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5 things to do in Leander, Cedar Park and the surrounding area the weekend of Feb. 15-17

Here are 5 things to do in the Leander, Cedar Park and surrounding area this weekend. Anyone who visits Delysia Chocolatier receives a free sample of Valentine’s Day-inspired chocolate truffles and wine.


Police: Cedar Park man says he doesn't recall firing at officers

A Cedar Park man accused of shooting at police officers Tuesday said all he remembered was firing at two men who were acting strangely after buying a video game from him, an arrest affidavit said.


North Texas man tried to have 11-year-old killed to stop sexual abuse case

MCKINNEY, Texas - A 20-year-old man who sexually abused an 11-year-old girl, before trying to have her killed so the case wouldn't move forward, has been sentenced. Kylil Jamall Killian was sentenced to 50 years in prison without the possibility of parole after being found guilty of continuous sexua


Central Texas sheriff named in suit alleging sexual assault

WACO, Texas (KWTX) A lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Waco against Falls County Sheriff Ricky Scaman alleges that a former sheriff’s office employee was sexually assaulted more than 20 times and subjected to an “intolerable work environment.” The suit seeks unspecified actual, compensatory, p


Vehicle belonging to missing Texas woman found in lake, unidentified female's body found

HENDERSON COUNTY, Texas — The Henderson County Sheriff's Office says they found a vehicle belonging to a Log Cabin woman who has missing since January. Brenda Lizbeth Montanez, 25, was first reported missing on January 27. The Henderson County Sheriff's Office asked for the public's help in finding


Mathis hits buzzer-beater to lift Rudder girls basketball team past No. 6 Cedar Park

CAMERON — Rudder sophomore point guard Tianna Mathis tipped the ball and saw it bounce off a Cedar Park player’s leg. She grabbed it, turned around and put up one last shot in the final seconds of the Lady Rangers’ area-round girls basketball game.


Bounty program looks to help control Texas' feral hog problem

A rollover accident on SH 130 near Manor that left a semi-truck driver injured was caused by feral hogs, officials said Friday. 40 gallons of gas needed to be cleaned after the early Thursday morning crash. Authorities said the driver slowed down when they noticed the hogs on the road, but they stil


Meet Pujita Shukla, Cedar Park High School's 'model player'

CEDAR PARK, Texas — She has a name which is difficult for some to pronounce at first. "If I see her in the hallway, I'm like, 'Yo, Poh-juh-tuh,'" said Cedar Park guard, Hanna Wheeler.


Texas lawmakers react to Trump's border emergency declaration

Texas lawmakers from Central Texas offered mixed reviews Friday to President Donald Trump declaring a national emergency on the southern border, a move that would free up money to build a wall, his biggest and most elusive campaign promise.


Round Rock Getting First Mixed-Use De­vel­opment

ROUND ROCK, Texas —𐐣Round Rock is one of the fastest-growing cities in the country and more growth is coming. Round Rock getting its first mixed-use development. On Thursday, the Round Rock City Council unanimously approved the city’s first mixed-use development. It will be called The District and


Austin ISD police chief: Juvenile charged after posting false threats about McCallum High School

AUSTIN, Texas — Friday afternoon, Austin ISD Police Chief Ashley Gonzalez said AISD police have charged a juvenile with terroristic threat and false alarm/report as a result of their posting false social media threats about McCallum High School.


Williamson County Commissioner Cynthia Long to serve as vice chair of regional transportation planning agency

Williamson County Precinct 2 Commissioner Cynthia Long—who represents most of Cedar Park and Leander, as well as Liberty Hill and part of Austin—was elected vice chair of the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization by the organization’s policy board, according to a Feb. 14 statement from the


Search continues for person who killed Texas State student

SAN MARCOS, Texas (FOX 7 Austin) - San Marcos police were at the University Inn Friday morning detaining a man who was causing a disturbance at a nearby business. The encounter took place across the street from Park North Condominiums, where a Texas State student was found murdered earlier this week


LISD will accept transfer requests to 25 schools for 2019-20

Block House Creek (Watch List) Pleasant Hill (Watch List) Parents of Leander ISD students wishing to transfer their child to a different campus will be able to apply for transfers for a limited number of campuses beginning Feb. 25.


Plane crashes in Horseshoe Bay

HORSESHOE BAY, Texas (KXAN) — A plane crashed in Horseshoe Bay Friday. Horseshoe Bay police are working the scene. Horseshoe Bay is an area in both Llano and Burnet counties and is northwest of Austin. It's not known exactly where the plane crashed.


Sarah Bruchmiller Named New Williamson County Associate Judge

WILLIAMSON COUNTY, TEXAS — Sarah Bruchmiller recently was selected to be the new associate judge in the Magistrate's Office, officials said on Wednesday. Judge Bruchmiller was sworn in on Friday, Feb. 8. She graduated from the University of Texas before earning her law degree from South Texas Colleg


Parents charged in death of Texas infant; baby suffered 60 fractures

CLEAR LAKE, Texas (KWTX) The parents of a 2-month-old Texas girl who died after suffering more than 60 fractures and other injuries have been charged. Dylan Daugherty, 23, of Clear Lake is charged with murder in the June 2018 death of his infant daughter Brooklyn Daugherty, died of blunt force injur


Williamson Co. Regional Animal Shelter receives $900K donation

WILLIAMSON COUNTY — The Williamson County Animal Shelter recently recieved a $900,000 donation from the Petco Foundation, according to the City of Round Rock's Facebook page.


Woman falls out pickup truck bed, dies on North Texas freeway

FORT WORTH, Texas - A woman was killed on Interstate 35 in Fort Worth after falling out the bed of a pickup truck. The accident happened around 11:45 p.m. Thursday on the freeway just south of Interstate 30.


Texas 14-Year-Old Was Fatally Stabbed by Friend, Who Said Victim 'Was Like a Sister to Me'

A Texas teenager was convicted Thursday of fatally stabbing her 14-year-old friend in 2018, when the suspect was 13, PEOPLE confirms. A Tarrant County District Attorney’s Office spokeswoman tells PEOPLE that the killer, now 14, was found guilty of delinquent conduct in juvenile court, which is equiv