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About 6 pm on November 25, 2016 APD's preliminary investigation shows that a silver 2004 Honda Odyssey was traveling southbound in the 4700 block of South Congress Ave. in the inside lane at Sheraton Ave. The Honda proceeded through the intersection on a green light at the same...
Photos courtesy of Travis County Sheriff's Office @TravisCoSheriff There's literally a new sheriff in Travis County. Sally Hernandez was officially sworn into office January 1 in a private proceeding...and ceremoniously this afternoon. Hernandez has publicly said she will not...
On Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016 at approximately 7:20 p.m., Austin Police officers responded to a Robbery by Threat call at the Best Buy located at 1201 Barbara Jordan Blvd. The suspect was caught shoplifting and threatened employees who attempted to stop him from leaving the store...
Pediatric emergency care of Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas is now available in Hays County. Infants, children and teens can now visit the ER at Seton Medical Center Hays and receive the same high-quality care as patients at Dell Children’s in Austin. Care...
Austin city leaders are being urged to find a temporary solution to reopen the police DNA crime lab amid concerns the months-long closure could last until mid-2018. The Austin Public Safety Commission approved a resolution Tuesday urging the Austin City Council to find a...
January is School Board Recognition Month and Del Valle ISD will join other districts across the state to thank these local leaders for their dedication and willingness to serve as advocates for our children and public schools. As elected officials, they are the voice of their...
Austin police say the drunks were out in force this holiday season. APD's No-Refusal initiative was in effect for the Christmas and New Year's holiday, resulting in the arrest of 230 people for drunk driving. Of those arrested, three people were found driving drunk with children...
If you're worried about how much damage your flying out of Austin's airport may be causing you're in luck. Austin's airport becomes the first in Texas to let you offset your traveling impact to the environment with carbon credits. ABIA's Jim Hallbrook says new program rolling...
More questions than answers remain in the wake of the Austin Police DNA Crime lab debacle. Today The Austin Public Safety Commission will ask hard questions about the cascade of failure surrounding the APD DNA Crime Lab. Criminology research professor Dr. Kim Rossmo sits on the...