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(Photo: Shutterstock/Kokoulina) A man in his thirties was stabbed at the East Austin Zaragosa park last night. Austin Travis County EMS reported the man was taken to Dell Seton Medical center with potentially life threatening injuries.
(Photo:Shutterstock/flysnowfly) One of Austin's World War two veterans got some help sprucing up his home from the Austin Police Explorers program yesterday. Dozens of teens thinking of joining the force gathered at 95-year-old Bob Goolsby home and helped him and his wife clean...
(Photo:Shutterstock/Esin Deniz) Scores of families, pet lovers, and more wrapped around the Williamson County Animal Shelter, to save a cat or kitten from almost certain death. Shelter officials reported it launched an emergency $1 adoptathon in an effort to adopted out at least...
(Photo:Shutterstock/Panchenko Vladimir) A new study solidifies what many critics of Austin's former ridesharing ordinance were saying after Uber and Lyft ceased operations last year. The belief was among many that Uber and Lyft are such powerhouses that many people would choose...
(Photo:Shutterstock/Philip Arno Photography) There's a growing anger among some homeless around the ARCH shelter because, beginning Monday, the nonprofit Caritas will only serve food inside the shelter, and only to those staying there. Ann Howard with Ending Community...
Photo: Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority As part of an all-out effort to complete asphalt resurfacing of State Loop 1 (MoPac) before the summer paving season ends, southbound MoPac will be reduced to just one lane the weekend of August 11th to 14th. The lane closures on...
(Photo: Shutterstock/Lina Keil) A day after Williamson County Animal Shelter officials said 100 cats and kittens would have to be put down due to overcrowding, scores of people adopted 80 of the animals. Shelter director Cheryl Schneider she hopes not to kill any of the animals...
File photo: Audrey Morton/KLBJ The Austin Police Department announced a Weekend No Refusal DWI initiative which began the weekend of January 6, 2017 and will run each weekend through September 2017. Each initiative will be in effect from 10 pm to 5 am each Friday and Saturday...
(Image courtesy City of Austin) Austin City Council now has a better idea of what they need to look for in a new City Manager. Laura Huffman who chairs the City Manager Search Task Force tells Council what the community and staff members lay out some what they're looking for. "...