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UPDATE: 2 killed in helicopter crash in Williamson County, officials say atxne.ws/2vZ9Dpu
Police deployed spike strips causing the suspect’s vehicle to come to a stop atxne.ws/2LbGyfb
Da Ryan Simms faces up to 99 years in prison if convicted atxne.ws/2PqAtPx
Oh, and I have to add: this is a part-time gig. I’m not leaving the @statesman! Shoutout to my awesome managers @gabrielle_munoz and @thebesta for letting me pursue this dream of mine & always encouraging me and supporting me.
Travis County has six active contracts totaling about $1.5 million with Southwest Key atxne.ws/2LdyR8w
One of the women woke up to the driver trying to assault her outside of a Rudy’s Bar-B-Que atxne.ws/2PsFTJN
UPDATE: Small helicopter crashed in Williamson County, sheriff says atxne.ws/2vZ9Dpu
The woman woke up to the driver trying to assault her outside of a Rudy’s Bar-B-Que atxne.ws/2PsTXCS
Cohen in talks to strike plea deal in fraud case, @AP sources say atxne.ws/2LdZzhh https://t.co/A9vkOVL0VJ
 
BREAKING: Michael Cohen reaches plea deal with federal prosecutors atxne.ws/2OV8K8r
Most pregnancy-related deaths in Texas could have been avoided, study finds atxne.ws/2MGqneU
RT @taygoldenstein: BREAKING: #TravCo Commissioners vote unanimously to renew Southwest Key contracts. Room erupts in applause.
RT @AASInvestigates: Did you miss our “Question of Restraint” series on police custody deaths in Texas? We studied more than 300 cases, fin…
ICYMI: During a 3½-hour weekend rally, opposing groups hurled insults and threats at each other, and at times became confrontational, causing several people to be detained by police. atxne.ws/2MViSgP
The lanes were quickly reopened but traffic backups remain atxne.ws/2LddMLt
It's beginning to look a lot like gameday. bit.ly/2Lio1hk
Beer. Sausage. Beer and sausage! Dates for this year's Wurstfest have been announced: atxne.ws/2N9fzTD https://t.co/V0cA24X0PK
Despite his felony conviction, Lewis Conway Jr. will be allowed to run for Austin City Council atxne.ws/2PrdDXW
UPDATE: Pleasant Valley Road reopened after fatal Southeast Austin collision atxne.ws/2N6Clva
The victim said he was sitting at a pavilion in the park when he heard gunshots, ran for his house and was hit with a bullet atxne.ws/2N6W2CY
Texas ranked 3rd worst state for women’s equality, report says atxne.ws/2OVluvF https://t.co/i11Xrbi6fa
Cat’s out of the bag. Some ~personal~ news: I’m joining the adjunct faculty at @UTJSchool as a lecturer for the upcoming school year. I’m not teaching until spring, but y’all, I’m so jazzed about it. I’ve wanted this & worked for this for so long, & I couldn’t be more excited. twitter.com/robquig/status…
 
Yeah! That'll be so fun.
 
Congratulations!
The man is accused of firing off nine rounds atxne.ws/2MLOQiG
Sheriff: No injuries in Round Rock school bus crash atxne.ws/2OU96vY
The Texas one-year-old died from positional asphyxia atxne.ws/2nUGerZ
The one-year-old died from positional asphyxia atxne.ws/2nUGerZ
The Texas three-year-old died in her carseat from positional asphyxia atxne.ws/2nUGerZ
RT @kbrad5: Police expect S Pleasant Valley Rd to be closed for at least 30 more minutes.
LIVE: Police are offering an update on a morning crash that killed one man: facebook.com/statesman/vide… https://t.co/Wb6nuGvVVE
RT @kbrad5: I’m here at the intersection of S. Pleasant Valley Rd. and Lakeshore Blvd. where a man was killed in a morning crash. Police ar…
Officials believe they have found the body of missing Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts. More details: atxne.ws/2N5GgZj https://t.co/4HV2wDGq2y
RT @AP: BREAKING: Authorities believe they have found the body of missing University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts.
'As is true anywhere, in Singapore, the super-rich with their extravagant lifestyles are a tiny, privileged minority' atxne.ws/2MBNWWb
Drug overdose is Texas' top maternal mortality cause, report finds atxne.ws/2MHjvOd
UPDATE: Officials said the incident has prompted authorities to close all lanes of Pleasant Valley Road from South Lakeshore Boulevard and Krieg Field.
The man, described by medics as in his 30s, was pronounced dead at the scene and the two women were taken to St. David’s. atxne.ws/2N6Clva
The rest of the week, according to the weather service’s extended forecast, includes more triple-digit high temperatures. atxne.ws/2woiuRd
Austin American-Statesman subscribers get today’s news first with our e-edition: myaccount.statesman.com/access.aspx?pr… https://t.co/b2n4xG5qKS
Nine candidates jockey for five Austin school district board seats atxne.ws/2nTIPCw https://t.co/4R3w47FNbh
A court ruling and a similar ordinance passed in San Antonio are stoking efforts to upend the ordinance. atxne.ws/2OMx4Ju
Bastrop sheriff looks into animal cruelty report after photos go viral: atxne.ws/2OPXVV6 https://t.co/xrek1CPQj1
Three last-minute candidates joined the race Monday: Gus Peña, 65, a perennial speaker at council meetings; Alan Pease, 69; and Todd Phelps, 47, a farmer and musician who won 10 percent of votes for the mayor’s seat in 2014. atxne.ws/2MD5TU7
Paradigm Metals Inc. agreed with Hutto and Titan Development to invest more than $10 million in a new 100,000 square-foot building at Innovation Business Park, according to a city news release. atxne.ws/2whrRlh
The three incidents occurred in different parts of Austin, beginning late Friday, just before midnight. atxne.ws/2w1dqTh
Parts of Williamson County receive over 2 inches of rain after thunderstorms: atxne.ws/2wjKF3I https://t.co/mJMlpGdCbJ
@kbohls on Clemson: "The Dallas Cowboys are jealous of Dabo Swinney’s defensive front, which may supply three top 10 picks next spring." atxne.ws/2w1bg67
A Phoenix man's birth certificate didn't say where he was born or when, or to whom. It just said he was found in a telephone booth. atxne.ws/2PnTeTD
Round Rock ISD calls for $508.43 million bond election in November: atxne.ws/2Mt0vnt https://t.co/OfK1ExUite
@CedGolden: "Before he made the announcement during his Monday media availability, coach Tom Herman as recently as Saturday insisted the race behind center was back-and-forth." atxne.ws/2Bub44n
While the deal only applies to the size small cups, there’s no limit to how many treats you can order. atxne.ws/2MolEit
It’s the worst record the Express have had since a 57-87 mark in 2010, their final season as the Houston Astros top farm club. atxne.ws/2N51MgP
RT @AP: BREAKING: Affidavit: Colorado man admits killing pregnant wife but says she strangled their daughters when he sought separation.
Can Hendrickson get over the hump and beat district rival Cedar Ridge, who handed the Hawks their last two losses by a combined 44 points? atxne.ws/2N3SsJM
RT @cosbo4: Storm approaching Round Rock https://t.co/BJHwu4fLpw
WEATHER UPDATE: Significant weather advisory issued for northwestern Travis County till 6:30 p.m. atxne.ws/2wjKF3I #atxwx #atxweather
UPDATE: Severe thunderstorm warning issued for parts of Williamson County till 6:15 p.m. atxne.ws/2wjKF3I
UPDATE: Significant weather advisory issued until 5:30 p.m. as storm moves across Williamson County atxne.ws/2wjKF3I
The first lady told The Associated Press in a written statement Monday that she's looking forward to learning about the issues facing children living in Africa. atxne.ws/2N1AoAg
A Colorado father has been charged with five counts of first degree murder in the deaths of his pregnant wife and two daughters, according to Denver News 9. atxne.ws/2weuapn
The first lady told The Associated Press in a written statement Monday that she's looking forward to learning about the issues facing children living on the Africa. atxne.ws/2N1AoAg
Hendrickson’s 2016 team was heavy on sophomore starters and light on senior leadership. But fast-forward to 2018, and the Hawks are led by a corps of three-year starters. One couldn’t have happened without the other. atxne.ws/2wjjKEU
Trump asked the agent, Adrian Anzaldua, to discuss his apprehension of a smuggler accused of locking 78 migrants inside a truck near Laredo. atxne.ws/2MBmWpK
The man, estimated to be in his 30s, was involved in a crash with a car around 3:24 p.m. on Manchaca Road, just north of Slaughter Lane, EMS officials said. atxne.ws/2Bv03jz
UPDATE: Scattered showers rolling through area near north of Dripping Springs atxne.ws/2wjKF3I
One place. One weekend. All your projects solved! The 23rd Annual Austin Fall Home & Garden Show is here! Meet the stars of HGTV’s Flip or Flop Vegas and find everything for your home and garden under one roof! 8/24-8/26 at the Austin Convention Center austinhomeandgardenshow.com/?utm_source=SN… #ad https://t.co/bfu7SaQ5js
'I am going to do whatever I can personally to try to prevent these abuses in the future, and if it means going to court, I will do that.' atxne.ws/2wb446G
Juan Maldonado, 46, of Cedar Park, was pronounced dead after witnesses pulled him out of the water and into their boat, investigators said. atxne.ws/2nQSY2Z
A jury convicted a Texas doctor of raping a patient at a hospital -- and sentenced him to probation atxne.ws/2MFtDqD https://t.co/wtIqNTTrr7
RT @MDWilsonSA: RIGHT NOW: A woman and child were trapped in a van after a rollover crash in south Austin. Several witnesses pulled the pai…
A Honda van rolled over with a woman and a young child inside atxne.ws/2MzJ3Nl
More AISD students are getting free breakfast in the classroom this year. Here’s why. atxne.ws/2PpKtsb https://t.co/pfZ8bsXDEk
UPDATE: Stay hydrated as afternoon heat index hits triple-digits atxne.ws/2wjKF3I https://t.co/9Qhu9hG8Tg
A&M toughens sexual misconduct rules for faculty, staff, students atxne.ws/2BFd0HF
It’s not the first time an executive director of the agency has sprung from the governor’s office atxne.ws/2BvNbtm
RT @PhilJankowski: Longtime #ATXcouncil meeting regular Gus Peña has filed paperwork indicating intention to run for Mayor. For those who…
Filing: 'Even though the bodies of two of the decedents have been in an oil well filled with crude oil for several days, DNA would still be present.' atxne.ws/2OQbGmC
Unable to take his daughter to Disney World, dad brings Moana to Texas atxne.ws/2wbzBW8
🍔🍗🍔🍗🍔🍗🍔🍗🍔🍗 atxne.ws/2MGcUDC
A Texas priest who's accused of molesting teens and stealing from his parish has gone missing atxne.ws/2N6bNud
The woman who was hit was trying to prove 'she could run fast in heels,' her sister told police atxne.ws/2OMPnhM
For the second straight year UT has been included in the @AP's Top 25 bit.ly/2nSKtEL
An Austin City Council candidate with a criminal record may not see his name on November’s ballot after all atxne.ws/2MGeS75
Backpacks, hugs and only a few tears. See photos from the first day at one Austin elementary school: atxne.ws/2Mpg13B https://t.co/YoDqP7C5Bs
McCarthy, who led the Catholic Diocese of Austin for 15 years and was known for interreligious work and dedication to the poor, died Saturday atxne.ws/2N25VlA
Hernandez penned letters to his lawyer, his fiancée and his now 5-year-old daughter atxne.ws/2ORD3Nj
The pickup the woman was driving slammed into the metal pole of a traffic light atxne.ws/2MsmevN
UPDATE: Person dies from injury at Pflugerville shooting range atxne.ws/2MsvzDX
Changes include metal detectors at entrances, five additional police officers and 10 "security assistants" who will monitor hallways throughout the day atxne.ws/2MsvqjT
Our @statesman poll, so good, it would've been used in BCS formula. twitter.com/klyttleAAS/sta…
'The more you act like a lady, the more he'll act like a gentleman,' the wall read atxne.ws/2ONLLfG
State Rep. Travis Clardy, R-Nacogdoches, announced Monday his intention to run for Texas House speaker atxne.ws/2MYbzFc
The Associated Press will release its preseason Top 25 college football poll today. Here's ours: atxne.ws/2N2vAKS
Happy first day of school, Austin! ✏🎒📷 Send us a photo of your kindergartner who couldn’t be more excited or your fifth-grader who’s really over this whole school thing, and we'll include it in a gallery: atxne.ws/2Ppw9jC https://t.co/o0eHNjFYh7
RT @klyttleAAS: In 3 hours, @AP_Top25 preseason college football poll will be released. Here's a review of @statesman's top 25 poll and, fo…
3 men hospitalized after Southeast Austin crash, medics say atxne.ws/2BEcr0L
Texas man yelled 'Jesus is coming' before fatally stabbing toddler, police say atxne.ws/2MJDXhH
RT @AISDPolice: It’s the #FirstDayOfSchool for @AustinISD! Watch for school buses, crosswalks, bike riders, and school zones... and put do…
Medics responded to the scene in the 7700 block of Cameron Road around 10:20 p.m. Sunday, they said. atxne.ws/2PoYIgN
RT @TxDOTAustin: It's that time of year again! School starts this week so remember to obey speed limits, stay alert and put away your phone…
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day also is possible, forecasters said. atxne.ws/2wjKF3I
 
 
 
 
 
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