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(Photo:KLBJ 590am/99.7fm (KLBJ)/ Jon Cooley) Dozens of people joined with area officials to talk transit options at a panel hosted by Capital Metro yesterday. Cap Metro's Todd Hemingson said the event hopefully got the community thinking about mass transit options, be it buses,...
(KLBJ FILE PHOTO) Austin Police Department's fleet of Ford Explorers could be off the streets soon and old "Crown Vic's" may be coming out of retirement. Reports are swirling that Austin Police are actively re-commissioning old Ford Crown Victorias to replace the Explorers that...
Photo: APD The Austin Police Department and the Greater Austin Crime Commission would like to invite the public to celebrate the retirement of Austin Police K9, Wiley. Thursday, July 27, 2017 2-5 p.m. Chase Bank Building 221 W. 6th Street Patrol K9 Wiley has been assigned to...
Photo: Shutterstock Last night, Austin Police officers responded to a shots fired call at AAA Fire & Safety located at 6700 Guadalupe St. Upon arrival, Officers located Majid Hemmasi in the parking lot with multiple gunshot wounds. Officers also located a female employee who...
Photo: HCISD At the July 26 special board meeting, the Hays Consolidated Independent School District (Hays CISD) Board of Trustees voted to hire Dr. Ann Dixon as the district’s interim superintendent. Dr. Dixon’s career spans more than 40 years and includes teaching and school...
(Credit: Austin Police Department) The APD Robbery Unit is seeking the public’s assistance in locating the individual responsible for a series of Aggravated Robbery of Businesses in Austin. In all cases, the suspect approaches the pharmacy and demands various controlled drugs...
(Credit: Shutterstock) On Monday, fires erupted in Cedar Park and Leander, and many of them were touched off by lightning strikes. The City of Leander has released new information on the damage that city saw in the wake of those fires: Monday, July 24, 2017, Leander Fire...
(Credit: Associated Press) Whole Foods Market Inc. is reporting fiscal third-quarter earnings of $106 million. The Austin, Texas-based company said Wednesday it had net income of 33 cents per share. Earnings adjusted for non-recurring costs were 36 cents per share. That result...
(Photo:Shutterstock/Ken Hurst) Capital Metro is talking mass transit options at a panel discussion in Hustin Tillotson's campus chapel this evening, called Traffic Jam A la Mode. Austin's Mayor Steve Adler will be there, and Cap Metro's Amy Peck said, the mayor will be joined by...