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Shutterstock photo Georgetown Police Department needs the community’s help in investigating an auto/bicycle death that occurred in the 2300 block of Patriot Way sometime between yesterday at 5 pm and this morning at 7:30. Investigators know Thomas (Tommy) Ketterhagen, 19, was...
Booking photo courtesy of Williamson County At 2:18 am on Sunday, January 15, APD reports a red 2015 Jeep Wrangler was traveling northbound in the 13500 block of Highway 183 proper. A gray 2010 Chrysler 300 was also traveling northbound in the same lane. The driver of the...
(PHOTO CREDIT KLBJ STAFF) Another piece of Old Austin's soul is disappearing. A beloved south Austin restaurant is closing its door forever this weekend. El Gallo Mexican Restaurant on South Congress will stop serving its Tex-Mex and pralines which have become legendary since...
(IMAGE COURTESY HAYS COUNTY) FROM HAYS COUNTY GOVT Hays County Courthouse, San Marcos, TX – At the January 24 meeting, the Hays County Commissioners Court placed the unincorporated areas (including extra territorial jurisdictions) of the county under an immediate burn ban...
TCSO badge​ The Travis County Medical Examiner’s Office has positively identified the man who drowned Thursday January 19, 2017 at Drapers Cove on Lake Travis as Cody Quincy May, 31, from West Haven, CT. At 4:14 pm, on January 19, TCSO received a report of a missing swimmer in...
(Photo Credit: People for Bikes) Austin is one of 10 cities selected for the Big Jump Project, a new initiative from the national organization PeopleforBikes. Austin will work with PeopleforBikes and nine peer cities across the country toward a goal of achieving a “big jump” in...
The Austin Independent School Board has unanimously voted to request a state waiver that would allow the district to begin classes earlier than normal. Currently the Texas Education Agency mandates that public school start the year no earlier than the fourth Monday in August,...
(Photo Credit: City of Austin) Austin's Human Rights Commission has voted to recommend the city council take action against the Trump administration through a boycott of Trump-related goods and services, including hotels. That would mean city employees would be banned from using...