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Austin officer won’t be prosecuted for shooting down man accused of fatally stabbing woman

On Dec. 15, 2017, 50-year-old Aubrey Garrett allegedly began cursing at and physically assaulting a woman outside an apartment, prompting a neighbor to call police. The 43-year-old woman died at the scene after a witness said they saw Garrett stabbing her for about 30 minutes. When an Austin officer

KVUE - 2018-05-25 15:26:53

CENSUS: Georgetown ranks as sixth fastest-growing U.S. city

Georgetown was the sixth fastest-growing city nationally in 2016-17, according to new U.S. Census population estimates released 11 p.m. Wednesday.The city’s population has also topped 70,000 residents for the first time in Census estimates.Texas is home to seven of the nation’s 15 fastest-growing ci


Why human trafficking may be hard to prove in massage prostitution case

“Trying to help them understand they are a victim is usually the hardest step. Usually in Chinese culture, victims is very much a blaming or shaming society. If you're in this position, it's your fault,” said Jessica Foran, director of survivor advocacy for UnBound and case director for the Heart of

KVUE - 2018-05-24 20:14:23

Pflugerville police seeking woman accused of taking iPhone from shopping cart

According to police, on May 11, a woman was seen entering a Super Target located at 18700 Limestone Commercial Drive. Police said the woman then found an iPhone 7 in a shopping cart and left the store with it.

KVUE - 2018-05-24 19:18:50

Memorial Day closures for Georgetown, Williamson County public facilites

Airport Terminal, 500 Terminal DriveAnimal Shelter, 110 W.L. Walden DriveCity Hall, 113 E. Eighth St.Historic Light and Water Works Building, 406 W. Eighth St.Library, 402 W. Eighth St.Municipal Complex, 300-1 Industrial Ave.Municipal Court, 101 E. Seventh St.Parks and Recreation Administration, 110

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2018-05-25 16:06:31

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."


Austin police officer suspended following third crash on duty, officials say

According to APD, Racine-Johnson accepted full responsibility for the preventable crash. She has been notified that these preventable crashes must end or she will be subject to further disciplinary action, officials said.

KVUE - 2018-05-25 18:08:00

Williamson County Sheriff Posts Video Of Alleged Kidnapping Try

Chody said the surveillance camera footage shows the 8-year-old girl running near O'Connor Drive and Pocono Drive at around 7 p.m. on Tuesday. Chody earlier issued an alert about the incident, describing the alleged suspect as a man with muscular build and a lightning bolt shape shaved onto the side

PATCH - 2018-05-25 05:08:18

Leander ISD expands two-way dual-language program to new schools as demand rises | Community Impact Newspaper

Knowles and Bagdad elementaries will join Whitestone and Reed elementaries in offering the program. LISD began offering dual-language services in 2009 for students who qualified for bilingual education services, said Tina Dozier, LISD English Language Learners director.

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2018-05-24 18:00:49

Cedar Park, Leander customers seeing lower gas bills after changes to federal tax law | Community Impact Newspaper

The Railroad Commission of Texas, which has jurisdiction over natural gas companies in the state, in January ordered a review of how the tax cuts would impact gas utility rates. According to a state press release, Railroad Commission Chairman Christi Craddick said the move was to ensure that compani

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2018-05-25 14:00:02

Austin and 3 suburbs boom among the nation's fastest-growing cities

From July 1, 2016, to July 1, 2017, Austin's population swelled by 12,515 residents, elevating the total population to 950,715 as of last July. That makes the Capital City the No. 12 fastest-growing large city in the U.S. based on number of new residents, according to the Census Bureau.

KVUE - 2018-05-25 13:52:59

Heineman leads Round Rock over Iowa 5-4

The Express later added two runs in the fourth and one in the fifth. In the fourth, Nick Noonan hit an RBI double and then scored on a single by Willie Calhoun, while Rupp hit a sacrifice fly, scoring Tommy Joseph in the fifth.

YUMA DAILY SUN - 2018-05-25 03:05:21

Neighbor who helped save boy who crashed ATV, was bitten by rattlesnake says he'll be okay

GEORGETOWN, Texas (KXAN) -- The woman who helped tend to a 12-year-old who crashed a four-wheeler, then was bitten by arattlesnake Saturday says he's expected to be okay.


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.


Investigators say Human Trafficking arrest made in Georgetown

According to a press conference held Tuesday by law enforcement, on August 2016 Georgetown Police Department received were tipped off about alleged prostitution at the New Shanghai Spa on South Austin Avenue in Georgetown. Investigators said they continued to receive complaints of suspicious behavi


Memorial Day celebrations and more: 5 things to do in Georgetown, May 25-28

Here is a roundup of upcoming events and things to do in Georgetown this Memorial Day weekend, May 25-28:FRIDAY1.National Wine Day at Shade Tree Wine BistroShade Tree Wine Bistro will host free classes as part of national wine day. The wine bar and restaurant will also be having specials. Free. 6 p.


13 arrested in prostitution sting that began at Georgetown massage parlor

3:45 p.m. update:GEORGETOWN --A seven-month investigation ended in the arrest of 13 people for alleged prostitution and human trafficking.The investigation began after the Georgetown Police Department and Attorney General Ken Paxton’s office received a complaint about illegal activity at a massage p


Corbin Van Arsdale set to be sworn in Thursday as new mayor of Cedar Park | Community Impact Newspaper

They did. Van Arsdale—whose career in politics ranges from experience in the state Legislature to Cedar Park City Council—ended the night with nearly 40 percent more votes than his opponent, Bob Cornelius, according to voting results from Williamson and Travis counties.

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2018-05-24 13:00:02

VIDEO: 8-year-old girl runs away after man tries to kidnap her in Round Rock area

Chody said an 8-year-old girl was near some community mailboxes in the area of O'Connor Drive and Pocono Drive when the man, who was parked nearby, grabbed the girl by her arm and told her to get into his car.


SWAT responding to barricaded person in Round Rock neighborhood

FILE - Round Rock police (KXAN File Photo)ROUND ROCK, Texas (KXAN) — Round Rock police officers have shut down the intersection of Kenney Fort Boulevard and Forest Creek Drive — south of US 79.RRPD said SWAT officers are responding to a barricaded person.In a 6:21 p.m. tweet on Tuesday, police told