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5 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin

Baby born at Williamson County courthouse

Firefighters and paramedics jumped into action last week when it was clear there was no time to rush a laboring mommy-to-be to the hospital.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

KXAN-TV Austin

Mark Norwooda s trial date set in 1988 murder case

A new trial date is now set for convicted killer Mark Norwood. The trial in Travis County will begin Feb. 9. Last year, he was convicted for the 1986 murder of Christine Morton in Williamson County.

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Related Topix: Travis County, TX

Daily Kos

Charges dropped against teen facing possible life sentence for pot brownies

In April, Jacob Lavoro was arrested in the Austin suburb of Round Rock, Texas after authorities accused him of selling pot brownies.

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Related Topix: Round Rock, TX, US News, Liberal Political News

Tue Aug 26, 2014

KXAN-TV Austin

Former Leander High School football player accused of sexually assaulting two young boys

The judge overseeing the ongoing case involving a Williamson County man convicted of super aggravated sexual assault of a child asked to be removed from the case in a letter Tuesday.

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Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Texas Hash Brownie Baker No Longer Faces a 10-Year Mandatory Minimum

Prosecutors in Williamson County, Texas, have decided to reduce the charges against Jacob Lavoro, the 19-year-old who faced 10 years to life in prison after police caught him with a pound and a half of hash brownies and cookies last April.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Drugs, Criminal Defense Law, Law

KCEN

First-Degree Felony Charge Dropped for Central Texas Man in Controversial Pot Brownies Case

The Williamson County District Attorney's Office has dropped the first-degree felony charge filed against 19-year-old Jacob Lavoro, the Round Rock man who gained national attention for facing a potential life sentence in prison for making and selling pot brownies.

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Related Topix: Round Rock, TX, Drugs, Marijuana

Austin American Statesman

Austin Scoop: Top free things to do, Aug. 29-Sept. 4

Meet up at TOMS at 7 p.m. Friday before hitting the road on bicycles through winding trails ending at Barton Springs Pool for a night swim.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Lebanon Democrat

Commissioners seek to raise own pay

After passing several bonds and a resolution governing the use of county right-of-way, commissioners prepared to vote on a 1.5 percent increase in salary for all general fund employees, including library employees.

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Related Topix: Hutto, TX

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Foster's Daily Democrat

Woman allegedly stole wine to see jailed boyfriend

A Texas woman allegedly stole a bottle of $3.99 wine to get arrested and see her jailed boyfriend.

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Related Topix: Cedar Park, TX

Wed Aug 20, 2014

KXAN-TV Austin

Georgetown considers running own ambulance service

You never know when you may have a medical emergency and need first responders to come to your aid.

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Related Topix: Georgetown, TX, Fire

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Door Reminder

This week's odd news: Corn farmers create amaizing face in tribute to TV weatherman

This week's odd news: Corn farmers create amaizing face in tribute to TV weatherman Odd news from across the nation, world Check out this story on greenbaypressgazette.com: http://gbpg.net/VwveQW This undated image provided by the Nassau County Police Department in Mineola, N.Y., shows a Wanted Poster with a man wearing six different hats while ... (more)

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Petersen, Cedar Park, TX

Sat Aug 16, 2014

WTVG-TV Toledo

Woman allegedly stole wine to see jailed boyfriend

A Texas woman allegedly stole a bottle of $3.99 wine to get arrested and see her jailed boyfriend.

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Related Topix: Cedar Park, TX

ABC News

Woman Allegedly Stole Wine to See Jailed Boyfriend

Alicia Walicke of Cedar Park was charged with misdemeanor theft and freed on $5,000 bond Friday.

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Related Topix: Cedar Park, TX, Weird

WFTV Orlando

Woman stole wine to follow boyfriend to jail, police say

A woman in Texas told police she stole a bottle of cheap wine from a gas station so she could get arrested and see her boyfriend in the Williamson County Jail, according to a warrant.

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Related Topix: Weird

Fri Aug 15, 2014

KXAN-TV Austin

Woman treated for rabies after bat bite at Round Rock Walmart

A woman has come forward about being bitten by a bat at a Round Rock Walmart, the second person to reportedly come into contact with a bat at that store - all as health officials continue their search for the unknown woman bitten by a bat there.

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Related Topix: Round Rock, TX

Texas Highways

Daytripper: Georgetown

As travelers fly by on I-35, some may be unaware that one simple exit could take them to the heart of Williamson County and what's known as the "Most Beautiful Town Square in Texas."

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Related Topix: Georgetown, TX, Texas, Life, Food, Pizza

Thu Aug 14, 2014

KWTX

Central Texas Teen Seeks New Trial In Daycare Molestation Case

An attorney has filed a motion for a new trial for Greg Kelley, 19, of Leander, who was sentenced last month to 25 years in prison after a Williamson County jury found him guilty of two counts of super aggravated assault stemming from the molestation of a 4-year-old boy at a home daycare.

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Related Topix: Leander, TX, Cedar Park, TX

The Bandera County Courier

Public's help sought in rabies investigation

Medical administrators with the Texas Department of State Health Services are appealing to the public to help identify a woman who may have been exposed to rabies in Round Rock.

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Related Topix: Round Rock, TX, Health, Vaccinations

Wed Aug 13, 2014

KXAN-TV Austin

Greg Kelleya s attorney files for new trial

The new attorney for Greg Kelley, the Leander man found guilty of super aggravated sexual assault of a child, has filed the necessary paperwork to request a new trial.

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Related Topix: Leander, TX

Tue Aug 12, 2014

KXAN-TV Austin

Teen accused of helping alleged serial rapist turns himself in

Police have arrested 18-year-old Thomas Palacios, who detectives say helped accused serial rapist Jordan Benford in at least one of the multiple crimes.

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Related Topix: Cedar Park, TX, Austin, TX

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