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(Photo: Shutterstock By Roman Tiraspolsky) Austin police chief Brian Manley said he's feeling good about getting the Ford Explorer cruisers back into service after numerous carbon monoxide leaks. "There are divisions in the department that gave up some of their vehicles, so this...
(Photo: Shutterstock by kurhan) About 75 million Americans have hypertension or high blood pressure, and nearly half of them don't have it under control. Cheryl Fryar with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Americans have not been getting any better at keeping their...
(Photo from Austin Police Department) The Austin Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Cody Howard W/M, 32 years of age, who was last seen at 9100 blk United Kingdom, on Friday, October 20, 2017. Detectives are concerned for Howard's well-being due...
(photo courtesy google) There’s a new display at the Thinkery children’s museum showing off a Google backed driverless car. It’s called Firefly, and one of its engineers’ Andrew Chatham said it has already been field tested near the museum. "Our goal is to build a car that will...
(photo courtesy of HEB) In accordance with Mann Packing of Salinas, California, H-E-B announced today that it has issued a voluntary recall for certain H-E-B single-serving soups made with vegetable products that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes . On Oct. 19, as...
(photo: shutterstock by Alex Schmidt) One person was killed overnight in a crash between an 18-wheeler and car in Williamson County. The crash occurred around 9:30 on highway 29 between Jonah and Taylor. The road was closed for several hours but has re-opened. The Williamson...
(photo: shutterstock by tonktiti) Lake Travis school district superintendent Brad Lancaster has laid out the ins and outs of next month's $253-million bond election, which includes $1.3-million for seat belt upgrades on buses. LTISD's Marco Alvarado said they have to stay in...
(photo: shutterstock by Georgejmclittle) The Austin ride-share market is looking at up to 120,000 rides given a week, and while Uber and Lyft duke it out, Ride Austin is staying in the game by laying low. RIde Austin VP Bobbi Kommoneni says the group realizes it will never lead...
(photo: shutterstock By Tricia Daniel) If you're planning on going to see F1 at Circuit of the America's this weekend, Capitol Metro wants to help get you there. This weekend Cap Metro is extending their MetroRail service hours from 10AM to Midnight tonight and tomorrow. Cap...