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A man who allegedly pistol-whipped a woman on Wednesday night barricaded himself inside of his home for hours. According to Ausitn police, a 911 call was received about two women fighting. That prompted a man to emerge from his apartment and strike one of the women in the face...
A consultant's preliminary report shows a lot of buildings in the Austin school district are in poor condition. T.A. Brown Elementary was recently closed for that very reason. Because of the structural concerns, as many as ten schools could be closed down, either outright...
The troubles continue to mount for the Austin Police Department's shuttered DNA crime lab. New details from an internal memo show a freezer malfunctioned back in March that led to eight consecutive days of hundreds of samples being stored in unsafe temperatures, at times as high...
Former Austin Chief of Police Art Acevedo has been sworn in as the new Houston police chief. He leaves APD after 10 years. Assistant Chief Brian Manley will officially take over as interim chief tomorrow.
Yesterday, The U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, upheld the District Court’s Order finding in favor of the City of Kyle, entering a final dismissal of the 2014 case filed by Dr. Glen Hurlston against the City of Kyle, Texas, Kyle Police Chief Jeffery Barnett, and others...
Austin Police have charged a man trying to sell stolen guitars signed by Willie Nelson, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jeff Beck and Los Lonely Boys. Police records say 53-year-old Esquiel Martinez broke into the Discount Electronics store on Manchaca in April and stole three guitars...
Some areas east and west of downtown could be getting more access to bicycles. The Austin Bike-Share program is looking to expand. This week Austin City Council will consider expanding the Bike Share Program. Austin B-Cycle executive director Elliott McFadden says the program...
The Pflugerville Community Development Corporation (PCDC) today announced telecommunications company TesCom will relocate its national headquarters to Pflugerville and expand its business, bringing 33 full-time jobs within a year and 42 jobs within five years. In a regular...
Police are investigating an assault and burglary they say took place at a dorm on the Texas State University campus. According to Texas State police, the student claims he received a knock on his dorm room door around 9:30 Tuesday night at Smith Hall. When he opened the door,...