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(from the U.S. Marshal’s Office) The United States Marshals led Lone Star Fugitive Task Force will direct investigative resources towards their apprehension mission of tracking down central Texas fugitives charged with domestic and family violence. During October, the Austin-...
Austin Police arrested the store clerk 21-year-old Leah Gonzales, her brother, her boyfriend and her roommate and charged them with first degree felony organized criminal activity after an armed robbery at a 7-Eleven on East Airport early Sunday. An off-duty Travis County deputy...
Llano County authorities are looking for a man who they say stole a truck on Sunday and then rammed it into a car driven by the police chief of Sunrise Beach. According to the DPS, 36-year-old Rocky Drew McIntosh stole a pickup truck at a convenience store and was pulled over by...
The Hutto City Council approved a five-percent increase in customer water rates at the September 18, 2014 Council Meeting. This rate increase will affect City of Hutto water service customers only. The increase will go into effect on October 1, 2014, with the first customer bill...
Austin City Council will take up this week an amendment to the city code which would differentiate street performers and buskers from panhandlers. The Austin Music Commission is proposing the amendment to allow street performers including musicians, jugglers, acrobats and other...
A man is in jail after he tried to kidnap a young girl in East Austin. 21 year old Rodolfo Martinez was arrested for attempted aggravated sexual assault of a child. Sgt. Raul Ortegon says the 13 year old girl was with another person, but gives tips should this happen to someone...
A messy fight over the dismissal of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice's top public information officer isn't over. A federal appeals court has ordered another review of the discrimination lawsuit brought by Michelle Lyons. She was demoted for keeping improper time sheets...
A robbery suspect shot to death after he allegedly opened fire on a violent crimes task force has been identified as 24-year-old Tyler Caraway. According to the Travis County Sheriff's Office: On September 8, 2014, at 6:54pm the Sheriff’s Office was notified by an FBI Agent on...
(from Austin Parks and Rec Dept.) Due to the dangerous fire hazard conditions that currently exist in the Central Texas area, the Austin Parks and Recreation Department is temporarily prohibiting the building of fires and smoking in all City of Austin parks, greenbelts and...