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(KLBJ FILE PHOTO) The horrific Grenfell Tower fire that claimed 79 lives in London has people in Austin wondering about fire safety in the dozens of hi-rises downtown. Public safety advocate Mike Levy says he’s concerned because he believes there are as many firefighters...
(Credit: Lake Travis Independent School District/ Twitter) The Lake Travis Independent School District has seen massive growth over the years. Over the past decade, enrollment has spiked by 76%, according to demographers, and projections show LTISD could see a district-wide...
Video of Bank Robbery #8 Capital One Crime Commercial Photo: APD video screenshot Monday afternoon, June 19, a male suspect entered the Capital One Bank located at 2301 E. Riverside Drive and demanded money. The suspect indicated that he was armed but no weapon was seen. The...
Two men have been arrested after five women were kidnapped Friday, four of whom were raped. APD Chief Brian Manley said Demetri Rogers and Christopher Jaramillo are in their custody. He said there are multiple warrants out to arrest Emmanuel Greer. They're also looking to...
Photo: Shutterstock A man was fatally shot and run over by his own car last night in San Marcos. San Marcos police responded to what was initially reported as an auto-pedestrian accident at the Laundry Basket, 1525 Aquarena Springs Drive, at about 11:50 p.m. Monday and found...
(Screenshot of YouTube video) If you're worried about how you'd pay for a higher StarFlight bill, Travis County Commissioner Gerald Daugherty says don't be. The Commissioners Court considers raising the rates to $15 thousand five hundred plus increasing the mileage rate to the...
Photo: Audrey Morton/KLBJ Travis County District Attorney Margaret Moore files paperwork to have Dan and Fran Keller, declared “actually innocent”. The couple were convicted in 1992 of sexually abusing children during Satanic rituals at their Austin daycare. Moore said before...
(Credit: Shutterstock) The Public Works Department wis beginning emergency spot repairs of pavement on the Guadalupe and Lavaca bus lanes from 2nd Street to 18th Street. Due to the large amount of bus traffic, pavement in the outside lanes is failing, with visible cracks,...
(Credit: Associated Press) Grocers trying to compete with the threat of a combined Amazon and Whole Foods will have to make changes. They'll need to make their stores more appealing, leverage their locations to offer delivery and do a better job of collecting shopper data. They...