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Departing flights from Austin airport stopped due to reports of shooting
TRAVIS COUNTY, Texas — Departing flights at Austin's airport have been delayed due to reports that someone is shooting at an aircraft, the Travis County Sheriff's Office said Thursday afternoon.
Emails show how the city scrambled to handle Austin's first boil water notice
AUSTIN — After major flooding in October clogged Austin's water treatment plants, we are now learning that city officials were scrambling to handle thecity's first-ever boil water notice, according to emails obtained by KVUE.
Austin Airport: Reports of Active Shooter Shooting at Planes
“TCSO deputies on scene at Richard Moya Park after someone reported a person shooting at aircraft. Despite rumors, there are NO escaped inmates from Travis County Correctional Complex. Search continues, no shooter or weapon located,” the Travis County Sheriff’s Department wrote on Twitter.
Man killed in northeast Austin shooting still unidentified
On Tuesday, Nov. 13, police received a call at 2:48 p.m. that a man was shot and lying on the fourth-floor hallway inside WoodSpring Suites at the 11105 block of North Interstate Highway 35.
Six women file suit alleging Catholic Diocese of Austin covered up sexual abuse
Six women in the Austin area are suing the Catholic Diocese of Austin and two priests for sexual abuse they said was swept under the rug. “He did it in a variety of ways, in a variety of places, and a variety of intensities, but it was all offensive, it was all damaging, and it was all intolerable,”
Austin police officers finalize contract negotations
Last week the union tentatively agreed to a $44 million deal. Officers would get a 1% raise the first year of the contract, 2% for years two, three and four.
Woman killed in east Austin crash identified, driver charged with DWI
One woman, identified as 25-year-old Yesenia Lopez-Rodriguez, later died from her injuries.
TxDOT to build bridge at Loop 360, Spicewood Springs to reduce Austin traffic
On an average day, there is traffic at the Spicewood Springs intersection, but they plan to add a bridge along Loop 360 to change that.
Austin company surprises local shoppers by picking up their grocery bills
"She's got a place to go to, and she doesn't have a lot to go by,” said Alderete.
Austin police union votes to approve contract, now council must vote
Austin City Council is set to vote on a new police contract on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. (KXAN File Photo) AUSTIN (KXAN) -- Members of the Austin Police Association, the police union, voted Thursday morning to approve a new employment contract that goes before city council later in the day. The cont
Catholic Diocese Of Austin Acknowledges Being Defendants In A Lawsuit
Father Isidore Ndagizimana last served as an associate pastor in Old Washington on the Brazos, Somerville, and Brenham before he was placed on leave a second time last August.
City Council votes to approve Austin police contract
Members of the Austin Police Association, the police union, voted Thursday morning to approve a new employment contract, that was then voted on by the city council.
Company gives employees handguns as Christmas bonuses
BenShot, a father-and-son business in Wisconsin that makes bulletproof drinking glasses, gave their employees the handgun of their choice as a Christmas bonus. (Photo courtesy: BenShot) AUSTIN, Texas (CBS Austin) - A Wisconsin company has given out Christmas bonuses this year in the form of handguns
Round Rock Man Charged With Breaking Teen's Jaw
ROUND ROCK, TEXAS — Police have accused a man of punching a teenager in the jaw so hard that it had to be wired shut after becoming upset when someone kicked the door of a friend's house, according to a report.
Suspect arrested after man shot in the chest in east Austin
Nicholas Treysean Price, 26, faces an aggravated assault with a deadly weapon charge related to the shooting at 5707 Manor Road just before 8 p.m. The victim went to the hospital with a critical, life-threatening injury.
Runway Shut Down at Austin Airport Due to Possible Shooter
AUSTIN, Texas - One runway is shut down at the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport after a report of a possible shooter at a nearby park. The Travis County Sheriff's Office said there is a report of someone shooting at aircrafts from the Richard Moya Park, which is adjacent to ABIA. According to
APD identifies cyclist killed in north Austin crash
A cyclist was hit on Parmer Lane in north Austin Nov. 9, 2018 (KXAN Photo/Juan Salinas) AUSTIN (KXAN) - The cyclist killed after being struck by a car in north Austin last Friday has been identified, according to Austin police. Minh-Tan Pham, 17, was hit and killed while riding his bike near E. Par
Frontier Airlines changes terminals at Austin airport
Frontier Airlines has moved to the South Terminal of the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport from the main Barbara Jordan terminal Tuesday. (KXAN Photo) AUSTIN (KXAN) - Frontier Airlines has moved to the South Terminal of the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport from the main Barbara Jordan ter
Police Seek Help In ID'ing Man Shot Dead At North Austin Hotel
Police were called to the WoodSpring Suites hotel at 11105 North Interstate 35, just before 3 p.m. on Tuesday where they found a man shot dead in the 4th floor hallway at the two-star hotel. Members of the Austin Police Department's Metro Tactical Team happened to be across the street when the call
Vote could lead to answers about Austin boil-water notice
AUSTIN (KXAN) -- Just this week, Austin Water announced it was finally lifting its remaining emergency outdoor water-use restrictions. On Thursday, the city council agenda has a resolution asking the city for answers on the recent citywide boil water notice. Some of those answers include an overvie