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UPDATE: Fire sparked by gas line out, no damage or injuries reported
 A small gas line struck by contractors ignited in Southwest Austin on Monday morning,  fire officials said, prompting the evacuation of two homes in the area. Austin fire crews responded to the 6500 block of Needham Lane in the Circle C neighborhood, fire officials said. Crews  evacuated the homes on either side of the gas line while crews...

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A small gas line struck by contractors ignited in Southwest Austin on Monday morning, fire officials said, prompting the evacuation of two homes in the area. Austin fire crews responded to the 6500 block of Needham Lane in the Circle C neighborhood, fire officials said. Crews evacuated the homes on either side of the gas line while crews...
TRAFFIC UPDATE: Wreck cleared on southbound U.S. 183, Lamar Blvd.
 11:10 a.m. update: All southbound lanes of U.S. 183 have reopened. Earlier: Only one far right southbound lane is open on U.S. 183 at Lamar Boulevard after a crash  Monday morning, Texas Department of Transportation officials said. Traffic delays extended from the Lamar interchange to as far west as Burnet Road.

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11:10 a.m. update: All southbound lanes of U.S. 183 have reopened. Earlier: Only one far right southbound lane is open on U.S. 183 at Lamar Boulevard after a crash Monday morning, Texas Department of Transportation officials said. Traffic delays extended from the Lamar interchange to as far west as Burnet Road.
SCAM ALERT: Credit card skimmer spotted on Howard Lane in Northeast Austin
 The Texas Department of Agriculture said an illegal credit card data skimmer was spotted Friday at a gas station in Northeast Austin. The skimmer, which can steal a victim’s financial data from credit cards, was discovered  on pump No. 4 at the Minimax Food Mart at 1033 East Howard Lane on the corner of Howard and Harris Ridge Road...

Posted: 4 days ago

The Texas Department of Agriculture said an illegal credit card data skimmer was spotted Friday at a gas station in Northeast Austin. The skimmer, which can steal a victim’s financial data from credit cards, was discovered on pump No. 4 at the Minimax Food Mart at 1033 East Howard Lane on the corner of Howard and Harris Ridge Road...
Biggest cave yet at McNeil High found amid construction, school district says
 Construction at McNeil High School has yielded the discovery of the biggest cave under the campus yet, Round Rock school district officials said. The district shared photos of Cave No. 19 late Thursday on its Facebook page, which show stalagmites and stalactites on the floor and ceiling. The construction project, which has exceeded...

Posted: 4 days ago

Construction at McNeil High School has yielded the discovery of the biggest cave under the campus yet, Round Rock school district officials said. The district shared photos of Cave No. 19 late Thursday on its Facebook page, which show stalagmites and stalactites on the floor and ceiling. The construction project, which has exceeded...
SCAM ALERT: Credit card skimmer spotted at San Marcos gas station off I-35
 The Texas Department of Agriculture said an illegal credit card data skimmer was spotted last week at a gas station in San Marcos. The skimmer, which can steal a victim’s financial data from credit cards, was discovered July 6 on pump No. 12 at the Exxon on the corner of Wonder World Drive and the Interstate 35 North frontage road,...

Posted: 5 days ago

The Texas Department of Agriculture said an illegal credit card data skimmer was spotted last week at a gas station in San Marcos. The skimmer, which can steal a victim’s financial data from credit cards, was discovered July 6 on pump No. 12 at the Exxon on the corner of Wonder World Drive and the Interstate 35 North frontage road,...
Possible suspect in Cedar Park H-E-B carjacking in custody, police say
 Cedar Park police on Thursday said they have arrested a possible suspect in a carjacking that occurred last weekend in an H-E-B parking lot. Authorities had been looking for a man who forced a family out of their red 2015 Mazda CX5 in an H-E-B store parking lot at 2800 E. Whitestone Blvd. before driving away in the vehicle just after 10 p...

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Cedar Park police on Thursday said they have arrested a possible suspect in a carjacking that occurred last weekend in an H-E-B parking lot. Authorities had been looking for a man who forced a family out of their red 2015 Mazda CX5 in an H-E-B store parking lot at 2800 E. Whitestone Blvd. before driving away in the vehicle just after 10 p...
Man dies after being sucker-punched in Chili’s parking lot, Austin police say
 A man died Sunday from a deadly sucker punch thrown in an apparent fit of jealousy in the parking lot of a North Austin Chili’s restaurant, court documents say. Austin police have accused 43-year-old Jeffrey Robinson of manslaughter in connection with the death of Greg Hines. He was booked into the Travis County Jail early Monday. His...

Posted: 15 days ago

A man died Sunday from a deadly sucker punch thrown in an apparent fit of jealousy in the parking lot of a North Austin Chili’s restaurant, court documents say. Austin police have accused 43-year-old Jeffrey Robinson of manslaughter in connection with the death of Greg Hines. He was booked into the Travis County Jail early Monday. His...
UPDATE: Crews clearing wreck from westbound Texas 71 in South Austin
 8:35 a.m. update: Crews were clearing the fire-damaged wreck of a delivery truck from the far right westbound lane of Texas 71 in South Austin. Vehicles were being routed around the scene in the two left lanes, but traffic delays on Texas 71 still extended from Congress Avenue to Burleson Road. 7:30 a.m update: Two left westbound lanes on...

Posted: 18 days ago

8:35 a.m. update: Crews were clearing the fire-damaged wreck of a delivery truck from the far right westbound lane of Texas 71 in South Austin. Vehicles were being routed around the scene in the two left lanes, but traffic delays on Texas 71 still extended from Congress Avenue to Burleson Road. 7:30 a.m update: Two left westbound lanes on...
UPDATE: Man in his 40s dead in shooting near Lakeway, EMS officials say
 2:10 p.m. update: A man described as in his 40s was found dead by Lakeway police in the parking lot of a church Friday afternoon, police said. Police said officers responded at 12:13 p.m. to Emmaus Catholic Church in the 1700 block of Lohmans Crossing Road after receiving a report of “a distraught individual” in a pickup...

5:41 PM Friday, Jun. 15, 2018

2:10 p.m. update: A man described as in his 40s was found dead by Lakeway police in the parking lot of a church Friday afternoon, police said. Police said officers responded at 12:13 p.m. to Emmaus Catholic Church in the 1700 block of Lohmans Crossing Road after receiving a report of “a distraught individual” in a pickup...
Rollover crash in southbound lanes of North MoPac near U.S. 183, EMS officials say
 A rollover crash has occurred Thursday afternoon in the southbound lanes of North MoPac Boulevard (Loop 1) just south of the U.S. 183 interchange, Austin-Travis County EMS officials reported. Medics were responding to the 8600 block of North Mopac at 3:35 p.m. after getting reports of a vehicle that rolled over multiple times. The vehicle...

8:54 PM Thursday, Jun. 14, 2018

A rollover crash has occurred Thursday afternoon in the southbound lanes of North MoPac Boulevard (Loop 1) just south of the U.S. 183 interchange, Austin-Travis County EMS officials reported. Medics were responding to the 8600 block of North Mopac at 3:35 p.m. after getting reports of a vehicle that rolled over multiple times. The vehicle...
Family of Austin police officer killed in procession sues funeral home
 The family of Austin police officer Amir Abdul-Khaliq, who was fatally injured in a crash while escorting a funeral procession in 2016, is suing the funeral home and the transportation company that hired the officer. The lawsuit filed by Houston attorney Mo Aziz on behalf of Abdul-Khaliq’s family claims the funeral home &mdash...

4:22 PM Thursday, Jun. 14, 2018

The family of Austin police officer Amir Abdul-Khaliq, who was fatally injured in a crash while escorting a funeral procession in 2016, is suing the funeral home and the transportation company that hired the officer. The lawsuit filed by Houston attorney Mo Aziz on behalf of Abdul-Khaliq’s family claims the funeral home &mdash...
TRAVEL ALERT: Austin airport garage, long-term parking full; overflow lot open
 Heads up, travelers: Parking spaces at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport were quickly disappearing Wednesday morning, according to airport officials. As of 11 a.m., long-term parking lots B, C, D, E, F and G were filled and both covered garages near the Barbara Jordan Terminal were full. Only the overflow economy parking lot and a few...

4:17 PM Wednesday, Jun. 13, 2018

Heads up, travelers: Parking spaces at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport were quickly disappearing Wednesday morning, according to airport officials. As of 11 a.m., long-term parking lots B, C, D, E, F and G were filled and both covered garages near the Barbara Jordan Terminal were full. Only the overflow economy parking lot and a few...
San Marcos to toughen water restrictions for residents starting Sunday
 San Marcos will toughen water restrictions starting on Sunday, as aquifer levels continue to drop, city officials said Wednesday. The city will be under Stage 2 restrictions, which add restrictions on irrigating with soaker hoses and using decorative water features.  According to the city, sprinkler use is still restricted to one...

3:20 PM Wednesday, Jun. 13, 2018

San Marcos will toughen water restrictions starting on Sunday, as aquifer levels continue to drop, city officials said Wednesday. The city will be under Stage 2 restrictions, which add restrictions on irrigating with soaker hoses and using decorative water features.  According to the city, sprinkler use is still restricted to one...
TONIGHT: Road closures near downtown for Maudie’s Moonlight Margarita Run
 Watch out for street closures near downtown on Thursday evening as runners take part in the Maudie’s Moonlight Margarita Run and Party. The race starts at 8 p.m. and is scheduled to wrap up at 10 p.m. but the road closures along the 5-kilometer race route begin at 6:30 p.m. and end at 11 p.m. The main thoroughfare affected, West...

3:48 PM Thursday, Jun. 07, 2018

Watch out for street closures near downtown on Thursday evening as runners take part in the Maudie’s Moonlight Margarita Run and Party. The race starts at 8 p.m. and is scheduled to wrap up at 10 p.m. but the road closures along the 5-kilometer race route begin at 6:30 p.m. and end at 11 p.m. The main thoroughfare affected, West...
FORECAST: Heat index to make sunny high of 98 feel more like 104
 Thursday forecast for Austin: Expect temperatures to stay under the 100-degree mark despite withering heat and humidity that will send the heat index into the triple digits, the National Weather Service says. Under mostly sunny skies, Austin temperatures should peak at around 98 degrees in the afternoon, while the heat index could reach...

11:51 AM Thursday, Jun. 07, 2018

Thursday forecast for Austin: Expect temperatures to stay under the 100-degree mark despite withering heat and humidity that will send the heat index into the triple digits, the National Weather Service says. Under mostly sunny skies, Austin temperatures should peak at around 98 degrees in the afternoon, while the heat index could reach...
20-year-old woman wielding knife killed by officer in Southeast Austin, police say 
 A 20-year-old woman was shot and killed by an Austin police officer as she approached him with a knife in a Southeast Austin home early Thursday, interim Police Chief Brian Manley said. The identities of the woman and the officer have not been released by authorities. The officer, who has been with the Austin Police Department for two years...

10:15 AM Thursday, Jun. 07, 2018

A 20-year-old woman was shot and killed by an Austin police officer as she approached him with a knife in a Southeast Austin home early Thursday, interim Police Chief Brian Manley said. The identities of the woman and the officer have not been released by authorities. The officer, who has been with the Austin Police Department for two years...
Firefighters contain bedroom blaze at Southeast Austin home
 Firefighters on Monday contained a blaze to a bedroom in a Southeast Austin home, fire officials said. An occupant of the home was evaluated at scene and released by Austin-Travis County EMS medics. Crews responded to the home in the 4600 block of Dove Springs Drive around 10:45 a.m. The fire was quickly extinguished and investigators determined...

5:41 PM Monday, Jun. 04, 2018

Firefighters on Monday contained a blaze to a bedroom in a Southeast Austin home, fire officials said. An occupant of the home was evaluated at scene and released by Austin-Travis County EMS medics. Crews responded to the home in the 4600 block of Dove Springs Drive around 10:45 a.m. The fire was quickly extinguished and investigators determined...
UPDATE: Crews restore power to thousands in Central Texas, though many still without electricity
 10:30 p.m. update: Electric utility crews have restored power to thousands in Central Texas after a series of overnight thunderstorms, though many in Travis County are still without electricity. About 600 Austin Energy customers are still without power. City officials said crews will be working through the night to restore power. Over...

3:03 PM Monday, Jun. 04, 2018

10:30 p.m. update: Electric utility crews have restored power to thousands in Central Texas after a series of overnight thunderstorms, though many in Travis County are still without electricity. About 600 Austin Energy customers are still without power. City officials said crews will be working through the night to restore power. Over...
HEAT UPDATE: Austin hits 101, ties daily record set in 2008; chance of rain Sunday
 5 p.m. update: Austin temperatures reached 101 degrees on Saturday, matching a 10-year daily heat record, the National Weather Service said. Forecasters recorded the triple-digit temperature, the first such reading so far this year, at 3:22 p.m. at Austin’s main weather station at Camp Mabry. Normally, temperatures peak around 90 degrees...

2:13 PM Saturday, Jun. 02, 2018

5 p.m. update: Austin temperatures reached 101 degrees on Saturday, matching a 10-year daily heat record, the National Weather Service said. Forecasters recorded the triple-digit temperature, the first such reading so far this year, at 3:22 p.m. at Austin’s main weather station at Camp Mabry. Normally, temperatures peak around 90 degrees...
FORECAST: Austin could get first 100-degree day of 2018, heat index of 109
 Friday forecast for Austin: It’s the first day of summer, at least for meteorologists, who use a seasonal calendar in which summer lasts from June 1 to Aug. 31. What’s a better way to kick off summer than with the first 100-degree day of the year? While you’re making your list of better ways, the National Weather...

11:12 AM Friday, Jun. 01, 2018

Friday forecast for Austin: It’s the first day of summer, at least for meteorologists, who use a seasonal calendar in which summer lasts from June 1 to Aug. 31. What’s a better way to kick off summer than with the first 100-degree day of the year? While you’re making your list of better ways, the National Weather...
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