Woman arrested for allegedly burning friend with macaroni grease

A woman in Austin has been arrested for allegedly burning her friend with macaroni grease and throwing a frying pan at her.

According to police, a domestic violence call was made claiming an assault incident had just occurred. Allegedly, a woman had gotten mad at her friend when she told her to give her child medication.

The woman then allegedly hit the woman and threw the food and grease at her. The woman also allegedly bit the friend when she was trying to restrain her. The 24-year-old woman was charged with third-degree assault and injury.

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Ex-Longhorn arrested on assault charges over weekend

A former Longhorn football player and current running back for the Cincinnati Bengals was arrested on Sunday morning after a fight with his former roommate.

The 28-year-old Cedric Benson was arrested after a call was made to police at 5 a.m. claiming that Benson was in a fight on West Fifth Street. According to reports, Benson allegedly walked up to his former roommate and said that they needed to talk about  living situations.

An argument broke out and Benson allegedly punched the man in the face multiple times causing severe injuries. Benson was charged with a Class A misdemeanor charge of assault causing a bodily injury. This crime is punishable of up to one year in prison and a $4,000 fine.

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Three police officers injured after alleged assault case

A suspect has come forward after a shooting incident that left three officers injured after being hit by bullet fragments.

The incident  occurred as the police officers were called to an apartment complex after it was reported that someone was shot. The suspect was helping a wounded victim back into an apartment.

Police then announced that they would be entering the apartment when the suspect shot at them. The bullets struck the walls and the officers were struck by fragments. The suspect surrendered himself and is now being held on three charges of assault against a public servant.

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Member of Texas polygamist convicted of sexual assault

A member of a Texas Polygamist group has been convicted of sexual assault, he has not been sentenced yet, but faces 20 years in prison.

Jurors convicted the man last week from allegations that arose in 2006. The allegations are for child sexual assault after the man, who was 20 at the time, married a 15-year-old. Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in which the man was a member, sanctions polygamist unions, but they are not official civil marriages.

The defense attorney for the man said that the parent’s of the child gave their permission. In 2008, the Yearning for Zion Ranch was raided and the children were taken away from their parents.

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Teen arrested in shooting case

A suspect in the shooting near North Texas Street eatery in Fairfield on April 17 has been arrested.

The incident happened at 5:30 p.m. on April 17 when a 19-year-old was shot while walking with a group of friends outside of the eatery. The suspected shooter was in the parking lot of the eatery when he began shooting and struck the teenager in the leg.

The 16-year-old suspected shooter was arrested and booked into juvenile hall on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon, a probation violation and weapons charge.

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