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Concert series, first day of school: 9 things to do in Leander and Cedar Park this weekend, Aug. 16-19 | Community Impact Newspaper

FRIDAYNetworking event held in Cedar ParkHouse of Czetty Events & Marketing holds a networking event at SpringHill Suites by Marriott Austin Cedar Park. Ticketed attendees, depending on ticket level, may receive refreshments, facials, makeup, hair styling, a photoshoot and consultation with House of

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2018-08-16 00:00:00

Dead body found in northwest Austin parking lot, police say

AUSTIN, Texas — Austin police found the dead body of a man in a parking lot at the corner of U.S. Highway 183 and Anderson Mill Road near the Half Price Books store.APD said it got the call about the body at 7:07 p.m. Thursday.Police did not have any other information immediately available. KVUE sen

KVUE - 2018-08-17 02:47:07

BREAKING: Manufacturer relocating to Hutto poised to become one of city's largest employers | Community Impact Newspaper

Paradigm Metals, a Pflugerville-based manufacturer, announced at Thursday’s Hutto City Council meeting that the company is moving into a 100,000-square-foot custom-ordered building at the Titan Development project just east of SH 130.

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2018-08-17 01:00:02

SWAT team called to 'dangerous situation' in Jollyville area

Police lights. (KXAN File Photo)WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Texas (KXAN) — People who live on a stretch of Anderson Mill Road in the Jollyville area have been told by the Williamson County Sheriff's Office to stay indoors.Sheriff Robert Chody said there is a potentially dangerous situation underway in the 81

KXAN - 2018-08-16 23:12:03

Austin Police officer won't face charges for shooting, killing woman after chase last year

In a statement from Travis County District Attorney Margaret Moore released on Thursday, she says the investigation into the February 22, 2017 shooting that killed 30-year-oldMorgan London Rankinsfound that Officer Benjamin Rogers' use of deadly force was justified.

CBSAUSTIN.COM - 2018-08-16 12:52:43

Leander ISD stadiums get new video boards, chance for student work

Leander, TEXAS (KXAN) -- Leander students return to class Thursday and high school students will be greeted with a new look for their football stadiums. Over the summer, crews installed new video boards that will be operated by students during football games.

KXAN - 2018-08-16 11:01:23

FCC Shuts Down Alex Jones' Flagship Radio Station, Gets Slapped With $15K Fine

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has shut down a pirate radio station that had served as far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones’ flagship in Austin, Texas, theAustin American-Statesmanreported Wednesday.The station, Liberty Radio, was also slapped with a $15,000 fine after operating fro

POLITICALDIG.COM - 2018-08-16 13:26:36

Teen shot at elementary school in northeast Austin still in the hospital

Travis County sheriff's deputies and Austin police officers searched the Harris Branch neighborhood for the victim, finding the boy in the 1100 block of Barns Trail, nearly a half-mile from where the shooting happened.

KXAN - 2018-08-16 20:56:37

'I just hit a law car' | Man accused of stealing AR-15 from RRPD car, posting photo on Facebook

On July 3, the Austin Police Department said a rifle with the same serial number had been turned in. Records show a woman reported she discovered the weapon in her niece's bedroom in South Austin. The girl's mother later turned it in to police, the documents state. The aunt also reported she found a

KVUE - 2018-08-15 21:54:35

Man allegedly posed as Amazon delivery man, held ex hostage for days

According to the arrest affidavit, Thomas Hill, 31, used Amazon boxes to block his face from view in order to trick his ex-girlfriend into opening her front door for him.

KXAN - 2018-08-15 18:36:23

Police ID Man Found Dead In Downtown Austin

AUSTIN, TX — Police on Wednesday identified the person found dead along Waller Creek in downtown Austin last month.The incident dates to July 25 when the deceased person was found near 5th and Sabine streets. The man has been identified as Walter Jack Woynarowski, who was 44 years old.A determinatio

PATCH - 2018-08-16 08:26:17

Georgetown ISD receives a B rating by the Texas Education Agency | Community Impact Newspaper

Georgetown ISD was rated an overall B by theTexas Education AgencyWednesday.The agency rates districts and schools on a A-F scale to help identify where districts can improve education quality in student achievement, school progress and closing gaps between student populations.GISD received a B for

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2018-08-15 14:55:10

Man's dead body found floating in Lady Bird Lake, officials say

AUSTIN, Texas — Officials have found the body of a dead man floating in Lady Bird Lake, officials said Wednesday.

KVUE - 2018-08-16 00:58:33

One killed in fiery crash in West Travis County, AFD says

TRAVIS COUNTY, Texas — One person was killed late Tuesday morning after a fiery crash in western Travis County.The Austin Fire Department reported at 11:56 a.m. that units were responding to 9200 Old Bee Cave Road where a vehicle had struck a fixed object. Officials said the vehicle was on fire and


Cedar Park Now 3rd Most Expensive City For Renters In Austin Area

CEDAR PARK, TX — Renters in Cedar Park aren't going to like this: According to a new report, the city now ranks 3rd most expensive for apartment dwellers in the Austin metro area.


Officials seeking 3 men accused of stealing pistols, jewelry from Austin pawn store

AUSTIN — Officials are seeking three men accused of robbing an Austin pawn store, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives reported on Tuesday.


Man accused of exposing himself in front of girl in McDonald's lot

JARRELL, Texas (KXAN) - A 21-year-old man is accused of exposing himself while parked next to a 13-year-old and her mother at a McDonald's in Jarrell, Texas at the beginning of August.


Fatal West Austin Crash Shuts Down Highway 71 Lanes

AUSTIN, TX — Police responded to the scene of a fatal traffic crash in West Austin late Tuesday morning, urging motorists to avoid the area.


LIVE: Austin City Council decides future of MLS stadium

Conceptual development renderings of the possible MLS stadium at McKalla Place in Austin. (Courtesy:to Gensler, TBG and CAA ICON)AUSTIN (KXAN) -- After months of negotiations and vote postponements, the Austin City Council is expected to discuss one last time what they want to do with McKalla Place

KXAN - 2018-08-15 13:25:46

Texas Education Agency releases school district & school grades

The Texas Education Agency has released letter grades for state school districts and schools under a new rating system with which some public school officials are not happy.The districts get A to F grades with ratings of "met requirement" and "improvement required" and the ratings are based on how t

FOX7AUSTIN.COM - 2018-08-15 15:09:00