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TRAFFIC ALERT: Portion of Interstate 35 blocked in Round Rock after crash, officials say

The road is blocked off at RM 620 and I-35, transportation officials said. Drivers should expect delays in the area, they said.

MYSTATESMAN.COM - 2018-06-18 07:45:00

Round Rock Man Arrested In Drug Deal With Shotgun Fire

ROUND ROCK, TX — Police have accused two men of robbing a man who was selling marijuana in a drug deal during which a shotgun was fired, according to a published report.

PATCH - 2018-06-18 17:05:38

Pflugerville Police Reward Kids' 'Cool Moves'

PFLUGERVILLE, TX — Police will be on the lookout for kids out in public through the summer, not to issue citations but to reward them for safe behavior.

PATCH - 2018-06-18 21:05:39

Too frail for death row? Texas inmate seeks execution reprieve

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - After two recent botched U.S. executions of inmates with compromised veins, a convicted murderer and rapist is arguing he is too ill to be put to death by lethal injection in Texas later this month.

REUTERS - 2018-06-18 11:45:57

More events for Tuesday, June 19, and beyond

Make It Tuesdays: Piecing Together History at the Bullock Museum.Celebrate and learn about Juneteenth while crafting a paper quilt, as part of the Bullock Museum’s family-friendly summer programming. At Make It Tuesdays, families will create or invent new things each week throughout the summer. June

AUSTIN AMERICAN-STATESMAN - 2018-06-19 00:00:00

Georgetown ISD approves budget, pay increase for district employees at meeting Monday | Community Impact Newspaper

The proposed budget would devote 59.9 percent to instruction, 5.6 percent to student services, 3.9 percent to transportation and 3.6 percent to general administration, among other expenses.

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2018-06-19 03:27:28

Guadalupe County seeks community input on development of first master plan | Community Impact Newspaper

Guadalupe County is moving forward with the beginning stages of a strategic plan that will help steer continued rapid growth in the region.The first Guiding Guadalupe County public meeting will take place June 20 at the Seguin Coliseum Event Center, 950 S. Austin St., Seguin. The second meeting will

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2018-06-18 18:59:24

Woman seriously injured after being ejected from vehicle in NE Austin

According to Austin-Travis County EMS, it happened around 7 a.m., near 11000 Bluff Bend Dr.

KVUE - 2018-06-17 13:05:47

Georgetown ISD releases school supply lists for upcoming year | Community Impact Newspaper

If anyone would like to donate school supplies, the district asks individuals to choose from the lists provided on its website. The supplies can be dropped off during the Georgetown Walmart ‘Fill the Bus’ event on Aug. 3 from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. The district asks that school supplies not be dropped off at


Doug E. Fresh to perform at Round Rock's Juneteenth celebration Friday

The main act, Doug E. Fresh, will go on stage at around 10 p.m. on Friday, but the celebration starts at 7:30 p.m. There will be an opening ceremony with the mayor, city council, and the Round Rock police chief.


Police: Taylor shooting victim had argued with man who shot him

A man shot twice in Taylor on Monday told police at the hospital that he had been involved in a verbal argument with the person who fired at him, according to an arrest affidavit.Manuel Herrera Jr., 43, of Taylor was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in the shooting. The victim, 3


Suspicious behavior leads Round Rock police to card skimmer suspect

ROUND ROCK, Texas (KXAN) — A detective conducting surveillance following a rash of burglaries in Round Rock came across a suspect who was found to have credit card skimmer cables in his vehicle, according to an arrest affidavit.


Round Rock Uber driver falsely claimed he was kidnapped, police say

An Uber driver from Round Rock is accused of faking his own kidnapping and falsely telling police that one of his passengers shoved him into the trunk of his car, an arrest affidavit said.Robert Gomez, 40, was charged with false alarm or report, a Class A misdemeanor punishable by up to a year in ja


Locals Rally to Save Sam’s Bar-B-Que

photo by John AndersonEarlier this week,we checked in with the owner of iconic restaurantSam’s Bar-B-Que and reported owner Brian Mays’ plea for support in a time of rapid change in East Austin.“I'm going to be here, but y'all have got to support me now,” Mays told theChronicle. And the community ha


Round Rock police looking for 2 serial burglars targeting nail salons

Suspect accused of burglarizing 13 businesses in June of 2018. (Round Rock Police Department)ROUND ROCK, Texas (KXAN) -- Police are searching for two men who have burglarized 13 businesses in Round Rock in the past two weeks.Police say the suspects are mainly targeting nail salons but they have also


Slain Austin jeweler’s daughter-in-law cooperating with authorities

Lynda M. GonzalezThe Gallerie Jewelers store has remained closed after the owner, Theodore Shaughnessy, was found shot and killed on March 2. Attorneys for the Shaughnessy family have not returned calls to say when the store will reopen, despite customer complaints that their jewels are locked insid


Round Rock Uber Driver Faked His Own Kidnapping: Police

ROUND ROCK, TX — Police accuse aRound Rock Uber driverof faking his own kidnapping and falsely telling them one of his passengers had shoved him into the trunk of his car, according to a published report.


Thrall student receives scholarship from retired teachers

The Williamson County Retired Teachers Association (WCRTA) was pleased to honor Thrall High School graduate Lilly Chandler with a $1,000 WCRTA Aspiring Educator Scholarship at their June Membership Meeting and Luncheon. She is the daughter of Sonny and Krista Chandler of Thrall. She will be attendin


Family of Austin police officer killed in procession sues funeral home

Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo presents a flag to Malik Abdul-Khaliq during the memorial service for his father, officer Amir Abdul-Khaliq at the Wilhelmina Delco Center in Austin on Sept. 8, 2016. RICARDO B. BRAZZIELL/AMERICAN-STATESMAN


Portion of Bagdad Road and Horizon Park Boulevard in Leander closed due to road construction | Community Impact Newspaper

In need of street improvements, several lanes on Bagdad Road from Old Bagdad Road to Hero Way West in Leander will be closed from 7 to 8 p.m. through June 22, according to thecity’s website.