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Suspect accused of firing gun at officer in custody

Suspect accused of firing gun at officer in custodyPolice are looking for a man after they say he fired a gun at a police officer.
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  • 9 hours, 34 minutes ago
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KVUE Urban Rail Town Hall

KVUE Urban Rail Town HallKVUE is hosting a town hall on urban rail at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 21.
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  • 10 hours, 7 minutes ago
Politics

Former Dewhurst aide pleads guilty to taking funds

Former Dewhurst aide pleads guilty to taking fundsA former top adviser to Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst has pleaded guilty to charges of stealing $1.8 million in campaign funds from the powerful Republican.
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  • 12 hours, 58 minutes ago
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Officials identify man found in Lake Travis

Officials identify man found in Lake TravisThe Travis County Sheriff's Office said they found the body of a man who went missing after he went underwater and never came back up Monday afternoon.
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  • 13 hours, 11 minutes ago
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Burnet Co. man arrested on 7 charges

Burnet Co. man arrested on 7 chargesA man was arrested and charged on Friday in Burnet County on seven charges, according to the Burnet County Sheriff's Office.
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  • 13 hours, 16 minutes ago
NFL

The eyes of Texas are upon Colt McCoy once again

The eyes of Texas are upon Colt McCoy once againBarring an unlikely return to health by Robert Griffin III, the former University of Texas standout will make his first NFL start since 2011 next Monday night when Washington faces the 6-1 Dallas Cowboys.
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  • 18 hours, 18 minutes ago
Local

6 Austin dishes named best in Texas

6 Austin dishes named best in TexasAs Austinites, we're well aware that our city is home to some of the best culinary talent in the state. And it seems we're not the only ones. Recently, Food & Wine magazine reached out to three celebrated Texans and asked for their picks for the best dish...
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  • 18 hours, 24 minutes ago
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Finding victims in Indiana case a lengthy process

Finding victims in Indiana case a lengthy processInvestigators in Indiana and Texas are reviewing unsolved murder cases and missing person reports after a man told police he killed seven women and hinted that there may have been more victims over the last 20 years.
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  • 18 hours, 39 minutes ago
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Texas selects company to run psychiatric facility

Texas selects company to run psychiatric facilityTexas leaders have selected a private company to run a much maligned North Texas psychiatric facility.
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  • 18 hours, 40 minutes ago
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Early voting means harder push from urban rail PACs

Early voting means harder push from urban rail PACsStart of early voting means harder push from urban rail PACs
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Defenders

Despite council vote, settlement in police shooting not final

Despite council vote, settlement in police shooting not finalDespite council vote, settlement in police shooting not final
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  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Local

San Marcos CISD to station employees at campus entrances

San Marcos CISD to station employees at campus entrancesThere was noticeable changes for San Marcos CISD schools Monday.
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New tool to fight domestic violence

New tool to fight domestic violenceNew tool to fight domestic violence
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SWAT standoff ends in suicide

SWAT standoff ends in suicideThe Austin Police Department said a SWAT standoff in Central East Austin ended in a man's suicide Monday.
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  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Events

FFF Fest announces full day, nite show schedule

FFF Fest announces full day, nite show scheduleFFF Fest announces full day, nite show schedule
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  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
ATX10-1

Austin mayoral race 2014: Steve Adler

Austin mayoral race 2014: Steve AdlerOn Nov. 4, Austin voters decide who will become the next mayor
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Local

Fundraiser brings in money, support for deputy's memorial

Fundraiser brings in money, support for deputy's memorialFundraiser brings in money, support for Deputy Jessica Hollis memorial
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  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
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UT students pull another kind of 'all-nighter'

UT students pull another kind of 'all-nighter'Members of the school's University Democrats organization slept on the west mall to urge students to vote.
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  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Crime

Reward increased for convicted sex offender

Reward increased for convicted sex offenderThe Texas Department of Public Safety has added 51-year-old Robert Chrismon to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list and is offering a reward of up to $3,000 on information leading to his capture.
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  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
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Trial begins for man accused of 1980 murder

Trial begins for man accused of 1980 murderThe trial begins Monday for a man accused of killing a 73-year-old woman in 1980.
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  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
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Texas parties for Halloween unlike any other state

Texas parties for Halloween unlike any other stateWith Halloween falling on a Friday this year, many people will be looking to let loose at a great party. Luckily for Texans, several Lone Star cities rank among the best for Halloween bashes, at least according to NerdWallet.
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  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
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Shelters offer free pet adoptions

Shelters offer free pet adoptionsLocal animal shelters in Central Texas are overwhelmed. From big dogs with big voices to the delicate kittens with hardly any voice at all. They're all very different. But they all have one thing in common. They need a home.
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  • 2 days, 6 hours ago
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One dead after driving SUV wrong way on SH-71

One dead after driving SUV wrong way on SH-71The driver of an SUV is dead after crashing into oncoming traffic on East Highway 71 overnight.
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  • 2 days, 9 hours ago
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Official: Keep schools open despite Ebola scare

Official: Keep schools open despite Ebola scareThe Texas health commissioner says concerns over the spread of Ebola should not result in schools closing or the cancellation of school events.
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  • 2 days, 10 hours ago
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Heart walk supporting better heart health

Heart walk supporting better heart healthThe streets of downtown Austin were packed Saturday morning as more than 5,000 people helped raise money for the American Heart Association's Heart Walk.
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  • 3 days, 3 hours ago
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Driver hits and kills pedestrian, body found

Driver hits and kills pedestrian, body foundA driver called authorities Saturday morning notifying them that he had hit something around 7:40 p.m. Friday night on Highway 290, one mile east of FM 2336 near the town of McDade.
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  • 3 days, 4 hours ago
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Fire breaks out in North Austin Motel 6

Fire breaks out in North Austin Motel 6Austin police are investigating what caused a fire to break out in a North Austin Motel 6 Friday night.
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  • 3 days, 5 hours ago