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Multiple law enforcement agencies failed to intervene when Child Protective Services notified them of abuse allegations of a Cedar Park boy who was found dead in August. The CPS sent abuse notifications of Colton Turner to four police departments between June 2013 and August of...
The Cedar Park police bust two people for drug possession at an Austin apartment. Assistant Chief Mike Harmon says they arrested Brigette McGrew and Alec Clander at a home at 15-11 Faro Drive in South Austin. The pair is from the Cedar Park-Leander area, "We received information...
Travis County taxpayers will be paying almost $300 more on their 2014 taxes than last year. The average homeowner will pay around 291 dollars more on their property tax bill than in 2013. Resident Cindy DiCosimo says her taxes have doubled over the past two years, "My taxes went...
The Austin Animal Center is hosting 'Austin Pittie Limits' today at it's facility on Levander Loop. The center's Loralie Combs says the event will feature 'Trooper' who waited for over a year to find his forever home. She says right after he was adopted he did something amazing...
The Austin City Council takes the first step towards allowing homeowners a homestead exemption. It's another effort to try to keep the city more affordable. Councilman Laura Morrison says the idea is to combine a percentage of an exemption with a cap calling it a “hybrid”...
The Firefighters Association has voted down the latest contract offered to them by the city. Association President Bob Nicks says the contract was turned down because the city took training standards out of it, "They removed training standards that's been in there over ten years...
After hours of testimony over Transportation Network Companies like Uber and Lyft, the Austin City Council moves the city closer to legally allowing them to operate in the city. It irked cab and other transportation companies who have to follow strict rules. Hannah Reutering is...
Austin Energy says their goal to run the city on green energy alone could cost us big time. Khalil Shalabi has been running the numbers for the utility, "Costs in excess of affordability goal is $678 million over 10 years. The Austin Energy plan makes $463 million, so the swing...
Travis County Commissioners give their okay to the budget for Central Health. But at least one citizen doesn't think everything is in line. Retired attorney Bob Ozer says the $35,000,000 included in the budget should not be forwarded to the new U.T. Medical School. But Central...