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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

Sex offender gets 25 years in prison after failing to register

BRENHAM, Tex. (KBTX) - A Brenham man was sentenced to 25 years in prison after failing to register. According to the Washington County District Attorney's Office, Braylon Cloud, 25, will spend more than two decades behind bars because he failed to register with the state. Cloud was previously conv

KBTX.COM - 2018-01-18 01:33:00

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

Police: Thieves stealing cars as they warm up unattended

AUSTIN - Thieves in Austin are stealing unattended cars that people left to warm up, police said. Austin police said they responded to 18 suspected cases of car thefts in December 2017. Now, police are urging people to be more careful, stating that "it only takes a few seconds for someone to hop in

KVUE - 2018-01-18 13:46:51

Six Jason's Deli locations in Austin-area potentially hit by data breach

AUSTIN (KXAN) - Jason's Deli has released a list of its stores potentially affected by a data breach, including five of its restaurants in Austin and one in Round Rock. The company was first notified of the breach by a payment processor on Dec. 22, 2017. The personnel reported there was a large amou

KXAN - 2018-01-17 22:08:53

Buda Police searching for missing Austin man

The Buda Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating an elderly man who went missing Jan. 15. David Paul Dvorchak, 69, left his residence in the 2500 block of William Cannon Drive in Austin for an appointment Jan. 15. According to a press release, the last location Dvorchak was see

HAYSFREEPRESS.COM - 2018-01-17 19:27:23

Man accused of setting downtown public restroom on fire 4 times

AUSTIN (KXAN) - The public restroom recently installed by the city of Austin at the corner of East Sixth Street and Red River Street was set on fire Tuesday morning. An ambassador employed by the Downtown Austin Alliance to clean the restroom told police the suspect started two fires inside the rest

KXAN - 2018-01-17 18:43:54

Texans paying less for gas than rest of country, report shows

AUSTIN - Surging gas prices aren't hitting Texans as hard as it may be the rest of the country. According to a new report from AAA, the statewide gas price average is $2.28: 26 cents less than the national average, giving the lone star state the cheapest statewide average for a gallon of regular unl

KVUE - 2018-01-18 13:07:03

85-year-old Shawnee man killed in fatal accident

NORMAN, Okla. - An 85-year-old Shawnee man was killed in a fatal crash in Norman this week. Just before noon Wednesday, officials say a Dodge Ram traveling westbound on State Highway 9 departed the roadway, went down a steep embankment, and struck several trees. The driver of the Dodge Ram has been

KFOR - 2018-01-18 13:46:58

Man sets himself on fire in front of Ada police

Richard R. Barron is Chief Photographer for The Ada News. Richard has been at the News since October 1988. Prior to coming to Ada, Richard worked as staff photographer for The Shawnee News-Star. Richard attended Oklahoma University. Ada police, responding to what began as a domestic disturbance, cam

THE ADA NEWS - 2018-01-17 00:49:00

Norman Police Investigate Fatal Crash

The Norman Police Department responded to a report of a single vehicle, critical injury collision in the 7500 block of E. State Highway 9 at 11:55 a.m. Wednesday. The preliminary investigation into the collision indicates that a Dodge Ram was traveling westbound on State Highway 9 when it departed t

NORMAN TRANSCRIPT - 2018-01-18 02:17:41

Jurors acquit man of first-degree murder

A former murder defendant has held his baby boy for the first time after being acquitted, his attorney said. After serving a two-and-a-half-year stint in the Oklahoma County jail, Jonathan Cortez Peters, of Norman, was released Saturday - his 24th birthday. "He was in the wrong place at the wrong ti

DAILY OKLAHOMAN - 2018-01-18 11:00:23

Man charged in shooting at Norman business

A man arrested in connection with an active-shooter situation at a Norman business has been officially charged. Prosecutors said that William Ray Adams stormed Bergey Windpower, armed with three guns while wearing a gas mask. He has now been charged with several counts, including attempted kidnappi

KOCO - 2018-01-18 13:09:00

Man who stopped active-shooter situation in Norman speaks out

NORMAN, OK (KSWO)- The man who helped stop an active-shooter situation in Norman is speaking out. Tod Hanley was sitting at his desk at Bergey Windpower last week when he said the front-desk clerk peeked into his office and told him to call police. The gunman, William Adams, walked into the business

KSWO.COM - 2018-01-17 20:07:31

Man identified in jail death

A man was found unresponsive in a cell at the Cleveland County jail at 9:50 p.m. Tuesday night, said Cleveland County Sheriff Todd Gibson. County officials later identified the inmate as Marconia Kessee, a 35-year-old male. "Our priority is the safety and well-being of the citizens housed in the Cle

NORMAN TRANSCRIPT - 2018-01-17 15:59:00

Inmate dies after being found unresponsive at Cleveland County Detention Center

Authorities are investigating after an inmate at the Cleveland County Detention Center was found unresponsive and later died, officials said. Norman police took the inmate to the detention center shortly after 7:45 p.m. Tuesday after he was arrested on suspicion of trespassing at the Norman Regional

KOCO - 2018-01-17 16:32:00

City of Oroville sues over 2017 spillway emergency

City claims California failed to properly manage Oroville Dam Updated: 5:17 PM PST Jan 17, 2018 City claims California failed to properly manage Oroville Dam A small California city at the base of the tallest U.S. dam filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the state over an emergency that forced author

KCRA.COM - 2018-01-18 01:17:00

City of Oroville to sue over losses due to dam emergency

FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2017, file photo, work continues on the Oroville Dam spillway in Oroville, Calif. The city of Oroville plans to sue state water officials for damages caused when thousands of its residents had to be evacuated last year after the Oroville Dam spillways failed. Oroville City A

SFCHRONICLE.COM - 2018-01-17 18:21:00

Homicide suspect sought in death of Colusa woman

Karen Garcia Even as law enforcement officials seek the suspect in the alleged murder of a Colusa woman, Yolo County officials are holding off on releasing her identity. An autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday by the Yolo County Coroner's Office. However, coroner's aren't sure they'll know the cause


2 Clearlake residents suspected of falsifying fire losses in attempt to defraud relief fund

Two Clearlake residents were arrested this week on suspicion of trying to scam thousands of dollars out of a local relief fund by falsely claiming they lost construction materials and tools during the October wildfires. Investigators with the Lake County District Attorney's Office set up a sting ope

PRESSDEMOCRAT.COM - 2018-01-18 05:25:01