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UPDATE: At approximately 5:50 pm on March 12, 2017, TCSO Deputies responded to a report of a drive-by shooting in the 700 block of Hatton Hill Ln. A 15 year old male had sustained a gunshot wound to the abdomen and was transported to UMC Brackenridge in critical condition. TCSO’...
Photos courtesy of TXDOT Just in time for South by Southwest, the Texas Department of Transportation has brought 11 new traffic cameras online from 51st Street to Woodward Street in order to offer real-time views of traffic or incidents in the area. “With I-35 in central Texas...
Shutterstock photo Austin Police officers were dispatched to shots fired about 6:43 pm yesterday at 916 Bird Creek Drive (near Rutland Drive and North Lamar Boulevard). Upon arrival, officers observed Jose Pedro Dominguez-Campos, 53 with obvious trauma to his body. EMS took...
Visitation will be held for Kenneth and Peggy Hoffman from 5-7 pm at McCurdy Funeral Home, located at 105 E. Pecan St in Lockhart. . The Lockhart couple were killed in a Biloxi, Mississippi bus crash last week that left two other people dead, including a Bastrop woman. The...
Photo courtesy of APD APD is seeking assistance to find the person who shot and killed Jacob Camacho on Sunday, October 30, 2016. About 12:54 am, Austin Police officers responded to the 1200 block of Armadillo Rd. in reference to shots fired. During this time there was a party...
(Photo credit: Shutterstock) Due to a line break, causing loss in water pressure, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has required Manville Water Supply Corp. to notify customers of the need to boil their water prior to consumption. To ensure destruction of all...
(Photo credit: We Are Blood/ Twitter) The Blood and Tissue Center of Central Texas, now operating under the name We Are Blood, is in need of donations. Following the deadly crash between a charter bus and a freight train in Biloxi, MS, Austin's blood bank was tapped by a center...
(Photo credit: City of Austin/ Vision Zero Input Map) The City of Austin has rolled out a new website it says will allow you to report dangerous road conditions and update its maps real-time, with a special emphasis on input from pedestrians. Called the Vision Zero Input Map,...
(Photo credit: Del Valle ISD) Students at Del Valle High School have been threatened with severe punishment if they carry out anymore protests during school hours. Last week a group of students found out from school administrators that the district is taking a hardline stance on...