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(Photo:Shutterstock/Detailfoto) The Texas Department of Transportation will conduct a public hearing to discuss the proposed mobility improvements to SH 130, from SH 45 North to SH 71, on Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017 at Manor High School, located at 12700 Gregg Manor Road in Manor...
(Credit: Hays Consolidated Independent School District) At the August 31, 2017, board meeting, the Hays Consolidated Independent School District (Hays CISD) Board of Trustees unanimously approved hiring Karen Zuniga as the new principal for Science Hall Elementary School. Zuniga...
(Credit: Austin Police Department) In June of 2017, the Street Narcotics unit of the APD Organized Crime Division began a multi-week operation involving narcotic sales around the Austin Resource Center for the Homeless (ARCH). Over the last three years, approximately 86...
(Photo:KLBJ 590am/99.7fm (KLBJ)/Jon Cooley) On Sept. 6 at approximately 5 p.m the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office SWAT, CID, OCU and Lone Star Fugitive Task force executed an arrest warrant in the 500 blk of N. Doak St. in Taylor, TX. Two arrests were made in connection to...
(Photo courtesy Buda PD) Buda Police are on the lookout for a thief or thieves who stole a forklift from a construction site and tried to rob an ATM overnight. Officers arrived at the First State Bank of Central Texas on Main Street shortly before 5AM this morning and found a...
(KLBJ FILE PHOTO) FROM AUSTIN POLICE DEPARTMENT The 2017 Labor Day No Refusal Initiative, which ran 24/7 from 10 p.m. August 18 through 5 a.m. Tuesday, September 5, 2017, has concluded. Total DWI arrests during No Refusal period= 216 Blood Search Warrants: 97 Consent Breath...
(Photo courtesy City of Austin) FROM AUSTIN COUNCILMEMBER SABINO "PIO" RENTERIA We've received many requests for comments regarding Trump's decision to rescind DACA. Below is Council Member Renteria's official statement: I have nothing but pride and admiration for our DREAMers...
(Credit: Associated Press) Immigrants are vowing to fight to stay in the U.S. and advocates are launching campaigns including fundraisers and registration drives after the Trump administration announced it would dismantle a program that protected hundreds of thousands of young...
(Credit: Twitter/ 24Backpacks) 24BackPacks, a grassroots group, is filling backpacks with school supplies for the kids who had to evacuate their homes with only their lives and the bare minimum of belongings due to last week’s Hurricane Harvey. School-aged kids currently staying...