Claire Osborn, Austin American-Statesman

Claire Osborn

Austin American-Statesman

Austin, TX, United States

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Recent articles by Claire:

WW II veteran from Taylor, 98, recalls horrors of entering Nagasaki after atomic bomb

World War II veteran Archie Moczygemba, 98, said he was among the first troops to enter Nagasaki after the atomic bomb was dropped in 1945. → Read More

Democratic candidate says Williamson County judge sent him taunting texts

Democratic candidate Blane Conklin for Williamson County judge accuses the incumbent Bill Gravell of sending him taunting text messages. → Read More

Early voter turnout in Williamson County trails 2018 by 'leaps and bounds'

Early voting turnout in Williamson County for the first eight days is 24.26% compared with 34.53% in 2018 when the last midterm election was held. → Read More

What you need to know as the Williamson County Fair and Rodeo kicks off Wednesday

The Williamson County Fair and Rodeo starts on Wednesday in Taylor. It will run through Saturday at the Williamson County Expo Center. → Read More

Skeletal remains found in Williamson County; cause of death unclear

Detectives are investigating skeletal remains found in a field off Texas 45 and Mopac. The cause of death is unclear. → Read More

19-year-old charged in 'unintentional' shooting death of friend in Round Rock skatepark

A teenager was charged in the unintentional shooting death of his friend in a Round Rock skatepark. Nicholas Carter-Cain faces a manslaughter charge. → Read More

Driver fleeing Round Rock police killed 14-year-old pedestrian, officials said

A man in a stolen car struck and killed a 14-yearo-old pedestrian in Round Rock, an affidavit said. Leandro Brito-Martinez was charged with murder. → Read More

Police: Man charged with murder after teen shot during drug deal in Williamson County

Richard Sanchez Jr. was charged with murder in the death of Adrian Curiel, 16, in what police say was a drug deal gone wrong in Williamson County. → Read More

Officials: Leander police officer shot and killed man during drug search at Austin hotel

A Leander officer shot and killed a 34-year-old man in an Austin hotel room while carrying out a drug search warrant, police said. → Read More

Police: One dead in Williamson County after shooting involving group argument Sunday

A person was shot and killed during argument between a group of people in the 12600 block of Oro Valley Trail in Austin, said Williamson sheriff. → Read More

'Small town' for how long? Georgetown leads nation in population growth

The city of Georgetown led the nation in percentage growth among cities of 50,000 or more, according to a Census list. City of Leander came in second. → Read More

One person killed in scooter wreck on Sunday night in Austin

One person was killed in a wreck between a scooter and a vehicle on an Interstate 35 frontage road near Ben White Boulevard on Sunday. → Read More

Round Rock teen dies after jumping off cliffs at Lake Georgetown

A 16-year-old boy died at the hospital after he jumped from cliffs into Lake Georgetown, police said. The fire department rescued him from the water. → Read More

Number of new COVID cases creeping up again in Williamson County

The county had 78 new reported cases on Wednesday, the latest day that figures were available, according to the district's dashboard. → Read More

Get to know candidates vying for Hutto mayor, City Council

Six candidates, including two incumbents, are running for mayor and two City Council positions in Hutto on May 7. → Read More

Officials: 2 possible tornadoes spotted near Florence, Jarrell in Williamson County; no injuries reported

Two possible tornadoes spotted near Florence and Jarrell in Williamson County. No injuries reported. → Read More

Driver dies after fiery crash, pedestrian killed on sidewalk in separate Cedar Park incidents

A driver died after a fiery crash into a tree and a pedestrian was struck by a car and killed in two separate incidents last week in Cedar Park. → Read More

Number of new COVID cases plummets in Williamson County

The number of new COVID cases plummets in Williamson County but health officials say transmission level is still 'substantial' → Read More

Early voting locations in Williamson County to close at 5 p.m. due to possible icy conditions

Williamson County early voting polling locations will close at 5 p.m. Wednesday because of anticipated icy conditions. → Read More

Williamson County approves $250,000 settlement in suit by woman claiming injuries from jail restraints

Williamson County commissioners approved a $250,000 settlement in a lawsuit filed by Elizabeth Firey who was injured in a jail restraint chair. → Read More