Claire Osborn, Austin American-Statesman

Claire Osborn

Austin American-Statesman

Austin, TX, United States

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Recent articles by Claire:

31 cats rescued from Round Rock home available for free adoption

Thirty-one of the 44 cats rescued from a Round Rock home are available to be adopted for free from the Williamson County Animal Shelter. → Read More

Round Rock animal control officers remove 28 cats from home, find others dead

Round Rock animal control removed 28 cats from a home after approval from owners who said they couldn't take care of them. Other cats were found dead. → Read More

'Improved safety and mobility:' A new road is planned for south of Taylor's Samsung site

A new Williamson County road will be built south of the Samsung site in Taylor for an estimated $22 million. → Read More

Leander City Council to consider asking voters if city should break up with Cap Metro

The Leander City Council will decide in January whether to ask voters in May if they want to withdraw from the city's partnership with Cap Metro. → Read More

Williamson County authorities looking for 2 men after drive-by shooting outside Round Rock

The shooting happened in the 8300 block of Paola Street outside the city limits of Round Rock, according to a statement from the sheriff's office. → Read More

Officials announce first case of the COVID omicron variant in Williamson County

Following the detection of Williamson County's first omicron variant case, officials are urging people to get vaccinated and get booster shots. → Read More

Round Rock school district to lift COVID mask mandate in mid-January

The Round Rock school district will lift its mask mandate on Jan. 19. Board members also discussed an email that Trustee Danielle Weston forwarded to the public. → Read More

'They looked like a normal family': Murder-suicide leaves 4 dead in Taylor, town shocked

Taylor police are investigating five deaths, including a murder/suicide that left four people dead and an unrelated shooting. → Read More

Williamson County approves opioid settlement with Johnson & Johnson

Williamson County has approved an opioid settlement with Johnson & Johnson that gives the county more than $314,000. → Read More

Shop LC home shopping network to move from Austin to Cedar Park with $5.4 million incentive package

The home shopping network is getting $5.4 million in incentives from the Cedar Park City Council to move its headquarters from Austin. → Read More

Williamson County switches to CDC method to determine COVID transmission risk

The Centers for Disease Control is tracking the risk of community transmission of COVID-19 for Williamson County instead of health district. → Read More

Georgetown millionaire, 91, finances building to house elderly dogs

Georgetown millionaire Jack Garey, 91, is still giving money to the community. This time he has paid for a $290,000 facility to house old dogs. → Read More

Round Rock police seek information about three-vehicle wreck that killed 1 person on I-35

Round Rock police are seeking information on a three-vehicle wreck that killed one person on Interstate 35 between Hesters Crossing and Texas 45 → Read More

Love and Death: HBO series based on 1980 small-town Texas ax killing films in Hutto

HBO Max series called 'Love and Death' is based on the true story of a woman accused of killing her friend after having affair with victim's husband. → Read More

Williamson County commissioners appoint Matthew Lindemann as Precinct 3 constable

Williamson County Commissioners appointed Matthew Lindemann as the new Precinct 3 constable after the death of Kevin Stofle. → Read More

Williamson County bicyclist dies after crash in Cedar Park

Corey James Been, a 28-year-old bicyclist, died in a crash with a vehicle at Bell Blvd and Little Elm in Cedar Park. → Read More

Williamson County bicyclist dies after crash in Cedar Park

Corey James Been, a 28-year-old bicyclist, died in a crash with a vehicle at Bell Blvd and Little Elm in Cedar Park. → Read More

Georgetown police officer dies of COVID-19 at age 44

Georgetown police foficer Michelle Gattey, 44, died of COVID-19. She had been with the police department since January. → Read More

Average Cedar Park homeowner will pay $115 more in taxes in approved budget

Taxes will increase by $115 for the owner of an average home worth $374,408 in taxable value this year. Average taxable value increases by 9.7% → Read More

Average Georgetown homeowner could expect $56 increase in city property tax

The average Georgetown homeowner could expect a $56 increase in city property tax. The city has proposed 53 new positions. → Read More