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Body found on Lake LBJ identified as missing Junction flood victim
The Travis County Medical Examiner has identifed the body as being that of Charlotte Moye, according to the Burnet County Sheriff's Department, which issued a press release Saturday, Oct. 20.
VIDEO: Texas restaurant Shack 512 nearly submerged by floodwater on Lake Travis
Floodwaters from Lake Travis have flooded some businesses along the shoreline including Shack 512 and Volente Beach Resort & Waterpark. LAKE TRAVIS, Texas - KVUE has covered the effect rising Lake Travis waters has had on surrounding homeowners. Now we're getting a look at how the floodwaters have
Bastrop prepares as water levels continue to rise
For the past few days, much of what's happened in all the lakes in Austin, has made its way down south to Bastrop. At Neighbor's Kitchen and Yard, the lake levels have been rising significantly. Tom Dickey is the owner there and says most of this customers say what they've seen is out of the ordinar
Crash Closes Highway 95 in Bastrop
BASTROP, Texas - Highway 95 is shut down in both directions due to a crash involving a school bus and a SUV. Dr. Kristi Lee with Bastrop ISD says the bus was headed to Bastrop High School. No injuries were reported and another bus picked up the kids. According to the Bastrop County Emergency Service
Austin's Lake Travis now at fifth highest level, could climb another 2 feet
AUSTIN - While most of Central Texas is staying dry for the start of the weekend following "historic" flooding, Texans are still keeping an eye on the dangerously high levels at Lake Travis. As of the morning of Saturday, Oct. 20, Lake Travis is 146 percent full at 704.3 feet. It currently sits at t
Travis High lockdown lifted after man shot himself on campus
At 9:44 a.m., Austin police officers were called to the scene of a situation involving a man with a gun. Around 11:30 a.m., AISD police said the situation was contained and there was no threat to students or staff.
Vettel hit with grid penalty for U.S. Grand Prix
AUSTIN, Texas -- Sebastian Vettel has been handed a three-place grid penalty for the U.S. Grand Prix after failing to slow for red flags during Friday practice.Vettel's season has unravelled due to a number of mistakes this season and what had looked set to be a fight that went to the wire has swung
Llano County residents still trapped by flooded roads
LLANO COUNTY, TEXAS (KXAN) — This recent bout of flooding has been tough on the fifty or so families who live in the Rio Llano subdivision just three miles outside of the city of Llano. Access to their neighborhood depends on a slab that allows them to drive over Johnson Creek, but the flooding coll
Officials respond to crash involving a school bus in Bastrop County
Authorities are at the scene of a traffic accident involving a school bus with students on board.It’s happening in State Highway 95, at the Federal Prison in Bastrop County.Both northbound and southbound lanes of the highway are closed at the moment.No immediate information was released.This is a de
Armed, under the influence student arrested at San Marcos High
SAN MARCOS, Texas (KXAN) — A student at San Marcos High School has been arrested for being under the influence and bringing a gun to school, school officials said.
Two hospitalized after crashing into a pole in downtown Austin
A male and female, both in their 30's, were taken to the hospital with serious, potentially life threatening injuries.
Striking 360 photos show floodwaters above Longhorn Dam and Tom Miller Dam in Austin
AUSTIN - The waterways around Austin are seeing a significant amount of rainfall this week, and the Austin Fire Department has the 360 views to prove it. AFD sent their Robotics Emergency Deployment Team to the Tom Miller Dam and the Longhorn Dam Oct. 18 to capture 360 photos. Here's a 360 view of
Motor racing: Vettel handed three-place grid drop for U.S. Grand Prix
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel will have a three-place grid penalty at Sunday’s U.S. Grand Prix, dealing a blow to his hopes of preventing Lewis Hamilton winning a fifth Formula One world championship.
Travis County declares local disaster as floodwaters rise
Eckhardt said in a letter to Gov. Greg Abbott that the county does not have local funding available to provide needed relief. "Your assistance in this emergency, as it affects the safety and health of our citizens, would be greatly appreciated," she wrote.
Man dies in early morning south Austin crash
A man is dead after an early morning crash in south Austin. It happened around 2:30 a.m. at South Lamar and Bluebonnet Lane.Austin-Travis County EMS says a man in his 20s was crossing Lamar when he was hit by a car that was heading south. Officials say he died at the scene.The driver did stay and co
Texas' O'Rourke tells national audience he'd impeach Trump
O’Rourke, an El Paso congressman giving up his seat to challenge Republican Sen. Ted Cruz, had previously suggested that he’d support impeaching the president over alleged collusion with Russia and obstruction of justice. But he went further while appearing at a CNN town hall from the U.S.-Mexico bo
Roads closed again in Pflugerville as renewed rains hit area | Community Impact Newspaper
Officials caution residents to avoid low water crossings during flooding periods and to actively look for water that may be covering roads. Drivers are advised to turn around if a road is closed or if water is covering the road.The National Weather Service has placed both Travis and Williamson count
Garrison Bros. Salado Bourbon Excursion - 365 Things to Do in Austin, TX
People who really love whiskey know all about Garrison Bros.—becuase it’s the only brand making a legit, real-deal, puritanical bourbon in Texas. At a distillery in the little town of Hye, a man named Dan Garrison has accomplished what many have tried and failed to do. For people who have long conve
Leander City Council approves new wastewater service agreement with city of Round Rock | Community Impact Newspaper
Parts of BCRWS are owned by Round Rock, Cedar Park and Austin. The city of Leander has rented capacity in Round Rock’s east wastewater treatment plant since 2010. At that time, Leander agreed to rent 1 million gallons per day of capacity. As the city has grown, it has had to request more; in 2016, L
LCRA Not Opening Additional Mansfield Dam Floodgates Today
TRAVIS COUNTY, Texas - The Lower Colorado River Authority will not open additional floodgates at the Mansfield Dam on Thursday. There are currently four floodgates open at Lake Travis. Four more floodgates were expected to open on Thursday, but the LCRA tweeted around 10 a.m. they will not be openin