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(Credit: Shutterstock) Three Austin men have been arrested on charges they used electronic devices known as skimmers on pumps at an East Texas gas station to obtain customers' credit card information so they could steal from ATMs and make fraudulent card purchases. The three -...
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A Sunset Valley police officer shot a suspect who was trying to escape from a robbery scene, and drag the officer with him car. Around 4 Sunday morning Sunset Valley Police were dispatched to 5601 Brodie Lane, Suite 940 (Zales) for a glass break alarm. When the responding...
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Details of the city's terms for a soccer stadium and development at the McKalla Place property have been released. According to the Austin American-Statesman, the plan would have Precourt Sports Ventures pay rent on the property totaling 8.25 million dollars over the 20 year...
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Austin gas prices crept up a little this week. According to AAA-Texas, the average for regular unleaded is $2.62. That is up close to two cents over this time last week, and almost 61 cents higher than this time last year. (Photo: Shutterstock by Maridav)
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The founders of Favor are looking to take the rental real-estate industry and put a gig-economy spin on it with a new startup call sunroom rentals. Co-founder Zac Maurais explains it’s a user-friendly experience for renters and realtors. He says this is their answer to problems...
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Experts say eliminating feral hogs is a vital part of protecting the Central Texas environment Hays County's $5-per-tail bounty for feral hogs in in full-swing through August 22; Caldwell County is also getting in on this. Nick Dornak, the Watershed Coordinator with Texas State...
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The Hays County Sheriff's office says a man who was found dead in his Buda home on Thursday was murdered. The Travis County Medical Examiner has ruled the death of 36-year-old Brandon Lamont Fontnette a homicide. The investigation into the death is continuing, but the Sheriff's...
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Austin police are left with more questions than answers following a man was hit and killed after trying to cross I-35 on foot this morning near 6th Street. But Austin police officer Bino Cadenas said they don't have any way of knowing yet who the person might be. He said the...
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The City of Georgetown is trying out a month-long pilot program with the rideshare firm Lyft. Georgetown Public Works Director Octavio Garza says they started a bus system last year and this was something they talked about doing then. Garza says residents with smartphones and...