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Throughout the month of December, the Pflugerville Police Department conducted a heightened traffic enforcement initiative to encourage use of seatbelts and discourage impaired driving, distracted driving, and other unsafe driving practices. This initiative is part of the Texas...
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The Cedar Park Police Department is investigating a deadly motorcycle crash that took place on Saturday, January 4, in the 6400 block of the 183A toll road. Upon arrival, officers reported a pickup truck in the median and a motorcycle in the roadway. The driver of the motorcycle...
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Austin gas prices are unchanged in the past week, averaging $2.25/g today, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 830 stations. Gas prices in Austin are 8.0 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and stand 31.6 cents per gallon higher than a year ago. According to GasBuddy...
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If you heard loud explosions in the West Campus area this morning there was a good reason. The University Tower residential building was imploded to make way for new construction. It'll take a while to clear the debris in the area. The tower will be replaced with new student...
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You could start the new year with something extra in your pocket. The State Comptroller's Office is asking people to check its website claimittexas.org to see if you have any unclaimed property being held by the state. Kevin Lyons with the Comptroller's Office says there are all...
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With the new year comes another chance for new homeowners to sign up for a homestead exemption. The Travis Central Appraisal District’s Myra Crigler says about 216-thousand homeowners already do. Crigler says the exemption will reduce how much TCAD can value your home, and put a...
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Surprise medical bills should become a thing of the past in Texas thanks to a new law that took effect on January 1st. State Senator Kelly Hancock authored the law that would establish a process of catching the unfair billing before the patient is involved. Surprise medical...
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UPDATE: Austin Police have a suspect in custody after a morning stabbing spree leaves one man is dead and another three injured. APD says the attack was random. Austin Travis County EMS reports a man in his 50s died at the scene, a man in his 20s required CPR after his heart...
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Austinites and will gather in South Austin tomorrow evening to honor the memory of a local mother found dead in a Houston suburb. A Candlelight vigil for slain mom Heidi Broussard will be held at the Mary Moore Searight Metropolotain Park from 6:30p to 7:30p. Broussard along...