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Austin City Council wrangles over keeping water restrictions permanent, despite abundant water in lakes and aquifers. Councilmember Don Zimmerman lashes out at bogus claims of environmental protectionism by holding back water for trees during droughts. "And the government thinks...
Austin City Council wrangles over keeping water restrictions permanent, despite abundant water in lakes and aquifers. Councilmember Don Zimmerman lashes out at bogus claims of environmental protectionism by holding back water for trees during droughts. "And the government thinks...
This afternoon around 1:45 p.m. Round Rock police officers responded to the 800 block of David Curry Drive in reference to a burglary not in progress call. In speaking with the residents of the home, officers were advised that property was taken from their home including a...
13 news AISD Elementary school campuses throughout Austin will get new Pre-Kindergarten classrooms. AISD Superintendent Dr. Paul Cruz says Pre-K will enroll three-year-olds. "It is about trying to get students into school early so that we can work on literacy, vocabulary...
Austin first responders band together to stand against Proposition One. That includes the combined law enforcement agents of Texas, the Austin firefighters, EMS and Police associations too. Andrew Romero with the Austin Police Association PAC says Uber and Lyft are not telling...
Members of the Austin Police Department Robbery Unit and FBI Violent Crimes Task Force arrested Michelle Crawford yesterday for the robbery of the Wells Fargo Bank at 1601 W 35th St that occurred Monday, May 2, 2016. On Monday, May 2, 2016 at approximately 10:37 a.m., a suspect...
Yesterday, May 4, about 12:14 p.m., a suspect entered the Benchmark Bank at 1508 W 35th St. and demanded money from the teller. The suspect left the scene in a black two door vehicle with an undisclosed amount of cash. No weapon was displayed and no injuries were reported...
Update: Donte Stone was taken into custody without incident by the Property Crimes Task Force. Carl Lorenzo Walker is still at large. PREVIOUSLY: On Saturday, April 30, 2016, Austin Police received a report of a Burglary of Residence in the 5000 block of Blue Spruce Circle. The...
On Tuesday, May 3, about 11:09 a.m., a suspect entered the Benchmark Bank at 1901 N. Lamar Blvd and demanded money from the teller. The suspect left the scene in a small to midsize silver vehicle with an undisclosed amount of cash. No weapon was displayed and no injuries were...