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Cedar Park Now 3rd Most Expensive City For Renters In Austin Area
CEDAR PARK, TX — Renters in Cedar Park aren't going to like this: According to a new report, the city now ranks 3rd most expensive for apartment dwellers in the Austin metro area.
One killed in fiery crash in West Travis County, AFD says
TRAVIS COUNTY, Texas — One person was killed late Tuesday morning after a fiery crash in western Travis County.The Austin Fire Department reported at 11:56 a.m. that units were responding to 9200 Old Bee Cave Road where a vehicle had struck a fixed object. Officials said the vehicle was on fire and
Officials seeking 3 men accused of stealing pistols, jewelry from Austin pawn store
AUSTIN — Officials are seeking three men accused of robbing an Austin pawn store, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives reported on Tuesday.
Fatal West Austin Crash Shuts Down Highway 71 Lanes
AUSTIN, TX — Police responded to the scene of a fatal traffic crash in West Austin late Tuesday morning, urging motorists to avoid the area.
LIVE: Austin City Council decides future of MLS stadium
Conceptual development renderings of the possible MLS stadium at McKalla Place in Austin. (Courtesy:to Gensler, TBG and CAA ICON)AUSTIN (KXAN) -- After months of negotiations and vote postponements, the Austin City Council is expected to discuss one last time what they want to do with McKalla Place
Pistol issued ex-sheriff running for Texas governor missing
AUSTIN,Texas(AP) — A gun issued to TexasDemocraticgubernatorial candidateLupe Valdezwhile she wasDallas Countysheriff seven years ago wasn't returned and remains missing.The Dallas Morning Newsreports Valdez was given a9mm Berettapistol in2011, when her gun of the same model malfunctioned.
Naked, bloody, and high: Man accused of breaking into East Austin home, hiding in another
AUSTIN — Naked, bloody, and high is how an East Austin family found a man inside their living room who had just broken into a home next door.
Texas Hill Country sets example for saving dark skies | Community Impact Newspaper
Dripping Springs became the first city in Texas to become dark sky- certified by International Dark-Sky Association, and since the Texas Hill Country has become a hotbed for dark sky preservation. Dripping Springs City Administrator Michelle Fischer said there are currently more active groups workin
Round Rock ISD receives an A in first Texas Education Agency A-F accountability rating | Community Impact Newspaper
The Texas Education Agency released its school and districtaccountability ratingsWednesday morning, which, for the first time reflect the TEA’snew A-F systemwhen rating overall districts.
Texas Education Agency releases school district & school grades
The Texas Education Agency has released letter grades for state school districts and schools under a new rating system with which some public school officials are not happy.The districts get A to F grades with ratings of "met requirement" and "improvement required" and the ratings are based on how t
Multiple Austin-area schools earn Fs under new Texas grading system
Multiple campuses in a handful of Austin-area school districts failed to meet Texas academic standards under thestate’s new letter grade accountability system.Under the new statewide system, districts on Wednesday received A-through-F letter grades and campuses were labeled “met requirement” or “imp
Capital Metro, Pflugerville team up to draft transit document | Community Impact Newspaper
Pflugerville residents could soon see an express bus route to downtown Austin, according to a transit plan presented Tuesday night to the City Council.The Transit Development Plan is a planning document three years in the making developed in coordination with public transportation provider Capital M
Police ID Man Killed By Car While Walking On N. Austin Sidewalk
The incident dates to July 26 at around 8:40 a.m. along the 1100 block of East Anderson Lane westbound service road. A preliminary police investigation revealed that Luis Cristobal Landeros, 50, was walking eastbound along the north curb line of East Anderson Lane while the driver of a 2018 black Mi
LISTEN: Gunshots heard at scene of teen shooting in northeast Austin
Gun shots could be heard in the area where a teen was shot and seriously injured in northeast Austin. Video: Clinton Rarey.
APD identifies man hit and killed while walking on the sidewalk
The crash happened July 26 around 8:40 a.m. on East Anderson Lane service road near Norwood Park Boulevard. Police say Luis Cristobal Landeros, 50, was walking eastbound on the sidewalk when a Mitsubishi Mirage traveling westbound lost control and hit him.
Cedar Park Cops To Bolster Labor Day Presence In DWI Crackdown
CEDAR PARK, TX — Police will be conducting a DWI initiative starting Friday through the Labor Day weekend in an effort to deter, reduce and enforce drunk driving violations, officials said Monday.
Police identify pedestrian killed in NE Austin crash
AUSTIN, Texas – Authorities have identified a pedestrian that was killed in a crash Thursday, July 26.
UPDATE: A dozen homes without power in Cedar Park area
The Pedernales Electric Cooperative, which provides electric service in the Hill Country area, reported that approximately 1,000 of its members in the Cedar Park area were without power.
Invasive species makes home in Round Rock's water intake
Zebra mussels are clogging the pipes at the local lakes, including Georgetown, where the Round Rock gets its water supply. "Once they get into these lakes it's very difficult to get rid of them," said Michael Thane, the City of Round Rock Director of Utilities.
Woman accused of threatening to kill man while waving a knife at him
When the officer arrived, he met with the security officer on duty who said he had told the suspect the day before to leave and if she were to come back, he would call the police.