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(Photo Credit: Austin Police Department) Former University of Texas quarterback Vince Young has been sentenced to 18-months probation following a 2016 drunk driving arrest in Austin. According to police, Young was spotted waiting nearly ten seconds after the light turned green...
(Photo Credit: Patrick Osborn/KLBJ) Austin is among seven cities in the world that have been awarded a grant from New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's charity to be used for what are being called "innovation teams." Austin will receive up to $500,000 annually over the next...
(Photo Credit: Shutterstock) All southbound lanes of I-35 in Kyle were closed Thursday night for several hours following a crash involving a person who was hit while trying to cross I-35. According to Kyle PD, it happened just before 9:30 p.m. near the Center Street exit. A man...
Audrey Morton photo/KLBJ APD responding to call of shots fired at 4:45 pm in 600 blk of Barwood Park, near I-35 SB between Rundberg and US Highway 183.. APD says victim is with Austin Travis County EMS. APD looking for a suspect. # whatthehelicopter
(PHOTO CREDIT BOSCORELLI/SHUTTERSTOCK) FROM AUSTIN BERGSTROM INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AUSTIN, TEXAS – Austin airport’s Free Cell Phone Lot, used by drivers waiting to pick up arriving passengers, will be temporarily relocated as the original is enhanced with new shopping,...
Photos courtesy of Hays County Sheriff's Office @HaysSheriff Twitter account and Facebook page The Hays County Sheriff’s Office in investigating a number of incidents along the River Road, Flite Acres area in Wimberley involving burglary and trespassing. The man and woman...
Audrey Morton photo/KLBJ A worker in North Austin fell into a 20-foot deep trench, he was in a safe zone. He has been rescued and seen by Austin Travis County EMS. Austin Fire Department's Special Operations Unit was on the scene to do the trench rescue, as they are the only...
(Photo Credit: KLBJ Staff Photographer) Spearheaded by District 4 Austin City Council member Greg Casar, a new coalition of 40 different groups has banded together under one flag called the 'One Resistance Coalition.' With the purpose of protesting as loudly as possible,...
The Austin Transportation Department has floated a proposal that would extend the paid parking hours in downtown Austin from 6:00 p.m. until midnight. Currently parking is free after 6:00 p.m. "Our last occupancy count shows us exceeding 85% occupancy," says Transportation...