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Suspect stabbed victim after she asked him to kill her, police say

AUSTIN - A male suspect has been arrested after he allegedly stabbed his girlfriend in the chest when she asked him to kill her, police said. On Saturday, the Austin Police Department responded to a residence after they received a call from the suspect, now identified as David Poteet, 26. According

KVUE - 2018-01-17 22:45:39

18-wheeler crash over barrier closes southbound I-35 in north Austin

18-wheeler jumps median on I-35 at Grand Avenue Parkway on Jan. 18, 2018. (TxDOT) AUSTIN (KXAN) - An 18-wheeler crash over the center median has shut down all main lanes of southbound Interstate 35 near Grand Avenue Parkway in north Austin. TxDOT cameras of the crash show at least one northbound l

KXAN - 2018-01-18 20:52:04

Blanton Museum announces new Austin-themed exhibition to open Feb. 18

AUSTIN - The Blanton Museum of Art at The University of Texas at Austin has just announced a new exhibition, Form into Spirit: Ellsworth Kelly's Austin. This showcase explores the conception origins of Kelly's last work, a $23 million, 2,715 square-foot freestanding monument named Austin, that will

KVUE - 2018-01-17 23:16:36

Texas 'Tourniquet Killer' Set to Be First U.S. Inmate Executed in 2018

AUSTIN, Texas - In the first U.S. execution of 2018, Texas was set on Thursday to put to death a man convicted of raping and murdering five girls and young women, using a tourniquet to torture and strangle his victims. Anthony Shore, 55, was scheduled to be executed by lethal injection in the state'

NEW YORK TIMES - 2018-01-18 16:24:41

LBJ High on lockdown after gun reported on campus

FILE - LBJ High School (KXAN File Photo) AUSTIN (KXAN) - A lockdown is currently in place at LBJ Early College High School in east Austin, following a report of a gun on campus, according to Austin ISD. Police officers are currently sweeping the campus, which it shares with the Liberal Arts and Sc

KXAN - 2018-01-18 20:04:18

SXSW Music Festival Wristbands On Sale For Austin Residents

AUSTIN, TX - South by Southwest (SXSW) Music Festival organizers launched the sale of admission wristbands on Tuesday ahead of the March gathering. The wristbands became available online at wristbands.sxsw.com/music beginning at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 16. The SXSW Music Festival is scheduled f

PATCH - 2018-01-17 07:02:16

Suspect arrested in transgender drag queen sex assault case

AUSTIN (KXAN) - Nearly eight months after a popular transgender drag queen reported she was raped and attacked by a man, Austin police say they have made an arrest in the case. The alleged sexual assault happened on Sunday, May 28, 2017 at the victim's south Austin home. When KXAN spoke to Christi L

KXAN - 2018-01-17 20:02:55

Icy weather conditions activated Austin Travis County Emergency Operations Center

AUSTIN - The area's severe and icy weather conditions activated the Austin-Travis County Emergency Operations Center on Tuesday. Several public safety agencies have been monitoring weather and road activity since Monday night. The number of collisions and road closures have fluctuated throughout Tu

KVUE - 2018-01-17 00:39:57

Man accused in fatal police standoff will represent himself

OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) - A defendant accused of initiating a fatal police standoff at a Neenah motorcycle shop will be allowed to represent himself at his upcoming trial after a judge allowed the ninth and 10th lawyers assigned to the case to withdraw. WLUK-TV reports a two-week trial for Brian Flatoff

WISLAWJOURNAL.COM - 2018-01-18 16:42:47

Weyauwega man arrested for possession of child pornography

WEYAUWEGA, Wis. (WFRV) - An international effort helped put a Weyauwega man accused of possessing child pornography behind bars. In a post to their Facebook account on Wednesday, the Weyauwega Police Department says they received information from United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (IC

WEAREGREENBAY.COM - 2018-01-18 07:53:42

Road closed after head-on crash in Kaukauna

OUTAGAMIE COUNTY, Wis. (WBAY) -- The Outagamie County Sheriff's Office says County Road KK at State Park Road and Hopfensperger Road in Kaukauna is closed due to a crash. Officials say there was a two car, head-on crash Wednesday night. Action 2 News has a photographer on the way to the scene. W

WBAY GREEN BAY - 2018-01-18 04:32:00

Green Bay school temporarily locked down during police standoff with armed man

Police were called just before 2 p.m. to a home in the 1000 block of Shea Avenue in Green Bay. A nearby elementary shool was locked down as a precaution. GREEN BAY - A Green Bay elementary school was temporarily locked down Thursday as police negotiated with a man suspected of having weapons in a

GREEN BAY PRESS-GAZETTE - 2018-01-18 21:24:32

Police surround home on Green Bay's west side

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) - Green Bay Police have responded to a home in the 1100 block of Shea Avenue for a man who has reportedly been making threats. The department's Bearcat armored vehicle is there and officers have set up a perimeter. Police tell us nearby Jefferson Elementary is on lock down a

WBAY GREEN BAY - 2018-01-18 21:59:00

School locked down as police deal with 'suicidal' person in neighborhood

Green Bay police deal with a person they consider suicidal on Shea Avenue Jan. 18, 2018. (WLUK/Ben Krumholz) GREEN BAY (WLUK) -- An elementary school is on lockdown as police deal with what they call a "suicidal" person in the neighborhood. Police say they are working in the 1000 block of Shea Avenu

FOX11ONLINE.COM - 2018-01-18 14:12:18

Man arrested on child porn, drug charges in Weyauwega

WEYAUWEGA - A man was arrested on child pornography and drug charges after Weyauwega police acted on a tip from multiple agencies. The Weyauwega Police Department got information about a person posting photos and videos on social media of children being sexually exploited from U.S. Immigration and C

POST-CRESCENT - 2018-01-18 15:52:55

Finding blood donors a challenge amid winter weather, holiday schedules

Subscribed, but don't have a login? APPLETON - This isn't the best time of year to collect blood. Winter weather isn't helpful. Holiday schedules keep people busy. Students aren't in school. And it's flu season. But that's all to be expected, said Tyler Sjostrom, a marketing coordinator with the Com

POST-CRESCENT - 2018-01-18 18:51:11

Man killed in home invasion

At around 2:35 a.m. on Jan 17, a 23-year-old female called to report that someone had broken into her home and shot her boyfriend. Tacoma Police responded to the 600 block of South Steele Street and confirmed a 24-year-old male resident of the home had been shot. He was pronounced deceased a short t

TACOMAWEEKLY.COM - 2018-01-18 09:10:04

Deputy Killed Responding to Drug-Related Burglary

Two suspects were charged with murder and kidnapping in the first-degree after Pierce County Sheriff's Office Dep. Daniel McCartney, 34, Yelm was killed while responding to a report of home invasion. Details reveal the invasion was for drugs and money from a well known "trap house" used to elicit he

NISQUALLY VALLEY NEWS - 2018-01-18 19:43:00

Toledo City Councilors Appoint Emily Morgan to Open Council Position

Two weeks after the winner of the November election for Toledo City Council position 1 declined to be sworn in, the council voted Tuesday night to appoint resident Emily Morgan to vocal approval from both election candidates. "I'm glad to see someone young interested in what's going on in this town,

CHRONICLE - 2018-01-18 19:13:00

Tacoma man fatally shot by intruders who kicked in his door has been identified

A man shot to death by intruders who kicked in the door of his Tacoma home has been identified as Jawuan Swift, 24. Police have not arrested anyone in connection with the death, which took place about 2:30 a.m. Wednesday. Swift and his girlfriend lived in a four-plex in the 600 block of South Stee

TACOMA NEWS TRIBUNE - 2018-01-18 17:47:00