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Timothy Cole bill not likely to pass Texas Legislature this session
Last week, Gov. Rick Perry invited Sens. Rodney Ellis, Robert Duncan and other legislators to the signing of the Michael Morton Act, a measure aimed at preventing wrongful convictions in Texas.
Tue May 21, 2013
Severe Weather Expected For Texas, Recovery Efforts Underway In Oklahoma
The storm pattern that created Monday's devastating Oklahoma tornado is expected to bring severe weather to parts of Texas.
Wed May 15, 2013
2 killed in head-on collision in Warren County
Two women were killed in a head-on collision in Warren County on Tuesday evening.
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Power line operator collecting phantom tax
Consumer advocates say Oncor has been charging its customers about $30 a year to pay its federal taxes-about $200 million dollars each year-but the Texas Coalition for Affordable Power determined Oncor's parent company hasn't paid taxes since 2008.
Tue May 14, 2013
7th DWI Arrest Lands CS Man in Jail
According to the arrest report, Bryan PD stopped 29-year-old Robert Ruiz after he allegedly drove through a red light.
Mon May 13, 2013
Michael Morton cheers the unanimous passage of SB 825 in the Texas House on May 13, 2013.
On the 50th anniversary of the landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Brady v. Maryland , in which the justices ruled that prosecutors are obligated to provide defendants with exculpatory evidence "material either to guilt or to punishment," the Texas House tentatively approved two bills meant to prevent wrongful convictions.
Man charged in Cedar Park woman's 2009 abduction, death
A release from Williamson County District Attorney Jana Duty's office says Crispin James Harmel, 33, has been charged with the 2009 kidnapping, robbery, beating and strangulation death of 27-year-old Jessika Lynn Kalaher.
Dangerous dogs not allowed in Round Rock
Bad dogs better beware in Round Rock. The city has the toughest punishment for dangerous dogs among Williamson County's largest cities.
Sun May 12, 2013
Tennessee man reunited with class ring lost near Sweetwater 31 years ago
It was 1982, he was 33, and he was participating in what's considered the world's largest rattlesnake roundup, held annually in Sweetwater, Texas.
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Leander residents vote down civil service rules for fire department
Leander residents have voted down a proposition that would have put the city's fire department under civil service rules as it becomes a professional company.
Sat May 11, 2013
Pflugerville trustees Acosta, Fletcher hold leads
Incumbents Carol L. Fletcher and Mario Acosta prevailed in their fight to be re-elected to the Pflugerville school board over opponents who opposed their recent votes to provide health benefits to the domestic partners of district employees, including those in same-sex relationships.
Thu May 09, 2013
Construction on Hutto's first community college nears completion
The massive three-story, red brick and concrete building looks like it just sprouted up among the farmland in eastern Williamson County.
Sumner Co. football fans react to Texas ruling about religion at games
The judges ruling in Houston, Texas to allow a group of high school cheerleaders to use Bible verses at football games draws cheers from some Sumner County parents and fans.
Wed May 08, 2013
Mom checked dog into pet hotel but left girls aged 8 and 10 home...
Kristine Noffsinger was charged with two counts of abandoning a child after a child protective services investigator found she had left her two young children home alone A Texas mother is facing two years behind bars after she allegedly checked her dog into a pet hotel but left her two young children home alone last month.
Mon May 06, 2013
Round Rock woman abandons two children but books dog into pet hotel, according to arrest warrant
An arrest warrant accuses a 29-year-old Round Rock woman of pampering her pets but abandoning her 8- and 10-year-old daughters before leaving the state, according to an arrest warrant.
Sun May 05, 2013
Travis County interested in discussing joint medical examiner's office with Williamson
The Travis County Medical Examiner's Office performs autopsies and external exams for 42 other counties, charging $2,600 and $900 a pop respectively.
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Warrant Issued For Prosecutorial Misconduct, Judge Ken Anderson Turns Himself In To WilCo Jail
After visiting Tarrant County Judge Louis Sturns issued an arrest warrant for disgraced District Judge Ken Anderson, the former prosecutor booked himself to Williamson County Jail.
Wed May 01, 2013
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Groundwater levels causing concern with Bell County officials
Danny Ramm has been drilling water wells in Central Texas for more than thirty years.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Community News: Travis County commissioners wade back into gun debate
Travis County commissioners briefly debated guns on Tuesday before a vote to trade in old training pistols used by the sheriff's office for upgraded ones.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Honor Flight seeks Williamson County World War II vets
While their heroic deeds were many, their numbers now are few, as America's World War II generation slowly vanishes.