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BREAKING NEWS: Perfect Game, a sports venue and mixed-use development expected to add $200M yearly to Hutto’s economy
Plans are in motion for Hutto’s first indoor sports and event center. The 300,000 square-foot arena will seat 13,000 people and is planned as part of a mixed-use complex with office space, commercial, residential and retail components.
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.
Baseball scouting organization moving HQ to Hutto
HUTTO, Texas — A major sports development is coming to Hutto. Perfect Game, the "nation's flagship baseball scouting organization," is moving its national headquarters to Hutto, bringing with it the city's first indoor sports and events center and a convention hotel.
Williamson County sheriff discusses complaint filed against commander, recent deputy firings
WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Texas — A Williamson County sheriff's commander received a reprimand for a comment he made about a producer for the reality TV show "Live P.D.," following a complaint that was filed last month.
7 Members of Bloods Gang Arrested Thursday in Texas, DOJ Reports
SAN ANTONIO -- According to the Department of Justice, federal, state, San Antonio and Bexar County authorities on Thursday morning arrested seven members of the Bloods gang. Those arrested face federal and state drug trafficking charges and could face up to 20 years in federal prison or between fiv
Texas woman gets 15 years in jail for stealing $1.3M from rodeo
FORT WORTH, Texas – A former bookkeeper for the Stockyards Northside Rodeo has been sentenced to prison for stealing $1.3 million from the rodeo over three years. According to the Tarrant County Criminal District Attorney's Office, D’ann Elizabeth Wagner was given a 15-year sentence after pleading g
OUTAGES: Thousands without power after severe weather overnight
AUSTIN (KXAN) — After heavy winds, hail and rain overnight, thousands of people in Austin and surrounding areas are without power. Here are rolling updates of reported power outages:
Women arrested in Texas had baby in car seat sitting next to 275 pounds of pot, authorities say
Two Texas women had an infant boy with them when they were pulled over with 275 pounds of marijuana in their vehicle, authorities say. Ashley Renee Resendiz, 22, and Carla Michelle Resendiz, 47, were taken into custody Friday morning on charges of possession of marijuana with intent to distribute an
FM 973 crash kills one after truck runs red light, Austin police say
AUSTIN, Texas — According to police, one person was killed when the vehicle they were driving was struck by a truck that ran a red light at the intersection of FM 973 and Pearce Lane near Austin-Bergstrom International Airport.
Charges to remain against Texas driver who dodged paying over $5G in tolls with ‘license plate flipper’: cops
A Houston motorist was not quite free to drive off into the sunset on Thursday after a judge found “no probable cause” for the man’s arrest for allegedly using an illegal “license plate flipper” to avoid paying nearly $5,500 in tolls, authorities said.
4 Sentenced For Using Helicopter For $12,000 Hunt In Texas; ‘Would Make Sportsmen And Outdoor Enthusiasts Furious’
LAREDO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Four men have been sentenced to one year of probation and fined for a $12,000 sporting hunt in South Texas where a helicopter was used to kill exotic animals.
North Texas mother reported missing after not picking up child from babysitter
MESQUITE, Texas — The Mesquite police department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing mother. Authorities are searching for 26-year-old Prisma Denisse Peralta Reyes after she never returned to pick up her child from the babysitter Wednesday night.
Men On Texas 10 Most Wanted List Captured After Authorities Get Tips
AUSTIN (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Two convicted felons on the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list have been caught in unrelated arrests. The Texas Department of Public Safety on Wednesday announced the capture of 24-year-old Clifford Milton and 34-year-old Rodrigo Flores.
Texas' prison heat bill a 'cop out' because it no longer forces units to lower temps, advocates say
AUSTIN — A bill that would have tackled high heat levels at state jails and prisons has been gutted and replaced with a cost study, a move inmate advocates called "a cop-out."
Teacher charged with hiring hitman to kill student after molestation accusation
CLAYTON, Mo. — A St. Louis teacher with HIV is accused of taking a student out of class and molesting him. Three years later, police said the teacher tried to hire a hit man to kill the child and his family.
Round Rock, Pflugerville, Hutto libraries win grants
The Texas Book Festival announced April 18 winners of its 2019 Texas Library Grants. This year, 41 public libraries received grants totaling $100,500, according to a news release by the Texas Book Festival.
Mayor explains $13 million plans
At the monthly Chamber luncheon Monday, April 15, Mayor Brandt Rydell was the guest speaker, and talked about the city's plans to issue $13 million in debt and how it will be spread across the community.
Man killed in wreck in southwest Austin Thursday morning
AUSTIN (KXAN) -— Eastbound lanes of Highway 290 are closed approaching the Y in Oak Hill after a deadly crash. It's not yet known when the highway might reopen. Austin-Travis County EMS said the wreck took place near the intersection of U.S. 290 and Farm-to-Market 1826 just before 7 a.m. A man in hi
Ban On Red Light Cameras Gets Green Light Out Of Texas Committee
AUSTIN, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A bill that would ban red light cameras across the state cleared its first hurdle Wednesday. House Bill 1631, authored by Rep. Jonathan Stickland (R – Bedford), passed through the Transportation Committee and will now be voted on by the House where 102 of the 151 members
Family assault results in arrest
A Taylor man found himself in jail after assaulting family members and running from the police. According to police reports, on Monday, April 8, around 4 p.m., officers responded to a call in the 1100 block of Carolina St. for assault. Allegedly, the suspect, Ozzy Deleon, 21, of Taylor, had assaulte