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Booking photo courtesy of APD On Wednesday, Jan. 18 2017 at approximately 8:50 p.m., Austin Police Officers responded to a disturbance at 1707 E. Riverside Dr. Officers observed two victims on the ground. One of the victims, Luz Devina Angel Munoz, 39, was unresponsive and...
Booking photo courtesy of APD Just after 9 pm on January 7 along East U.S. Highway 290 westbound service road/Giles Road, APD reports a tan 2007 Chevrolet Tahoe was traveling westbound on the service road without headlights. The Tahoe ran the flashing red light and t-boned a...
(Image courtesy City of Austin) Vision Zero-the city of Austin's plan to reduce traffic deaths and injuries goes into high gear today. Austin transportation leaders are doubling down on their Vision Zero Action Plan. Assistant Transportation Department Director Jim Dale says...
Governor Greg Abbott today sent a letter to Travis County Sheriff Sally Hernandez strongly urging her to reverse her policy directive forbidding Travis County Sheriff’s Office employees from cooperating with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detainer requests...
(Photo Credit: City of Austin) Barton Springs pool was reopened Monday morning after city officials closed it last week due to heavy rain and flooding concerns. Pool hours will remain the same.
(Photo Credit: Baylor Scott & White) Baylor Scott & White has announced the opening of its newest clinic near the Doman Monday. The announcement comes on the heels of the opening of Baylor Scott & White Clinic – Austin Circle C, a family medicine clinic, in November...
(Photo Credit: KLBJ Staff Photographer) The Austin City Council is known for taking its meetings into the wee hours of the morning. While trying to finalize the $720 million mobility bond package last year, for example, the city council spent 17 hours in one day trying to iron...
(Photo Credit: Austin Police Department) Pearl Moen, the teen girl who was arrested for stabbing a woman numerous times outside of a Hyde Park apartment, has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for the attack. According to police, Moen was hiding in the bushes in the early...
(Photo Credit: Art Acevedo, Houston Police Department) Austin police estimate anywhere from 40,000 to 50,000 people were on hand Saturday for the women's march to the Texas Capitol. The protest, which filled up some 20 city blocks, is being called the largest gathering Austin...