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When Jeff Hayes wrote a witness statement in the late 1980s for a domestic violence incident he had witnessed during a ride-along with a police officer in South Austin, his view of police … more
Severe storms this week have caused an influx of stray animals at the Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter, pushing the shelter over its maximum capacity.  To stem the inundation of … more
The Austin Police Department is investigating the shooting of a teenage girl who was in the middle of entering a SUV with friends while outside the Homegoods store at the Lakeline Mall, according to … more
An unprecedented explosion of concentrated, big money donations is dominating campaign fundraising for city council races in Leander and Cedar Park ahead of the May 5 elections. One man at the … more
Former Williamson County District Attorney Jana Duty was found dead in Rockport on Wednesday, April 24. Duty, 54, lost a bid for re-election as District Attorney in March 2016. She and her … more
Leander ISD is gearing up to begin a search for a new superintendent after Friday morning's announcement that Dan Troxell will be resigning to accept a position as deputy executive director for the … more
One by one, the preschoolers, donning paper-bag shirts and capes made from plastic HEB bags, walked along the runway as other children cheered from the sidelines. For a week of learning about … more
Safety concerns expressed by residents of two neighborhoods in Leander’s extraterritorial jurisdiction have prompted county officials to expedite the process of installing traffic lights at two … more
WASHINGTON – There's nothing like waiting until the last minute — as long as waiting doesn't make the problem worse. Therein lies the conundrum facing lawmakers and 2020 presidential … more
Gas prices nationally and across the Austin area held firm over the past week, with an average of $2.48/g on Monday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 830 stations in the Austin metro area. … more
Williamson County Commissioners approved the purchase of an additional 350 acres of parkland adjacent to the county's existing River Ranch County Park last week. The park consists of 1,011 acres … more
Leander ISD held a pair of public forums last week on the latest version of a rezoning proposal that would shift the attendance zone boundaries for the district’s middle schools and high schools … more
Students of Cedar Park’s Summit Christian Academy will perform “Shrek The Musical Jr.” from May 1-4 at The Church at Canyon Creek in Austin. The show was announced Monday by Freddie Gershon, … more
ROUND ROCK – Quidditch may once have been nothing more than a magical game in a book written for children and young adults. Today, however, the game introduced in author J.K. Rowling’s “Harry … more
Austin gas prices have risen 4.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.47/g on Monday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 830 stations. Gas prices in Austin are 21.5 cents per gallon … more
Asking someone out on a prom date is a rite of passage for American high schoolers. One Vandegrift student’s prom invitation sparked controversy this week, when an image from Snapchat showing a … more
A Leander teenager has been arrested and accused of uploading a video of him and his girlfriend, a Leander High School Student, having sex to a popular pornography website. The man, 18-year-old … more
April is National Autism Awareness Month and two local families living with autism share what their lives look like, how their children might behave differently from other children, and how lack of … more
Austin gas prices are unchanged  in the past week, averaging $2.41/g on Monday of this week, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 830 stations. Gas prices in Austin were 21.7 cents per gallon … more
Another attendance rezoning option cleared a milestone at the April 4 Leander ISD board meeting, with Scenario D being approved for presentation at a pair of community meetings this … more
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