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  1. Swept Away: School bus dash cam captures harrowing ordealRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 26 | Austin American-Statesman

    Newly obtained video taken from a Leander school bus shows the bus entering a low-water crossing as floodwaters deluged Central Texas last week. The bus is washed off the road, bobbing backwards down swollen Brushy Creek for several minutes until rescuers got the driver and a 12-year-old boy to safety.


  2. One person killed in three-car wreck near LeanderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 24 | Austin American-Statesman

    One person has been killed Wednesday afternoon in a three-car wreck on Leander Road  between Ronald Reagan Boulevard and Garey Park Ranch Road near Leander, said Williamson County Sheriff Robert Chody. The identity of the person has not been released.


  3. Williamson County issues disaster declaration for Austin water crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 23 | Austin American-Statesman

    Williamson County commissioners issued a disaster declaration Tuesday morning, setting in motion emergency operations to assist in Austin's unprecedented potable water outages. The declaration signed by county Judge Dan Gattis notes the water outage, severe weather and flash flooding as reasons for taking “extraordinary measures” to “alleviate the suffering of people and to protect or rehabilitate property.” The county activated its Emergency Operations Center at 10 a.m. Tuesday and will remain active until Austin's contaminated water issue is remedied.


  4. Glenn's stunning comeback against East View pushes first-year program to brink of postseasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 20 | Austin American-Statesman

    LEANDER – Moments after Glenn retained its perfect district record with a rousing 35-32 comeback win over East View at Bible Stadium, Glenn coach Rob Schoenfeld took a moment to address his program's looming historical achievement. Glenn is on pace to become the first program in the Austin area to qualify for the playoffs in its first varsity season.


  5. District: Leander bus driver arrested after driving into waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2018 | Austin American-Statesman

    Nathan DeYoung was charged with abandoning or endangering a child, a second-degree felony, punishable by up to 20 years in prison. Leander police and fire personnel had to rescue the driver and the middle school student from the water, according to an alert the school district sent parents Tuesday afternoon.


  6. Officials: Man kidnapped woman on Leander streetRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2018 | Austin American-Statesman

    A man is accused of kidnapping a woman who was walking home from work in Leander, according to an arrest affidavit. Lance Lindsey, 41, of Burnet, was charged with aggravated kidnapping, a first-degree felony punishable by up to 99 years in prison.


  7. Four of seven seats on the Leander school board are contestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2018 | Austin American-Statesman

    Four at-large seats on the Leander school board, which oversees district policies, the superintendent and 42 schools, are contested in the Nov. 6 election. Ten candidates, including two incumbents, are running for a seat on the seven-member board.


  8. Officials: Man intentionally run over, killed in LeanderRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2018 | Austin American-Statesman

    Deputies were called about a disturbance in the 4300 block of Red Oak Lane around 4:30 a.m. Saturday, according to the Williamson County sheriff's office. They said witnesses reported that two men, believed to be cousins, were having a dispute about a family member.


  9. Cap Metro unveils new vision for Project ConnectRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2018 | Austin American-Statesman

    Capital Metro CEO Randy Clarke on Monday revealed a new vision plan that calls for ambitious long-term upgrades to the city's mass transit system, including a fully electric-powered fleet that could put automated vehicles in dedicated pathways through some of the city's busiest corridors. The plan needs approval from Capital Metro's board, which is scheduled to vote on whether to accept it later this year.


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