Kelsey Bradshaw

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Kelsey Bradshaw is a breaking news reporter for the Austin American-Statesman.

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JUST IN: New Braunfels ‘Brisket Bandit’ arrested, police say
 A man accused of stealing more than a dozen beef briskets worth nearly $1,000 from a New Braunfels H-E-B store in May was arrested on Wednesday for theft, police said. Rene Lozano, 47, was charged with theft of property greater than or equal to $750 but less than $2,500 on. The charge is a Class A misdemeanor, punishable by up to a $4...

Posted: 2 days ago

A man accused of stealing more than a dozen beef briskets worth nearly $1,000 from a New Braunfels H-E-B store in May was arrested on Wednesday for theft, police said. Rene Lozano, 47, was charged with theft of property greater than or equal to $750 but less than $2,500 on. The charge is a Class A misdemeanor, punishable by up to a $4...
FORECAST: Slight chance for showers, thunderstorms in Austin Thursday, high near 94
 Thursday forecast for Austin: Forecasters say a slight chance for showers and thunderstorms will continue in the Austin area after 7 a.m. on Thursday before skies gradually clear up heading into the weekend. The area will see a 20 percent chance for showers and thunderstorms through Thursday morning, along with partly sunny skies, meteorologists...

Posted: 2 days ago

Thursday forecast for Austin: Forecasters say a slight chance for showers and thunderstorms will continue in the Austin area after 7 a.m. on Thursday before skies gradually clear up heading into the weekend. The area will see a 20 percent chance for showers and thunderstorms through Thursday morning, along with partly sunny skies, meteorologists...
Education key to lowering number of incarcerated women, advocates say
 Substance abuse, poverty, economic disadvantages, and mental health issues have contributed to a dramatic increase in the number of women incarcerated in Texas in the last three decades, community leaders, law enforcement officials and attorneys said Wednesday. Criminal justice officials and experts discussed the challenges women face in...

Posted: 2 days ago

Substance abuse, poverty, economic disadvantages, and mental health issues have contributed to a dramatic increase in the number of women incarcerated in Texas in the last three decades, community leaders, law enforcement officials and attorneys said Wednesday. Criminal justice officials and experts discussed the challenges women face in...
After 3 attacks in the Austin area, experts urge caution around bees
 Experts are warning Austin residents to be cautious of aggressive honey bees during warmer days after two people were hospitalized in recent weeks following bee attacks and a third had an allergic reaction. In the most recent incident in Austin, A woman was hospitalized after a bee sting near the 900 block of East 53 1/2 Street on Monday...

Posted: 3 days ago

Experts are warning Austin residents to be cautious of aggressive honey bees during warmer days after two people were hospitalized in recent weeks following bee attacks and a third had an allergic reaction. In the most recent incident in Austin, A woman was hospitalized after a bee sting near the 900 block of East 53 1/2 Street on Monday...
Experts urge caution around bees after 3 attacks in the Austin area
 Experts are warning Austin residents to be cautious of aggressive honeybees this spring after two people in bee attacks were hospitalized and a third had an allergic reaction. In the most recent incident in Austin, a woman was hospitalized after a bee stung her near the 900 block of East 53½ Street on Monday night, and residents...

Posted: 3 days ago

Experts are warning Austin residents to be cautious of aggressive honeybees this spring after two people in bee attacks were hospitalized and a third had an allergic reaction. In the most recent incident in Austin, a woman was hospitalized after a bee stung her near the 900 block of East 53½ Street on Monday night, and residents...
FORECAST: Showers and thunderstorms to continue in Austin on Wednesday
 Wednesday forecast for Austin: Heavy rainfall expected along the Texas Gulf Coast Wednesday is likely to reach the Austin area on Wednesday morning, bringing possible showers, thunderstorms, and up to three-quarters of an inch of rain, forecasters with the National Weather Service said. The Austin area should see cloudy skies all day...

Posted: 3 days ago

Wednesday forecast for Austin: Heavy rainfall expected along the Texas Gulf Coast Wednesday is likely to reach the Austin area on Wednesday morning, bringing possible showers, thunderstorms, and up to three-quarters of an inch of rain, forecasters with the National Weather Service said. The Austin area should see cloudy skies all day...
UPDATE: Lanes reopened on Texas 71 at I-35 
 6:47 a.m. Update: West Texas 71 has reopened at Interstate 35 after a crash involving multiple vehicles a portion of the road earlier on Tuesday morning, officials with the Texas Department of Transportation said. Transportation officials warned drivers to be cautious as the roads are slick from rain in the area. “Slow down...

Posted: 4 days ago

6:47 a.m. Update: West Texas 71 has reopened at Interstate 35 after a crash involving multiple vehicles a portion of the road earlier on Tuesday morning, officials with the Texas Department of Transportation said. Transportation officials warned drivers to be cautious as the roads are slick from rain in the area. “Slow down...
WEATHER UPDATE: Storms reach Austin area; up to 2 inches of rain forecast Tuesday
 1 p.m. update: Strong thunderstorms have made their way to the Austin area on Tuesday afternoon and are dumping rain at a rate of about an inch per hour, according to National Weather Service meteorologists.  The rain is expected to continue through the afternoon, when as much as 2 inches is forecast to fall, but should...

Posted: 4 days ago

1 p.m. update: Strong thunderstorms have made their way to the Austin area on Tuesday afternoon and are dumping rain at a rate of about an inch per hour, according to National Weather Service meteorologists.  The rain is expected to continue through the afternoon, when as much as 2 inches is forecast to fall, but should...
Here’s how you can help families separated at the border
 Texas-based organizations are asking for signatures, donations, and volunteers  after nearly 2,000 immigrant children have been separated from their parents at the Texas-Mexico border as part of a new U.S. Department of Justice policy.  On April 6, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced a “zero tolerance” policy in which...

Posted: 5 days ago

Texas-based organizations are asking for signatures, donations, and volunteers after nearly 2,000 immigrant children have been separated from their parents at the Texas-Mexico border as part of a new U.S. Department of Justice policy.  On April 6, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced a “zero tolerance” policy in which...
UPDATE: Right lane on Texas 45 reopened after rollover
 11:46 a.m. Update: All lanes on Texas 45 headed east near Lake Creek Parkway have reopened after a truck rolled over in the area on Monday morning, officials with the Texas Department of Transportation said.  Earlier: The right lane and shoulder on Texas 45 headed east near Lake Creek Parkway are closed after a truck...

Posted: 5 days ago

11:46 a.m. Update: All lanes on Texas 45 headed east near Lake Creek Parkway have reopened after a truck rolled over in the area on Monday morning, officials with the Texas Department of Transportation said.  Earlier: The right lane and shoulder on Texas 45 headed east near Lake Creek Parkway are closed after a truck...
TRAFFIC ALERT: Portion of Interstate 35 blocked in Round Rock after crash, officials say
 A crash involving multiple vehicles has blocked some southbound traffic on Interstate 35 in Round Rock, officials with the Texas Department of Transportation said. The road is blocked off at RM 620 and I-35, transportation officials said. Drivers should expect delays in the area, they said.

Posted: 5 days ago

A crash involving multiple vehicles has blocked some southbound traffic on Interstate 35 in Round Rock, officials with the Texas Department of Transportation said. The road is blocked off at RM 620 and I-35, transportation officials said. Drivers should expect delays in the area, they said.