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  1. Texas Deputy Jessica Hollis Found Dead In LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | Switched

    This undated photo provided by the Travis County Sheriff's Office on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014 shows Senior Deputy Jessica Hollis.

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  2. Sheriff: Body of Senior Deputy Jessica Hollis recoveredRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | 12NewsNow.Com

    Crews recovered the body of Senior Deputy Jessica Hollis Friday afternoon after two days of extensive searching on land, on water and in the air. Senior Deputy Hollis, 35, was found in Lake Austin on Friday after her squad car was swept away by flood waters during a check on low water crossings early Thursday morning, according to Travis County Sheriff Greg Hamilton.

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  3. Body of Texas sheriff's deputy found in lakeRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

    Divers found the body of a missing Central Texas sheriff's deputy Friday, a day after her patrol car was found swamped by floodwaters minutes after she radioed for help while checking flooded low-water crossings. Senior Deputy Jessica Hollis was found dead Friday afternoon in Lake Austin, an emotional Travis County Sheriff Greg Hamilton announced Friday afternoon. 1 comment

  4. Body of missing Texas deputy found in Lake AustinBody of missing...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    Searchers found the body Friday of a missing Travis County sheriff's deputy whose squad car was swept away in the waters of a raging Colorado River. Body of missing Texas deputy found in Lake Austin Searchers found the body Friday of a missing Travis County sheriff's deputy whose squad car was swept away in the waters of a raging Colorado River.

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  5. First gubernatorial debate between Greg Abbott, Wendy DavisRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Austin American-Statesman

    ... ratic candidate for Texas Governor, made a campaign stop in Austin, TX Tuesday afternoon August 5, 2014 at the Travis County Coordinated Campaign Headquarters.

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  6. News of the Day From Across the NationRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | SFGate

    ... help while checking flooded crossings. Senior Deputy Jessica Hollis , 35, was found dead in Lake Austin, said Travis County Sheriff Greg Hamilton . Efforts to locate the deputy had been suspended before nightfall Thursday because of storms that were ...

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  7. Authorities identify missing Travis County deputyRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    The Travis County sheriff says dive teams have recovered the body of a deputy whose patrol car was swept away by floodwaters as she checked roadways during heavy rains this week. The 35-year-old deputy was a seven-year Travis County Sheriff's Office veteran.

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  8. Man drives into creek after flood barricade failureRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... in the southwest end of the City at Old Bee Caves Road and another on Joe Tanner near the 'Y' at Oak Hill. Travis County has a low water crossing with flashing lights at Hamilton Pool Road. Williamson County has no low water crossings marked with ...

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  9. Body of Texas sheriff's deputy found in Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    The search for a missing Central Texas sheriff's deputy resumed Friday, a day after her patrol car was found swamped by floodwaters minutes after she radioed for help while checking flooded low-water crossings. Austin-Travis County EMS Cmdr.

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  10. Austin Storm 09.19.2014Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Austin American-Statesman

    Travis County sheriff's deputy Jessica Hollis' body was found Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, after she was swept into Lake Austin when heavy rains flooded parts of Central Texas early Thursday, officials said.

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  11. Prosecutor asks for co-counsel for Perry caseRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Chron

    ... lawyer Tony Buzbee includes several well-known national attorneys and a former Texas Supreme Court justice. A Travis County grand jury indicted Perry last month on charges he abused his official capacity and coerced a public servant. The case is ...

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  12. Search resumes for Texas deputy missing in floodRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    The search for a missing Central Texas sheriff's deputy resumed Friday, a day after her patrol car was found swamped by floodwaters minutes after she radioed for help while checking flooded low-water crossings. Austin-Travis County EMS Cmdr.

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  13. Missing deputy's body found in Lake AustinRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin

    The seven-year veteran of the sheriff's office was killed after she was swept away while checking a low water crossing shortly before 2 a.m. Thursday in the 3400 block of Fritz Hughes Park Road . "I told we would bring her home," Travis County Sheriff Greg Hamilton said as his eyes filled with water, "but we wanted to bring her home alive.

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  14. TV & Radio Blog: Extra injured on 'Revolution' set sues Austin fencing companyRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Austin American Statesman

    A woman working as an extra on a network television show that was filmed in Central Texas has filed suit against an Austin fencing company, claiming she was injured when an "extremely large gate" fell on her last year. In a filing in Travis County's 201st District Court, Maria Carmen Fordyce contends the mishap occurred because the gate had a defective hinge sold by Metalink Corp., creating an "unreasonably dangerous condition."

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  15. Body of missing Travis County deputy Jessica Hollis found {WATCH}Read the original story

    17 hrs ago | The Family Badge

    "She touched lives all across the agency," Sheriff Greg Hamilton said. Senior Deputy Brett Spicer, president of the Travis County Sheriffs' Law Enforcement Association, said Hollis was highly regarded at the sheriff's office as a professional peace officer.

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  16. Sheriff: Body of Senior Deputy Jessica Hollis recoveredSheriff: Body...Read the original story

    18 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston

    Sheriff: Body of Senior Deputy Jessica Hollis recovered Sheriff: Body of Senior Deputy Jessica Hollis recovered Check out this story on KHOU.com: AUSTIN -- Senior Deputy Jessica Hollis, 35, was found in Lake Austin on Friday after her squad car was swept away by flood waters during a check on low water crossings early Thursday morning, according to Travis County Sheriff Greg Hamilton. According to Roger Wade with the Travis County Sheriff's Office, Deputy Hollis was checking on a low water crossing off Highway 620 just before 2 a.m. Thursday.

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  17. TEL Offshore Trust Provides Update on Probate ProceedingRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Business Wire

    As previously disclosed by the TEL OFFSHORE TRUST in a press release dated July 10, 2014, The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A., as Corporate Trustee, and Gary C. Evans, Jeffrey S. Swanson and Thomas H. Owen, Jr., as Individual Trustees , filed a Petition for Modification and Termination of Trust with the Probate Court of Travis County, Texas , in Cause No. C-1-PB-14-001245 .

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  18. Rollingwood officer in ICU after clinging to tree in flooding [WATCH]Read the original story

    19 hrs ago | The Family Badge

    He radioed for help, but because it came at the same moment of the Travis County deputy rescue effort , there was some difficulty. "He got on the radio to call for help, but because of the other ongoing rescue there was some confusion.

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  19. Body of Missing Texas Sheriff's Deputy FoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AccuWeather.com

    Around 2 p.m. CDT on Friday, the body of Senior Deputy Jessica Hollis, 35, was found in Lake Austin, not far from the mouth of the creek wher her patrol car was found, according to the Travis County Sheriff's Office. Hollis, who had been checking low-water crossings, radioed for assistance around 2 a.m. local time on Thursday after she became trapped in flood waters.

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  20. More Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | KCEN

    When officers arrived to the scene, they found a man, "Mr. Lawrence" as police referred him to, running along the brush that surrounded the creek. My mind had been on the Travis County deputy that had been swept away in a creek earlier in the day and is still missing.

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