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The implementation of red light cameras is being revisited by the city of Georgetown. This according to Georgetown police department captain, roland waits. He says they took a break from the initiative to wait for legislators to pass a law which now requires a citizens committee...
A 72-year-old Hispanic man and a 14-year veteran of Austin Police are both hospitalized after an early-morning shootout in south Austin… What started as a narcotics search at 6102 Club Terrace this morning ended with Felix Rosales shooting at police, striking Detective Robert...
Officials with the attorney general's office says the jury duty scam may be making a comeback. Paco Felici with the A-G's office says first, you might get a phone call telling you there's a warrant for your arrest because you didn't report for jury duty. He says then the caller...
Many Texas offenders sentenced in the most heinous of child sex crimes initially receive no prison time at all. That's the finding of an analysis published by the Dallas Morning News. The newspaper found that in 13-thousand cases involving aggravated sexual assault of a child...
"Planned Parenthood” opens its new administration building in south Austin today. It’s part of the Planned Parenthood ‘Choice Project’ that was started four years ago. The group had to serve as its own general contractor on the construction of the new buildings because pressure...
A call about reckless driving leads Hays County law enforcement to a methamphetamine lab near Driftwood. Sergeant Chase Stapp says when they went in to the trailer on South Madrone Trail to serve a warrant, they found a working meth lab. Charles Gault was arrested and charged...
Are you sure that car behind you isn't a Travis County Sheriff's deputy? It almost looks like a picture negative of regular Travis County Sheriff's patrol car. Deputy Roger Murray is looks like a patrol car when carefully examined, but it is catching many drivers being pulled...
The Department of Public Safety says the death toll has reached seven in Monday's adult day care center van wreck in South Texas. Authorities say the van -- carrying nine people -- and a car collided on Highway 83 near the Starr County town of Alto Bonito. DPS says the driver of...
The city of Lakeway is hoping to get its hands on some sales tax dollars, in spite of the emergency services district efforts to do the same. Lakeway has a referendum to increase its sales tax to the maximum allowed in the state. Mayor Steve Swan says will be used to lower...