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San Marcos Police are pleased with the results of their recent sex offender registration check. The department recently completed a compliance check of all 49 registered sex offenders residing within the city, finding all but one to be in compliance with the registration laws...
A former teaching assistant from Stony Point High School is still being investigated after he turns himself in to Williamson County Authorities. Twenty-five-year-old Noah Byrd showed up at the Williamson County Jail after police had been looking for him for a week. He is charged...
Texas state troopers are participating in Operation Care - Combined Accident Reduction Effort - to reduce fatalities on major highways during holiday weekends. They will be looking for people not using their turn signals, driving in the passing lane and tailgating. During last...
Gov. Rick Perry warned the Environmental Protection Agency against expanding federal clear air legislation to include greenhouse gas emissions. Perry says such a move would come at what he calls an ``irreparable cost'' to the economy. Perry, at an Austin news conference, said...
Austin police have arrested dozens of people over the past two months who were initially stopped for aggressive driving. It is part of a program called Ticketing Aggressive Cars and Trucks. “The goal of TACT is not to generate citation numbers, but to have an impact on crashes...
Austin police have released a photo of the suspect in last week’s robbery at the Prosperity Bank on North Loop Boulevard. Police say the man walked into the bank, demanded cash, then fled down Burnet Road. propseritysuspect2.JPG He was wearing a white jacket, white baseball cap...
State fire officials say, with the drought and colder temperatures creeping into the forecast, there's a growing concern for wildfires. Mark Stanford, with the Texas Forest Service, says "Once you've had a killing frost, that you have winds that exceed 20 miles an hour, low...
The Texas prison system is still finding that cell phones are being smuggled to inmates. But the answer to the problem may come from outside the Lone Star State. Officials with the South Carolina Department of Corrections say they have the same problem, but now they have a...
Three Texans are among 14 people pardoned by President George W. Bush. The White House has announced the pardons. -- Brenda Jean Dolenz-Helmer of Fort Worth was sentenced to four years probation in 1998 after pleading guilty to mail fraud charges. A report by the Office of...