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News in Williamson County, Texas
Defense rests without witnesses in capital murder trial
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:07:27 -0700
4 p.m. update: The defense in the trial of Stephen Thomas, who is accused of killing a 73-year-old woman in Williamson County in 1980, rested its case Friday afternoon without presenting any witnesses.
Death Prompts Adult Day Care Center Investigation
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:54:08 -0700
Texas' Adult Protective Services and the Williamson County District Attorney's Office are investigating an adult day center after a disabled woman was killed by another disabled client.
Senate District 5 candidates divided on major issues
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:34:48 -0700
The Republican and Democrat vying for the Texas Senate District 5 seat are at odds when it comes to their stances on key issues, but don't disagree that education, water, health care and transportatio
WilCo Pot Baker Takes a Plea
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:13:46 -0700
Lavoro might avoid jail time
Texas Lawmakers Consider Decriminalizing School Truancy
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:28:48 -0700
Judge Bill Gravell sees hundreds of defendants each week in Williamson County, among them, truancy cases. "The role of the court is to help folks be compliant with the law and to get on the right track," says Judge Gravell. While he works to get people on the right track, miles down the road in Austin, a hearing took place Thursday that could change the way the state treats truancy within Texas ...
How To Make Sure Your Mail-In Ballot Counts
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 16:58:46 -0700
Across Central Texas the votes are already coming in for the November 4th elections.Â We're talking about the mail-in ballots.Â More than 14,000 are expected in Travis County alone and another 6,500 in Williamson County. One mail-in voter turned to KEYE-TV to help her make sure her vote counts. ...
Police: Texas suspect to be mentally evaluated
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 01:35:03 -0700
CEDAR PARK, Texas (AP) - A Central Texas man who police say fatally injured a disabled woman at an adult day center they attended will be mentally evaluated. The Austin American-Statesman reports (http://bit.ly/1DCRB8s ) 38-year-old Yancy Faulkner is being held on $175,000 bond at the Williamson County Jail ...
Local EMS workers prepare for possibility of Ebola
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 15:24:50 -0700
Health officials are calling on the nation's hospitals to keep an eye out for symptoms of Ebola in any patients who have traveled from the three West African nations that have seen the greatest number of infections.The CDC also says they wouldn't be surprised if another hospital worker who cared for Thomas Duncan becomes ill.It is not yet known how the nurse in Dallas contracted Ebola. There are ...
Minor, Carter vie for District 31 seat
Sun, 19 Oct 2014 02:36:50 -0700
As Bell County voters head to the polls over the next two weeks, they’ll be making a lot of choices, including who they’ll send to Washington to represent U.S. House District 31: Louie Minor or incumb
Inmate testifies capital murder suspect talked about break-in
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:14:57 -0700
3:05 p.m. update: A man who said he was in jail at the same time as Steven Thomas testified Thursday afternoon that Thomas had told him about breaking into a woman’s house and restraining her.