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Undercover police try to take a bite out of Austin's downtown drug trade Austin Police officers nab 40 people they say were trying to buy drugs on the edge of the Sixth Street Entertainment District, just one block away from the ARCH homeless shelter. Sergeant Rich Stresing says...
The Williamson Central Appraisal District's, Bill Carroll, says the land along or close to this corridor has tripled or quadrupled in value with the construction of this toll road. He says they won't know until home appraisals are conducted after the first of the year, just how...
AIRPORT DELAYS Delays popping up as busy travel week gets under way UNDATED (AP) - The weather has been causing delays at several of the nation's airports, creating a rough start to one of the year's busiest air travel weeks. Fog this morning in Atlanta has delayed flights by as...
Travis County sheriff's detectives file charges in a shooting death yesterday in Southern Travis County. Albert Jesse Segura has been charged with murder. Sherrif's spokesperson Roger Wade says they do not have a motive. Billy Gene Ferguson was found dead at a home in the 10,000...
Governor Rick Perry's proposal to broadcast live video footage from the border over the Internet should be up and running again by January now that new funding has been secured. A Perry spokeswoman says the governor has found three (M) million dollars in federal grants to...
AIRPORT DELAYS Equipment problem at DFW delays flights DALLAS (AP) - Controllers are playing catch-up at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. That's after a 30-minute radio outage at both of the airport's control towers this morning stopped departures and disrupted arrivals...
Top APD officials are planning on creating a "special investigations unit" to handle those cases in which a gun is used or that result in death or serious injury. The investigators assigned to that squad will receive special training. Those incidents will also be tracked by a...
The switch was flipped and a giant tree at north Austin's newest upscale shopping center lit up the front entrance of Macy's. Thousands of people were at 'The Domain' to see Santa Claus and Country artist Miranda Lambert throw the switch. But some customers aren't so sure...
A Williamson County Constable says he will be forced to dip into his own pockets if he needs new equipment this year. The commissioners court did not approve any money for radios or law enforcement equipment in Constable Gary Griffin’s budget this fiscal year. Round Rock based...