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One person is dead and state highway 95 in Williamson County is shut down in both directions after a passenger train hit a truck This afternoon, Amtrak train number 22 hit a pickup on the tracks near state highway 95 and county road 387...near Granger and Bartlett, not far from...
(from ABoR) According to the October 2014 Multiple Listing Service (MLS) report released today by the Austin Board of REALTORS® (ABoR), Austin-area home sales soared 16 percent year-over year to 2,403 single-family home sales, the largest year-over-year increase in home sales to...
(from ACC) The Austin Community College District Board of Trustees voted November 17 to expand the college’s smoke-free policy to also prohibit nicotine vapor products and devices (such as electronic cigarettes) and smokeless tobacco products. The policy is effective January 5,...
A Texas State University student told campus police there was a person with a gun in the Undergraduate Admissions Center this afternoon. Campus officials say the area was evacuated earlier, but is now safe and has been cleared. No one was harmed. Police do have two people in...
A Texas State University student told campus police there was a person with a gun in the Undergraduate Admissions Center this afternoon. Campus officials say the area was evacuated earlier, but is now safe and has been cleared. No one was harmed. Police do have two people in...
One of the U.S. Marshals’ 15 Most Wanted fugitives is no longer being sought after his skull was discovered only a few miles from the Texas facility from which he escaped in October 2013. On Wednesday, after DNA confirmation and next-of-kin notification, U.S. Marshals confirmed...
A 130-year-old statue of the Virgin Mary was damaged and at least $2,000 worth of jewelry was stolen in a burglary of the gift store at Austin's oldest Roman Catholic church. Father Albert Laforet said the burglar apparently entered St. Mary's Cathedral by using a ladder to get...
Bastrop County Sheriffs have busted up a large central Texas burglary ring. Police raided a home in Bastrop and found a huge stash of stolen property from burglaries in Bastrop, Lee, Fayette and Williamson Counties. Five people were arrested. The stolen loot was mostly ATVs,...
U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) issued the following statement after being briefed yesterday by Texas Department of State Health Services Commissioner Dr. David Lakey, Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins, and Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings on the latest efforts to contain Ebola: “It is...