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Tonight at 10PM Northbound I-35 will close at Oltorf and reopen at 5AM. Tomorrow the Southbound lanes will close at Oltorf from 10PM to 5AM. This will allow cranes and crews to fit steelbeams for a U-Turn bridge. On Friday I-35 northbound at William Cannon will close from 11pm...
(Photo: Shutterstock.com) A form of robbery called bank jugging is making its way into Central Texas. Two Houston men are behind bars in Williamson County Jail after Cedar Park police arrested them for breaking into a vehicle... whose driver had boxes of coins from a bank for...
(Photo: Shutterstock.com) Another credit card skimmer found in Northwest Austin today. This time it was on pump number 15 at the 7-11 on 620 and Anderson Mill Road. Police were called to remove the device and they say a possible bluetooth signal was detected. Police advise you...
In addition to delivering mail on Saturday, May 12, letter carriers will be collecting bags filled with nonperishable items for Stamp Out Hunger, the nation’s largest one-day food drive, led by the National Association of Letter Carriers and supported by the U.S. Postal Service...
The Austin fire Department has tried to secure funding for years to construct five new fire stations in an effort to keep up with Austin's growth. Each year, however, the city council has found a reason to put the issue on the backburner, usually citing budget constraints. This...
Joe Straus, Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives, will serve as the keynote speaker during commencement at Texas State University on May 12. There are more than 5,000 candidates for bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees at Texas State this spring, the largest in...
A landslide has part of the trail near 2500 North Lamar closed indefinitely as the city assesses the damage and a way forward to repair it. Watershed Protection Department is leading the effort and Managing Engineer Mike Kelley says the soil there is stable for now but they have...
(Photo: Soccer America) McKalla Place is looking like the place to be if you're an Austin bound Major League Soccer team. You've got three more community meetings about a possible McKalla Place MLS Stadium. An MLS team moving south already has support from the Austin Chamber of...
A lot of drivers are frustrated that Highway 620 from Mansfield Dam to 2222 is not getting new funding for upgrades just yet, but Bruce Byron with TxDOT says that stretch remains one of their biggest priorities and he thinks other work that's already planned should give people...