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A traffic stop turned violent on Friday morning after a federal immigration agent attempted to serve multiple warrants. Officials say the immigration officer performed a traffic stop at 6:00 a.m., attempting to serve warrants for two women who are in the country illegally. When...
Photo courtesy of https://austintexas.gov/department/barton-springs-pool Starting on Monday, February 13, Barton Springs Pool will temporarily close to complete a critical phase of the Eliza Spring Daylighting Project. A drawdown of the pool is necessary to complete the work...
(Photo Shutterstock) A man who ran over a woman at an apartment complex in North Austin is charged with murder. Austin Police say 21-year-old Edin Eduardo Pineda-Ortiz from Honduras ran over 36-year-old Ernestina Limon-Ocana after an argument. Witnesses say Pineda-Ortiz ran over...
Audrey Morton/KLBJ photo This initiative was conducted from February 3 - 6, 2017 and operated during the hours of 9 pm–5 am each night. Total DWI arrests during No Refusal Hours (9 pm–5 am) = 50 Consent Breath Samples = 19 Consent Blood Samples = 5 Blood Search Warrants = 26 50...
Mug shot courtesy of Williamson County Jail Police identified the victim from the shooting that took place on Wednesday, February 8, 2017, at 1490 E. Old Settlers Blvd., as John Lawrence Ammon, 43, of Round Rock. The suspect, Kendrick Tremayne Newman, 40, of Round Rock, has been...
(Photo Credit: NTSB) A little more than two years before the crash, the Federal Aviation Administration missed its chance to indefinitely ground Alfred "Skip" Nichols, the hot air balloon pilot who died along with 15 passengers last year when the balloon's basket struck high-...
Whole Foods says quarterly sales fell 2.4 percent at established locations, marking the sixth straight quarter of declines as it faces competitive pressures. The company also cut its sales and profit forecast for the year. The Austin, Texas-based company has said it is working...
Several Austin residents have reported receiving phone calls from someone claiming to be from Austin Energy, demanding payment of their utility bill within a half-hour, or power will be shut off. If the resident fell for the scam, the scammers presumably would ask for credit...
Mug shot courtesy of APD An arrest, caught on video and posted on social media, shows a man acting erratically being tazed by an APD officer after the man tries to board a bus near 42nd Street and Duval, in Hyde Park. Some are saying the officer used excessive force. "The Austin...