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On Friday, students across America will once again be staging large protests against guns through class walkouts, and the Austin school district is trying the stay ahead of it. Superintendent Dr. Paul Cruz has sent a letter home to parents informing them of the preparations, as...
(Photo:KLBJ 590am/99.7fm/Jon Cooley) Austin Interim Police Chief Brian Manley was in Washington DC to brief the House Homeland Security committee on the bomber investigation. Chief Manley documented the individual bombings over the three week period and their thought process,...
Specifically between Mansfield Dam and 2222. While Lakeway and Bee Cave are about to get $59-million from TxDOT, it doesn't cover that particular stretch. So when Austin asks you to vote yes on a bond package this fall, the City of Austin is hoping voters will approve the $180-...
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Paulo Sandalio Guillen, 31, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $7,500 is now being offered for information leading to his capture. Guillen, affiliated with a clique of the Tango Blast gang, is...
(Photo:Shutterstock/ Jeff Reeves) The famed Mexican free-tailed bat may be loved in Austin, but Manor police say some of the furry flyers tested positive for rabies in their neck of the woods and are warning residents to steer clear. If you see any animals acting strange or...
On Tuesday, members of the Travis County Commissioners Court recognized STAR Flight and the firefighters of Emergency Services District 1 (ESD 1). During the court briefing, ESD 1 Chief Donnie Norman and STAR Flight Director Casey Ping described the situation during last week’s...
The City of Cedar Park is hosting an informational open house to offer residents the opportunity to learn more about propositions on the ballot for the May 5 election. It will be a come-and-go format with no formal presentations on Monday, April 23, 2018, 5 to 7 p.m. in the...
(Photo:CPPD/PIO) Cedar Park's Police department praised a trio of its officers for their part in saving a man's life from a recent apartment fire. Officer Jacqueline Quiles kicked open the door while Officers Ian White and Ryan Zander rushed inside. The officers quickly...
(Photo: Shutterstock.com) Travis County StarFlight and firefighters from Emergency Services District 1 were honored by Travis County Commissioners today. Last week during the big wildfire in northwestern Travis County, two firefighters became surrounded by flames and were...