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Former Longhorn running back Cedric Benson is arrested for boating while intoxicated. Lower Colorado River Authority officers made what they called a routine stop of Benson's boat Saturday night on Lake Travis. After officers talked with Benson, they decided to test his sobriety...
A state trooper gunned down in his patrol car after making a traffic stop was remembered today as a devoted public servant. About 2000 mourners gathered at an East Texas church for the funeral of James Scott Burns, who was killed Tuesday after pulling over a car in rural Marion...
The sighting of a "large cat", possibly a mountain lion or bobcat in the South Williamson County area was reported today.Detective John Foster with the Williamson County Sherrif's Office says they are still trying to determine what type of cat they are dealing with. Patrol units...
Friends of Troy Guthrie, Jr. are holding a benefit barbecue today at the “Y” in Oak Hill. Guthrie was shot and seriously wounded in Marble Falls back in March. Police have arrested a 13-year-old boy in that case. Guthrie suffered a head injury and his vision was damaged in the...
There are all kinds of ways to recycle a computer, from selling it, to donating it to taking it to a recycling center. But before you do, remember there is a hard drivie of information that you don't want to fall into the wrong hands. The better business bureau's Erin Jones says...
Hays County voters will have another decision to make when it comes time to vote in November. Leaders in San Marcos and hays county want to turn FM 110 into Loop 110. Hays County Commissioner Debbie Inglesbe says traffic is getting congested on McCarty Lane and the road needs to...
A Texas Supreme Court decision in favor of the state's most prolific campaign contributor has renewed questions about big money's influence on elected judges. The Austin court sided yesterday with Houston homebuilder Bob Perry in a dispute over a defective house, overturning an...
Officials say a 50-year-old member of a polygamist sect whose alleged abuse of a teenage girl triggered the raid on a West Texas religious compound is no longer wanted by state authorities. But authorities did not say when or why the arrest warrant was dropped for Dale E. Barlow...
Austin Police are looking for this man, who was captured on videotape holding up the Tom-Gro grocery store on Montopolis earlier this week. Police say he entered the store, displayed a weapon, demanded cash, then made his getaway. The suspect is described as an African-American...