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After reaching capacity, Travis County Parks close for the day
Pace Bend Park, Milton Reimers Ranch Park, Arkansas Bend Park and Mansfield Dam Park closed on Saturday because of a large number of park visitors, according to a tweet from Travis County Parks.
In a tweet the department said, the parks will re-open again tomorrow with limited capacity.
Pace Bend Park closed at around 10 a.m. and Milton Reimers Ranch Park closed at around 12 p.m. Arkansas Bend Park and Mansfield Dam Park closed at nearly 1 p.m.
San Marcos Discovery Center starting online sale of plants from Saturday
According to a press release, the San Marcos Discovery Center is starting a new Online Store and offering curbside pickup for plants from Saturday. It is a limited-period sale and will wrap up till June.
The sale will go live weekly from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday to Saturday at the Discovery Center, located at 430 Riverside Drive, and willing customers can schedule plant pickups.
Conrad Chappell, Discovery Center Specialist, said, “Spring is a great time to plant more natives, and the Discovery Center wants to help people connect with nature while at home.”
According to the spokesperson for the Center, the online store has a great variety of plants for sale, including trees, grasses, milkweed, and herbs. The plant prices are based on their pot sizes and starting from $2.50 for a four-inch pot.
“By growing these plants in their yards or at their businesses, our customers are sustaining pollinators, conserving water, and providing habitats to birds and other species,” said Chappell. “We have curated our inventory and kept it as affordable as possible to help nurture a healthy, diverse ecosystem in our region.”
Customers can also buy t-shirts and make donations for the partnership-based San Marcos Consolidated Independent School District monarch butterfly waystations.
A man from Austin, Texas found dead in Rochester on Tuesday night
A man from Austin, Texas, was found dead on the southeast side of Rochester, New York, and police are searching for the suspect.
According to Police officers, policemen responded at around 8:45 p.m. to Boardman Street off Monroe Avenue on Tuesday.
During the investigation, a large portion of the residential street was closed for traffic.
The victim as 56-year-old Todd Hamilton and Hamilton belonged to Texas on Friday morning. Police are unable to find his connection with Rochester.
According to police, it was not a random act of violence.
If you have any information about the murder or anything related to the incident, you should call the Rochester Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit at (585) 428-7157 or Crime Stoppers at (585) 423-9300.
MEDICAL SUPPLIES ARRIVED IN SAN ANTONIO
The pandemic has continued to highlight the hard work that San Antonio citizens are doing and The San Antonio International Airport (SAT) also has shown everyone about their extra effort in a humanitarian cargo quest.
As per a press statement, the San Antonio International Airport is the major center of medical supplies cargo for 2 days project where 4 foreign cargo planes from Tel-Aviv, with clinical personal protective equipment will land in San-Antonio.
Two B787-9 airplane lands on Sun in San-Antonio, dropping down gear & return to Israel.
The project was carried out jointly by S.A.T, Customs and Border Control, E.l-A.L Airplanes, and several other organizations and companies.
SAN ANTONIO WITNESSED THE UGLY FIRE IN THE SOUTH PADRE CONDO
A San Antonio family was on vacation at a South Padre Island tourist resort where things get quite unconventional on Sat after a huge fire suddenly broke out at a surrounding condo complex.
Reynald Gautier, his spouse, and a Fourteen-year-old daughter remained at the tourist resort at South Padre Island when they experienced the huge fire at the Gulfpoint Condominium complex at approximately 9:00 a.m. And on Sat.
The power of the hotel was cut, high winds were blowing in and Gautier stated his family had been hit with terror at the prospect of the block being swallowed up in smoke.
"They were frightened and I can't do anything for them ... It has become something that you don't always see, "Gautier said during a report to KSAT 12.
High winds reached the area at the same moment as the blaze and Gautier said that Even during heavy rain the blaze was still strong.
Per an earlier article, the structure was destroyed by the fire, with damage cost approximately at about Seven million dollars.
The actual source of the blaze is not known and no injuries have been confirmed.
A SAN ANTONIO COP CASTILLO SUSPENDED FOR FORTY-FIVE DAYS AND SIGNED "LAST OPPORTUNITY DEAL"
A San Antonio police inspector was terminated for one and half months and forced to accept a 'last opportunity deal' in March when police reacted for the 2nd attempt for as many times to the off-duty violent activities including Castillo and a woman, stated in a division termination documents provided this week to a local news channel.
Castillo claimed to be drunk after the dispute at a far West Side residence last October and was suspected of tossing objects belonging to his friend from the house to the front lawn.
He was initially granted a possible permanent termination in Jan but the sentence imposed was later reduced, documents indicate.
He was suspended for one month.
FORT WORTH BASED PIER ONE IS GOING OUT OF BUSINESS AND CLOSING ALL ITS 540 OUTLETS
Pier One, the retailer of chairs and tables, announced that they are closing their business and shutting every 540 of its outlets.
After organizing insolvency insurance early this year, the Fort-worth based company stated on Tues that it could not locate a buyer for their business.
Pier One has competition with online-stores such as Wayfair & Amazon, which offer less price couches and tables that are easily shipped to doors.
1 KILLED IN NORTHEAST FORT WORTH STREET RACE
1 individual is killed in a street race accident on Sunday in Northeastern Fort-Worth.
Cops and Rescue reacted briefly after 9:00 p.m. to a site in the Northern University Drive 301 block.
The accident occurred as 2 cars were racing at high-velocity rates, Cop added.
At the site, the passenger of the car was declared dead whereas the driver was charged and taken to the medical facility for checkup.
That crash is now under inquiry, according to the officials.
PROPERTY OWNER SHOT AND WOUNDED THE SUSPICIOUS INTRUDERS
When two people tried to invade into the house on early Sun through the front gate of a Fort Worth house, the property owner took out his gun and shot would-be robber, cops stated.
The alleged burglary of the house occurred shortly around Six am. As per cops, in the 2700 block of Northwestern 34th Avenue. The property owner fired at them when 2 persons wearing black pushed open the main house front gate and attempted to get in there and walking suspiciously.
Cops identified those 2 persons afterward, and they were arrested.
4 people injured in a shooting in the parking lot of a bar, said Houston Police
According to the Houston Police Department, four people got injured in a shooting in Midtown on Saturday morning.
The Houston Police Department and the Houston Fire Department were reported about an incident of shooting. They responded at around 2:15 a.m. at a nightclub near Anita Street and Travis Street.
On reaching the place on the incident, officers found four people suffering gunshots. Two of them were having severe injuries, but none of them had life-threatening injuries, according to Police. Two victims are 22 years old, and the other two victims are both 26 years old.
Police said the shooting took place due to some disturbance at a bar.
According to Police, three victims were fighting with the suspects inside the bar. The fight moved and in the parking lot behind the bar and broke down. The suspects drove to the parking lot again, where victims were still standing, and one suspect got out of the car and opened fired on the victims.
The investigation is going on in this case.
PD: Dead boy’s mother arrested after faking abduction and charged for killing her son
A 9-year-old boy named Alejandro Ripley is dead, and detectives and prosecutors are accusing his mother of this killing in Southwest Miami- Dade County.
The 45-year-old mother told police officers that two men kidnaped her son, but the next day she was taken to Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center to face charges of first-degree murder and attempted premeditated murder. She will be held till Saturday without bond.
Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle said that the mother had lied about the abduction as detectives found a video showing that she pushed Alejandro into a canal at 103rd Avenue and Kendall Drive at about 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Witnesses at the scene saved the boy for the first time, said Fernandez Rundle.
But the same day, a second crime took place at a canal at Southwest 62nd Street and 138th Court. Detectives said Patricia Ripley admitted that she drove there about 8:30 p.m. and pushed the boy into the channel at the Miccosukee Golf and Country Club, where he drowned and died.
“This time, unfortunately, there was no one there to save him,” Fernandez Rundle said.
The detectives were still going on the detectives, others at the memorial were convinced that the evil madmen had abducted Alejandro on Thursday and killed him.
69th annual Spring Livestock sale online show and auction held virtually amide COVID-19 pandemic
This year, due to the COIVD-19 pandemic, 69th annual Spring Livestock sale online show and auction were held virtually to keep everyone safe.
The event started on April 27 and ended on May 2, and $ 76,630 was raised in the game from the winning bids on more than 130 student submissions. The sale included a range of small and large livestock, arts and crafts, welding, and woodworking projects.
Additional funds were raised from the donations which were directly made to the participating students.
Spring ISD Career and Technical Education Director Cynthia Williams said, "The virtual auction was very successful. If Tri-Club had not used this platform, student projects would not have been sold. All of their time and financial commitments would have been in vain."
According to Spring ISD, many students are dependent on the funds for their projects. Such auctions help them raise those necessary funds and for some graduating seniors as the fee for their post-secondary education and career training goals.
"Our community came together for this, and it was kind of heartwarming," Spring Tri-Club President Courtney Musterman said. "The majority of our big buyers that come out to our actual show did get online, and they still participated the way they normally do, but with it being an online auction we also were able to get some buyers that we've never had before, that haven't come out to our actual in-person auction. So that was kind of neat. It gave some of those people a different way to participate."
POLICE DEPARTMENT OF DALLAS ASKING FOR HELP TO FIND THE MISSING TEENAGER
The Regional Shelter for Lost & Neglected Kids is calling for help from the community in locating a Fourteen-year-old teenager who was last seen about Two and a half weeks ago.
Anna Blairs, Five ft 5 inches, weighs 120 pounds, and has blue eyes and black hair. She was last spotted on May 01.
Anybody with info about her whereabouts should contact the central Police Department in Dallas.
MON MURDERED HER EIGHT-YEAR-OLD GIRL AND THEN COMMIT SUICIDE
A woman fired her 8-year-old child at home on Monday afternoon before committing suicide.
Soon after midnight, Thirty-five year old barricaded herself, and her 2 daughters at home in the 501 block of Highcrest Drive.
After a fight with her spouse, she opened fire on him, the guy contacted the police, cops stated.
Cops from Dallas S.W.A.T guarded the house during the early morning while cops closed off the neighborhood. Just before 3:30 a.m. one kid — a Twelve-year-old — only managed to run away uninjured.
FIVE PERSONS CHARGED OF CAPITAL MURDER OF TWO YOUNG MAN
5 individuals— 3 of them were teenagers — were arrested with charges of firing and killing the two young men at a Dallas petrol-station in the earlier Fri morning, cops confirmed.
Cops said they responded at around 6 am to the firing. At Exxon-Station, Bruton street. Approaching police identified 2 men, Jason-Bays, Seventeen, and Christian Marmolejo, Twenty-one, who had died from firing injuries in the parking garage.
During the inquiry, cops claim the 2 young people were seated in a vehicle's front seat, with 2 girls in the car park lot's passenger seat. At a certain moment, a red Dodge stepped into the lot and stopped next to the vehicle of the victims.
3 gunned suspects stepped out of the Dodge, as per cops, and a conflict occurred among them.
Cops said that the two victims were trying to go away but then they were shot next to their vehicle. They were declared expired at the site.
Cops also told that the 2 girls within the vehicle of the suspects got out and went into the Dodge. The initial 3 suspects re-entered the Vehicle and drove away from the area.
Shorelark Drive's 8900 building quickly collapsed the Charger, cops reported. An observer who called officials after seeing the 5 individuals get out of the vehicle and away, cops say.
In the end, inquiries have decided that the 5 suspects. Even more data wasn't immediately announced on each of their participation.
All 5 were detained into Dallas state prison where each was charged of murder.