Claire Osborn, Austin American-Statesman

Claire Osborn

Austin American-Statesman

Austin, TX, United States

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Recent articles by Claire:

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

In will, Texas man who died of COVID leaves $143,000 to animal shelter

Georgetown cat lover Ted Walinski left $142,800 to the Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter in his will. Walinski died of COVID-19 in 2020. → Read More

Williamson Commissioner Boles faces off in Republican primary against former Trustee Romere

Williamson County Commissioner Russ Boles is running for his second term in office against Republican primary opponent Terri Romere. → Read More

Cedar Park City Council approves biggest bond election in its history

Cedar Park has approved holding a $158.8 million bond election in May that will be divided into three propositions for safety, roads and parks. → Read More

HBO series based on real-life ax murder pays $100,000 to film at Williamson County properties

The production company for the HBO series "Love and Death" will pay Williamson County $100,000 to film at county properties from Feb. 25 to March 6. → Read More

Williamson County Judge Gravell faces GOP opponent Gallagher ahead of primary election

Gravell says voters are concerned about public safety while Gallagher says main issues is election integrity. → Read More

'So welcoming:' Documentary 'Rondo and Bob' about horror film icons filmed in Taylor

"Rondo and Bob," about the intense interest that horror movie art director Robert Burns had in disfigured actor Rondo Hatton, was shot in Taylor. → Read More

'So welcoming:' Documentary 'Rondo and Bob' about horror film icons filmed in Taylor

"Rondo and Bob," about the intense interest that horror movie art director Robert Burns had in disfigured actor Rondo Hatton, was shot in Taylor. → Read More