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Cedar Park-Leander Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead

CEDAR PARK-LEANDER, TX — Time for your weekend weather forecast, as reported by Darksky. Overcast throughout the day. Mostly cloudy throughout the day. Mostly cloudy throughout the day and breezy until afternoon.


Texas Man Allegedly Confesses To Killing 2-Year-Old Daughter With A Hammer

ORANGE, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — A police affidavit says a Texas man found naked and stained with blood told officers that he killed his 2-year-old daughter, who had been bludgeoned with a hammer.


Cedar Park, Leander home sales drop in January 2019 compared to 2018

Sales of residential property in Cedar Park and Leander fell over 30 percent in January compared to the same month the previous year, according to data from the Austin Board of Realtors.


Do you know who this is? Round Rock police seek robbery suspect

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Round Rock police seek public help to identify an aggravated robbery suspect caught on surveillance cameras at a motel. The robbery took place on Saturday at a Motel 6. According to Google Maps, the only Motel 6 in Round Rock is located at 1400 N Interstate Hwy 35.


Keurig Dr Pepper To Relocate Texas Headquarters From Plano To The Star In Frisco

PLANO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Keurig Dr Pepper has announced that it will be moving its Texas headquarters from Plano to The Star in Frisco, home of the Dallas Cowboys. The Cowboys announced the new 350,000 square-foot facility that will be one of the homes to the company. The building is expected to


Williamson County animal shelter’s $10.5 million expansion nears finish

The Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter has been a no-kill shelter since December 2010, but to maintain that status, Animal Services Director Cheryl Schneider said shelter staff has to find creative ways to keep animals alive, including turning hallways and closets into living spaces.


One dead in fatal crash in northeast Round Rock

WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Texas (KXAN) — Authorities responded to the scene of a fatal crash that occurred in northeast Round Rock Thursday night. The crash happened at County Road 117 at Bluffstone Drive near Paloma Lake, according to the Williamson County Sheriff's Office. One person was confirmed dead a


Williamson County resident sues City of Hutto over alleged police brutality incident

TRAVIS COUNTY, Texas — A Williamson County resident has filed a lawsuit against the City of Hutto regarding an alleged police brutality incident that occurred last spring. On May 31, 2018, Williamson County resident Jeremy Rogers was allegedly punched and Tased by a City of Hutto police officer, acc


Texas cheerleader’s final moments before gas explosion at house kills her captured on video

A Texas girl’s family released shocking video that shows the 12-year-old cheerleader’s final moments before a gas explosion tore through her home and killed her last year. "Good morning, guys. It is 6:02 a.m.," Linda "Michellita" Rogers whispered in the Feb. 23, 2018 video. Those words were among th


Texas couple loses unborn infant in crash en route to a hospital

WOOD COUNTY, Texas (KLTV) A young East Texas couple was seriously injured and lost their baby, who died after a tragic car wreck on the way to the hospital. Twenty-year-old Jessica Mitchell and 23-year-old Justin Mitchell were over-the-moon excited to meet their brand new baby boy, their family says


South Texas 8-year-old dies hours after being diagnosed with flu

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A family in Rockport, Texas, is searching for answers after their son suddenly passed away on Sunday. Relatives said eight-year-old Martin Campbell came down with flu-like symptoms and then hours later, died. Now officials are waiting for test results to determine exactly wha


Houston developer enters Austin market, buys Bryson subdivision in Leander

Johnson Development Corp. has purchased the 530-acre Bryson subdivision in the fast-growing Leander area, marking the Houston-based firm's entry into Central Texas where it plans to expand its footprint.


Man robs Texas store, sets customer on fire

PALESTINE, Texas (KWTX) A suspect was in custody Thursday evening after a man robbed a convenience store in Palestine at gunpoint, ordered the clerk and a customer to sit on the floor, bound them with duct tape, doused both with lighter fluid, and then set one of the two women on fire.


73 hate groups tracked in Texas, 6 located in Austin

AUSTIN, Texas — According to Southern Poverty Law Center's website, there were 73 hate groups a part of 55 different organizations tracked in Texas in 2018. The research by SPLC on the groups, their stance and location is located below:


Cedar Park officers conducted welfare check before they were shot at

CEDAR PARK, Texas (KXAN) — Cedar Park police say its officers were conducting a welfare check on a man last week when he started shooting at them and hit one of them in the leg.


North Texas Murder Suspect Released From Jail To Have Surgery

PALO PINTO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A 29-year-old murder suspect, who at six-feet-six inches tall goes by the nickname “Too Tall,” turned out to be too expensive to keep in jail.


DPS investigating fatal multi-vehicle crash

At least one person is dead after a multi-vehicle crash Thursday night near the Paloma Lake subdivision northeast of Round Rock. It happened at around 5:11 p.m. near the intersection of CR 117 and Bluffstone Drive, according to Texas Department of Public Safety.


Central Texas woman sentenced for stealing thousands from nonprofits

HILLSBORO, Texas (KWTX) A Central Texas woman who was arrested in July 2018, after admitting to stealing tens of thousands of dollars from the Whitney Ministerial Alliance, has been sentenced after pleading guilty.


Person dies in crash near Round Rock, officials say

A person died in a multi-vehicle crash on CR 117 on Thursday night near Round Rock, the Williamson County sheriff said. The crash happened near Bluffstone Drive, Sheriff Robert Chody said. The intersection, as well as surrounding cross streets, are blocked, Chody said.


Current And Former Texas Lawmakers On Hit List Of Accused “Domestic Terrorist”

WASHINGTON (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — A Coast Guard lieutenant who was arrested last week is a “domestic terrorist” who drafted an email discussing biological attacks and had what appeared to be a hit list that included prominent Democrats and media figures, prosecutors said in court papers.