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(Photo:KLBJ 590am/99.7fm KLBJ/ Jon Cooley) Case: 17-2621533 Date: Tuesday, September 19, 2017 Time: Approximately 8:10 p.m. Location: 2500 block of Rosewood Ave. The Austin Police Department Child Abuse Unit is seeking assistance with an attempted kidnapping that occurred on...
(Photo:Shutterstock/KuLouKu) The Austin-area town of Rollingwood's Police Department has all but moved out of its headquarters this morning, thats because of mold from recent floods. While Rollingwood PD Chief Dayne Pryor said they didn't get hit so much from Harvey , previous...
(Photo:Shutterstock/Impact Photography) Austin City Council members are in New Orleans today as the fate of the Texas law banning sanctuary cities is going to be decided there by a three-judge panel on the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals. The state is hoping they overturn a lower...
(Photo:KLBJ 590am/99.7fm KLBJ/ Jon Cooley) A homeless man is charged with sexually assaulting a woman jogging on one of Austin's hike and bike trails Friday. Richard McEachern, 22, was found near the scene of the crime, and matched the discrimination of witnesses and was charged...
(Photo: KLBJ 590am/99.7fm KLBJ/ Jon Cooley) The old highland mall is seeing more redevelopment as Austin Community College started its phase 2 renovations of the Highland campus. ACC CEO Richard Rhodes said the college is building more for its nursing, culinary, tech schools and...
(Photo:Shutterstock/Ollyy) From this time last year, Austin's Gas prices dropped by $0.04, to an average of $2.51 per gallon. That's $0.09 cheaper than the national average but $0.03 more than the state average. The statewide gas price average in Texas is $2.48 for a gallon of...
Travis County prosecutors say in a court filing that state Rep. Dawnna Dukes spent more than $51,000 on an online psychic, appeared for work at the Capitol impaired and hid a cellphone from investigators. The filing this week was provided by prosecutors ahead of her Oct. 16...
(Credit: Austin Police Department) U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) will join Austin Police Chief Brian Manley and Mayor Steve Adler at the Austin Police Department headquarters tomorrow to present Officer Carlos Lopez with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Law Enforcement...
(Credit: Leander Fire Department) The Leander Fire Department has received the second highest Public Protection Classification rating from the Insurance Service Office. The Insurance Service Office (ISO) establishes appropriate fire insurance premiums for residential and...