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FROM JARRELL-SCHWERTNRE WATER SUPPLY CORPORATION Jarrell-Schwertner Water Supply Corporation is requesting that you announce a boil water notice for the following roadways: County Roads 311, 312, 314, 315, 375, 388, FM 1105, Steeplechase Street and Hunt Club Street. This is an...
FROM AUSTIN POLICE DEPARTMENT Case : 16-2030573 Date : July 21, 2016 Time : 10:35 a.m. Location : 2400 block of Fallwell Lane Deceased : Felipe Leija, Hispanic male, D.O.B. 12-18-82 On Thursday, July 21, 2016 at 10:35 a.m., Austin Police Officers responded to a check welfare...
One of Austin's leading educators has his hand out for more social services money from the city of Austin. AISD Board Member Dr Paul Saldana says the new city budget being dissected now should have more in it for parent support and after-school services. “And to quote my...
Jamie Neal is now retired from law enforcement. For 26 years she served the community of Lakeway. Her husband also spent many years in law enforcement, recently retiring from the Travis County Sheriff's Department. As it does to so many current and former police officers, the...
A Taylor man is arrested after punching his four-year-old son in the head multiple times. His reason: to teach him how to be a man. An arrest affidavit says 36-year-old Brandon Kole Pressnell is charged with injury to a child - family violence, which is a third degree felony...
Austin-based Whole Foods says quarterly sales at established locations declined again as it fights to distinguish itself from competitors that are also offering organic and natural foods. The company said Wednesday the figure was down 2.6 percent for the three months ended July...
A woman is caught on home surveillance camera brazenly stealing two dogs from a man's front porch, and now that homeowner is pleading for help. Kentavious Henderson says he hasn't seen his dogs since Sunday, and he's clueless as to where they may be. In that video, the woman can...
Saturday afternoon, Bastop police officers were dispatched to the 202 Childers Drive in response to shots being fired. Their investigation revealed Alejandro Martinez and his girlfriend Erica Rodriguez were fighting. During the altercation, Alejandro obtained his rifle and...
Just before 12 noon, on Wednesday, July 13, APD officers responded to the 2700 block of South Congress Ave. in reference to a white man entering the store with a weapon, demanding money, then fleeing once he received the money. The suspect is believed to be in his forties,...