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Four people are dead and 12 people are missing after heavy rain and devastating flooding pounded the cities of San Marcos and Wimberley in Hays County over the weekend. Late Wednesday, county officials said a boy's body had been pulled from the Blanco River in Hays County. The...
The expansion and transformation of U.S. 183 in East Austin into a tollway, first proposed in 2004, took a key step forward Wednesday when the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority board accepted a $581 million bid to design and construct the 8-mile-long project. The...
When Shoal Creek flooded Memorial Day, some home and business owners were left devastated by the damage. Residents and businesses along Lamar Boulevard in Austin, that were impacted by Shoal Creek flooding on Monday, continue to clean up. Holland Jones with Whole Earth...
Hays County authorities have now identified two bodies that were pulled from the Blanco River following the weekend floods. Officials have identified Jose Alvero Arteaga-Pichardo a 29-year-old Hispanic man. Arteaga-Pichardo body was found in the area of Loop 165 in Wimberley...
Hays County Court-at-Law #2 Judge David Scott Glickler was charged Monday night for Driving While Intoxicated near Kyle. According to the Hays County Sheriff's Office: On Monday, May 26, 2015 at approximately 11:30 p.m., a Hays County Deputy Sheriff initiated a traffic stop on a...
like News Radio KLBJ listen live A lot of listeners in the area are asking how they can help. Here is a comprehensive guide to the many ways you can donate time, money or goods to the victims of the Central Texas Floods. Not a fan of people? The animal shelters need you too!...
In Austin yesterday, Jimmy Don Hardin, 44, of Bertram, was sentenced to a total of 360-months in federal prison on firearms and drug trafficking charges announced Acting United States Attorney Richard L. Durbin, Jr. and Texas Department of Public Safety Director Steve McCraw...
Deadly severe weather over the long holiday weekend tested government alert and evacuation procedures, as officials scrambled to deal with storms and historic flooding that left more than a dozen people dead and a similar number missing. Crews will resume searches Wednesday for...
An Austin city official has resigned after being suspended during an investigation into a training session he organized for staff on how to deal with women in local government. Anthony Snipes, an assistant city manager, handed in his resignation Monday. Snipes had been on...