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UPDATE: There have been 8 cases in this series. The dates are as follows: Dec. 27, 2015 approximately 6 p.m. Jan. 17, 2016 approximately 6:30 a.m. Jan. 18, 2016 approximately 9 p.m. Feb. 12, 2016 approximately 12:15 p.m., 6600 blk Millrace Dr. Jan. 23, 2016 approximately 5:40 p...
The Blanco River Regional Recovery Team (BR3T) will hold its monthly public meeting on Wednesday, April 20, at 2 p.m. and encourages anyone who still needs assistance from the May or October 2015 floods and storms, as well as any interested person, to attend. This meeting is to...
A pastor from Austin says he bought a cake from Whole Foods on Lamar, but later noticed a gay slur that was written in the icing. Jordan Brown, a gay pastor with the Church of Open Doors, claims he was trying to buy a cake for a friend last Thursday from the store with the words...
The Caldwell County District Attorney's Office has released dash cam footage of the night a man was fatally shot by a deputy. The video begins as deputies are attempting to get Jesse Juarez to drop a weed-whacking tool. Despite repeated commands to do so, Juarez continues to...
The Capital Area Food Bank of Texas is facing a shortfall of $100,000 in anticipated revenue as a result of the cancellation of the third day of the Austin Reggae Festival last Sunday due to severe weather. Austin Reggae Festival is usually one of the largest fundraisers of the...
Because of severe weather and flooding, the Austin Animal Center has evacuated all 55 of the City’s dogs from the Town Lake Animal Center. These dogs are currently being housed in crates in a large community room at the main AAC campus on Levander Loop, 7201 Levander Loop. In...
On April 15, 2016 officers responded to the 900 block of Hesters Crossing Road for a disturbance call. A male caller stated that he had been involved in a physical disturbance with his spouse. The male caller was identified as Shane Myers, an officer with the Round Rock Police...
Storms are bringing heavy rain to a wide swath of Texas and have prompted some high-water rescues in the Austin area. The National Weather Service has issued flood watches and warnings for parts of North, Central and South Texas on Monday. Many areas could see between 3 to 8...
Numerous schools in the area are trying to be as safe as possible this morning, and in doing so have decided to postpone the beginning of classes. Most of the schools will be starting class at 10:00 a.m. and those schools are as follows: KIPP Austin Public Schools Austin ISD...