the same family and that all were shot. Fort Worth police said in a news release Tuesday that the bodies of the man, woman, boy and girl…

Two arrested after breaking into cars

On Sunday, April 15th, at approximately 1:18am, Victoria Police Department officers responded to the 4800 block of Lilac in reference to a citizen requesting an officer to conduct a security check in the area.

Retired army officer gets prison in guns case

A retired U.S. Army lieutenant colonel and convicted felon must serve 18 months in federal prison for having dozens of guns and thousands of rounds of ammunition in Texas. Robert D. Whittington III was sentenced Thursday in Texarkana. Whittington pleaded…

Houston man and Nigerian get prison for $10M housing fraud

A Houston man and a Nigerian national have been sentenced to prison for what investigators in Texas call a $10 million scam over funds meant for title companies to close on homes. Prosecutors say James Campbell was sentenced Tuesday to…