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Photo: WCSO Yesterday afternoon, the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Interdiction detectives stopped a 2004 Jeep traveling south in the 1500 block of SH-130 for no center brake lamp and not passing on a left lane. During the traffic stop detectives noticed numerous...
Austin police say they have made an arrest in a Monday gun store robbery in which several guns were taken, including a fully automatic rifle. According to APD, two teens have been taken into custody, but their identities have not been made public. State jail felony charges are...
(Credit: Shutterstock) If your child wanted to set up a lemonade stand on any average day, city regulations would prohibit them from doing so without first spending hundreds of dollars in fees and applying for a temporary food permit. That may all change in the very near future...
(Credit: KLBJ Staff/ Eric Leikam) The Internal Revenue Service building in South Austin has been evacuated and locked down following the discovery of a suspicious package Wednesday morning. According to the Austin Police Department, a bomb-sniffing dog alerted handlers to the...
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...