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Austin Police investigate a string of taxicab robberies from over the weekend and stretching into Christmas Eve. Manuel Miller was hit in the head with a rock and held at knifepoint, before a robber took his cab in southeast Austin. "He thought I was one of those guys who works...
Two fires around the corner from each other keep Austin firefighters hopping this Christmas afternoon. Gary Wilks with Austin Fire say the first alarm came in on a duplex fire near North Meadows and Newmont in north Austin just after two this afternoon. "Later they turned in...
Many Christmas Eve travelers around the country got what they wished for _ few airport delays and highways that were mostly clear, despite a deadly weekend snowstorm in the Plains and the Midwest. Even the usually congested airports in the New York area _ Kennedy, LaGuardia and...
One person has died and more than a dozen others have been injured in a massive pileup that shut down Interstate 40 in Amarillo for most of the day. Amarillo police Sgt. Shawn McLeland said between 40 to 80 vehicles, including several tractor-trailer rigs, were involved in...
A 911 call just before 3 o'clock this morning reporting a single gunshot led Austin Police to the 82-hundred block of Sam Rayburn. The A.P.D.'s Sgt Richard Stresing tells KLBJ that six to eight black males were seen fleeing the parking lot. APD Homicide is investigating and...
Republican Mike Huckabee made no apologies today for a recent Christmas ad with a religious tone and said it's important to find Jesus at this time of year. The former Arkansas governor gave a more than 30-minute sermon focused mostly on the Christmas story to a nearly full...
A 26-year-old Houston soldier who was killed by a suicide bomber this week in Iraq had just been deployed there on November Eighth. 1st Lt. Jeremy E. Ray is being remembered as a quiet man who loved the outdoors and playing his guitar. He died early Thursday in Kanaan when a man...
Leaders in Arlington want to make sure that growing gang violence doesn't derail the city's transformation from aging suburb to a Lone Star playground of stadiums and theme parks. Long home to a Six Flags theme park and water park, Texas' seventh-largest city has more recently...
Area law enforcement officials are warning you to keep an eye on your wallet or purse while you are out shopping today. “I’m gonna tell you – debit card and credit card abuses are getting to be the ‘crime of choice’,” says Georgetown Assistant Police Chief Kevin Stoffle. “It’s...