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Round Rock Man, Terry Allen Miles Charged for Kidnapping 2 Sisters in December 2017

In Austin today, a federal jury convicted 45-year-old Terry Allen Miles for kidnapping two minors and taking them to Colorado, announced United States Attorney John F. Bash, and Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent in Charge Christopher Combs, San Antonio Division and Round Rock Police Chie


Round Rock Getting First Mixed-Use De­vel­opment

ROUND ROCK, Texas —𐐣Round Rock is one of the fastest-growing cities in the country and more growth is coming. Round Rock getting its first mixed-use development. On Thursday, the Round Rock City Council unanimously approved the city’s first mixed-use development. It will be called The District and


Two charged after Texas toddler's body found in bucket of acid

LAREDO, Texas — LAREDO, Texas (AP) — A South Texas couple has been arrested after the remains of their 2-year-old daughter were found in a bucket apparently containing acid.


Texas border town fights construction of border wall, fearing it could displace homes

ROMA, Texas — This small border town is hitting a wall. This past week, the border security deal reached by Congress and signed by President Trump set aside $1.35 billion for fencing and barriers at the border. Apart from the national emergency Trump declared to secure additional billions for the bo


Body recovered during search for missing 60-year-old fisherman in Texas City: Coast Guard

TEXAS CITY, Texas (KTRK) -- The search for a missing 60-year-old fisherman out of Texas City has come to an end. On Saturday, the Coast Guard said a body was recovered during the search for Dale Wolfe.


$200 million Domain-like development coming to Round Rock

ROUND ROCK, Texas — Round Rock city leaders have approved what could become a $200 million Domain-like development. City council voted unanimously to move forward with the new major development on Thursday night. It will be the first of its kind in the city.


The District development in Round Rock moves forward, expected to bring $1.5M in annual tax revenue, 5,000 jobs

The District, Round Rock’s first mixed-use development, will move forward after City Council action on Feb. 14. By a 7-0 vote, the council approved a development agreement with Mark IV Capital, a California-based development firm working on the project. Mark IV also developed Summit I and Summit II


Two arrested for murder of Texas State freshman

SAN MARCOS, Texas (FOX 7 Austin) - Two men have been arrested and charged with the murder of 20-year-old Aaron "Jack" Jackson Peterman, a freshman at Texas State University. 23-year-old Martin Garcia Jr. of Austin and 19-year-old James Lee Zapata Jr. of Kyle were arrested on Friday evening in Austin


Central Texas sheriff named in suit alleging sexual assault

WACO, Texas (KWTX) A lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Waco against Falls County Sheriff Ricky Scaman alleges that a former sheriff’s office employee was sexually assaulted more than 20 times and subjected to an “intolerable work environment.” The suit seeks unspecified actual, compensatory, p


Police: Man accused of pulling 11-inch knife on father and daughter

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin police arrested a man after he was accused of pulling an 11 to 13-inch knife on a father and daughter in east Austin on Friday. Anthony Bunton, 34, is charged with making a terroristic threat.


Round Rock City Council honors teens who saved a man's life

ROUND ROCK, Texas (KXAN) — The Round Rock City Council honored two area teens Thursday night for their actions to save a man's life back in January. Round Rock High School juniors Tyler Ludeman and Nick Goodrum were recognized with Outstanding Citizen awards for their use of CPR — which they'd learn


Austin police retrieve cell phones stolen during ACL

AUSTIN (KXAN) — If your cell phone went missing during the ACL Fest, Austin Police might have it. A number of phones were stolen during weekend one, and investigators in Florida intercepted them.


Sen. Angela Paxton files bill that would allow her husband, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, to issue exemptions from securities regulations

The 86th Legislature runs from Jan. 8 to May 27. From the state budget to health care to education policy — and the politics behind it all — we focus on what Texans need to know about the biennial legislative session.


Man seriously injured after being hit by a car in northeast Austin

AUSTIN (KXAN) — A man in his 50s is seriously injured after being hit by a car on Saturday night in northeast Austin. Austin-Travis County EMS said the incident happened in the intersection of Cameron Road and Rutherford Lane just before 7:30 p.m. The area is just north of U.S. 183.


Police: Cedar Park man says he doesn't recall firing at officers

A Cedar Park man accused of shooting at police officers Tuesday said all he remembered was firing at two men who were acting strangely after buying a video game from him, an arrest affidavit said.


North Texas man tried to have 11-year-old killed to stop sexual abuse case

MCKINNEY, Texas - A 20-year-old man who sexually abused an 11-year-old girl, before trying to have her killed so the case wouldn't move forward, has been sentenced. Kylil Jamall Killian was sentenced to 50 years in prison without the possibility of parole after being found guilty of continuous sexua


Judge Sides With Texas Landowners Over High-Speed Rail Issue

A judge sided with Texas landowners who pushed back against the prospect of being forced to sell their land for a proposed high-speed rail line connecting Dallas and Houston. Leon County Judge Deborah Evans ruled this month that Texas Central Railway doesn't have the authority to force landowners to


Still in the dark on Georgetown’s energy situation? Here’s a primer

Georgetown electric customers are seeing a new increase on their bills this month as city officials attempt to reduce costs associated with city energy contracts. This year, the city needs to avoid a similar situation to the $6.84 million shortfall in the amount of money that was expected to be left


USPS investigates Austin postal worker accused of wrongdoing

AUSTIN (KXAN) — The United States Postal Service said it will investigate after one man complained a mail carrier overstepped her authority with his important and expensive delivery.


Williamson Co. Regional Animal Shelter receives $900K donation

WILLIAMSON COUNTY — The Williamson County Animal Shelter recently recieved a $900,000 donation from the Petco Foundation, according to the City of Round Rock's Facebook page.