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Thursday, Mar 22, 2018

Police: Austin Suspect's Recording Considered a 'Confession'

Police: Austin Suspect's Recording Considered a 'Confession'

Austin police have discovered a 25-minute recording on a cellphone found with bombing suspect Mark Conditt and Austin Police Chief Brian Manley says he considers it a "confession." Manley says at a news...

Friday, Feb 9, 2018

Sinkhole Reveals Cave Under Street

Sinkhole Reveals Cave Under Street

What started as a sinkhole discovered on a street in a Central Texas neighborhood -- ended up with a deeper discovery.

Wednesday, Jan 3, 2018

Suspect in TX Amber Alert, Woman's Death, Spotted in Colo.

Suspect in TX Amber Alert, Woman's Death, Spotted in Colo.

Texas authorities believe a 44-year-old man they've identified as a person of interest in the death of a woman and abduction of her two daughters is in southern Colorado.

Thursday, Jan 4, 2018

Texas Man Faces Kidnapping Charges After Colorado Arrest

Texas Man Faces Kidnapping Charges After Colorado Arrest

A 44-year-old man named as a person of interest in the death of a woman and the abduction of her two daughters in Texas is in custody in southern Colorado.

Tuesday, Jan 2, 2018

Police Seek Texas Man in Woman's Death, Abduction of 2 Girls

Police Seek Texas Man in Woman's Death, Abduction of 2 Girls

Police are searching for a 44-year-old man they've identified as a person of interest in the death of a woman and abduction of her two daughters.

Friday, Jul 21, 2017

Federal Immigration Agents Round Up 123 People in Texas

Federal Immigration Agents Round Up 123 People in Texas

Federal immigration agents in Texas say they've arrested 123 immigrants with criminal records or who were living in the country illegally.

Monday, Apr 13, 2015

Nolan Ryan's Hall of Fame Plaque Headed to TX

Nolan Ryan's Hall of Fame Plaque Headed to TX

Nolan Ryan's Hall of Fame plaque is taking a road trip.

Friday, Apr 3, 2015

2 SAE Members Arrested for Assault in Austin

2 SAE Members Arrested for Assault in Austin

Police say two members of the UT Austin chapter of the SAE fraternity were arrested for assault during a weekend party.

Friday, Feb 20, 2015

Ex-Round Rock Worker Accused of Stealing Propane Tanks

Ex-Round Rock Worker Accused of Stealing Propane Tanks

A former Round Rock utility worker is facing criminal charges after authorities say he stole at least 10 propane tanks from businesses.

Monday, Sep 8, 2014

Brother, Sister From Texas Tech Killed in Crash

Brother, Sister From Texas Tech Killed in Crash

A two-vehicle traffic accident in Central Texas has killed a sister and a brother who attended Texas Tech University and were headed home for the weekend.

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Guilty Plea in Stolen Fajitas Worth $1.2M

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