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(Photo: ATCEMS) A man in his fifties is in critical condition at St David's South Austin hospital after being stung by a swarm of bees while having a heart attack. Austin Travis County EMS says it happened this morning around the FM 1625/Turnersville Road area in southern Travis...
(Photo: KSAT 12) Two former Bandidos leaders are found guilty by a jury on 13 counts in the 2006 murder of an Austin man in front of his family. Former national president Jeffrey Pike and vice president John Portillo were heavily involved in the order to kill Anthony Benesh who...
The Austin Police Department’s Organized Crime Division received information from U.S. Customs and Border Protection that two mail parcels from China, destined for Austin, were intercepted. Each contained a kilogram of synthetic K2 powder. Following a controlled delivery sting,...
The City of San Antonio passed an ordinance in January that raised the age to purchase cigarettes and other tobacco products to 21, making it the first city in Texas to do so. Now, the Austin City Council may be poised to follow suit. On Wednesday, the Health and Human Services...
The event, co-hosted by the City of Austin and KLRU-TV, will be the final opportunity for the Austin community to hear from the candidate and weigh in with their thoughts and questions about his potential appointment as permanent chief. The event will run from 7:00 p.m. until 8:...
Hays County continues to monitor for new cases of mumps after students at Texas State University were recently diagnosed with the disease, which affects the salivary glands. Hays County epidemiologist Eric Schneider has released the following update: "As of May 16, four students...
(Photo:Shutterstock/Brandon Seidel) Concerned Austinites and area activists took to the City's public outreach meeting about the city budget and put the mayor, City Manager and staffers were put in the hot seat. Designer Mark Miller of South Austin took the city to task about...
(Photo: NY Times) PRESIDENT TRUMP'S PLAN TO REDUCE PRESCRIPTION DRUG PRICES IS BEING SLAMMED BY DEMOCRATS WHO SAY IT DOES NOT GO FAR ENOUGH. AUSTIN AREA CONGRESSMAN LLOYD DOGGETT SAYS, "WHEN IT COMES TO THE COST OF MEDICATIONS, THERE IS WIGGLE ROOM BECAUSE FOREIGN GOVERNMENTS...
(Photo: Austin Chronicle) Education Austin is demanding the immediate resignation of AISD board president Kendall Pace after private texts she sent to board member Julie Cowan were made public. Education Austin President Ken Zarifis who says Pace is unfit to serve on the board...