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Suspect arrested in Cedar Park gas station killing, victim died in parking lot
A 23-year-old man is charged in the Friday evening death of a woman outside a Circle K in Cedar Park, police said. Bradley Stanford is being held at the San Patricio County Jail in Sinton, TX, just over three hours from where the alleged killing happened. Stanford is charged with murder, a first-degree felony, Cedar Park police said.
Report: Massive luxury community set to break ground near Spicewood
AUSTIN, Texas — Construction is set to begin later this month on Thomas Ranch, a 2,200-acre luxury community near Spicewood. That's according to a report from the Austin Business Journal (ABJ). The report states that developer Areté Collective LP plans to break ground on June 15. The first phase...
Man fatally shoots woman at Cedar Park gas station after verbal exchange
CEDAR PARK, Texas - Cedar Park police have arrested a man in connection with the shooting death of 24-year-old Akira Ross. Bradley Stanford, 23, was arrested Sunday, June 4 in Ingleside, Texas. Stanford's arrest came two days after police say he shot Ross at a Circle K gas station located...
Man arrested in Ingleside allegedly shot, killed woman in Central Texas parking lot
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A man wanted on murder charges out of Cedar Park, Texas, was arrested in Ingleside over the weekend. Bradley Stanford, 23, was found in Ingleside on Sunday, June 4, after fleeing the Austin area where he allegedly shot and killed Akira Rose, 24. Cedar Park...
Woman dead after Circle K shooting in Cedar Park, police say
One person is dead after a shooting in Cedar Park late Friday night, according to the Cedar Park Police Department’s social media. Read more https://www.kxan.com/news/local/cedar-park/woman-dead-after-circle-k-shooting-in-cedar-park-police-say/. Woman dead after Circle K shooting in Cedar Park, …. One person is dead after a shooting in Cedar Park late Friday night, according...
Mercy Veterinary Hospital brings medical care, boarding services to Leander
Mercy Veterinary Hospital offers services such as preventive care, vaccines and testing for animals in Leander. (Courtesy Mercy Veterinary Hospital) Mercy Veterinary Hospital, a small-animal veterinary practice and luxury pet resort, opened May 22 in Leander. The privately owned, 15,000-square-foot hospital provides preventive care, vaccines, testing and diagnostics, dental services,...
Learn how to cook diabetes-friendly foods
Reserve a spot by July 5 in a “Cooking Well with Diabetes” class series on July 10, 17, and 24 at the Burnet County AgriLife Extension Service office, 607 N. Vandeveer St. in Burnet. Each session starts at 6 p.m. The cost for all three is $15 a...
SNAP applications processing faster, backlog and concerns over benefit cuts continues
In March, the federal government cut the amount families received which has meant a reduction of at least $95 a month.
Dealer of Fake Oxycodone Sentenced to 20 Years in Federal Prison for Fentanyl Death
AUSTIN, Texas – A Cedar Park man was sentenced in a federal court in Austin last Friday to 20 years in prison for distribution of fentanyl causing death. As per official court documents, Jean Claude Meama-Kajue, aged 29, was found guilty of peddling fake Oxycodone laced with fentanyl to a male buyer via a social media platform in December 2020. Regrettably, the victim was discovered unresponsive in his car on December 13, 2020, by the Emergency Medical Service team. A post-mortem examination confirmed that the victim had succumbed to fentanyl toxicity. The investigators stumbled upon transaction records on a mobile banking app, indicating a trend of cash transfers between the two parties, including a transaction made on the day of the victim's death.
New farmers market launches in Bee Cave
BEE CAVE, Texas — The city of Bee Cave held its first Bee Cave Farmers Market on Sunday. More than 40 venders set up on the lawn at the Hill Country Galleria from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.. There were locally grown fruits and veggies, hand-crafted goods and live music.
Getting Granite Shoals up to code, property by property
Granite Shoals Code Enforcement officers are in the midst of a systematic inspection of the city’s central portion to address property code violations that have gone unattended for decades. Code violations are serious. In November 2021, Granite Shoals spent $40,000 cleaning several dilapidated properties and then placed liens on...
GOVERNMENT MEETINGS: For the week of June 5, 2023
Check agendas and websites to see if the following government meetings are in person, virtual, or both. Agendas are posted 72 hours before a meeting so are not always ready by the time this list is published. Check links for more information. Monday, June 5. Horseshoe Bay City Council. 9...
Woman who embellished husband’s wartime injuries sentenced to nearly four years in prison
A federal pass judgement on in San Antonio has sentenced Josephine Perez-Gorda, a Dripping Springs girl, to nearly four years in prison for committing a fraud scheme. Perez-Gorda falsely claimed her Army veteran husband, Justin Perez-Gorda, suffered from wartime injuries that he didn’t have. She made this declare to more than a few federal companies for nearly six years, ensuing in fees of twine fraud, making false statements comparable to healthcare issues, robbery of presidency budget, and others. Although her lawyer asked that Perez-Gorda be allowed to stay unfastened whilst her conceivable conviction attraction performed out, Judge Fred Biery denied the request. Perez-Gorda will have to record to prison via June 5.
ATCEMS uses app to help rescue hiker who fell twenty feet off cliff
AUSTIN, Texas - The use of an app helped rescue an injured hiker who fell twenty feet off a cliff in Dripping Springs in March. "We were rock climbing, and he took a 20 foot fall and he fell onto rocks," a lady said to dispatch on the 911 call.
Records: Man gets 7 years for manslaughter related to motorcycle crash that killed 2 in Leander
A man was sentenced to serve seven years in state prison following a September 2022 crash that killed two people in Williamson County.
NEW BIZ: Daisy Coffee Co. brings peace to morning routines
Mother-daughter team Tami Chaney and Taylor West invite customers to Daisy Coffee Co. to start their mornings in its quiet, intimate space at 906 Avenue J in Marble Falls. The business opened on May 19. Chaney started the venture as a coffee truck in Austin in 2020 while her daughter...
Leander Police: Liquor store employee shoots alleged thief, who later dies from gunshot wounds
A person is dead after an employee fired a gun at them during an alleged theft at Leander Liquors Wednesday night, according to the Leander Police Department. https://www.kxan.com/news/local/leander/leander-police-liquor-store-employee-shoots-alleged-thief-who-later-dies-from-gunshot-wounds/. Leander Police: Liquor store employee shoots alleged …. A person is dead after an employee fired a gun at them during an...
Leander police say liquor store clerk shot, killed man who took bottles and exited without paying
LEANDER, Texas — Leander police are investigating after they say a liquor store clerk shot and killed a man who took bottles off the store's shelves and exited without paying. Leander police said that at around 9 p.m. on Wednesday, May 31, officers responded to an emergency call of...
Texas Hill Country festivals worth checking out this summer
Summer, summer, summertime. Time to sit back and unwind — unless you want to go to a fun festival you might have never been to. There are plenty of things to do and festivals to attend around the Hill Country this summer. Technically, summer doesn’t start until the solstice...
Complaints against former Granite Shoals mayor finally settled
The Granite Shoals City Council dismissed two of three city charter-related complaints against former Mayor Aaron Garcia during a special meeting on Thursday, June 1. The third complaint led to a letter of reprimand. The council also decided to post an informational packet developed by the investigative subcommittee as well...
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