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Giddings mourns loss of three killed in 290 crash
ELGIN, Texas (FOX 7 Austin) - What began as a typical Tuesday for Alan Orosio turned into his worst nightmare when he received a call from his brother. “He just broke down on the phone and I already knew, that's when it hit me. I lost my friend,” said Orosio.
'He'll always live in my heart' | Soccer coach remembers victims from 290 crash
GIDDINGS, Texas — “They were about to tie us, and Alixis gave us one of the most incredible saves.” Giddings High School men’s soccer coach Pedro Eguez looks out on an empty field Wednesday as he remembers his former goalie, Alixis Hernandez.
Our Neighbors Calendar: Dec. 16
Star Duplicate Bridge Club, 9:15 a.m., Brazos Center. For partnerships, call ahead 703-1769. College Station Noon Lions Club, noon, Hilton Hotel. 690-8525. New members welcome. Check website for program: www.csnoonlions.org/.
Texas again leads U.S. in executions in 2018, and Dallas was top county, with 4
Texas again led the country in executions this year with 13 lethal injections — and Dallas County topped the state list. There were 25 executions nationwide, and only eight states carried out the ultimate punishment, according to an annual report released Friday by the Death Penalty Information Cent
Here's what's at risk in the Texas Obamacare ruling
(CNN)Whether you know it or not, Obamacare has affected nearly every American. The Affordable Care Act does far more than allow millions of people to get health insurance through exchanges or Medicaid expansion.
Detroit meteorologist's suicide came as she recovered from eye surgery
SAN FRANCISCO -- Apopular TV news meteorologist died by suicide this week while recovering from laser vision correction surgery. While it's still too early to say if the surgery complications were the reason, questions are being raised about the procedure's safety.
Bastrop Commissioner Bubba Snowden embroiled in convoluted eviction, real estate purchase
A series of missteps, confusion and fraudulent documents has culminated in a legal dispute that has embroiled Bastrop County Commissioner Bubba Snowden over his purchase of a rental home that forced the eviction of an Elgin tenant without notice.
Affidavit: Witness threatened at time critical to new arrest in 1984 stabbing death
A 55-year-old man accused of beating and stabbing his 56-year-old grandmother to death in 1984 was taken to McLennan County Jail on a murder charge late Thursday night, 34 years after the slaying.
McLennan County Sheiff's Office arrests man for 1984 murder of his grandmother
The McLennan County Sheriff's Office said in a press release it arrested Charles Sedigas in connection to the brutal 1984 murder of his 56-year-old grandmother, Vera Burleson. The sheriff's office said its FAST Unit and the U.S. Marshals' Lone Star Fugitive Task Force captured Sedigas in Hubbard, Te
Bastrop County man charged with second murder charge over deadly drug deals
AUSTIN, Texas (FOX 7 Austin) - Austin police have linked 23-year-old Isaac Jerome Thomas Junior to two separate deadly drug shootings in the span of two months. The victims do not appear to have known each other, but Sgt. Eric De Los Santos said there is one surprising link in both cases.
UPDATE: Austin, Round Rock, San Marcos, Bastrop among U.S. cities to receive hoax bomb threats
People in Austin, Round Rock, San Marcos and Bastrop on Thursday received dozens of bomb threats by email and phone, according to police officials. Police have not found any bombs. Investigators believe the threats are not credible and are working to find out where they came from, Austin, Round Rock
LCRA changes tack in Bastrop County groundwater permit request
The controversy over Bastrop County groundwater pumping was at the center of discussions Wednesday morning between Lower Colorado River Authority executives and the Sunset Advisory Commission.
My Hometown Bastrop: Reasons why this is a perfect holiday getaway!
It's the most wonderful time of the year, and the charming city of Bastrop is a premier holiday destination! Kathy and Kay explain how this city makes the season bright for Central Texas families.
Giddings community remembers 3 men who died in car crash on US 290
GIDDINGS, Texas — The Giddings community is remembering the lives of three young men who died in a car crash Tuesday morning. Officials identified those men as 21-year-old Jesus Escalante, 21-year-old Alixis Hernandez and 22-year-old Clemente Nava.
Texas man who allegedly tried, failed to kidnap teen jogger is arrested
A Texas man was taken into custody on Tuesday for the attempted kidnapping of a 15-year-old girl who managed to escape the ordeal, authorities said. Law enforcement learned that the teen had been out jogging on Dec. 2 when a person she described as a Hispanic male came near her, the Brazoria County
Search On For Texas Inmate Mistakenly Freed
CONROE, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Authorities are searching for an inmate who was mistakenly released from a Houston-area jail due to a clerical error. The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office says 30-year-old Edward Manning was released from jail late Wednesday evening in place of another inmate who ha
Central Texas cities among those receiving influx of bomb threats across the nation
ROUND ROCK, Texas — Police on Thursday confirmed that Austin, Round Rock, San Marcos and Bastrop are among the growing list of cities across the nation receiving reports of bomb threats.
North Texas Woman Arrested For Role In Crash That Killed 2 Young Sisters
STEPHENVILLE, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A Stephenville woman has been arrested in connection with a deadly crash that killed two young sisters earlier this month. Alyssa Litwin is facing charges including manslaughter, endangering a child and tampering with evidence.
7-year-old from Guatemala dies of dehydration, shock while in U.S. custody in Texas
A 7-year-old from Guatemala died while in Border Patrol custody after she and her father were detained for entering the United States illegally, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Thursday.
My Hometown Bastrop: Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa
This season, experience a winter wonderland out in Bastrop! The Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa specializes in helping families make lasting holiday memories. Erin Cook shares more about what celebrations are in store!