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(Credit: Austin Police Department) The Austin Police Department has recognized APD officers with Life Saving Awards. In addition, four civilians were also honored with Distinguished Service Citations. On June 15, 2017, Officer Anthony Martin drove up to a crash at the...
(Credit: Shutterstock) Williamson County’s contractor Cox Commercial is scheduled to set various temporary lane closures on RM 620 as part of the RM 620 improvement project from Wyoming Springs to Deep Wood Drive. The work will occur on Sunday, August 13, Monday, August 14, and...
Photo: AFD AFD responded to a fire on 8/6/17 at 7:00 a.m. at 9100 Cameron Road (San Mina Machine Shop). Video surveillance shows a person leaving the building around 1:47am . This person was wearing a dark-colored hooded jacket, dark pants, and black shoes with white socks. He...
Photo: Audrey Morton/KLBJ Ford Motor Co. has begun repairing Ford Explorer SUVs in Austin, Texas, that were pulled off police duty because exhaust containing carbon monoxide was seeping into them. But the company faces lingering questions about the safety of thousands of other...
Photo: Shutterstock Austin Police report that on Wednesday evening, August 2, a 2015 red Ducati motorcycle was traveling southbound on 1100 Pearl Retreat Lane at a high rate of speed when it pulled alongside of another vehicle travelling southbound and revved the motor. The...
(Photo courtesy City of Austin) Austin's proposed Aquatics Master Plan gets tossed around in the Council worksession today. As Austin's Parks and Recreation department pitches its new Aquatics Master Plan to City Council, Councilmember Allison Alter expresses concern that the...
Photo: Audrey Morton/KLBJ For more than 100 years, the American Red Cross has been training people to perform first aid skills so they could save the lives of others. Now, the organization announces the release of its new Cat and Dog First Aid online course so that owners will...
(Credit: Hogg Foundation for Mental Health) Seven Texas nonprofit entities are receiving grants from the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health at The University of Texas at Austin to improve student academic achievement by supporting mental health. The grants, which total $1.9...
(Credit: Texas State University) Brigadier General John R. Michel, United States Air Force, retired, will be the keynote speaker at one of three commencement ceremonies to be held at Texas State University on Friday, August 11, in Strahan Coliseum. Michel will speak during the 6...