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19-year-old 6th Street shooter indicted on first-degree murder

19-year-old De'Ondre White has been indicted with murder in the 6th Street shooting that killed one, injured 14 others. (APD)

De'Ondre Jermirris White, the 19-year-old involved in the June 12 shooting on 6th Street in Downtown Austin, has been indicted for first-degree murder for the death of 25-year-old tourist Douglas Kantor.


A Travis County grand jury returned the indictment on Monday, with an additional 14 counts of aggravated assault for injuries to the 14 other victims, according to Travis County District Attorney Jose Garza.

White is in custody with his bail set at $1 million and will likely remain in custody, according to Garza. The case will be prosecuted by the district attorney's office's Homicide and Major Crimes Unit and is pending in the 450th Judicial District Court.

White was originally arrested on June 24 by the Killeen Police Department after the Austin Police Department dropped charges against two other suspects. All teens were present at the scene, but police are not sure they ever fired.

The shooting came after the group of boys, who were connected through school in Killeen, ran into each other on the nightlife strip and got into a verbal altercation. White is the only proven shooter, killing one, leaving one woman permanently paralyzed and another woman relearning to walk.

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Tito's releases (not so?) ugly sweater line for the holidays, profits to charity

Tito's Handmade Vodka

Show your love for Tito's and for the community this year with a wide selection of not that ugly, uglyish, ugly, uglier, and ugliest holiday sweaters.

There's lots choose from, and plenty of accessories like scarves and socks, plus gear for your dog, too.

All of the items can be purchased online or at the Love, Tito’s Retail Store in Austin, TX. 100% of all net proceeds from online or in-store purchases go to one of the nonprofits we’ve teamed up with.

Click here to see the entire collection in the Tito's store.

Mac and Cheese Fest and Free Art Exhibit
Waterloo Greenway, Good Vibrations Installation


🗓 All weekend

🎨 Creek Show Art Exhibit

Check out this highly anticipated art exhibition with illuminated art along Waller Creek. Tickets are free and the event includes food vendors, dazzling lights, live music, and hands-on activities

All weekend 6 p.m - 10 p.m | 📍Waterloo Park

✨ Mozart's Light Show

This iconic holiday tradition lights up for the first time this holiday season starting this weekend! Reserve your spot for an enchanting light and sound performance, delicious hot cocoa, sweet treats, and some overall fun with your friends or family. The show runs till January 6th.

6 p.m and 9 p.m | 📍Mozart's Coffee Roasters - 3825 Lake Austin Blvd, Austin, TX 78703

🗓 Saturday

🥊 Kickboxing in the Park

This fitness event is free and open to the public. Get your morning started right with a "Fitness in the park" class for kickboxing! The class will be led by certified instructors and is a great way to get a cardio workout in while also honing your self-defense skills.

10 a.m - 11 a.m | 📍 Metz Park

🛍 The Front Market

Support local LBGTQ+ and female artists at this outdoor market with over 150 vendors. Get your holiday shopping out of the way at this event, with vendors for food trucks, handmade goods, raffles, hands on workshops and activities, and more.

11 a.m - 5 p.m | 📍Ani's Day and Night - 7107 E Riverside Drive, Austin, TX 78741

🗓 Sunday

🧀 Mac and Cheese Fest

Did someone say cheese?! If you're like me and always willing to get your hands on a bowl of mac and cheese, then this event is for you. Check out the Mac and Cheese festival happening this weekend to decide which vendor has. the best mac and cheese for yourself, and enjoy the bar with creative cocktails while you're at it. Tickets start at $45.

11 a.m - 3 p.m | 📍Lantana Place - 7415 Southwest Parkway