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(Photo:Hays County Sheriff's Office/PIO) The Hays County Sheriff’s Office obtained a composite sketch of the male suspect who assaulted a female victim at her home in Wimberley on September 1, 2017. The suspect is described as: Race/Sex: White/Male Age: Approx. 16 to 20 Height:...
(photo: Shutterstock/ By Microst ockStudio) A lieutenant with the Austin Fire Department has retired amid allegations that he set up recording equipment in a women's locker room at a fire station, according to KVUE. So far, no charges have been filed but the Austin police...
(Photo:Shutterstock/Kokoulina) Swat teams were called in late last night after two people accused of stealing a tow truck in East Austin and refused to get out of the vehicle. APD was involved in a short chase which was cut short after the driver got the truck stuck in a ditch,...
(photo: Shutterstock/michelmond) A benefit this evening at the Modern Rocks Gallery on Springdale Road will help victims of Hurricane Harvey, and address the issue of musician suicide. For years, one of photographer Tracy Hart's favorite subjects was Stevie Ray Vaughn. Tonight,...
(Photo:Shutterstock/wk1003mike) Parents at a Round Rock middle school had a major scare yesterday. Williamson County Sheriff Robert Chody said Deputies arrested a 7th grader of Grisham Middle School after learning they brought a hand gun to campus. The gun was found loaded in...
(photo: Shutterstock/ By Eric Brod er Van Dyke) Shortly after Amazon announced plans to search for a new city to open a secondary headquarters, city leaders are hoping Austin will be considered. Austin Chamber of Commerce Senior Vice President Drew Scheberle told KXAN that...
(Photo:Shutterstock/Detailfoto) Get ready for some Mopac gridlock. One southbound lane east of the road is closed between 2222 and Enfield until Monday morning. But tonight the exit ramp at 2222 and the entrance ramp at 45th Street will also be closed off. Steve Pustelnyk...
(Photo:Shutterstock/Kokoulina) Ford says they have fixed the carbon monoxide leaks in their Police explorers. FORD is sending ten back to Austin's Police Department. APD Chief Brian Manley said their emergency response time has suffered. Manley reported since mothballing the...
(Photo:Shutterstock/Detailfoto) It's not going to be pretty on part of Mopac again this weekend as another lane and ramp closure is scheduled. One lane on the east side of Mopac will be closed through the toll lane construction zones beginning tonight, and will stay closed...