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(Photo:(KLBJ)590am/99.7fm KLBJ/ Jon Cooley) After three sexual assault cases were reopened, Austin Independent School District officials said, AISD Police Chief Eric Mendez will be retiring. District representatives say Mendez was planning to retire from the position as he...
(Photo: Shutterstock/Kokoulina) After an Austin Police officer was reported missing earlier this week, investigators discovered evidence that officer Colman Martin, 29, faked his own death and absconded to Mexico. APD documents report Martin left suicide notes with his wife and...
(KLBJ FILE PHOTO) President Donald Trump is marking his first one hundred days in office. While Democrats roundly denounce his accomplishments, republicans like Austin/San Antonio Lamar Smith disagree, saying Trump has put together a first-class cabinet and put a top-notch...
(Image Courtesy TXDOT) You'll be going nowhere fast on I-35 tonight and tomorrow in South Austin. TxDOT is warning drivers on I-35 get ready for some main lane closures tonight and Saturday night at Slaughter Creek. TxDOT's Diann Hodges says starting at 9 tonight through 10AM...
(Photo: (KLBJ)590am/99.7fm KLBJ/ Jon Cooley) In its current form SB4 would punish the heads of local law enforcement if they don't cooperate with ICE. Austin Police Chief Brian Manley said the state's Sanctuary Cities bill is a legislative attempt to usurp the authority of...
At 7:30 last night, the Cedar Park Emergency Communications Division received a call from a woman expressing concern about the welfare of Galen K. Wasem, a resident at Muir Lake Apartments. Officers were dispatched to the location where they attempted to talk with Wasem who did...
Photo: Shutterstock The Austin Police Department announces a Weekend No Refusal DWI initiative which began the weekend of January 6, 2017 and will run each weekend through September. Each initiative will be in effect from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. each Friday and Saturday night through...
Round Rock Fire Department logo The Round Rock Fire Department has started renovations to a former single family home on Sam Bass Road to convert it to an alternative Fire Station, with initial construction expected to be complete by the end of May. The property, 2721 Sam Bass...
A jury has stripped right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones of having primary custody of his children and awarded joint custody to his ex-wife. The Austin American-Statesman reports that state District Judge Orlinda Naranjo (nah-RAHN'-hoh) also announced Kelly...