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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...
(Photo Credit: AP/Eric Gay) Props, scripts, costumes and other items from the television show "Mad Men" are heading to Texas. Show creator Matthew Weiner and production company Lionsgate have donated the "Mad Men" archive materials to the University of Texas' Harry Ransom Center...
Hays Co. jail photo The Texas State University student who was going the wrong way on I-35 in Kyle last February, that left four people dead, has pleaded guilty to manslaughter. Wilson Molinares, 22, has been sentenced to a combined 40 years. 20 years for three counts of...
(PHOTO NEWSRADIO KLBJ STAFF) If you ever wanted to tell Travis County how to spend bond money, your chance is coming soon. Travis County is planning another citizen's bond advisory committee soon to prioritize needed projects, but the bond market may be a little thin. The city...
(IMAGE COURTESY OF TXDOT) You may have seen the signs on I-35 about a TxDOT open house tomorrow at Akins High School in South Austin. TxDOT has some design updates to I-35 they need to share with you. TxDOT's Kelli Reyna says it's a second chance for you to see and weigh in on...
Photo by Eric Leikam/KLBJ Authorities, citing an ongoing investigation, are declining to say if an Austin teen, who fatally shot himself with a handgun he pulled from his waistband while handcuffed, had been searched by the arresting officer. APD Chief Brian Manley said he has a...