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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Number of K2 patients in Austin rises Fridayat least 45 K2-related calls involving 52 patients in 24 hours Thursday. EMS, a
Number of K2 patients in Austin rises Friday
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted yesterday
at least 45 K2-related calls involving 52 patients in 24 hours Thursday. EMS, along with the Austin Fire Department and the Austin Police Department, worked the scene throughout the early afternoon hours Thursday. APD took 3 people into custody... Read more
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11 News Houston
Number of K2 patients in Austin rises Fridayat least 45 K2-related calls involving 52 patients in 24 hours Thursday. EMS, a
Number of K2 patients in Austin rises Friday
11 News Houston / Posted yesterday
at least 45 K2-related calls involving 52 patients in 24 hours Thursday. EMS, along with the Austin Fire Department and the Austin Police Department, worked the scene throughout the early afternoon hours Thursday. APD took 3 people into custody... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Number of K2 patients in Austin rises Fridayat least 45 K2-related calls involving 52 patients in 24 hours Thursday. EMS, a
Number of K2 patients in Austin rises Friday
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted yesterday
at least 45 K2-related calls involving 52 patients in 24 hours Thursday. EMS, along with the Austin Fire Department and the Austin Police Department, worked the scene throughout the early afternoon hours Thursday. APD said the three persons of... Read more
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Officer.com
Detective Suspended Over Facebook CommentsPolice Chief Art Acevedo wrote in Chiappardi's disciplinary memo that those com
Detective Suspended Over Facebook Comments
Officer.com / Posted 2 days ago
Police Chief Art Acevedo wrote in Chiappardi's disciplinary memo that those comments could damage the reputation of the Austin Police Department. "To hear such things said about my son is deeply hurtful," said Joseph's mother, Ketty Sully, in a... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Bastrop mother calls for more no refusalsAUSTIN - Through labor day weekend, The Austin Police Department is conducting
Bastrop mother calls for more no refusals
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 3 days ago
AUSTIN - Through labor day weekend, The Austin Police Department is conducting an extended 'No-Refusal' initiative - meaning officers can get a warrant to draw blood from any suspected drunk driver who refuses to give a sample on their own. Jocelyn... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
'People want me dead for a dildo:' UT alumna behind 'Cocks not Glocks' protestcampuses. The event has also brought Jin some unwanted attention, including thr
'People want me dead for a dildo:' UT alumna behind 'Cocks not Glocks' protest
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
campuses. The event has also brought Jin some unwanted attention, including threats that prompted her to contact the Austin Police Department. The Houston Chronicle caught up with Jin, a 24-year-old San Antonio native who lives in Austin,... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Man arrested after fatal shooting at illegal game room in Austinwoman identified as Ga Young Chon was found with gunshot wounds in the illegal
Man arrested after fatal shooting at illegal game room in Austin
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 3 days ago
woman identified as Ga Young Chon was found with gunshot wounds in the illegal game room at around 10:39 p.m. The Austin Police Department said she died from her injuries a short time later. Two other men were also injured in the... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Four vehicles stolen at San Marcos apartment complexdriver of the Tundra was driving recklessly and abandoned the vehicle in Austin
Four vehicles stolen at San Marcos apartment complex
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 4 days ago
driver of the Tundra was driving recklessly and abandoned the vehicle in Austin before fleeing on foot. Officers with the Austin Police Department pursued the driver and he was arrested. The driver of the Honda drove to a residential area in... Read more
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Breitbart
Live Stream: Trump Talks Border Security to Packed House in Texas' Most Liberal Cityalso scheduled to appear with Mr. Trump according to his spokesman, Stanley Ger
Live Stream: Trump Talks Border Security to Packed House in Texas' Most Liberal City
Breitbart / Posted 4 days ago
also scheduled to appear with Mr. Trump according to his spokesman, Stanley Gerdes. The crowd is so large in Austin, the Austin Police Department just tweeted out that there is no more parking available. No more parking available at the Travis... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
APD trying to recruit more womenAUSTIN - At a police recruiting event Saturday, women filled the room. And for
APD trying to recruit more women
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 7 days ago
AUSTIN - At a police recruiting event Saturday, women filled the room. And for the Austin Police Department, it was a welcome presence as they said women are needed in policing. KVUE's Brandon Jones spoke with one woman who already signed up. "Yes,... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
New changes to UT security after student's murderwith the Department of Public Safety to improve safety on campus. In addition
New changes to UT security after student's murder
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 8 days ago
with the Department of Public Safety to improve safety on campus. In addition to lighting, they have been working with the Austin Police Department on dealing with transients. The UT Police Department has added more officers and adapted shifts to... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Austin cop who called teen fatally shot by police 'drop out, drug using naked guy' on FB suspendedthat speech made related to the police department that compromises the “functio
Austin cop who called teen fatally shot by police 'drop out, drug using naked guy' on FB suspended
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
that speech made related to the police department that compromises the “function, reputation or professionalism of the Austin Police Department or its employees,” is prohibited. Joseph was shot and killed Feb. 9 in Austin when he refused... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
APD seeking help identifying aggravated robbery suspectAUSTIN - The Austin Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifyi
APD seeking help identifying aggravated robbery suspect
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 8 days ago
AUSTIN - The Austin Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying the suspect in an aggravated robbery case. The robbery occurred on Thursday, August 11, at approximately 5 p.m. at the Valero gas station located at 2101 Boca Raton... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Austin cop who called teen fatally shot by police 'drop out, drug using naked guy' on FB suspendedthat speech made related to the police department that compromises the “functio
Austin cop who called teen fatally shot by police 'drop out, drug using naked guy' on FB suspended
Houston Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
that speech made related to the police department that compromises the “function, reputation or professionalism of the Austin Police Department or its employees,” is prohibited. Joseph was shot and killed Feb. 9 in Austin when he refused... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Austin police to fire officer who fatally shot nude teenJoseph weighed about 146 pounds. An autopsy found that Joseph had marijuana an
Austin police to fire officer who fatally shot nude teen
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 8 days ago
Joseph weighed about 146 pounds. An autopsy found that Joseph had marijuana and an anti-anxiety drug in his system when he was fatally shot. The teenager was black, as is Freeman. Freeman, 42, was a 10-year veteran of the Austin police depart... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Austin officer suspended for posting insensitive status on fatally shot, unarmed, naked David Josephthat speech made related to the police department that compromises the “functio
Austin officer suspended for posting insensitive status on fatally shot, unarmed, naked David Joseph
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 8 days ago
that speech made related to the police department that compromises the “function, reputation or professionalism of the Austin Police Department or its employees,” is prohibited. Joseph was shot and killed Feb. 9 in Austin when he refused... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Authorities capture man wanted for stripping naked at apartment gymsthe U.S. Marshal Task Force finally captured the man accused of exposing himsel
Authorities capture man wanted for stripping naked at apartment gyms
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 9 days ago
the U.S. Marshal Task Force finally captured the man accused of exposing himself at an apartment gym in San Marcos. The Austin Police Department tweeted out the news of 18-year-old Jaykob Ruiz's capture Thursday morning. US Marshal Task Force... Read more
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11 News Houston
APD detective suspended over Facebook comment on David JosephAUSTIN - An Austin Police Department detective has been temporarily suspended f
APD detective suspended over Facebook comment on David Joseph
11 News Houston / Posted 9 days ago
AUSTIN - An Austin Police Department detective has been temporarily suspended for making comment on his Facebook page that violated departmental policies. According to a department disciplinary memo, Detective Jason Chiappardi posted on his Facebook... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
APD detective suspended over Facebook comment on David JosephAUSTIN - An Austin Police Department detective has been temporarily suspended f
APD detective suspended over Facebook comment on David Joseph
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 9 days ago
AUSTIN - An Austin Police Department detective has been temporarily suspended for making comment on his Facebook page that violated departmental policies. According to a department disciplinary memo, Detective Jason Chiappardi posted on his Facebook... Read more
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The Austin Chronicle
Waitin' for the Moneybeen working on this for almost two years now: "After recent discussions with t
Waitin' for the Money
The Austin Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
been working on this for almost two years now: "After recent discussions with the Economic Development Department and the Austin Police Department, it was determined the enforcement provisions of the proposed ordinance could not be enforced as... Read more
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The Austin Chronicle
City Council Clashes Over 2017 Budgetrecommended in the city manager's proposed budget, with the percentage increase
City Council Clashes Over 2017 Budget
The Austin Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
recommended in the city manager's proposed budget, with the percentage increase based on each department's budget. For the Austin Police Department, a $13.8 million increase represents only 3.7% of the APD budget; larger percentage increases for... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Alcohol permit now a requirement at Bull Creek Greenbelt15, 2016. Parks and Recreation said they made the decision after concerns from
Alcohol permit now a requirement at Bull Creek Greenbelt
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 12 days ago
15, 2016. Parks and Recreation said they made the decision after concerns from the community and increased littering. The Austin Police Department and the Park Police Unit will help with enforcement. Parks and Recreation also added that they've... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Austin road named after police officer killed in 1964Donald E. Carpenter Way was held Saturday. About 70 people attended the event h
Austin road named after police officer killed in 1964
KXXV Waco / Posted 13 days ago
Donald E. Carpenter Way was held Saturday. About 70 people attended the event hosted by Council Member Ellen Troxclair, the Austin Police Department and the Austin Parks and Recreation Department. Carpenter was one of two officers shot on Jan. 28,... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Austin road named after police officer killed in 1964Donald E. Carpenter Way was held Saturday. About 70 people attended the event h
Austin road named after police officer killed in 1964
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 13 days ago
Donald E. Carpenter Way was held Saturday. About 70 people attended the event hosted by Council Member Ellen Troxclair, the Austin Police Department and the Austin Parks and Recreation Department. Carpenter was one of two officers shot on Jan. 28,... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Austin road named after police officer killed in 1964Donald E. Carpenter Way was held Saturday. About 70 people attended the event h
Austin road named after police officer killed in 1964
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 13 days ago
Donald E. Carpenter Way was held Saturday. About 70 people attended the event hosted by Council Member Ellen Troxclair, the Austin Police Department and the Austin Parks and Recreation Department. Carpenter was one of two officers shot on Jan. 28,... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Austin road named after police officer killed in 1964Donald E. Carpenter Way was held Saturday. About 70 people attended the event h
Austin road named after police officer killed in 1964
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 13 days ago
Donald E. Carpenter Way was held Saturday. About 70 people attended the event hosted by Council Member Ellen Troxclair, the Austin Police Department and the Austin Parks and Recreation Department. Carpenter was one of two officers shot on Jan. 28,... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
APD: Nearly 600 DWI arrests in JulyAUSTIN - The Austin Police Department announced Friday that during the month of
APD: Nearly 600 DWI arrests in July
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 15 days ago
AUSTIN - The Austin Police Department announced Friday that during the month of July they made 598 total DWI arrests. From June 24 through July 4, APD conducted an Extended No Refusal Initiative. During that period, they made 155 total DWI... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
50 years later, fallen APD Officer to have street named after himCarpenter was shot and killed in the line of duty, yet he lives on in the heart
50 years later, fallen APD Officer to have street named after him
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 15 days ago
Carpenter was shot and killed in the line of duty, yet he lives on in the hearts of those who loved him and his fellow Austin Police Department officers,” said Council Member Troxclair. “Every officer deserves to go home to their family at the... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
10 charged in synthetic marijuana ring in AustinThe Austin Police Department arrested three people and are looking for seven mo
10 charged in synthetic marijuana ring in Austin
Houston Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
The Austin Police Department arrested three people and are looking for seven more after they filed 13 charges against a group for being in possession of a controlled substance — synthetic marijuana — with intent to distribute, according to a news... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
10 charged in synthetic marijuana ring in AustinThe Austin Police Department arrested three people and are looking for seven mo
10 charged in synthetic marijuana ring in Austin
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 15 days ago
The Austin Police Department arrested three people and are looking for seven more after they filed 13 charges against a group for being in possession of a controlled substance — synthetic marijuana — with intent to distribute, according to a news... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
One person dead in possible East Austin shootingThe Austin Police Department is investigating a possible shooting in East Austi
One person dead in possible East Austin shooting
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 16 days ago
The Austin Police Department is investigating a possible shooting in East Austin that left one person dead. The possible shooting is on the 1800 block of Elmira Road. No further details are available at this time. KVUE has a crew on the way to the... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
City to name street in honor of fallen officerPark on Saturday to honor an Austin police officer killed in the line of duty i
City to name street in honor of fallen officer
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 16 days ago
Park on Saturday to honor an Austin police officer killed in the line of duty in 1964. Representatives from the Austin Police Department, Austin Parks and Recreation Department and city council member Ellen Troxclair will be at the main... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Wendy's robber leads officers on chase, crashesin Downtown Austin and leading police on a small chase, a man crashed his vehic
Wendy's robber leads officers on chase, crashes
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 16 days ago
in Downtown Austin and leading police on a small chase, a man crashed his vehicle and was arrested. According to the Austin Police Department, the man robbed the Wendy's on Interstate 35 and East 7th Street at around 1:15 a.m. Thursday before... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Man has serious injuries after crashing into CapMetro busis fighting for his life Thursday morning after his car collided with a Capital
Man has serious injuries after crashing into CapMetro bus
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 16 days ago
is fighting for his life Thursday morning after his car collided with a Capital Metro bus in East Austin. According to the Austin Police Department, the man crashed into the bus at around 2 a.m. on FM 969 near Rogers Lane. The man in his 20s was... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Hays Co. authorities investigating string of car theftsin car thefts surrounded by high-tech tools to break into vehicles without the
Hays Co. authorities investigating string of car thefts
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 18 days ago
in car thefts surrounded by high-tech tools to break into vehicles without the need to smash glass or pick locks. The Austin Police Department suggests storing your keys in a paint can, which could help block the signals. They also suggest... Read more
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CBS News
​Revisiting the UT Tower shootingaffected so many lives in that one day," said retired Texas Ranger Ray Martinez
​Revisiting the UT Tower shooting
CBS News / Posted 20 days ago
affected so many lives in that one day," said retired Texas Ranger Ray Martinez, who was a young officer with the Austin Police Department at the time. Arriving on campus, he couldn't believe what he saw. "When I got out of the car you... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
One remembrance of UT Tower shootingsset up for the next attempt, if needed. Since that fateful day, I have wondere
One remembrance of UT Tower shootings
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 21 days ago
set up for the next attempt, if needed. Since that fateful day, I have wondered many times if, after this experience, the Austin Police Department — or any city’s police department — began to train their sharpshooters to fire a rifle or handgun... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
The Cartel Connection: Mexico to Austinout their illicit activities, they’re going to want to try to fit in with the r
The Cartel Connection: Mexico to Austin
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 22 days ago
out their illicit activities, they’re going to want to try to fit in with the rest of the public,” said Lt. Kurt Thomas, Austin Police Department. Thomas said cartel controllers, who are willing to commit illegal acts such as drug distribution,... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Austinites concerned about Austin Police Department's body camera programPolice departments, across the country, are adding more body cameras and the Au
Austinites concerned about Austin Police Department's body camera program
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 23 days ago
Police departments, across the country, are adding more body cameras and the Austin Police Department is the latest agency adding them. However, some people have serious concerns about how the program will be managed. The residents were loud and... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Orlando in talks to buy mass shooting site1 dead, 3 hospitalized in Austin shootingOfficials: 1 dead, 3 hospitalized in A
Orlando in talks to buy mass shooting site
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 23 days ago
1 dead, 3 hospitalized in Austin shootingOfficials: 1 dead, 3 hospitalized in Austin shooting Officials with the Austin Police Department say there is an active shooting incident downtown and there are multiple victims. A shooting in a... Read more
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The Austin Chronicle
The Devil in the DetailsU.S. Housing and Urban Development (Item 20). • Item 33: Would authorize a $90
The Devil in the Details
The Austin Chronicle / Posted 23 days ago
U.S. Housing and Urban Development (Item 20). • Item 33: Would authorize a $900,000 contract (over six years) for Austin Police Department purchase of a license plate recognition system. Punted a couple of times already despite APD... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Peninsula lesbian killed in AustinDistrict in Redwood City was shot in the head and killed instantly at 2:13 a.m.
Peninsula lesbian killed in Austin
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 24 days ago
District in Redwood City was shot in the head and killed instantly at 2:13 a.m. July 31. She died in her wife's arms. The Austin Police Department announced Wednesday that the suspect they had previously identified, Endicott McCray, 24, was taken... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
ALERRT getting more requests for special trainingprogram teaches officers what to do if an active shooter is outside. He also t
ALERRT getting more requests for special training
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 24 days ago
program teaches officers what to do if an active shooter is outside. He also teaches counter ambush training, which the Austin Police Department is considering for patrol officers. "It's most critical for them," said Clagett. Because it isn’t... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Suspect in Austin downtown shooting arrested in Atlantafound the man suspected of opening fire in a crowded downtown Austin entertainm
Suspect in Austin downtown shooting arrested in Atlanta
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 24 days ago
found the man suspected of opening fire in a crowded downtown Austin entertainment district and killing a bystander. The Austin Police Department said U.S. marshals arrested a 24-year-old man in Atlanta on Wednesday morning. The man had been... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Suspect in Austin bar shooting arrested in Atlantawith the early Sunday shooting in Austin's Sixth Street entertainment district
Suspect in Austin bar shooting arrested in Atlanta
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 24 days ago
with the early Sunday shooting in Austin's Sixth Street entertainment district that left one dead and four injured. (Photo: Austin Police Department) Law enforcement agents on Wednesday arrested the man accused of killing one person and injuring... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Suspect in Austin bar shooting arrested in Atlantawith the early Sunday shooting in Austin's Sixth Street entertainment district
Suspect in Austin bar shooting arrested in Atlanta
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 24 days ago
with the early Sunday shooting in Austin's Sixth Street entertainment district that left one dead and four injured. (Photo: Austin Police Department) Law enforcement agents on Wednesday arrested the man accused of killing one person and injuring... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Suspect in Austin bar shooting arrested in Atlantawith the early Sunday shooting in Austin's Sixth Street entertainment district
Suspect in Austin bar shooting arrested in Atlanta
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 24 days ago
with the early Sunday shooting in Austin's Sixth Street entertainment district that left one dead and four injured. (Photo: Austin Police Department) Law enforcement agents on Wednesday arrested the man accused of killing one person and injuring... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Suspect in Austin bar shooting arrested in Atlantawith the early Sunday shooting in Austin's Sixth Street entertainment district
Suspect in Austin bar shooting arrested in Atlanta
The Record Searchlight / Posted 24 days ago
with the early Sunday shooting in Austin's Sixth Street entertainment district that left one dead and four injured. (Photo: Austin Police Department) Law enforcement agents on Wednesday arrested the man accused of killing one person and injuring... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Suspect in Austin shooting arrested in Atlantaof opening fire in a crowded Austin entertainment district, killing a bystander
Suspect in Austin shooting arrested in Atlanta
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 24 days ago
of opening fire in a crowded Austin entertainment district, killing a bystander, has been arrested, police say. The Austin Police Department said US Marshals arrested a 24-year-old man in Atlanta on Wednesday morning. The man had been... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Downtown Austin Shooting Suspect Arrested In Atlantafound the man suspected of opening fire in a crowded downtown Austin entertainm
Downtown Austin Shooting Suspect Arrested In Atlanta
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 24 days ago
found the man suspected of opening fire in a crowded downtown Austin entertainment district and killing a bystander. The Austin Police Department said U.S. Marshals arrested 24-year-old Endicott McCray in Atlanta on Wednesday morning. Austin... Read more
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