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(Photo credit: Screenshot/YouTube) The man seen in a video last year beating a turtle to death has reached an agreement with Travis County prosecutors. Back in June, Terry Washington was seen in that video dragging a turtle out of Lady bird Lake and beating it to death with a...
Photo: Lone Star Fugitive Task Force AUSTIN, Texas – The Lone Star Fugitive Task Force is seeking the public’s assistance in their effort to locate and apprehend Cullen Shane Pate, 22, whose last known address was in Georgetown. Pate is currently sought by Task Force as a result...
(Photo: Shutterstock/ Khakimullin Aleksandr) With the release of Austin's CodeNext draft map, scores of home builders started delving into the documents. Home Builder Association of Greater Austin's CEO Emily Blair said, it has a team of designers, engineers and more doing the...
(KLBJ FILE PHOTO) FROM AUSTIN POLICE DEPARTMENT Case: 17-1071522 Date: Monday, April 17, 2017 Time: 7:19 p.m. Location: 3700 block of Manor Rd. Deceased: David, Nancy-Jane, White female (D.O.B. 12-11-95) The preliminary investigation shows that a white 2009 Yamaha was traveling...
(KLBJ FILE PHOTO) Austin's new maps for CodeNEXT-the big property rules and land development re-write are already causing a stir around town and at City Hall. Austin City Council has begun rolling up their collective sleeves to address the CodeNEXT draft maps that have just come...
More than a dozen people died during the 2015 Memorial Weekend flood, including the McComb family, who were staying in a house in Wimberley that was washed into the Blanco River and carried downstream. In the aftermath, the only survivng member of the McComb family was a...
(Photo credit: Travis County Jail) Austin police have arrested a man they say tried to light his family's home on fire following an argument. According to an arrest affidavit, officers were called to the home on East 10th after getting a call about a domestic disturbance...
(Photo:(KLBJ) 590AM/99.7FM KLBJ/ Jon Cooley) Two of Austin's finest were suspended for breaking police department policies concerning DWIs. Chief Brian Manley reported officers Michael Cuellar and his supervisor Steve Urias were effectively suspended after Cuellar was believed...
Photo: TX Attorney General Office AUSTIN – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced today that the Child Exploitation Unit (CEU) of his office arrested Jason Matthew Pertolanitz, 40, of Cedar Creek, on one count of Possession of Child Pornography, a third-degree felony...