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(Photo: Shutterstock/YURALAITS ALBERT) Longhorn graduates and others about to get their diploma can find some good jobs in the Austin area, registered nurses and IT professionals and business services workers are in high demand. The Texas Workforce Commission's Lisa Givens said...
Photo: Shutterstock Kyle Police arrested the driver in the 2016 fatal shooting of Natanaell Bardales of Kyle. Capt. Pedro Hernandez said the driver of the vehicle on April 2, 2016, was Rickson Correa-Cherem, 18, of San Marcos. Kyle PD arrested the shooter in the incident, who is...
APD badge 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 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. each Friday and Saturday night through Sunday...
Cedar Park PD emblem From Monday, May 22nd to Sunday, June 4th, the Cedar Park Police Department will increase patrol presence on local roadways to discourage and monitor for impaired driving violations as part of the ongoing regional Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP...
Photo: Shutterstock Total unbelted deadly wrecks increased nine percent from 2015 to 2016. In Texas, it’s the law for both drivers and passengers to wear a seat belt in both the front and back seat of the vehicle. As part of the annual “Click It or Ticket” campaign, law...
(Credit: Travis County Jail) A judge has ordered a second mental health examination of a young man suspected of stabbing four students at the University of Texas. State District Judge Tamara Needles has ordered an examination of Kendrex White independent of the one commissioned...
(Credit: Texas Workforce Commission) The Texas economy expanded in April with the addition of 30,400 seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs. Texas’ seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5.0 percent. “Texas employers continue to create jobs in the broad based...
(Credit: Austin Independent School District) Kealing School Park’s project has been selected as a winner of the national ‘Meet Me at the Park’ campaign and will receive a $20,000 grant from the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and The Walt Disney Company,...
Photo: Cutting the ribbon on Bark & Zoom are from left: Jim Smith, Executive Director, Austin-Bergstrom International; William McLeroy, Taurus Academy; Bradley Scott, President, Scott Airport Parking; Chris Von Dohlen, Partner, Scott Airport Parking. Scott Airport Parking...