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(Photo KLBJ STAFF) An East Austin street remains closed after construction crews hit a gas line. Comal Street between 5th and 7th is closed. An apartment complex is around there and those residents have reportedly been evacuated as crews work to repair the leak.
(PHOTO KLBJ STAFF) FROM AUSTIN POLICE DEPT Case: 17-0531085 Date: February 22, 2017 Time: 3:15 p.m. Location: 6100 E. US Highway 290 Deceased: Unidentified Hispanic female The preliminary investigation shows that a 2016 red Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle was traveling westbound on...
(PHOTO KLBJ STAFF) FROM AUSTIN POLICE DEPARTMENT Case: 17-0501713 Date: February 19, 2017 Time: 11:14 p.m. Location: N. Capital of Texas Hwy. and Lakewood Dr. Deceased: Patricia Ulloa, White female, D.O.B. 11-30-60 The preliminary investigation indicates a gray 2016 Toyota Camry...
(Photo Credit: Williamson County) A newly elected district attorney in Central Texas says his staff has discovered paperwork showing that more than 200 criminal cases had never been examined by prosecutors. Williamson County District Attorney Shawn Dick tells the Austin American...
The Walmart store in San Marcos was evacuated Monday morning after a bomb threat was called in to the store’s office. No bomb was found after a series of sweeps by first responders and store employees, and the store reopened an hour later. The threat was called in at 9:13 a.m...
(Photo Credit: Rendering/Texas Department of Transportation) On Tuesday, the new SH71 express lane will be open for business. It will mark the Austin-area's 8th tolled road, with more on the horizon. The westbound toll lane has been open for a brief time already, but when...
Photos courtesy of APD On Monday, February 6, 2017 at approximately 5:38 p.m., Austin Police officers responded to a robbery call in the 1000 block of Clayton Ln. No injuries or weapons were reported. Later, the credit cards obtained in the robbery were used at Walmart located...
RRISD logo A Laurel Mountain Elementary School fifth-grade student died yesterday. School officials said there was a non-traffic related emergency on one of the school buses during the after-school route home. As soon as the bus driver was notified, he pulled over to address the...
Several Texas cities have seen a disturbing rise of inappropriate relationships between students and teachers. So a few state law makers submitted bills to expand current laws to hold offending teachers responsible. Cedar Park State Rep. Tony Dale said some of these teachers can...