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Photo: Ryan Holloway of Holloway Media Productions Last year, Touch-A-Truck was a huge success! More than 5,300 community members brought their kids to touch, climb on, and explore over 60 big and loud motor vehicles. This year, the event returns to Camp Mabry from 10 am to 3 pm...
Photos: RRPD The Round Rock Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance locating M’Kenzie Allen Marzett, 19, a wanted suspect in connection to a robbery that occurred on Wednesday, May 10. At approximately 3:13 a.m., officers responded to a robbery in progress at the...
Photo: Shutterstock The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office recognizes the hazards first responders face while conducting business on the shoulder of the roadways within Williamson County and surrounding counties. While on the shoulders, deputies are exposed to the dangers of...
KLBJ file photo On Wednesday, May 10, Officers responded to a call of shots fired in the 15800 block of Foothill Farms Loop. Officers were advised of a person down in the parking lot of an apartment complex and immediately started emergency aid to the male victim. Emergency...
(Credit: Shutterstock) 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...
(Credit: Williamson County Sheriff's Office) Most people who are arrested on a simple public intoxication charge find themselves back on the street a very short time later. That's not the case, however, for Gabriel Higdon, 22, who is now facing a new charge of having drugs...
(Credit: Shutterstock) It was May of 2005 that the City of Austin voters decided to ban smoking in public places, like bars and restaurants. Now, city leaders have decided to add vapor products to that list as well. The health impacts from electronic cigarettes have been debated...
(Credit: Michael and Susan Dell Foundation) A big announcement fom Michael Dell, founder of the Dell Computer Corporation, and his wife, Susan. The Dells said this week they plan to commit an additional $1-billion to their charitable foundation, which would more than double the...
(Photo:(KLBJ)590AM/99.7FM KLBJ/Jon Cooley) Dozens of comunity leaders, veterans and more joined with the country's oldest living veteran for his 111th birthday Thursday. Richard Overton of east Austin was honored by officials like Austin Mayor Steve Adler, University of Texas...