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Dog shot by police officer after warrant mix-up
On Monday, a Leander police officer shot Vinny when he says the dog and another German Sheppard came running at him while trying to serve a warrant.
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Leander police officer trying to serve warrant shoots therapy dog
James Simmons had just gone into the kitchen of his Liberty Hill home for a snack when he heard three gunshots.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
CORRECTING and REPLACING Giddens Homes Announces the Unveiling of...
Giddens Homes announced today the grand opening event of their first model home in the custom home neighborhood Grand Mesa in Leander's Crystal Falls "Each year we release a limited number of energy efficient homes with functional floor plans and luxury features, with each one planned and built under my direct supervision."
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Attorney gets 3 years for shooting at census worker
A Williamson County jury on Tuesday sentenced Carolyn Barnes to three years in prison for shooting at a census worker.
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The funeral liturgy was celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 27 in the chapel of Owens and Brumley Funeral Home with Deacon Russ Detwiler, celebrant.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Williamson Co. shelter at capacity, reduces adoption fee
In an effort to reduce crowding, the Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter has reduced the adoption fee for adult dogs 40 pounds and up.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Woman accused of shooting at census worker will not testify
Closing arguments will be Monday in the trial of a Williamson County attorney accused of shooting at a census worker in Leander in 2010.
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Leander's CR-179 slated for major overhaul
In less than a year, a new middle school and a church have gone up, and land on each side of the road is being prepped for new subdivisions.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Census worker recalls the day she was shot at
A census worker testified tersely Wednesday in the Williamson County trial of a Leander woman accused of firing a gun at her.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Trial of attorney accused of shooting at census worker begins
A U.S. Census worker attempting to verify information in a rural gated neighborhood in Leander three years ago was close enough to Carolyn Barnes to smell gunpowder after Barnes fired a gun at her and shouted, "If you don't get off my property, this is going to be your last day on earth," a Williamson County prosecutor told a jury in state district ... (more)
Fri May 31, 2013
Motorcycle ride to raise money for shooting victim's family
Kimberly Terven, 40, loved to ride with her husband on his motorcycle on the flat, open roads in Central Texas, her friends said.
Warrant: Mom charged after 4-year-old tests positive for meth
Police charged a Leander woman Tuesday after her 4-year-old son tested positive for methamphetamine, according to an arrest warrant.
Thu May 30, 2013
Boil water notice issued for Leander
A boil water notice has been issued for the Grand Mesa, Boulders, and Woods at Crystal Falls neighborhoods in Leander.
Tue May 28, 2013
No charges expected in triple shooting in Leander
The Williamson County Sheriff's Office does not plan to charge a man who survived a shooting in which his wife and his neighbor were killed Sunday in Leander, a spokesman said.
Sun May 26, 2013
Argument among neighbors leads to shooting, 2 dead
Two people were killed and another wounded in a fight between neighbors that escalated into a shooting north of Austin.
Thu May 23, 2013
Federal grants to improve area park trails
Parks across Texas - including some in the Austin area - will be seeing a boost in funding thanks to $5.7 million in federal grants, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department announced Thursday.
Crews fight heavy fire at Leander home
Central Texas fire crews have extinguished a heavy blaze that broke out at a Leander home Thursday morning, officials said.