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  1. VIDEO: Leander ISD school bus swept way in floodwatersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2018 | KXAN-TV Austin

    Dashcam footage shows the moment a Leander ISD school bus was swept away in fast-moving Brushy Creek floodwaters last Tuesday, Oct. 16. The 4-minute video shows the school bus enter the flooded crossing, and then float down the flooded creek for two minutes - hitting trees and debris along the way - before becoming stuck in the water.

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  2. Sheriff: Man confesses to running over cousin, killing himRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2018 | KXAN-TV Austin

    According to the Williamson County Sheriff's Department, Jesse Wyatt Vickers to killing his cousin by running over him Saturday morning in Leander.

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  3. Truck found after hit-and-run in Leander that killed father of 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2018 | KXAN-TV Austin

    Aleisha Hankins rode a lot with her husband, Danny, on his motorcycle. He died in a hit-and-run crash on September 23, 11 years to the day after she lost her first husband in another wreck.

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  4. How the community can prepare for an active shooterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2018 | KXAN-TV Austin

    Imagine if you were caught in an active shooter situation. Would you be ready? Leander Police Department wants to make sure you are.

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  5. Leander police searching for driver in deadly hit-and-runRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2018 | KXAN-TV Austin

    Leander police are looking for a suspect after they say the driver was involved in a fatal crash on Saturday and then drove off. Leander police say they responded to a crash with injuries between a motorcycle and a pickup truck at the intersection of Palmera Ridge and Ronald Reagan Boulevard just before midnight.

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  6. Affidavit: Man shot by trooper rammed patrol car with stolen truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | KXAN-TV Austin

    A Leander man who was shot by a Texas Department of Public Safety trooper on Saturday, Sept. 8 rammed the trooper's patrol car during a chase through Austin streets , according to an arrest affidavit.

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  7. RM 2243 in Leander shut down in both directions after rollover crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2018 | KXAN-TV Austin

    A spokesperson with the Williamson County Sheriff's Office tweeted about the crash at the 7100 block of RM 2243 just before 8 p.m. That's just east of County Road 175. A spokesperson with the Leander police department said two cars were involved in the crash and hit the guardrail on the side of the road.

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  8. Deputies: Woman stabs, kills ex-husband as he broke into Jonestown homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2018 | KXAN-TV Austin

    The Travis County Sheriff's Office is investigating a man's death after a woman says she stabbed her ex-husband when he was trying to break into her house. Just after noon on Friday the sheriff's office says they got called out to the 22000 block of Cold Spring Drive.

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  9. Should voters approve any new Texas toll road? One group thinks soRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2018 | KXAN-TV Austin

    Many Central Texans have pay to drive to and from work on toll roads because lawmakers have not been able to find the money to pay for free highways without raising taxes. A new proposal from a Texas advocacy group could hold the keys to many road projects, including the overhaul of Interstate 35 in Austin.

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  10. Leander ISD stadiums get new video boards, chance for student workRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | KXAN-TV Austin

    Leander students return to class Thursday and high school students will be greeted with a new look for their football stadiums. Over the summer, crews installed new video boards that will be operated by students during football games.

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  11. CapMetro bus catches fire on 183ARead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2018 | KXAN-TV Austin

    The fire shut down 183A northbound at Scottsdale Drive, which is south of E. Crystal Falls Parkway, according to a Williamson County Sheriff's Office tweet at 6:39 a.m. It reports no one was hurt.

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  12. VIDEO: Man wearing underwear on head breaks into Leander businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2018 | KXAN-TV Austin

    Police are asking for the public's help identifying the man who broke into a Leander landscape company last month. Surveillance video posted on the Leander Police Department's Facebook page Wednesday appears to show the man with blue boxer briefs on his head as he makes eye contact with the camera.

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  13. Leander arson victims demand more charges for suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | KXAN-TV Austin

    Standing on his burned front porch, Danny D. Sturgill Jr. is haunted by the intense fire that he and four other people narrowly escaped just a week ago. During the panicked moments when the fire started on July 4, none of them could grab any valuables or belongings.

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  14. Man accused of using Tiki torch to set Leander-area home on fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2018 | KXAN-TV Austin

    Garry Dill seen in a mugshot for a Dec. 5, 2017 arrest on a charge of deadly conduct.

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  15. APD officer fired following DWI charge after night on Sixth StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2018 | KXAN-TV Austin

    An Austin police officer was fired Thursday for reckless driving that ended in his arrest on a DWI charge in January, according to a disciplinary memo from Police Chief Brian Manley.

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  16. Wilco sheriff's office car chase of robbery suspect endsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2018 | KXAN-TV Austin

    Sheriff Robert Chody tweeted that Williamson County Sheriff's Office and other law enforcement agencies were chasing the robbery suspects toward Travis County from Hwy 281.

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  17. Leander mayoral candidates explain their goals in 'nasty' campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2018 | KXAN-TV Austin

    On Wednesday, KXAN sat down with both candidates to ask them what they plan to do for the city of Leander if they're elected mayor. Both men, are former city council members.

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  18. 911 Leander caller waits 11 minutes after dispatch confusionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2018 | KXAN-TV Austin

    "I went to check on him for his nap and he ended up being face down in vomit, unresponsive," said Ashley Hollister. "He had a pulse but he was very pale and his lips were purple so I banged on the window and told my husband to call 911."

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  19. PHOTOS: Tanker truck rolls over on US 183A frontage in LeanderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2018 | KXAN-TV Austin

    LEANDER, Texas - A tanker truck rolled over on the US 183A frontage road in Leander, closing the northbound lanes at Ranch to Market 2243. Leander police say there was a spill after the crash and the road may be closed until noon for cleanup.

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  20. How to get alerts for smaller, tough-to-track tornadoesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2018 | KXAN-TV Austin

    The EF1 Tornado that touched down in Leander and Liberty Hill Sunday provided several reminders for both citizens and public officials about how tough it can be to warn ahead of smaller tornadoes. After Sunday's tornado impacted several rooftops and yards, people living in Williamson County contacted KXAN with concern that they hadn't received weather alerts.

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