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The jury in the Aurora, Colo., shooting trial will start the sentencing phase today after finding James Holmes guilty. During this phase — which could last at least a month — the jury will hear arguments from the prosecution and defense on the sentence they should impose — life in prison without parole or the death penalty.
Aussie surfer vows return to waves after ‘miracle’ shark escape—Australian surf champion Mick Fanning vowed Tuesday to return to the waves after a ‘miracle’ escape from a shark attack, as he paid tribute to courageous mate Julian Wilson for rushing to help.
Two armed civilians have taken it upon themselves to guard the army recruitmentcenter in Spanaway, in the aftermath of the Chattanooga shooting.
San Marcos approves incentives for Amazon warehouse deal— UPDATE: The vote just passed unanimously. Amazon is expected to start construction on the warehouse by the end of the year and possibly start operations by January 2017. Amazon is expected to create a minimum of 1,000 full time jobs.
A girl nearly drowned Tuesday afternoon on Lake Travis– rescue swimmers were in the water and recovered her; she was unconscious. CPR was administered and paramedics were able to get a pulse. She was taken by a medical helicopter to a nearby hospital.
KXAN is reporting that Austin lost over 4 billion gallons of water through pipe leaks in 2014. Austin Water says leaking pipes is inevitable and that Austin is among the better cities at managing them.