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Austin Police have a new problem with the DNA crime lab. APD Chief Brian Manley said more than 16-hundred cases stored in the refrigerator, 849 showed some signs of mold on the outside. Now, they're faced with how to properly preserve the evidence. People are concerned if...
WCSO badge The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office has been made aware of a scam involving a fraudulent caller using the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office main number, 512-943-1300/ 512-943-1100. According to the report the caller identified himself as a deputy with the...
Photo: APD In late January 2017, the Austin Police Department Organized Crime Division’s Human Trafficking/Vice Unit began an investigation into several illegal gambling operations throughout the Austin area. Following several search warrants at various game room locations and...
APD logo The Austin Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating and identifying possible victims of attempted sexual assault or sexual assault. Since October 2016, the Sex Crimes Unit has received reports regarding Sexual Assaults and Attempted Sexual...
(image courtesy AISD) This November Austinites will get a chance to vote on whether or not they want to lend a big chunk of change to Austin Independent School District. Austin ISD will ask voters to loan them $1.05 billion dollars this November for modernizing and upgrading...
(Credit: Dripping Springs Independent School District) The Dripping Springs ISD Board of Trustees unanimously approved the recommendation of Mandy Sargent as principal of Rooster Springs Elementary at its June 26 meeting. Ms. Sargent has been the school’s assistant principal for...
(Credit: Austin Independent School District) Austin ISD trustees tonight called a $1.05 billion bond proposal that includes re-envisioning 21st-century learning spaces for 16 schools and districtwide projects, with no tax rate increase. The proposal includes districtwide...
Photo: TSU PD Friday afternoon, June 23, Texas State University police were dispatched to McCoy Hall room 126 for a suspicious person. Officers were informed that an unknown suspicious individual went on a rant about 9/11 (terrorist attack) and reached into his backpack which...
Photo: Shutterstock Last Wednesday, June 21, a small Hays County Elections Advisory Committee met and voted to recommend the purchase of perhaps paperless and or non-verifyable new voting equipment. The vote was split on their recommendation to purchase millions of dollars of...