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Sergeant Craig Hutchinson Biography from TCSO: "Craig Hutchinson had one of those personalities you never forget. He began his career at TCSO in 1984 as a Corrections Officer. In his distinguished career with our agency, he went on to serve as a Patrol Deputy, a Senior Deputy...
Austin Police release the name of the person killed in a wreck yesterday morning on 500 S. Mopac Southbound. The driver, Michael Louis Distel, 39, was in a maroon 2009 Mazda CX-9 headed southbound on Mopac when it left the roadway for an unknown reason and struck a large pole in...
Statement from Round Rock Mayor Alan McGraw on the killing this morning of Travis County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Craig Hutchinson, a Round Rock resident: “To lose any resident, and especially one who dedicated his life to protecting others, is heartbreaking. On behalf of the City...
The Travis County Sheriff's Office has confirmed the death of Sergeant Craig Hutchinson, a 32-year veteran of the police force. Hutchinson was shot minutes after returning home from his shift. Travis County Sheriff Greg Hamilton says the motive in the killing appears to be...
FROM SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST Austin, Texas, July 25, 2016 - South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conference and Festivals (March 10-19, 2017) announced its first wave of speakers for the 2017 event. While the speakers cut a wide swath across the tech, film, music, television, business, sports...
Police say the four dead from a shooting at an apartment complex include one man, two women and a child. Another child was taken to a hospital with injuries that are not life threatening. Bastrop Police Det. Vicky Steffanic said the suspected shooter is among the dead and there...
One man is dead after crashing his car into a utility pole in South Austin. The crash happened on South Mopac near Enfield around 2:30 Sunday morning. Police believe a 40yr man was swerving between lanes when he lost control. Speed was a factor and authorities are awaiting...
MoPac will begin lane closures starting this evening. Information pertaining to the closures can be found here .
A car rolled off a bridge after being involved in a two-vehicle crash in North Austin, and one of the people in the car that fell has potentially life-threatening injuries, Austin-Travis County EMS officials said. Read more.