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Photos: APD About 3 am, Monday, June 12, ATX Armory, a local firearms dealer in the 12000 Block of Roxie Drive was burglarized. Two unknown males entered the business and stole several firearms including an MP-5 fully automatic machine gun. The suspects left the scene in a 4...
Photo: Audrey Morton/KLBJ Despite the Food Bank’s best efforts, hunger continues to be a big problem in its 21 county service area. 1 in 6 Central Texans and 1 in 4 Central Texas children are at risk of hunger. More Central Texas families face hunger during the summer than at...
KLBJ file photo The Memorial Day/ROT Rally No Refusal Initiative which ran from May 26, 2017 – June 12, 2017 and operated during the hours from 9 p.m. – 5 a.m. each night, has concluded. Total DWI arrests = 164 Total DWI arrests during No Refusal Hours (9 p.m. – 5 a.m.) = 164 Of...
(Credit: City of Austin) It's been a little more than two weeks since ridesharing titans Uber and Lyft returned operations to Austin, and since then both companies have said business has been very steady. But that hasn't been the case for Austin-run nonprofit TNC RideAustin,...
Early Saturday morning, a driver hit four people riding bicycles on Pleasant Valley Road near Elmont Drive in South Austin. The driver claimed to have fallen asleep behind the wheel just before the crash. "Bike Austin hopes for a quick recovery for each of the people hit by a...
(Credit: City of Hutto) The City of Hutto is ironing out the final aspects of a new ordinance that is expected to be approved by the city council on Thursday. If passed, it would levy new penalties on sex offenders who have a permanent residence within 1000 feet from where...
(Credit: Shutterstock) Kyle police are investigating a fatality accident involving a semi truck and a moving truck. Chief Jeff Barnett said it happened around 6:40 p.m. on the northbound lanes of Interstate 35. Officers say the 18-wheeler was struck from behind as it was slowing...
(Credit: Austin Independent School District) The Austin ISD Board of Trustees selected Geronimo Rodriguez as the new District 6 trustee. Rodriguez, a chief advocacy officer, has lived in District 6 for 13 years and in Austin for more than 16. "The two greatest challenges facing...
Photo: WCSO This afternoon, Williamson County Sheriff’s deputies stopped a 2007 Ford truck traveling north on IH 35. The sole occupant, Jose Angel Rodriguez, 17, was pulled over for following too closely and driving in the left lane without passing. During the traffic stop...