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Westlake HS logo On Monday, February 6, 2017, Student Resource Officers were notified that a potential bomb threat was written on a bathroom wall at Westlake High School. TCSO immediately began an investigation to determine who wrote the words and implemented safety protocols to...
(Photo KLBJ Staff) FROM TRAVIS COUNTY FIRE MARSHALL'S OFFICE The Travis County Commissioners Court issued an Order Prohibiting Outdoor Burning (Burn Ban) in the unincorporated areas of the County. This is the first Travis County Burn Ban in 2017. “The National Weather Service...
(Photo KLBJ STAFF) The judge is confused. Travis County Commissioners weigh options to make up state funding shortfalls caused by their new Sanctuary Cities policy by Sheriff Sally Hernandez. This as lawmakers consider a Sanctuary Cities bill that punishes less up front but more...
Austin Water’s Wildland Conservation will conduct prescribed burns on 53 acres of the Water Quality Protection Lands on Wednesday, February 8. This tract includes the Slaughter Creek Trail. To ensure public safety the Slaughter Creek Trail will be closed to the public.Smoke may...
Pflugerville police are investigating after a small fire in a bathroom Tuesday morning prompted officials to evacuate all students from Pflugerville High School. According to school officials, the fire was first reported at 8:30 a.m., just prior to the beginning of class. The...
(Photo Credit: Shutterstock) The federal government is trying a new approach to overcome the Travis County sheriff’s sanctuary policy on illegal immigrants in the county jail. The U.S. Attorney's Office is working with a federal judge to issue warrants for illegal immigrants as...
(Photo Credit: YouTube/Screenshot) Willie Nelson has postponed three California shows because of illness. Publicist Elaine Schock tells The Associated Press that Nelson will have to miss his three-night stint that had been scheduled for Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at Buck...
(Credit: kafeinkolik / Shutterstock.com) Austin's Public Safety Commission will be looking for an update on what the Austin Police Department is doing in regards to their crime lab woes. Assistant APD Chief Troy Gay will bring the commissioners up to speed on the DNA Rape Kits...
(Photo NEWSRADIO KLBJ STAFF) Austin Police are on the lookout for the driver of a silver Honda Civic they say was involved in a deadly hit and run crash. It happened at an apartment complex on Galewood Drive in North Austin. A woman in her 30s was struck and killed and another...