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Police ID Victim, Suspect In Northeast Austin Fatal Shooting

The incident dates to Feb. 23, 2017, at 5:10 p..m. along the 5600 block of Purple Sage. Police got a 911 call about a shooting where they found Andrew Lamont Brady, 20, injured on the ground with obvious body trauma from what appeared to be multiple gunshot wounds, police said in an advisory. Austin

PATCH - 2018-05-24 19:22:19

Austin Police Rescue Family Terrorized By Snakes

With the warmer weather, the cold-blooded reptiles are emerging to bask in the sun while going about their reptilian lives. But when the officer showed up at the home, the interlopers turned out to be harmless rat snakes rather than their dreaded rattlesnake cousins.

PATCH - 2018-05-24 02:29:51

13 arrested in Texas prostitution ring

After a nine-month-long sting, the Georgetown Police Department in Georgetown, Texas have arrested 13 people for alleged prostitution.

PLAINVIEW DAILY HERALD - 2018-05-23 20:38:01

Bastrop City Council puts end to Farm Street Chicken Sanctuary

BASTROP, Texas- Tuesday, Bastrop City Council voted to repeal an ordinance that established a chicken sanctuary.


No more chickens walking down Bastrop road if city ends protective ordinance

Some say for more than 200 years, these flocks have roamed the Farm Street area of Bastrop. The city has protected them for almost a decade, but that might soon be coming to an end.


Early returns show Allen ahead of Cook in Bastrop JP1 race

Business owner and former municipal judge Cindy Allen is leading Sherry Cook, the former head of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission, for the Republican nomination for Bastrop County Precinct 1 justice of the peace, according to early returns posted just after polls closed Tuesday evening.Allen


The Latest: Texas governor meets with shooting survivors

In legislative victory for President Trump, Congress frees small, midsized banks from Dodd-Frank regulations

SWIOWANEWSSOURCE.COM - 2018-05-24 19:03:43

Man who allegedly confronted Sutherland Springs shooting victims arrested on federal charge

A Lockhart man who is accused of confronting Sutherland Springs church shooting victims with claims that the shooting was a hoax has been arrested on a federal charge, according to the Department of Justice. Robert Mikell Ussery, 54, has been arrested for allegedly being in possession of a firearm a

KVUE - 2018-05-24 00:27:00

BREAKING: Former city secretary Kathie Reyer to return to Shenandoah as city administrator | Community Impact Newspaper

“Just to be clear, nothing happened in Bastrop that made me run back [to Shenandoah],” Reyer said. “In fact, it’s all gone great—I love Austin. But I wasn’t gone very long before I had a tremendous outreach from [Shenandoah] staff asking me to reapply and it just seemed to build momentum as the week

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2018-05-24 03:51:11

Driver slams into multiple parked cars in Round Rock neighborhood; residents demand change

"As soon as he hit that dip, he lost control of his car,” Van said, as she showed KVUE the scene of the crash. "When he started losing control, I was scared he was going to come up into my yard, and I feel like had that car not been there he probably would have."

KVUE - 2018-05-23 23:11:20

Allen, Burns win in Justice of the Peace races in Bastrop, Hays

In March, Martinez Jones, an associate judge, emerged atop the three-candidate primary with 45 percent of the vote. Gamble is a longtime Austin attorney who specializes in child protective cases; she received a 37 percent share of the vote in the primary.


All six people aboard survive as private jet crashed off the runway and split in two when it landed at Toncontin Airport, Honduras

A routine business trip turned into tense drama for six Americans flying from Austin, Texas, to Honduras when the company jet they were traveling in crashed off the runway almost splitting in two, when it landed at Toncontin International Airport in Honduras.

LINDAIKEJISBLOG.COM - 2018-05-23 20:38:16

'Large scale' bust targets massage parlors in Williamson County

According to one arrest affidavit, Yingbo Xu, 45, was arrested on May 17 and charged with aggravated promotion of prostitution. Court documents showed he worked at Shanghai Spa located at 1915 South Austin Ave. in Georgetown.


Amber Alert issued for 3 children taken near Austin

Taniya Chatman, age 9; Teanna Chatman, age 7; and Brock Chatman, age 8, are believed to be in grave or immediate danger.


Democrats relieved after Texas candidate loses House runoff

The most-watched race of Tuesday's Texas primary runoffs saw liberal activist Laura Moser defeated by Lizzie Pannill Fletcher, a former Planned Parenthood board member. The result was cheered by the party establishment, who saw Moser's as an unelectable drag on their chances of retaking the House.


Lake Pflugerville drowning victim identified

PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (KXAN) — The man whose body was recovered fromLake Pflugerville Thursday has been identified as 23-year-old Cesar Rafael Pena Villastrigo.Villastrigo's went underwater Wednesday afternoon and never resurfaced. Villastrigo was reported to have gone underwater about 50 feet from th


Man tries to burn down daughter's Austin home over misplaced debit card, police say

On May 18, Willie Walton called his daughter who was not at home at the time and "demanded to know where his debit card was," according to the affidavit. When his daughter said she didn't know anything about it, he allegedly said, "I'm going to burn this (expletive) down."


Person trying to cross I-35 struck, killed by truck in Northeast Austin, police say

Authorities shut down the northbound lanes of Interstate 35 near U.S. 290 after a pedestrian was reportedly struck and killed by an 18-wheeler while trying to cross the highway Monday morning.Austin police toldKVUE's news partners at the Austin American-Statesmanthat the deadly crash happened just b


Porn Star Surrenders Her Shotgun to Austin Police In Virtue-Signaling Stunt - The Truth About Guns

Leave it to “celebrities” to virtue signal for a little love from their low-information fanbases. Retired porn starlet Mia Khalifa sought fifteen more minutes of fame yesterday with the help of the Austin, Texas Police Department. In the wake of the Santa Fe High School shooting, she very publicly s


Police SWAT Team Dispatched To Downtown Austin Hotel

AUSTIN, TX — A police SWAT team was dispatched to a downtown hotel early Sunday amid reports of an "armed barricaded" person, police said.The incident occurred around 7:15 a.m. at the Fairmont Austin hotel, 101 Red River St. The situation concluded without incident shortly after 8 a.m., police said.