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A woman in Georgetown is charged with animal cruelty for almost running her dog to death. And police said three weeks ago she actually did run one of her other dogs to death. Neighbors told police they saw Esmeralda Escobar running with her 10-year-old border collie named Oliver...
Several homeowners living behind Terry Black's Barbecue on Barton Springs have filed a lawsuit over the smoke from their barbecue pits. Terry Black's co-owner Mark Black said he was blindsided. "We got an email this morning that they filed a lawsuit and we had no idea," he said...
A Hays High school student tied to a fatal 2013 hit-and-run is found not guilty by a jury. According to the Hays County District Attorney's Office: A Hays County jury Thursday acquitted Nathanael Eddleman of Failure to Stop and Render Aid in the death of Philip Duran on April 27...
On Thursday, July 30, at 10:48 a.m., a suspect entered the Frost Bank, located at 2425 Exposition Blvd., demanded money and left the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash. No injuries were reported. The suspect was described as: White female Approx. 5’10” Medium build Last...
A child who died from injuries in a deadly wreck last week, would have turned one yesterday. APD has released the preliminary investigation from a wreck last Friday, July 24 that left three dead and the Interstate 35 NB shut down for hours. It shows that a red 2008 Chevrolet...
UPDATE: An air and ground manhunt in Williamson County has wrapped up as authorities found a man who is heavily involved in a gang and possibly drug cartel. Authorities said it started around lunch when a patrolman attempted stopping a vehicle. The driver, an El Paso man and his...
A stabbing in East Austin ends up with police searching for hours for the three suspects and five victims taken to the hospital. Chareste Pope said her mom, two nieces and nephew were involved in the stabbing. Police said 12 people were initially involved, where the incident...
One tenured medic hasn't been able to eat her lunch Saturday, July 25. She later comments she should bring food with her in the ambulance which is not allowed by health department rules. The front of the ambulance doesn't have room to store food and you aren't allowed to keep...
The Austin City Council gets their first look at the city's proposed $3.5 billion budget. Ed Van Eeno, the city of Austin's Chief Financial Officer, says while property owner's will be getting a homestead exemption, and they are also proposing a cut in the tax rate, their tax...