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(Photo Atty General's Office) FROM THE OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL AUSTIN – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced that earlier this week the Child Exploitation Unit (CEU) of his office arrested Eric Christopher Lucas, 45, of Round Rock, on six counts of Possession of...
(Photo credit: Getty Images) James Cotton, a Grammy Award-winning blues harmonica master whose full-throated sound backed such blues legends as Muddy Waters, Sonny Boy Williamson II and Howlin' Wolf, has died at age 81. A statement from Alligator Records, Cotton's label, says he...
City of San Marcos Web site photo A phishing scam puts hundreds of San Marcos city employees at risk for identity theft. A San Marcos payroll processor accidentally sends roughly 800 city employees' W2s to a phish scammer. The city's Heather Hurlbert said they they contacted the...
Jon Cooley photo/KLBJ A woman was sent to the hospital after a driver rear ended the Pedicab she was riding in and then drove off. The Austin Police Department is now on the look out for the hit and run driver of a dark colored BMW. APD's Sergeant David McDonald said while...
Photos courtesy of TCSO A shooting neat lake Travis leaves two dead and one woman in critical condition. The Travis County Sheriff's Office's Captain Craig Smith said Deputies were called to a home in the 2000 block of Whitebead and found a man and a women dead from gunshot...
Photo courtesy of APD On Tuesday, APD said just before midnight on Tuesday, March 14, a 2011 black Toyota FJ Cruiser was traveling westbound in the 4800 block of E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. in the inside lane. The bicyclist was traveling eastbound in the inside westbound...
Screenshot courtesy of Texan Allergy 1) Load up on your antihistamines before you head outdoors so you don’t have to hear yourself sneezing and can actually enjoy the music. 2) Pollen counts are the highest between 5am and 10am so limit your time outdoors during these hours. 3)...
Google maps photo The City of San Marcos will host the first of three open houses next Monday to present information about the May 6 bond election. The informational sessions are open to the public and will give voters opportunities to talk to City staff about the public safety...
(Nexus 7/Shutterstock) FROM AAA TEXAS (Coppell, TX) – The statewide gas price average in Texas is $2.09 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. That price is two cents less than last week and 28 cents more per gallon than last year...