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CEDAR PARK

Colton's 3rd Birthday Balloon Release Tonight

Friends and family are inviting the community to gather tonight to celebrate the third birthday of Colton Turner, the Cedar Park toddler whose body was found in a shallow grave in Southeast Austin earlier this month. 12:34 PM

The two candidates running for lieutenant governor are miles apart on the issues. Texas Tribune CEO Evan Smith sat down with both Sens. Dan Patrick and Leticia Van de Putte at this year's Texas Tribune Festival Saturday. They didn't shy away from the tough questions, and, for the most part, both candidates gave some pretty candid answers.

9:30 AM

Funeral Set for Deputy Killed in Floodwaters

A visitation for 35-year-old Jessica Hollis, the Travis County sheriff's deputy killed in floodwaters this week, will be held at Cook-Walden Capital Parks in Pflugerville on Tuesday. She'll then be buried with full police honors at Hill Country Bible Church on Wednesday.

10:36 AM

Ex-Stepson: White House Intruder Meant No Harm

The former stepson of a man accused of sneaking into the White House says the Iraq war veteran owns "plenty of firepower" that he could have brought with him if he meant any harm.

2:31 PM

Austin VA Clinic Opens Doors for Questions

More than 1,000 past and present military members packed the Veterans Affairs Clinic in Southeast Austin Saturday. It's the sixth year the VA hosted a health fair for veterans with questions about their benefits. Our Chris Cybulski shows us some of the groups trying to help our military.

09/20/2014 04:31 PM

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Austin's 10-1 Election

Interactive Map: Do you know what district you live in? Austin voters will soon pick one candidate to represent their own geographic district under what's called the 10-1 plan. That's not all--after Election Day, Austin will also have a new mayor. We've compiled an interactive map and candidate bios to keep you informed ahead of Nov. 4.

Updated 09/09/2014 12:19 PM

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COPPERAS COVE

Texas Man who Jumped White House Fence was Armed

The Secret Service says it beefed up security after 42-year-old Omar Gonzalez of Copperas Cove jumped over the fence, ran across the lawn and entered the front doors of the building. Gonzalez was tackled inside the North Portico of the White House, and authorities found a 3.5-inch serrated blade on him. 12:24 PM

AUSTIN

Body of Deputy Jessica Hollis Recovered From Lake Austin

The body of Jessica Hollis, the 35-year-old Travis County sheriff’s deputy swept away during flooding early Thursday morning, was recovered Friday afternoon. Our Jeff Stensland shows us how search crews paid respect to the fallen deputy. Updated 09/20/2014 09:46 AM

HUTTO

Special Needs Sports Complex in Hutto Now Open

The KCCO Ability Field officially opened in Hutto Saturday. The field is a place where kids of all ages and ability levels can get out, have fun and learn the lessons that only team sports can teach. 09/20/2014 05:11 PM

AUSTIN

City's Review of SXSW Slowing Some Business

In this "Business Now," our Amy Hadley spoke with Colin Pope about City Council's review of South by Southwest and the chilling effect it's having on area businesses. 09/19/2014 02:31 PM

AUSTIN

HAAM Benefit Day Celebrates 9th Year

Tuesday, Sept. 23 will mark HAAM Benefit Day’s ninth year. On Tuesday, businesses across the city will donate five percent of their revenue to the Health Allaince for Austin Musicians. 09/19/2014 07:15 PM

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