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A High Court victory in Boise, Idaho gives hope to the Austin City Council. The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear an appeal of a case in Boise that ruled bans on camping in public spaces a violation of the 8th Amendment, or, in other words, it's cruel and unusual punishment...
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A new bicycle master plan has been approved in Georgetown. Mayor Dale Ross said it took a very unfortunate situation in January of 2017 to really spur along this new master plan, "There was a young man, his name's Tommy Ketterhagen, he went to Eastview High School, and...
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Austin City Councilmember Greg Casar is not giving up on his fight to force landlords to rent to people with welfare vouchers. Austin had a rule in place forcing property owners to take apartment vouchers, but the State overturned it. Casar said this is clear discrimination and...
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The Cedar Park Police say a missing person case is now considered a murder. Assistant Police Chief Mike Harmon says they were called to Amanda Gordon's residence because she hadn't been seen in a few days. There they met resistance from her common-law husband Samuel Roy Byrd,...
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Both statewide and here in Austin gas prices went up slightly in the last week, both by two cents per gallon. Daniel Armbrister with Triple-A Texas says that doesn't necessarily mean prices will continue to go up. He says gas supplies remain strong, so that should mean prices...
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The City of Austin hopes a new fee imposed on dockless scooters can fund new parking infrastructure. The 15-cent per trip, per scooter fee, imposed this week is something the Austin Transportation Department says is really needed to address the sheer number of scooters that hit...
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Latest: APD established a designated tip line number for the Heidi Broussard/Margot Carey case. They encourage anyone with information to call 512-974-5100. 1st update: The FBI and Texas Rangers have joined the search for a missing Austin mom and her infant Child. Heidi...
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Official statement from APD: Early this morning two Austin Police Officers were working together in the same vehicle and started feeling nauseous and got headaches. The officers rolled down the windows and drove to the south sub to get a different vehicle. Once at the sub, EMS...
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The Cedar Park Police Department has arrested two Cedar Park High School students for a terroristic threat made against the high school’s students and staff. On Wednesday, December 11th at approximately 09:00 p.m., officers responded to a call from a parent who advised her child...