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A new survey commissioned by Capital Metro shows 90% of bus riders would rate the agency's customer services as at least "satisfactory". Creative Consumer Research interviewed bus riders between March 18th and April 15 for the survey, which was recently presented to the Capital...
A national privacy watch dog group says almost twenty-five hundred UT Austin students have had their personal information posted on the web without their knowledge for about five years. Aaron Titus with the Liberty Coalition’s www.ssnbreach.org says he was able to find about 60...
Leander Police have arrested 48-year-old Timothy Washington. He is accused of stabbing a woman 12 times in the neck, head, and chest. The victim, Aubrey Washington, is recovering at a local hospital under police protection. The suspect faces first-degree felony charges of...
A South Texas pastor accidentally backed over a 17-month-old girl -- killing her -- after giving the toddler and her mother a ride home from church. Donna police say 63-year-old Rodrigo Samual Medrano had just dropped off Ania Lesit Juares and her mother Claudia Hernandez...
San Marcos Police Commander Terry Nichols says the man investigators are looking for in a home invasion case did sexually assault a nine-year-old girl who was in the residence. Officers responded to the Victoria Gardens home about 6:30am on Saturday to investigate the break-in...
Austin Police stopped a cargo train near Oltorf and Mary Streets just before 8:00 this morning. They had received a 9-1-1 call from someone reporting what they thought was a man's body on top of a moving train. Austin Police Detective James Mason says officers believe the man...
An audit says state schools for people with disabilities hired 10 workers despite a history of abuse that should have made them unemployable. The Department of Aging and Disability Services has since fired those workers, the state auditor's report released Monday said. The...
An Austin Police Department civilian employee who volunteered wtih "Operation Blue Santa" has been charged with theft by a public servant. Nicholas Medina, Jr. is accused of stealing more than $900 worth of gift cards from the program that gives toys to needy kids. Investigators...
Austin Park Police Administrators have concluded an officer acted correctly when he shot a dog in Emma Long Park over Memorial Day Weekend According to the report released today, Officer Johnny Wooldridge shot the pit bull several times after the dog charged him more than once...