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As the Austin Travis County Sobriety Center gets closer to opening its doors for business next month, County Commissioners are learning some sobering statistics about binge drinking. The Center's executive director Rhonda Patrick told county commissioners that binge drinking is...
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Austin Police records say 44-year-old David Garcia-Gonzales appeared to have difficulty walking as seen on surveillance video approaching the Southeast Austin fast food establishment on Burleson Road. He loitered about the restaurant and then grabbed a pair of tongs. He then...
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If you're traveling out of Austin's airport in the next couple of months, keep a wary eye on your gate. Starting today they are going through the process of renumbering all the gates to go with the expansion of their eastern concourse. ABIA's Jim Hallbrook says they have to...
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(Credit: City of Austin) The City of Austin and the Downtown Austin Alliance are making more City-owned, downtown parking available to service-industry professionals and other evening workers by expanding the City’s Affordable Parking Program. This effort is part of the next...
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(Credit: Shutterstock) Fire crews continue to battle a wildfire that touched off on Sunday near Inks Lake State Park. According to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, the fire has scorched more than 500-acres, but crews have managed to cease its forward progress. Hundreds...
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Update: 3:00pm A young child has been reunited with his mother and the father is now behind bars after allegedly crashing his car and leaving the boy behind. Williamson County Sheriff Robert Chody says he'll be releasing the man's name soon. While at a pool, he reportedly told...
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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...