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A Buda teen is behind bars in Hays County for allegedly burglarizing vehicles in July and August. Hays County Sheriff Gary Cutler says after an exhaustive investigation, 17-year-old Matthew Xavier Acosta is charged with nine counts of breaking into cars, 2 counts of stealing...
The former treasurer of the Austin Polish Society was booked into Williamson County Jail, accused of stealing more than $72 thousand dollars from the group for her own and her husband's use. Police records say an audit revealed 41-year-old Karolina Camara wrote unauthorized...
The city council will discuss an ordinance targeting predatory companies who place boots on cars and charge high fees to have them removed. Officer Eric Miesse said they have been wanting a city ordinance since last summer that caps those fees at $50. Statewide deregulation of...
(Credit: Shutterstock) Austin Public Health is hoping to locate several people who recently came in contact with a bat that has since tested positive for rabies. The bat was retrieved from the sidewalk outside the Austin Convention Center near 4 th and Red River Streets about 4:...
(Credit: Associated Press) Opponents of a President Barack Obama-era program shielding young immigrants from deportation will go before a federal judge who they hope will rule that the program cannot continue. Three federal judges have ruled against President Donald Trump's...
(Credit: City of Georgetown) Roads, firefighters, and upgraded utilities are among the key requests for the fiscal year 2019 budget. The proposed spending plan maintains the current tax rate while preparing the City for the incredible growth that is expected to continue for the...
University of Texas regents are expected to approve a $175-million expansion of Royal-Memorial Stadium this week. The University believes it can raise about $125-million through gifts and donations while financing the remaining $50-million. Regents claim no tuition or public tax...
As the Round Rock school district considers a bond election this fall, school security is still high on the minds of parents and teachers. Amber Feller with the bond subcommittee said if a bond package is approved by voters, it would need to include money to facilitate...
Beginning on August 13, food truck owners and vendors can get both a health inspection and a permit free of charge to participate in the pilot, which the council recently approved to gauge the economic impact of allowing food trucks to operate within the city limits on any given...