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A man working on the roof of West Cypress Hills Elementary School in Spicewood falls to his death this morning, according to Austin Travis County EMS. Lake Travis ISD reports the unidentified man was a contractor with Taylor Lightning Protection and not a district employee. The...
The City of Austin has released a modified swimming pool schedule. The following pools have not opened. Opening dates will be announced in the future: Civitan Gillis Parque Zaragoza Shipe Wading Pool Stacy Wading Pool ("Little Stacy") Springwoods The following pools are open...
UPDATE: The name of the individual arrested in this case has been identified as Marquel Raymond Boone, 44. Boone has been charged with Attempted Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, 3rd Degree Felony. Bond has been set at $50,000. APD STATEMENT The Austin Police Department...
Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders hope to ride voter energy into victories in Monday's Iowa caucuses, as Ted Cruz and Hillary Clinton bank on sophisticated get-out-the vote operations that have been months in the making. The caucuses kick off voting in the 2016...
The man accused of killing Hutto Police Sergeant Chris Kelley goes before a Williamson County judge today. Colby Ray Williamson is accused of running over and killing Kelley during a traffic stop in June 2015. After allegedly throwing Kelley to the ground, police say Williamson...
Blizzard-like conditions have led to the closure of most of Interstate 40 from Albuquerque east across the Texas Panhandle. New Mexico State Police spokeswoman Sgt. Elizabeth Armijo said Sunday night that the stretch of interstate from Albuquerque to the Texas border would be...
A Mexican businessman has been convicted for the second time for his role in a money laundering scheme involving a Mexican drug cartel and American Quarter Horse racing. According to the Department of Justice: In Austin this afternoon, 54-year-old Mexican businessman Francisco...
For the fourth year in a row, the numbers of vehicle crashes in Texas involving both injuries and fatalities have risen. Both numbers began rising dramatically in 2012, when Texas highway speed limits were raised. “With new safety features on vehicles and the 55 mile per hour...
A problem that's been brewing all summer is starting to boil over. KLBJs Eric Leikam reports K2 is robbing resources from EMS. Cops, medics and ER people started noticing back in July that an increasing number of their patients were homeless people on K2. The Statesman reports...