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(Image courtesy Travis County) Travis County Commissioners decide to go big with their loan request from taxpayers. Still smarting from their defeat over the three hundred million dollar courthouse, Travis County Commissioners decide to ask for a loan of $185 million dollars...
(Credit: Newton Police Department) The Hutto Police Department is being credited for helping to nab a double murder suspect from Newton, KS. According to police, Keith Hawkins strangled to death a woman he was involved with and then stabbed her 4-year-old daughter to death as...
(Credit: Austin Police Department) The Austin Police Department has recognized APD officers with Life Saving Awards. In addition, four civilians were also honored with Distinguished Service Citations. On June 15, 2017, Officer Anthony Martin drove up to a crash at the...
(Credit: Shutterstock) Williamson County’s contractor Cox Commercial is scheduled to set various temporary lane closures on RM 620 as part of the RM 620 improvement project from Wyoming Springs to Deep Wood Drive. The work will occur on Sunday, August 13, Monday, August 14, and...
Photo: AFD AFD responded to a fire on 8/6/17 at 7:00 a.m. at 9100 Cameron Road (San Mina Machine Shop). Video surveillance shows a person leaving the building around 1:47am . This person was wearing a dark-colored hooded jacket, dark pants, and black shoes with white socks. He...
Photo: Audrey Morton/KLBJ Ford Motor Co. has begun repairing Ford Explorer SUVs in Austin, Texas, that were pulled off police duty because exhaust containing carbon monoxide was seeping into them. But the company faces lingering questions about the safety of thousands of other...
Photo: Shutterstock Austin Police report that on Wednesday evening, August 2, a 2015 red Ducati motorcycle was traveling southbound on 1100 Pearl Retreat Lane at a high rate of speed when it pulled alongside of another vehicle travelling southbound and revved the motor. The...
(Photo courtesy City of Austin) Austin's proposed Aquatics Master Plan gets tossed around in the Council worksession today. As Austin's Parks and Recreation department pitches its new Aquatics Master Plan to City Council, Councilmember Allison Alter expresses concern that the...
Photo: Audrey Morton/KLBJ For more than 100 years, the American Red Cross has been training people to perform first aid skills so they could save the lives of others. Now, the organization announces the release of its new Cat and Dog First Aid online course so that owners will...