Williamson County Reels from Teen's Suspected Fentanyl Overdose Amid Opioid Crisis
A tragic wave of fentanyl poisonings is gripping Williamson County, Texas, following the recent death of 17-year-old Johnathon Hamon. The teenager passed away from a suspected fentanyl overdose after consuming what he believed was Percocet, according to a statement obtained by CBS Austin. Hamon's family is now grappling with the devastating loss of yet another young life in the community.
Javier Ambler death trial: Recapping week 1
WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Texas - A jury trial set to resume on Monday for former Williamson County Deputies James Johnson and Zachary Camden in connection to the death of Javier Ambler five years ago. Prosecutor Holly Taylor addressed the jury first during last week's opening statements. Taylor claims the defendants' use...
Round Rock Mar 02 Weekly Crime Report
During the last week, a total of 64 crimes were reported in Round Rock. The most common type of crime was 'Arrest', with 30 instances, accounting for nearly 47% of all cases. This was followed by 'Theft', which had 17 reported cases, making it the second most common crime. 'Assault' was the third most prevalent crime, with 7 instances reported. The data also showed that 'Other' crimes, which included public intoxication and unauthorized use of a temporary tag, occurred 6 times. 'Burglary' was reported twice, while 'Trespass' and 'Vandalism' were the least common, with only one instance each. The high prevalence of arrests suggests an active law enforcement response, while the number of thefts indicates a concern for property crimes in the place.
Spectrum makes changes after property damage, trespass complaints in Central Texas neighborhoods
Frustrated Round Rock and Leander homeowners reached out to KXAN Investigates saying Spectrum crews installing fiber optic lines are also destroying their property and creating potential danger. KXAN Investigator Mike rush learned the complaints now have Spectrum making changes and at least one city looking at changes, too.
Judge in former Williamson County deputies' trial considering sanctions against prosecutors
The Travis County judge presiding in the manslaughter trial of two former Williamson County deputies will consider sanctions against the prosecutors.
Williamson County Sheriff’s office investigating suspected fentanyl poisoning death of teen
The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a 17-year-old, which it suspects was because of fentanyl poisoning.
Unidentified remains case of 'Rebel Ray'
For 36 years, the Williamson County Sheriff's Office has had a case of identified remains and the are asking the public for help in identifying the individual. Libbi Farrow has more on the case of 'Rebel Ray'.
High school basketball: Stony Point wins
The UIL State Basketball Playoffs continue and Class 6A's 2nd ranked Stony Point Tigers had a historic win.
New Paws, New Love: Adopt Puppies Today in Georgetown, TX
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near georgetown.
River Chase Blvd Home Sells for $965K
A charming 1-story house near Georgetown, Texas, located at 375 River Chase Blvd, recently changed hands on Feb 26. The last known listed price for this stunning property was $965,000. Boasting 3 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms, this spacious home spans a generous 3,082 square feet and sits on an expansive lot size of 1.05 acres, offering ample space for comfortable living.
These Round Rock, TX based Dogs are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around round rock.
Georgetown Feb 29 Weekly Crime Report: 19 Incidents and 4 Crime Stories
Georgetown Feb 29 Weekly Crime Report: 19 Incidents and 4 Crime Stories. During the last week, Georgetown witnessed a total of 19 crime incidents, according to the data provided. The most common type of crime was 'Arrest' with 9 instances, indicating a high level of law enforcement activity. This was followed by 'Assault' with 6 cases, indicating a concerning level of violence in the place. 'Theft' and 'Other' types of crimes, each with 2 instances, made up the remainder of the crimes reported. The 'Other' category included two cases of false drug test falsification device incidents. The data suggests a need for increased vigilance and security measures in Georgetown to curb the high incidence of arrests and assaults.
TX Georgetown's Most Loveable Dogs Eagerly Awaits Forever Homes Today!
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of georgetown..
Georgetown's 25th Red Poppy Festival to Feature Easton Corbin and Local Artist Emily Latham
Georgetown is preparing to mark the 25th Red Poppy Festival, with country singer Easton Corbin headlining on Saturday night. Corbin, known for his mix of traditional and modern country music, has been active in the music industry for over ten years. His well-known songs include “All Over the Road,” “A Little More Country Than That,” “Roll with It,” and “Lovin’ You is Fun.”
Williamson County leaders to vote on praising Gov. Abbott border security efforts
The Texas governor could receive a formal show of support next week from some Central Texas leaders for his concentrated, aggressive efforts on the border.
No Water Shortage Expected in Georgetown Until 2050, Thanks to Planned Infrastructure and Supply Agreements
Georgetown started updating its water and wastewater planning in 2022 due to rapid growth. The Integrated Water Resource Plan, published in May 2023, indicated that by 2030, the city's water demand will surpass its supply. Despite this, the city's current water sources are projected to sustain the city for several decades. However, without additional supply, the city may need to enforce water restrictions, especially during droughts.
Leander ISD's School & Community Relations Department Shines at State Conference, Bringing Pride to Local Community
Leander ISD's School & Community Relations (SCR) department was acknowledged at the 2024 Texas School Public Relations Association (TSPRA) Conference. The department won several awards, including a Crystal Commendation for Photo Portfolio. The SCR team also received a Crystal Certification of Merit in the School/Community Partnership category for the Leadership LISD program.
Georgetown residents to receive water meter upgrade by 2025
Georgetown residents may experience upcoming water service outages, as the Georgetown Water Utility begins updating its metering system.
Leander ISD Offers School Transfer Opportunities for Local Families in March
The Leander Independent School District (ISD) in Texas, USA, will allow families to request a school transfer for their children within the district. This option is available during the Spring semester, specifically in March. Parents or students with concerns about their current school are encouraged to contact the school’s administration.