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Thousands Gather For Austin 'Women's March 2018'

AUSTIN, TX - About 2,000 people descended on the state Capitol grounds Saturday for the "Women's March," one of more than 250 such gatherings across the U.S. The first women's march last year was a grass-roots outgrowth of frustration in the political process after the election to the presidency of

PATCH - 2018-01-21 06:31:49

Tannerite explosions blamed for loud boom in S Austin

AUSTIN - Officials in Hays County are investigating a suspicious noise heard in Southwest Austin on Saturday evening. It happened around 6 p.m. near Frate Barker and Brodie Lane. Austin fire officials say the loud boom was caused by someone shooting at targets on a private gun range. They were hitti

KVUE - 2018-01-21 01:28:28

Government shutdown closes LBJ Library & Museum

AUSTIN, Texas -- Visitors to the Lyndon B. Johnson Library were disappointed Saturday when they showed up to closed doors. The government shutdown caused the library to close, since funding will be halted until a spending bill is passed. Signs posted outside the building and on its Twitter account s

SPECTRUMLOCALNEWS.COM - 2018-01-21 01:38:00

Man allegedly robs and sexually assaults victim at gun point, police say

AUSTIN - A man has been accused of sexually assaulting another and robbing him at gunpoint, police said. The suspect, later identified as Jasmin Jamal Augustus, 18, allegedly approached the victim doing laundry in his apartment in North Austin on Mar. 8, 2017. According to the affidavit, Augustus t

KVUE - 2018-01-20 01:09:59

APD needs help identifying sexual assault suspect

AUSTIN - The Austin Police Department needs help identifying a man who they say is a suspect in a sexual assault incident, that occurred on January 15 at 2:46 a.m. in South Austin. According to officials, a female was walking home from the Casino South Side Lounge on Ben White Blvd when it happened

KVUE - 2018-01-20 23:02:48

East Austin restaurant Takoba closes indefinitely

Popular Mexican restaurant Takoba, located at 1411 E. Seventh St., Austin, closed indefinitely Jan. 18. No reason for the closing was given, but the restaurant said it would renovate its space and menu in the interim. The restaurant announced the closing on its Facebook page, ending the post with, "

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2018-01-19 23:20:54

AG Paxton sues business accused of causing 2011 Bastrop complex fire

AUSTIN - Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a lawsuit on Jan. 19, accusing Asplundh Tree Expert Company of neglect in connection to the 2011 Bastrop Complex Fire. The claim is that the company, contracted by Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative (BEC), neglected to keep easements around local powerlines aw

KVUE - 2018-01-20 01:25:09

Man allegedly robs 7-Eleven, almost runs over employee

AUSTIN - A man has been arrested after he allegedly robbed a 7-Eleven and nearly used his vehicle to run over an employee that tried to stop him. On Nov. 24, the Austin Police Department received a call from a 7-Eleven located at 7715 East Ben White Boulevard that reported a robbery in which a suspe

KVUE - 2018-01-20 01:14:29

One dead after officer-involved shooting in Overland Park

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- One person is dead after an officer-involved shooting Saturday night. According to police, officers were called to an area near W. 149th Terrace and England St. for a person in danger of harming themselves. Little information is available at this time, but officials at the s

KSHB.COM - 2018-01-21 02:47:46

Overland Park Officer Shoots Male Behind Wheel of Car

Teenagers say they were checking on a 17-year-old friend who posted suicidal messages on social media, when they came upon police in an Overland Park neighborhood. Overland Park Police say they were called to 149th Terrace and England to check on a person who reportedly threatened to harm himself. W

KMBC.COM - 2018-01-21 04:59:00

Independence man charged with killing 46-year-old woman, injuring man in Northland

Kansas City police have identified a 46-year-old woman who was found dead Wednesday night in the Northland, and one person has been charged with murder following her death. The victim, Rhonda C. Evans, was pronounced dead at the scene after police officers arrived in the 3900 block of North Kensingt

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2018-01-20 00:57:00

Kansas City man sentenced for bank robbery while on parole

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A Kansas City man has been sentenced for 14 years in federal prison without parole for an armed bank robbery he committed while on parole for a murder conviction. Federal prosecutors say 59-year-old Gregory Burgin was sentenced Thursday for a robbery in March 2016 at a Bank M

CCENTERDISPATCH.COM - 2018-01-19 19:45:03

Hundreds filled the streets of Lawrence for the Women's March

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) -- This year is the second year of the Women's March, but the first one in Lawrence. Many people showed up from all over to speak up about women's rights. They filled both side of Massachusetts St Downtown. "I think it's just about empowering women and really standing up for wo

WIBW - 2018-01-21 06:17:00

Suicide threat causes police to block off street near

Lawrence police officers blocked off a street near Lawrence Memorial Hospital Saturday morning as they dealt with a woman who was threatening suicide in the hospital's parking lot. Officers arrived on the scene shortly after 10 a.m. on Saturday and cleared the scene shortly after 11 a.m., said Sgt.

LJWORLD - 2018-01-20 11:34:11

Woman killed in collision with Amtrak train

Click to expand this image. ATHERTON, Mo. - A woman has died after a crash involving an Amtrak train in Jackson County. Witnesses say the woman drove around barricades blocking the tracks in Atherton - northeast of Independence. She was killed when Amtrak's Southwest Chief crashed into her pickup. A

FOX4KC.COM - 2018-01-20 15:48:14

Murder suspect behind bars after leading police on short chase through KCMO

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A murder suspect is off the streets Friday morning after some quick police work. Police took the man into custody near 51st and College around 2 a.m. after a short police chase. According to a source close to the investigation, about a half block into the chase the suspect hit a

FOX4KC.COM - 2018-01-19 11:58:36

Chicago Police Involved in Shooting on South Side

At approximately 5:40 a.m. officers responded to a call of a domestic disturbance Published at 10:15 AM CST on Jan 20, 2018 | Updated at 10:28 AM CST on Jan 20, 2018 Chicago Police were involved in a shooting on the South Side Saturday morning. (Published Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018) Chicago Police offi

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-01-20 16:15:40

Chicago police shoot man during domestic incident

Chicago police shot a man who was allegedly attacking a women early Saturday in the Gresham neighborhood, police said. The incident occurred at about 5:40 a.m. in the 7600-block of South Ada, police said. When police arrived, they saw a man attacking a woman outside a home. Police fired multiple rou

ABC7 CHICAGO - 2018-01-20 14:40:30

Resident's ID Used At New Jersey Bank: Northbrook Crime Reports

NORTHBROOK, IL - The following information comes from the Northbrook Police Department as a record of incidents reported to the police and a list of those arrested. Criminal charges are often dropped or reduced and represent merely accusations by the state. An arrest does not mean a person is guilty

PATCH - 2018-01-20 21:52:25

Former suburban teacher sentenced to 10 years on child pornography charges

A former suburban elementary school teacher is now sentenced to 10 years in prison for possession of child pornography. 29-year-old Andrew Clarke of Glendale Heights pleaded guilty today to two counts of possession. The Daily Herald reports he worked as a music teacher at the Adolph Link School in

WGNTV.COM - 2018-01-20 02:49:56