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  • Bastrop sheriff’s deputy Taser was ‘best course of action’

    American-Statesman - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    A Bastrop County sheriff's deputy who used his Taser on a high school student last year, causing him to hit his head and leaving him with brain damage, first tried to subdue the teen after he ...

  • Motorcyclist dead after crash in near Lakeway

    American-Statesman - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    A motorcyclist is dead after crashing into a tree near Lakeway Monday night, the Texas Department of Public Safety said.Authorities have not released his identity. Paramedics on the scene said he ...

  • Family faces hurdles in recovery of Lake Travis drowning victim

    American-Statesman - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    The family of a drowning victim that has raised thousands of dollars to recover his body from the murky depths of Lake Travis is now facing bureaucratic tape that has stalled its efforts.Song Hy ...

  • Marble Falls takes pre-emptive stance against housing refugees

    American-Statesman - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    No one has floated a proposal to bring Central American refugees to Marble Falls. But this Hill Country town of 6,000 has put its objections on the record just the same.The Marble Falls City Council ...

  • Austin school district joins Obama’s ‘Keeper’ initiative

    American-Statesman - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    The Austin district is among 60 school systems that will join President Barack Obama's "My Brother's Keeper" initiative to improve educational outcomes for Hispanic and ...

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  • Motel security guard charged with murder

    American-Statesman - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Jonathan Cook was in his car outside the Budget Lodge in North Austin on Friday night when police say a security guard at the motel fired at least two shots at him.Cook, who police said did not ...

  • Herman All systems go for another Perry presidential campaign

    American-Statesman - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    I don't know about you, but I admire folks who don't take "Are you kidding?" for an answer.Longtime area resident James R. Perry is that kind of guy. He applied for a job a few ...

  • Central Texas home sales stay on record pace

    American-Statesman - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    It's shaping up to be another record-breaking year for Central Texas home sales, as a crush of buyers continues to compete for a limited supply of properties.For the first six months of this ...

  • It begins First seven candidates file for Austin City Council races

    American-Statesman - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Considering there are more than 50 people eyeing 10 district-based seats on the Austin City Council -- plus at least six hopefuls for mayor -- the city clerk's office was relatively quiet ...

  • Local home sales up 3 percent at midyear

    American-Statesman - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    In a positive report for the local housing market, Central Texas home sales rose 3 percent for the first half of this year compared to midyear year, which could keep 2014 on track to exceed last ...

  • Motorcycle hits tree in West Travis Co.

    KTBC - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Travis County Deputies and DPS are investigating a motorcycle crash in West Travis County.It happened on Siesta Shores Drive, near Lake Travis.Authorities say a motorcycle hit a tree.According to ...

  • Back from DL Martinez returns to Bronx roots

    Texas Rangers - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Nick Martinez remembers making the 10-minute trips from his school to Yankee Stadium just a few years ago. From 2009-11, Martinez played at Fordham University, and in his free time, he enjoyed ...

  • Soto Smolinski exit early after sparking rally

    Texas Rangers - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Email NEW YORK -- The Rangers scored three runs in the top of the sixth inning of their 4-2 win over the Yankees on Monday night but lost two players during the rally. Both are hoping their injuries ...

  • Ankle sprain improving Choo back in outfield

    Texas Rangers - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Shin-Soo Choo was back in the outfield for the Rangers on Monday night for the first time since July 9. He is still dealing with a sprained left ankle but wants to play in the outfield as much as ...

  • Rangers activate Adduci from DL option West

    Texas Rangers - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Jim Adduci was activated from the disabled list on Monday and immediately added to the Rangers' lineup against the Yankees, starting in left field. Manager Ron Washington said Adduci will be ...

  • Rangers pending transaction wont involve Rios

    Texas Rangers - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Nick Martinez from the disabled list so he can start against the Yankees. The Rangers currently have 11 active pitchers, including seven relievers, so manager Ron Washington said the club will have ...

  • Austin food trucks share social media secrets for business growth

    Austin Business Journal - Monday 21st July, 2014

    Social media platforms like Twitter provide mobile businesses such as food trucks a great way to draw attention to a brand. Social media platforms like Twitter provide mobile businesses such as food ...

  • Asure Software expands with offices in Middle East Asia Pacific

    Business Journal - Monday 21st July, 2014

    Asure Software Inc. CEO Pat Goepel Asure Software Inc., an Austin-based company that provides workspace management solutions, said Monday its has opened new international offices in Dubai and ...

  • EZCorp stock tumbles interim CEO named

    American-Statesman - Monday 21st July, 2014

    EZCorp Inc.'s stock took a beating Monday as investors reacted to the Austin-based payday lending and pawnshop chain's Friday announcement that it had ousted its CEO, board chairman and ...

  • Ethics agency imposes max fine on Michael Quinn Sullivan

    American-Statesman - Monday 21st July, 2014

    The Texas Ethics Commission ordered conservative activist Michael Quinn Sullivan on Monday to pay the maximum fine for not registering as a lobbyist following his work to promote conservative ...

  • Police Motel security guard fatally shot man

    American-Statesman - Monday 21st July, 2014

    Robert Earl Goins, 43, was in uniform and working as a security guard at the Budget Lodge in North Austin when, according to police, he fired at 27-year-old Jonathan Cook at least twice around 10 ...

  • Firefighter suspended indefinitely after DWI charge

    American-Statesman - Monday 21st July, 2014

    An Austin firefighter has been suspended indefinitely after he was charged with driving while intoxicated when he was off duty, officials said.Mark Christopher Madison, 53, was arrested May 10 about ...

  • Greg Kelley supporters hold gathering tonight outside Williamson jail

    American-Statesman - Monday 21st July, 2014

    Supporters of Greg Kelley, a former Leander High School football player convicted last week of the sexual assault of a 4-year-old boy, will hold a gathering at 8 p.m. tonight outside the Williamson ...

  • Matthew Hood identified as Lake Georgetown drowning victim

    American-Statesman - Monday 21st July, 2014

    A 16-year-old boy who drowned Friday in Lake Georgetown has been identified as Matthew Hood of Round Rock.Hood was last seen by friends on Friday afternoon when he swam a short distance and went ...

  • Candidates start to file for Austin Mayor districts

    KTBC - Monday 21st July, 2014

    Candidates can officially file for mayor or one of Austin's ten new geographical districts. They have about four weeks to secure a place on the November ballot.Monday inside the Austin City ...

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