Retired Air Force brigadier general sentenced to 1 year in federal prison for wire fraud, falsifying tax returns
A retired Air Force brigadier general from Spring Branch was sentenced Wednesday to 12 months and one day in federal prison with three years of supervised release for wire fraud and filing a false tax return.
Man accused of fatally shooting ex-wife, another man during Thanksgiving dinner turns self in to San Antonio police
A man accused of forcing his way inside of his ex-wife’s Spring Branch home on Thanksgiving and opening fire, killing her, another man and injuring multiple others, has turned himself in, according to San Antonio police.
Man fatally shoots ex-wife, another man after opening fire during Thanksgiving dinner, Houston police say
A family had just finished eating their Thanksgiving dinner at their Spring Branch home when a man forced his way inside and opened fire, killing two people and injuring several others, according to Houston Police.
Spring Branch residents concerned about wastewater amid new development proposal
Dozens of Spring Branch residents attended a meeting hosted by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) after bringing up concerns about the release of treated wastewater into a creek that feeds into Canyon Lake and the possible development of more than 700 homes.
Spring Branch wastewater plant to deposit 260,000 gallons of treated domestic wastewater daily into Guadalupe River
Spring Branch residents are voicing their concerns Thursday, August 11, over a permit that would allow 260,000 gallons of domestic wastewater to be deposited daily into Cypress Creek and then to Guadalupe River, according to Texas Commission of Environmental Quality documents.
Smithson Valley baseball preparing for first UIL State Tournament appearance since 2005
After defeating Los Fresnos in a one-game, winner-take-all Regional Final on Friday, the Smithson Valley baseball hit the practice field on Monday to prepare for the program's first berth in the UIL Class 6A State tournament since 2005.
Smithson Valley baseball gets sendoff prior to Regional Final against Los Fresnos
The Smithson Valley baseball team was shown a lot of love by their hometown community, as they officially left on a chartered bus headed for Corpus Christi to take on Los Fresnos in a one-game Regional Final playoff on Thursday at 4 p.m.
Spring Branch residents are flushing toilets with river, pool water after 9 days without water
SPRING BRANCH, Texas – Without any water for nine days, people who live in a Spring Branch gated subdivision say they’re getting desperate. “If we want to wash dishes, if we want to boil water for anything, this (pool water) is the water,” said Christy Ewings, who also lives in the subdivision. “You know, you (Canyon Lake Water Service Company) bills me every month. Canyon Lake Water Service Company provided the following update for area residents:We continue to make progress on water restoration throughout our service area. Read also:SAWS answers frequently asked questions about boil water notice, low water pressureHere are the boil water notices in the San Antonio areaThese boil water notices have been lifted in the San Antonio area
Arrest made in shooting that injured, hospitalized Comal County sheriff’s deputy
NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas – A suspect is now in custody after his alleged involvement in a shooting that left a Comal County sheriff’s deputy injured and hospitalized, according to the Comal County Sheriff’s Office. The suspect was identified as Brian Scott Sharp, 59, of Spring Branch. The suspect in yesterday’s shooting has been identified as 59 year-old Brian Scott Sharp of Spring Branch, Texas. He started his career with the Comal County Sheriff’s Office in Sept. 1991 as a corrections officer before moving up in the ranks and serving as a patrol deputy, a detective in the Criminal Investigations Division and now as a warrants deputy. RELATED: Comal County sheriff’s deputy shot while serving warrant
Comal County sheriff’s deputy shot while serving warrant
NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas – Update:The Comal County Sheriff’s Office has released the identity of a deputy that was shot Thursday while serving a felony warrant. Deputy Eddy Luna was shot after he and other deputies were serving the warrant at a home in the 1400 block of Springwood in Spring Branch, according to officials. Deputy Luna is a veteran of the U.S. Army and a graduate of New Braunfels High School, officials said. Deputy Eddy Luna, who is a Veteran of the United States Army and is a graduate of New Braunfels High School, was shot... Posted by Comal County Sheriff's Office on Thursday, August 20, 2020Original:A Comal County sheriff’s deputy was shot Thursday while serving a felony warrant, officials said. According to the Comal County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page, deputies were serving the warrant at a home in the 1400 block of Springwood in Spring Branch when one of the deputies was shot.
22 residents at Comal County nursing home have now tested positive for COVID-19
SPRING BRANCH, Texas – A Comal County nursing home has now reported 35 positive cases of COVID-19, a majority of them among residents of the facility, a spokeswoman confirmed Friday. Eighty residents at the facility took part in a first round of COVID-19 testing, and a second round remains in progress. As of Friday morning, Comal County has reported 552 cases of COVID-19. Of the reported cases, 435 are confirmed and 117 are probable, according to information provided on the Comal County Public Health dashboard. Read also:Coronavirus cases on the rise in Comal CountyComal River tubing company temporarily shuts down due to increased COVID-19 cases in the areaComal County Tax Office closes temporarily after employee tests positive for COVID-19