Top Local Stories Today 10/19/16


In news with Kaitlin Moore, a San Angelo woman is jailed after police say she attacked two children at an apartment complex.

Officers arrested Ammity Mae Lancaster at the Cross Keys apartments on South Abe Monday afternoon. 

She is charged in a case last week, police arrived at the complex for a call and found that two girls, ages four and seven, had visible injuries on their heads.

Police said the two were playing in the apartment courtyard when Lancaster came out and assaulted them with a metal object.

Lancaster is charged with two counts of injury to a child.


An Angelo State student landed them self in jail on Monday after he exposes himself on campus.

Officers arrested a 19-year-old student from Fort Worth this week and took him to jail on an indecent exposure charge.

Kristen Timothy Barnes is accused of exposing himself to an a-s-u contract worker inside an academic building on campus Monday afternoon.

ASU police are investigating this case.


San Angelo residents can expect an expansion of facilities and programs in connection with the International Water Lily Collection.

San Angelo City Council members unanimously voted to go forward with a conceptual master plan for a botanical garden in Civic League Park.

The comprehensive plan includes building a pavilion and other facilities near the water lilies.

Three trees, including one pecan and two oaks, will be removed as part of the plan, to reduce debris and maintenance costs.

Some council members said the plan is a great way to rebuild public interest and tourism to the unique water lily collection.

At city council there was also an update on the multi-million dollar renovations at the city auditorium.

With funds left over, officials will start on additional updates.

The completion date is now set for July of next year.


In weather,

Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Breezy, with a north northeast wind 15 to 20 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunny, with a high near 75. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

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