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UT police are investigating a shooting on Robert Dedman Drive Tuesday morning. Unconfirmed reports say a campus police officer accidentally shot himself during a routine weapons check. Austin-Travis County EMS was called to tend to the man's wounds at UTPD headquarters, and then...
The video was all of the evidence Austin Cab needed to make its decision. Over the weekend, a man named Chris Riccio recorded his interaction with a cab driver, named Eugene, who is seen telling Riccio to get out of his cab because he had other places to be. Riccio repeatedly...
On Saturday May 14, 2016, at approximately 4:19 a.m., North East Area Command officers were dispatched to a shooting in the 800 block of Fairfield Dr. Upon arrival, officers were directed to a Hispanic man lying on the ground with apparent trauma to his body. Officers began life...
AISD Superintendent Paul Cruz invites families to a meeting at 6 pm, Tuesday, May 17, in the Burnet Middle School cafeteria to discuss a situation with the principal. AISD confirms that it's police department was notified by the Texas Attorney General's Office and the Montgomery...
Earlier today, two students in a classroom at Connally High School were involved in an altercation, which resulted in one student being injured by a pair of scissors. The scissors were being used at the time for a in-class project. One student, a sophomore male, caused a 1/2-...
UPDATE: On Sunday, May 15, the Austin Police Department received a report of another rock throwing incident. Although it was not reported until Sunday afternoon, the incident occurred at approximately 2:30 a.m. on IH-35 northbound near Martin Luther King Blvd. The rock hit the...
Work that was scheduled for last night did not happen because of the rain. TXDOT crews will attempt to perform the bridge work tonight, beginning at 8 pm, weather permitting.. Beginning at 8 p.m.: Southbound Loop 1 traffic will be reduced to one lane at Loop 360 Southbound Loop...
Capital Metro plans to reveal its preliminary findings from the major transit study it has been conducting since the fall of 2015. The agency will also be seeking public feedback about the findings at a series of open houses beginning tomorrow. Called Connections 2025, the study...
Pastor Jordan Brown, who accused Whole Foods of writing an anti-gay slur on a cake he bought, has dropped his lawsuit. Brown released a statement to the public: "Today I am dismissing my lawsuit against Whole Foods Market. The company did nothing wrong. I was wrong to pursue...