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Crews search for potential 3rd victim after Lake Austin boat crash injures two
 A two-boat crash on Lake Austin Tuesday night injured two men and caused first-responders to launch a search for a potential third victim, Austin fire officials said.  One of the men was critically injured, officials said. First-responders got the 911 call around 8 p.m. and went to the scene near Aqua Verde Drive, just west of Loop 360...

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A two-boat crash on Lake Austin Tuesday night injured two men and caused first-responders to launch a search for a potential third victim, Austin fire officials said.  One of the men was critically injured, officials said. First-responders got the 911 call around 8 p.m. and went to the scene near Aqua Verde Drive, just west of Loop 360...
Police: Woman reported concerns about ex-boyfriend before her killing
 The East Austin woman who police say was killed by her ex-boyfriend over the weekend had contacted authorities numerous times to report he was harassing her and tell them she was afraid of him. Austin police say Ronda Beans, a 50-year-old Austin school district student health assistant, was gunned down Sunday afternoon outside her home on...

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The East Austin woman who police say was killed by her ex-boyfriend over the weekend had contacted authorities numerous times to report he was harassing her and tell them she was afraid of him. Austin police say Ronda Beans, a 50-year-old Austin school district student health assistant, was gunned down Sunday afternoon outside her home on...
Car strikes motorcyclist, SUV then runs over motorcycle; both flee, police say 
 Austin police are looking for two drivers who left the scene of a hit-and-run early Sunday after the first one struck a motorcyclist and the second one ran over the victim’s motorcycle.   The motorcyclist was heading north on South Congress Avenue about 2 a.m. when someone driving a black Lexus in the opposite direction hit...

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Austin police are looking for two drivers who left the scene of a hit-and-run early Sunday after the first one struck a motorcyclist and the second one ran over the victim’s motorcycle.   The motorcyclist was heading north on South Congress Avenue about 2 a.m. when someone driving a black Lexus in the opposite direction hit...
Icy overpass open on day of fatal crash, despite slippery past
 A slippery Slaughter Lane overpass that has been shut down in the past during icy weather was not closed when the stretch iced over on Jan. 16 and might have contributed to a fatal crash. Austin police identified the victim of the crash Monday as 56-year-old Eva Marie Gonzales. Officials said she died after the pickup in which she was...

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A slippery Slaughter Lane overpass that has been shut down in the past during icy weather was not closed when the stretch iced over on Jan. 16 and might have contributed to a fatal crash. Austin police identified the victim of the crash Monday as 56-year-old Eva Marie Gonzales. Officials said she died after the pickup in which she was...
JUST IN: UT police searching for woman they say robbed 2 Subway restaurants
 University of Texas police are searching for a woman who police said robbed two Subway restaurants Friday. The first Subway on San Antonio Street, just south of 24th Street, was reported robbed at 3:47 p.m., Austin police said. The second Subway on Guadalupe Street, between 21st and 20th streets, was reported robbed at 4:04 p.m. Police are...

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University of Texas police are searching for a woman who police said robbed two Subway restaurants Friday. The first Subway on San Antonio Street, just south of 24th Street, was reported robbed at 3:47 p.m., Austin police said. The second Subway on Guadalupe Street, between 21st and 20th streets, was reported robbed at 4:04 p.m. Police are...
UPDATE: All lanes reopen at Lavaca, 15th streets after crash
 4 p.m. update: All lanes have reopened at Lavaca and 15th streets after a crash, and the traffic signal has been restored to normal operations. Earlier: A crash in downtown Austin on Friday knocked out the traffic signal box at 15th and Lavaca streets, Austin transportation officials said. Traffic from all directions is being diverted from...

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4 p.m. update: All lanes have reopened at Lavaca and 15th streets after a crash, and the traffic signal has been restored to normal operations. Earlier: A crash in downtown Austin on Friday knocked out the traffic signal box at 15th and Lavaca streets, Austin transportation officials said. Traffic from all directions is being diverted from...
WEATHER UPDATE: Dense fog advisory in effect through Saturday morning
 9:30 p.m. update: A dense fog advisory is in effect for Central Texas until 11 a.m. Saturday, the National Weather Service has announced. Visibility is expected to be less than a quarter of a mile, making for hazardous driving conditions. If you’re driving, slow down, use your headlights and leave plenty of distance ahead of you. 8...

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9:30 p.m. update: A dense fog advisory is in effect for Central Texas until 11 a.m. Saturday, the National Weather Service has announced. Visibility is expected to be less than a quarter of a mile, making for hazardous driving conditions. If you’re driving, slow down, use your headlights and leave plenty of distance ahead of you. 8...
Man arrested after road rage shooting involving Austin police officer, officials say
 Austin police have arrested a suspect who a Cottonwood Shores man said shot at his family and an off-duty Austin police officer in an apparent road rage incident in Burnet County. An off-duty Austin police officer stopped along RM 1431 during the November incident and intervened at the time, shooting and wounding the gunman...

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Austin police have arrested a suspect who a Cottonwood Shores man said shot at his family and an off-duty Austin police officer in an apparent road rage incident in Burnet County. An off-duty Austin police officer stopped along RM 1431 during the November incident and intervened at the time, shooting and wounding the gunman...
Mother, 8-month-old baby found dead in Taylor house after fire, officials say
 A mother and her 8-month-old baby were found dead Thursday inside their Taylor house after it caught fire, Taylor police officials said. Taylor police said they are investigating this as a suspicious death. Taylor firefighters were responding to an unrelated medical call when they saw smoke coming from the home at 2006 Brewer’s Place...

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A mother and her 8-month-old baby were found dead Thursday inside their Taylor house after it caught fire, Taylor police officials said. Taylor police said they are investigating this as a suspicious death. Taylor firefighters were responding to an unrelated medical call when they saw smoke coming from the home at 2006 Brewer’s Place...
Motorcyclist died in crash Monday near Travis, Hays county line
 A motorcyclist died in a crash with a tow truck Monday near the Travis and Hays county line, the Department of Public Safety said. Mackenzie Aloysius Gmitter, 26, died at St. David’s South Austin Medical Center less than an hour after the crash was reported, DPS officials said. Officials responded to the Hays County crash on FM 1626...

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A motorcyclist died in a crash with a tow truck Monday near the Travis and Hays county line, the Department of Public Safety said. Mackenzie Aloysius Gmitter, 26, died at St. David’s South Austin Medical Center less than an hour after the crash was reported, DPS officials said. Officials responded to the Hays County crash on FM 1626...
Advocates: Immigrant who said guard assaulted her attempted suicide
 A woman in custody at an immigration detention center in Taylor who has accused a guard of sexually assaulting her recently tried to commit suicide, advocates said this week. Laura Monterrosa, a woman from El Salvador who has been held at the T. Don Hutto immigrant detention center since May, tried to kill herself on Jan. 11, according to...

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A woman in custody at an immigration detention center in Taylor who has accused a guard of sexually assaulting her recently tried to commit suicide, advocates said this week. Laura Monterrosa, a woman from El Salvador who has been held at the T. Don Hutto immigrant detention center since May, tried to kill herself on Jan. 11, according to...
Detained immigrant who said guard assaulted her tried to commit suicide,  advocates say
 A woman being held at an immigration detention center in Taylor who has accused a guard of sexually assaulting her   recently tried to commit suicide, immigration advocates said this week. Laura Monterrosa, a woman from El Salvador who has been held at the T. Don Hutto detention center since May, tried to take her life...

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A woman being held at an immigration detention center in Taylor who has accused a guard of sexually assaulting her   recently tried to commit suicide, immigration advocates said this week. Laura Monterrosa, a woman from El Salvador who has been held at the T. Don Hutto detention center since May, tried to take her life...
TRAFFIC UPDATE: I-35 reopens near Grand Avenue Parkway, but expect delays through rush hour
 5 p.m. update: Northbound and southbound Interstate 35 is reopening near Grand Avenue Parkway after a big rig hit the center median and broke through the barrier.  Drivers heading in both directions should still expect major delays through rush hour, said officials with the Texas Department of Transportation.  Earlier...

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5 p.m. update: Northbound and southbound Interstate 35 is reopening near Grand Avenue Parkway after a big rig hit the center median and broke through the barrier.  Drivers heading in both directions should still expect major delays through rush hour, said officials with the Texas Department of Transportation.  Earlier...
WEATHER UPDATE: Scattered showers move across Travis, Williamson counties
 10 p.m. update: Light, scattered showers are moving across Travis County and Williamson County. Earlier: Thursday forecast for Austin: Central Texas will emerge from freezing temperatures around 10 a.m. under partly sunny skies, the National Weather Service says. Warmer south-southeast winds will replace the northern winds that powered...

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10 p.m. update: Light, scattered showers are moving across Travis County and Williamson County. Earlier: Thursday forecast for Austin: Central Texas will emerge from freezing temperatures around 10 a.m. under partly sunny skies, the National Weather Service says. Warmer south-southeast winds will replace the northern winds that powered...
Missing Buda man found dead in Travis County, officials say
 A missing Buda man with “severe medical issues” was found dead Wednesday in Travis County, Buda police said. Before his body was found, 69-year-old David Dvorchak was last seen on Monday, leaving his Buda home for an appointment, Buda police said. The Travis County sheriff’s office said deputies responded at 6:37 p.m. to...

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A missing Buda man with “severe medical issues” was found dead Wednesday in Travis County, Buda police said. Before his body was found, 69-year-old David Dvorchak was last seen on Monday, leaving his Buda home for an appointment, Buda police said. The Travis County sheriff’s office said deputies responded at 6:37 p.m. to...
Man in his 60s reported stabbed in East Austin
 A man estimated to be in his 60s has serious injuries after he was stabbed multiple times in the torso Wednesday, Austin police said. Medics responded at 5:56 p.m. to the report in the 1100 block of East Cesar Chavez Street, Austin-Travis County EMS officials said. Investigators said the stabbing may have taken place several hours ago, police...

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A man estimated to be in his 60s has serious injuries after he was stabbed multiple times in the torso Wednesday, Austin police said. Medics responded at 5:56 p.m. to the report in the 1100 block of East Cesar Chavez Street, Austin-Travis County EMS officials said. Investigators said the stabbing may have taken place several hours ago, police...
Man arrested for sexually assaulting Austin drag queen, police say 
 A man is facing a sexual assault charge and an assault charge after police accused him of attacking an Austin drag performer, who is a transgender woman. Eric Nelson, 29, was arrested Wednesday, police said. He was charged with sexual assault and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. The reported assault happened May 28, 2017, Austin police...

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A man is facing a sexual assault charge and an assault charge after police accused him of attacking an Austin drag performer, who is a transgender woman. Eric Nelson, 29, was arrested Wednesday, police said. He was charged with sexual assault and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. The reported assault happened May 28, 2017, Austin police...
UPDATE: I-35 reopens in Georgetown after downed power line causes grass fire
 5 p.m. update: All Instate 35 lanes have reopened after a downed power line closed parts of the interstate. Earlier: A downed power line caused a grass fire and closed some Interstate 35 lanes in Georgetown, police said. As of 3:45 p.m., only one northbound interstate lane was open and two southbound lanes were open, police said. Police responded...

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5 p.m. update: All Instate 35 lanes have reopened after a downed power line closed parts of the interstate. Earlier: A downed power line caused a grass fire and closed some Interstate 35 lanes in Georgetown, police said. As of 3:45 p.m., only one northbound interstate lane was open and two southbound lanes were open, police said. Police responded...
$23 million in state-funded vests to raise police safety to new level
 Texas plans to spend $23 million to equip law enforcement officers across the state with rifle-resistant vests that will provide officers with a level of security that most have never had. The law enforcement agencies that are receiving state grants to purchase the vests are big and small. Some have fewer than a dozen officers; others have...

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Texas plans to spend $23 million to equip law enforcement officers across the state with rifle-resistant vests that will provide officers with a level of security that most have never had. The law enforcement agencies that are receiving state grants to purchase the vests are big and small. Some have fewer than a dozen officers; others have...
Austin school district to operate on 2-hour delay Wednesday
 The Austin school district will operate on a two-hour delay for schools, offices and bus routes Wednesday due to weather, school officials announced. The Eanes, Hays, Del Valle, Dripping Springs, Lake Travis, Bastrop, Lockhart, San Marcos and Wimberley school districts announced they would be on a two-hour delayed schedule. The Smithville...

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The Austin school district will operate on a two-hour delay for schools, offices and bus routes Wednesday due to weather, school officials announced. The Eanes, Hays, Del Valle, Dripping Springs, Lake Travis, Bastrop, Lockhart, San Marcos and Wimberley school districts announced they would be on a two-hour delayed schedule. The Smithville...
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