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Round Rock Police Continue Search For Hit-And-Run Driver
ROUND ROCK, TEXAS — Round Rock police continue to search for the hit-and-driver involved in a collision that left a pedestrian dead this week, releasing on Friday more details related to the car that hit the victim.
Austin-Round Rock metro area grows by over 451,000 people since 2010
AUSTIN, Texas — According to the U.S. Census Bureau population estimates released Thursday, Texas took four out of the top 10 spots for counties that gained the most residents in a year.
Georgetown 16-year-old surprised with late father's truck fully-restored
GEORGETOWN, Texas (KXAN) — A Georgetown 16-year-old got the surprise of a lifetime and was moved to tears in front of family and friends on Good Friday. Daniel Alcantar and his siblings lost their parents back in March of 2011 in what his sister described as them being in "the wrong place at the wro
Round Rock couple with hearing loss receives gift of free hearing aids
ROUND ROCK, Texas (KXAN) — A Round Rock couple is celebrating on Friday because for the first time in years they're not struggling to hear each other. Vicente and Elena Reyes are among the 48 million Americans with hearing loss. The couple didn't have the money to buy hearing aids and not all health
Women arrested in Texas had baby in car seat sitting next to 275 pounds of pot, authorities say
Updated at 3:50 p.m. April 19: Revised to include information about Ashley Resendiz's detention. Two Texas women had an infant boy with them when they were pulled over with 275 pounds of marijuana in their vehicle, authorities say.
Shane Buechele, Round Rock Express intern
ROUND ROCK, Texas — On any given day, it's all business in the Round Rock Express front office. It's all about family, beginning with President Chris Almendarez and his son, Chase.
Parents sue Georgetown ISD claiming nothing done after daughter assaulted by teacher
GEORGETOWN, Texas (KXAN) — Parents of a Georgetown ISD student are suing the school district for $5 million claiming that nothing was done when their daughter reported an alleged assault by one of her teachers.
Suspected Bloods Gang Members Arrested In Austin San Antonio
AUSTIN, TEXAS — Seven alleged members and associates of the Bloods gang were arrested this week in the culmination of a year-long investigation into narcotics trafficking in Austin and San Antonio, law enforcement officials said Thursday.
Texas House bill aims to ban red light cameras
AUSTIN, Texas — A House bill that would ban red light cameras in Texas got its first green light this week after it was cleared through the state legislature's Transportation Committee.
Missing Baytown toddlers found safe in east Texas
BAYTOWN, Texas (KTRK) -- Two toddlers who went missing with their biological father for nine days have been found safe. Baytown police put out an alert Friday in their search for 24-year-old Robert Clayton Rayon, and his sons, Robert Jr. and Ryan.
Family sues Lake Travis ISD, coach for $5M claiming 'cover up' of alleged 2017 sex assault
AUSTIN (KXAN) — A family filed a federal lawsuit against Lake Travis Independent School District and a softball coach for $5 million after they say the school officials covered up the 2017 sexual assault of a student at Lake Travis High School.
Baseball scouting company to move headquarters to Hutto
Perfect Game, a baseball scouting company, is moving its national headquarters from Iowa to Hutto in what the city described as the single largest economic development deal in its history.
Texas swimmer sues vitamin maker: 'I want them to know the damage they've done'
AUSTIN (Nexstar) — Madisyn Cox has always been competitive. She's testing that spirit in a new way. Cox, 23, is suing Dallas-based Cooper Clinic, claiming it "produced, distributed, and sold" a multivitamin that turned out to be tainted with Trimetazidine. The drug is known to aid in improving the c
Three dozen arrested in Central Texas gang crackdown
KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) Three dozen violent offenders and fugitives were arrested during a large-scale three-day gang crackdown in Killeen and Bell County, police said Friday evening.
Woman Sues Texas Water Park For $1M After Son Dies From Brain-Eating Amoeba
WACO (CBSDFW.COM) – The mother of a surfer who died from a “brain-eating amoeba” after visiting a surf park in Texas has filed a $1 million wrongful death lawsuit. New Jersey native Fabrizio Stabile died in September 2018. The man’s mother, Rita Stabile, claims BSR Surf Resort, owners of Parsons Bar
Union Pacific 'pauses' construction of new $550 million Texas rail yard
Union Pacific is "pausing" construction of its new $550 million rail yard in Texas. The Omaha, Neb.-based company said it will shift the money it committed this year to the Brazos project to instead make improvements to its 760-mile line running from El Paso to Los Angeles.
Police trying new tactics to address 'inordinate amount of violent crime' in East Austin
AUSTIN, Texas — Too much crime in too small an area. According to Austin Police Department data, the two-square-mile area of Riverside Drive and Oltorf Street to Montopolis in East Austin is responsible for 4% of the entire city's crime.
Travis DA making new rules for small-amount drug cases
Travis County District Attorney Margaret Moore is developing new protocols for how felony prosecutors evaluate drug cases involving the smallest amounts of illegal substances like cocaine or methamphetamine, an effort that could potentially increase the number of dismissals in such cases and referra
State medical marijuana bill is headed to House floor
AUSTIN (KXAN) — The bill that would expand Texas' medical marijuana program passed through a House committee with unanimous support and will now be scheduled to be debated on the House floor.
City of Hutto to announce $800M development
HUTTO, Texas — Another big new development is coming to Hutto. It's a project that will bring the city its first indoor sports arena, which will hold 13,000, plus a convention hotel.