AUSTIN (KXAN) - Friends, fans and family gathered Sunday to pay their last respects to Leslie Cochran, Austin's cross-dressing mascot.
Over 200 people gathered at Auditorium Shores remembering the Austin Icon who stole the hearts of and created a slogan for the city he loved.
Events have been honoring the late thong-wearing man, including a gathering at Cit Hall's Free Speech Plaza last week.
Leslie was buried in a private ceremony Saturday which family and close friends attended.
Sunday's public memorial was split between Leslie at the Homeless Memorial Tree & Plaque at Auditorium Shores near the Fanny Davis Gazebo.
A spokeswoman for Leslie, Debbie Russell said people are welcome to place remembrance items at both locations.
Cold temperatures forecast for Saturday morning have prompted Georgetown officials to cancel the parade associated with the annual Christmas Stroll. The Stroll, however, will go on.
A Lago Vista couple faces child endangerment charges after authorities found their home covered in feces and garbage.
The Austin Humane Society reopened to the public Friday after closing its doors for six weeks.
The freezing and near-freezing rain that swooped into Central Texas overnight prompted numerous school closings and delays and made for a harrowing morning commute on Friday.
A man is charged with murder in the shooting death Wednesday of a woman at a North Austin auto repair shop, police said Friday.
The man who fell into a flood control channel and drowned last month was identified Friday as 57-year-old Ronald M. Allen.