Articles Tagged With ‘Texas’




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Man arrested in Texas for 2010 Grover Beach machete attack

After more than six years on the run, a man who allegedly carried out a bloody machete attack in Grover Beach is now sitting in San Luis Obispo County Jail. Damaso Labra, 41, was arrested in Texas. Around 9:30 on... (Continue reading)

Judge orders release of SLO Skateboard killer

A local judge has ordered the release of a 24-year-old San Luis Obispo man, who at 13, used a skateboard to beat an 87-year-old to death. The convicted killer will move to Texas, where he will live with a family... (Continue reading)

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia dead at 79

Associate Justice Antonin Scalia was found dead of what appears to be natural causes Saturday at a resort in Texas, according to a federal report. Nominated to the U.S. Supreme Court in 1986 by President Ronald Reagan, Scalia was the... (Continue reading)

5 officials in Texas city arrested for corruption

All but one top official in Crystal City, Texas was arrested Thursday under a federal indictment that accuses them of taking bribes and having city employees perform work at an illegal gambling facility, according to an announcement by United States... (Continue reading)

Ted Cruz will speak in Nipomo

U.S. Senator and Republican presidential candidate, Ted Cruz, will speak at the Edwards Barn in Nipomo on June 22. Cruz, a first-term senator from Texas, will speak from 9 to 10 a.m. The event is hosted by the San Luis... (Continue reading)

Toyota leaving California for Texas

Toyota Motor Corporation is moving its North American headquarters from California to Texas. [LA Times] The Japanese automaker has long located its sales and marketing headquarters in Southern California. It opened its first U.S. office in Hollywood in 1957 and... (Continue reading)

SLO skeletal remains identified

A DNA match has identified the skeletal remains of a man found in a San Luis Obispo creek as a 51-year-old Texas transient. The Texas Department of Justice identified William Grant Grable II as the man, whose remains a lessee... (Continue reading)

CMC inmate uses cell phone to set up robbery

An inmate at the California Men’s Colony (CMC) in San Luis Obispo County is facing additional prison time after he allegedly used a contraband cell phone to rob a man of a Rolex watch. Jermaine Shermal Nelson, who is currently... (Continue reading)

California ready to help combat Texas fires

By DANIEL BLACKBURN A state fire official told CalCoastNews today that California is ready to respond to a request from Texas authorities “should it come” as wildfires in the Lone Star State explode in dry, windy conditions. Texas Forest Service... (Continue reading)

Crime stopper chief indicted

A Dallas Crime Stoppers veteran was indicted for allegedly collecting at least $250,000 in reward money for bogus tips over about a five-year period. [HoustonChronicle] FBI agents escorted Dallas Police Department Senior Cpl. Theadora Ross, 50, from police headquarters on... (Continue reading)



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