Claire Osborn, Austin American-Statesman

Claire Osborn

Austin American-Statesman

Austin, TX, United States

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Past articles by Claire:

19-year-old charged in shooting deaths of 2 Jarrell High students at Austin hookah lounge

Christijan Stevens, 19, has been charged with capital murder in the shooting deaths of two Jarrell High football players at a hookah lounge in Northwest Austin. → Read More

New estimate adds $8 million to Williamson County's ice storm cleanup costs

A new estimate shows that Williamson County will face an estimated $8 million more in costs to remove tree debris after the February ice storm. → Read More

Williamson County assistant district attorney charged with drunken driving

Amanda Elaine Smith, a Williamson County assistant district attorney, was charged with DWI in McLennan County, officials say. → Read More

Rogers resigns from Bastrop City Council; election to fill her term May 6

Drucilla Rogers is resigning during her second term on the Bastrop City Council to spend more time with her husband, who is retiring. → Read More

Austin City Council passes ordinance to increase pay for police, cadets

The Austin City Council passed an ordinance increasing pay for police in an effort to retain officers if negotiations for a new police contract fail. → Read More

Hutto starts its first advocacy program to support crime victims

The city of Hutto and the Hutto Police Department have launched their first victims' advocacy program to support crime victims and witnesses. → Read More

Austin pays $3.3 million to settle lawsuit against police over fatal shooting in 2017

The Austin City Council approved a $3.3 million settlement in a lawsuit over the fatal shooting of Landon Nobles by two police officers. → Read More

Williamson County, named after 'Three-Legged Willie,' to celebrate 175th birthday in March

Williamson County, named after a Texas government leader known as 'Three-Legged Willie', will celebrate its 175th birthday. The party will be March 10-11. → Read More

Officials: 7 arrested in weekend 'street takeovers'; Austin police say 'vague' tip unhelpful

Officials said seven people were arrested in connection to street takeovers in Austin on Saturday and Sunday. A vague tip didn't help, police said. → Read More

Federal lawsuit filed against Liberty Hill police officer who fatally shot 21-year-old man

The parents of Jackson Lieber have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the Liberty Hill police officer who fatally shot him on Jan. 18. → Read More

Salary increases make Williamson County corrections officers highest paid in region

Williamson County commissioners approve an increase in starting correctional officers pay that makes them the highest paid in the area, officials say. → Read More

'We have the right to know what happened:' Family asks for videos of fatal Liberty Hill shooting

The family of Jackson Lieber, who was fatally shot by a Liberty Hill police officer, has asked law enforcement to release video from the scene. → Read More

Officials: Unarmed man slain by Liberty Hill officer after trespassing, getting into argument

A Liberty Hill police officer shot and killed an unarmed man who was reported to be trespassing at a house off FM 1869. → Read More

Round Rock police reopen cold case to find suspect in 1983 killing

Round Rock police have reopened a 1983 cold case to find Martin Gallegos, who is suspected of killing a woman and injuring two other people in a bar. → Read More

Officials: Man charged in girlfriend's death in Bastrop County arrested after chase

Police have arrested Raul Caballero, who was charged with murder in the shooting death of his Elgin girlfriend, Sofia Vera, officials said. → Read More

Round Rock store sells 2nd $1 million Mega Millions lottery ticket in less than a month

A store in Round Rock sold a $1 million winning Mega Millions Texas lottery ticket on Tuesday. The winner picked five winning numbers. → Read More

4 men accused of robbing Cedar Park bank customer arrested, police say

Four men who robbed a man at a gas station after he left a Cedar Park bank have been charged with engaging in organized crime. → Read More

Police: Georgetown man faces murder charge after handcuffing, shooting estranged wife

Ricardo Quinones was charged with murder in the shooting death of his estranged wife, Lindsey Whitman. She had been handcuffed to a bed, police said. → Read More

Hikers 'devastated' as popular waterfall by Lake Georgetown partially collapses

Park of the rock overhang that helped create the Crockett Garden Falls by Lake Georgetown has collapsed due to the arctic freeze, an official said. → Read More

Georgetown police: Man arrested after killing estranged wife

Ricardo Quinones, who fatally shot his estranged wife Lindsey Quinones at a Georgetown home on Tuesday, was arrested near Houston, police said. → Read More