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(Photo KLBJ Staff: Austin Police officers Jason Borne and Tommy Sawin ) An young Austinite is driving a new used car after a pair of Austin Police officers, scores of community members and Nyle Maxwell Pre-owned teamed up. Officers Jason Borne and Tommy Sawin met with Cody...
(Picture of Randall Lee Burrows courtesy of Travis County Sheriff's Office) The search for a lakeway man, who the Travis County Sheriff's Office suspected shot three people and killed two of them at a home near Lake Travis, has ended in southern Mississippi. The Sheriff's...
(Photo By Dumy67/Shutterstock) FROM THE CITY OF GEORGETOWN Next week on Monday through Friday, concrete bridge beams will be delivered at the Southwest Bypass bridge site in southwest Georgetown. Delivery of 120 precast bridge beams in convoys of six trucks at a time will lead...
(Photo KLBJ STAFF) UPDATE: Tickets have all been given away. Badge holders and wristband holders will be admitted depending on capacity of the venue. EARLIER Country superstar Garth Brooks is coming out of retirement with a free concert on Austin's Vic Matthias Auditorium Shores...
(Photo Atty General's Office) FROM THE OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL AUSTIN – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced that earlier this week the Child Exploitation Unit (CEU) of his office arrested Eric Christopher Lucas, 45, of Round Rock, on six counts of Possession of...
(Photo credit: Getty Images) James Cotton, a Grammy Award-winning blues harmonica master whose full-throated sound backed such blues legends as Muddy Waters, Sonny Boy Williamson II and Howlin' Wolf, has died at age 81. A statement from Alligator Records, Cotton's label, says he...
City of San Marcos Web site photo A phishing scam puts hundreds of San Marcos city employees at risk for identity theft. A San Marcos payroll processor accidentally sends roughly 800 city employees' W2s to a phish scammer. The city's Heather Hurlbert said they they contacted the...
Jon Cooley photo/KLBJ A woman was sent to the hospital after a driver rear ended the Pedicab she was riding in and then drove off. The Austin Police Department is now on the look out for the hit and run driver of a dark colored BMW. APD's Sergeant David McDonald said while...
Photos courtesy of TCSO A shooting neat lake Travis leaves two dead and one woman in critical condition. The Travis County Sheriff's Office's Captain Craig Smith said Deputies were called to a home in the 2000 block of Whitebead and found a man and a women dead from gunshot...