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Austin Police make a second arrest in connection with the suspected murder of a 16-year-old boy. Detectives charge Raymond Antwon Bradshaw with evidence tampering today in the August death of Jonathon Laughlin. Laughlin's badly-decomposed body was found in south Austin three...
One man is in jail, charged in connection with a string of cab driver robberies. According to court records, Austin Police got their break when a driver for Austin Cab was robbed in south Austin late Monday afternoon. The robber reportedly followed the same pattern as the person...
More people want to be Texans. New Census Bureau figures show Texas with just over 23.9 million people as of July. The estimate is reached by measuring births, deaths and migration into and out of each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. The Associated...
Waste Management in Travis and Williamson Counties are helping you dispose of your Christmas tree. Starting today through january fifth you can recycle your tree for free. James Smith with waste management says the trees dropped off at Austin's Community landfill will be chipped...
Funeral arrangements are pending for a 14 year old Houston-area boy accidentally shot and killed by his older brother. Harris County authorities say the 18 year old apparently didn't think the pistol was loaded. Investigators say the shooting happened at a home during a...
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is making plans to complete the Texas sections of border fencing by the end of 2008. But new legislation easing requirements for specific fencing designs and locations could change the situation. Developments to look for: 1. Construction...
Lady Bird Johnson was a woman of quiet dignity who worked for the political career of her husband and championed conservation efforts. Hank Thompson was a seemingly tireless country singer who kept playing music until he was physically unable to reach the stage. Johnson died...
A 14-year-old boy was returned safely to his family after being abducted by an alleged human smuggler. Investigators found Luis Antonio Gonsalez yesterday at an Austin apartment after he was taken Monday night from a gas station in Harris County. 33-year-old Santos Vasquez of...
Firefighters remain on the scene of the U.T. Golf Club near Steiner Ranch. Earlier today they responded to a fire at the, still under-construction, extension of the golf course's clubhouse. Dale Saust, with the Hudson Bend Fire Department says the building was over 70% complete...