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Monday, December 15th, 2014

Feds hunt escapee from Bastrop prison camp

Federal and local authorities are searching for an inmate who walked away from a federal prison camp in Bastrop County sometime Sunday, U.S. Marshal Robert R. Almonte said today.

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Marshals say skull found by family dog belonged to escaped child rapist

WITH VIDEO | A man’s skull brought home by a family dog in far southeast Austin more than two months ago has been identified as belonging to a child rapist who ran away from a...

Thursday, November 17th, 2011

Updated: Texas 21 bar shooting may be gang-related

A San Marcos man accused of a shooting death near Uhland last Friday was arrested this morning at a home more than 1,200 miles away in Milwaukee.