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Disaster recovery centers to open in Bastrop, Harris counties

AUSTIN (KXAN) - A Disaster Recovery Center will open in Bastrop County Wednesday, along with two others in Harris County. The State of Texas/Federal Emergency Management Agency centers will provide in-person support to individuals and businesses reeling after Hurricane Harvey swept through, bringing

KXAN - 2017-09-20 02:50:42

Bastrop man assaults victim with handgun, steals truck

A Bastrop man is facing charges, after police say he assaulted a person with a handgun, before stealing a truck. On September 3rd, Armando Espinoza Jr. was pulled over for a traffic stop, when police spotted him in a stolen white 2000 Ford Ranger. It happened on Ponderosa Loop in Bastrop County. I

NEWS4SANANTONIO.COM - 2017-09-18 11:55:58

Alley Cats care for cat colonies

Independent, aloof and finicky. Cats are domestic long hairs or domestic short hairs. There are Torties, Calicos, Tabbies, Persians and Chocolate Point or Blue Point Siamese. We have indoor cats, out door cats, mousers, lazy cats, tom cats and "Precious" cats. They live in our houses, we feed them a

ELGIN COURIER - 2017-09-19 22:30:00

Texas Center for Local Food helping farmers after Hurricane Harvey

Elgin's own Texas Center for Local Food is doing its part to help rural residents in the aftermath of recent flooding in the state. Barnraiser, a self-described online social marketplace company for farmers, is hosting a major crowdfunding campaign for Texas Center for Local Food, along with seven p

ELGIN COURIER - 2017-09-19 22:30:00

City extends trash collection contract

During a special meeting on Sept. 12, the Elgin City Council voted to authorize the mayor to execute an extension of a service agreement with BFI Services of Texas for solid waste disposal. At the previous city council meeting, City Manager Thomas Mattis noted that the city had not yet finalized the

ELGIN COURIER - 2017-09-19 22:30:00

Beekeeping a buzz in Elgin

She had always had the normal aversion to bugs, crawling creatures and flying things, however, by college, the naturally science-minded Jones decided it was time to face her fears by taking an Entomology class. She found the class fascinating. The class only lightly touched on bees, but it was enou

ELGIN COURIER - 2017-09-19 22:30:00

Two arrested after deadly hit-and-run

AUSTIN - A man died after a vehicle collision near Austin-Bergstrom International Airport Saturday night and two suspects were arrested after failing to render aid, our news partners at the Austin American-Statesman reported Monday. DPS officials said the collision happened on FM 973 just before 10

KVUE - 2017-09-18 19:20:08

More South Austin neighborhoods eligible for Google Fiber

AUSTIN - As Google continues the expansion of its Fiber network throughout the City of Austin, more residents and businesses will be able to sign up for the service beginning Tuesday (Sept. 19). Those living along Brodie Lane, Manchaca Road and Interstate 35 south of Slaughter Lane will be able to s

KVUE - 2017-09-19 10:24:48

Man suffers serious injuries from gunshot wound in NE Austin

A man was transported with serious injuries from a gunshot wound from this gas station on Cameron Road on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017. (KXAN Photo: Tim Holcomb) AUSTIN (KXAN) - A man in his 30s suffered a gunshot wound in northeast Austin Sunday night, said Austin-Travis County EMS. They said they rece

KXAN - 2017-09-18 04:01:20

3 lane closures to know about on I-35 and RM 620 in Round Rock

Construction continues this week in Round Rock on I-35 and RM 620. Here are three lane closures to know about this week: 1. One through lane and one turn lane on I-35 will be closed on the north- and southbound access roads approaching and across Old Settlers Boulevard from 7 p.m. until 5 a.m. on Mo

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-18 20:29:45

Man jailed, accused of armed robbery spree across Austin

AUSTIN (KXAN) - Austin police have arrested a man they believe is connected to at least half a dozen armed robberies that spanned a few weeks in September. According to an arrest affidavit, Jawhari D'Andre Smith, 26, is in the Travis County Jail charged with seven counts of aggravated robbery. Austi

KXAN - 2017-09-18 18:03:35

4 Bandidos gang members reach plea deals in 2006 Austin slaying of rival

Prosecutors say four members of the Bandidos motorcycle gang conspired to kill a man who was attempting to launch a Texas chapter of the Hell's Angels in Austin. (KXAN) SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Four Bandidos motorcycle club members have reached plea deals over the 2006 slaying of an Austin man who alleg

KXAN - 2017-09-19 20:56:12

Man indicted in deadly Fourth of July hit-and-run

MARBLE FALLS, Texas - A Cottonwood Shores man has been indicted in a hit-and-run crash that killed a 60-year-old woman after a Fourth of July fireworks show. The Burnet County District Attorney's office says Thomas Pfeifer Jr., 33, has been charged with manslaughter and manslaughter with vehicle. Ma

KVUE - 2017-09-18 14:18:29

Two injured in South Austin rollover crash

AUSTIN - One person was seriously injured after a rollover crash late Sunday night in South Austin. Austin-Travis County EMS said they were called to the 8400 block of Brodie Lane, which is just south of Alexandria Drive, around 11:50 p.m. Sept. 17 for the crash. Both men are believed to be in their

KVUE - 2017-09-18 10:46:18

Non-profit taking issue with lead levels in Austin ISD facilities

AUSTIN - Austin's school district has tested the water at all 130 of its campuses to check for its safety. And while the district said it's safe, not everyone agrees. The testing revealed that one school had lead levels above 15 parts per billion, which is an amount the Environmental Protection Agen

KVUE - 2017-09-19 15:52:03

Hurricane Harvey shines new light on updated FEMA flood maps

As Hurricane Harvey poured rain onto parts of San Marcos, Buda and Kyle at the end of August, many residents were on high alert, prepared for a repeat of what some have come to believe is the new normal. "We've been through this drill numerous times," San Marcos Mayor John Thomaides said following t

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-18 13:00:10

The Brief: Harvey recovery aid is coming in - and so are tough decisions

Thanks for reading The Brief, our daily newsletter informing you on politics, public policy and everything in between. Forward this email to friends who may want to join us. They can sign up here. - CPWhat you need to know As Harvey recovery aid starts coming in, some Southeast Texans are facing tou

THE TEXAS TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 11:30:00

Little Elm man accused of trafficking Austin teen

AUSTIN - A Little Elm man is facing a human trafficking charge after police say he drove more than 200 miles to pick up an Austin teen and then took the victim to a hotel to have sex with him. The arrest affidavit for Morris Dwayne Turner, 45, states police responded to a missing child call around 1

KVUE - 2017-09-18 18:50:07

Los Vaqueros Cafe & Grill aims to bring traditional Tex-Mex to Kyle

After successfully launching a Tex-Mex restaurant in Seguin several years ago, a pair of longtime Kyle couples have brought the food of their native Mexico to the city. Husband-and-wife duo Catalina and Alejandro Trujillo, along with their longtime friends and husband-and-wife duo Jorge H. Ruiz and

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-18 12:35:54

Austin woman says JetBlue left her stranded in Puerto Rico

AUSTIN - Lisa Jayne's nightmare started out as a fun girls trip in the Dominican Republic with her daughter, Alyssa, and some friends. Two days before leaving the Dominican Republic, Jaynes learned of Hurricane Irma. "I just thought, 'we got to get out of here.' I mean, literally, that was the only

KVUE - 2017-09-19 02:42:42