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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

Two Subway restaurants near UT campus robbed within minutes

AUSTIN, Texas - Austin police are looking for the person responsible for robbing two Subway sandwich shops located near the camps of University of Texas at Austin Friday afternoon. Police said the restaurant located at 2323 San Antonio Street was robbed at 3:47 p.m. The eatery located at 2025 Guadal

SPECTRUMLOCALNEWS.COM - 2018-01-20 00:46:00

Crash shuts off signal lights at 15th & Lavaca, causing delays into rush hour

Signal lights out after crash at 15th and Lavaca Street in Austin. Jan. 19, 2018 (Austin Transportation Department Photo) AUSTIN (KXAN) - A three-vehicle crash in downtown Austin is expected to cause delays for commuters through Friday's evening rush hour. The Department of Public Safety says the

KXAN - 2018-01-19 21:11:00

Man allegedly tried to kidnap teen following southeast Austin church service

FILE - police lights (KXAN File Photo) AUSTIN (KXAN) - A 16-year-old coming out of a southeast Austin church told police a stranger tried to kidnap her as she was waiting for her family to pick her up. The teen walked out of the church at 1900 E. Oltorf St. on Oct. 22, 2017 with her younger cousin


29 Lake Travis-Westlake restaurants that opened in 2017 or will open in 2018

2. All Star Burger 3801 N. Capital of Texas Hwy., Ste. A-108, Austin 512-580-2717 www.allstarburger.com 3. Hat Creek Burger Co. 1620 S. RM 620, Lakeway 512-712-5968 www.hatcreekburgers.com 4. Modern Market 3201 Bee Caves Road, Ste. 144, Austin 512-807-0290 www.modernmarket.com 5. Shack 512 Lim

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2018-01-19 16:45:18

WeWork to expand University Park location

Co-working company WeWork will expand its University Park location at 3300 N. I-35, Austin, according to a Dec. 19 news release. The expansion will include room for an additional 800 members, bringing its capacity up to 1,340 people, as well as for retail space. It is expected to be complete this su

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2018-01-20 13:00:33

Advocates Urge Halt To Travis County Plans For New Women's Jail

AUSTIN, TX - Community leaders on Friday urged top Travis County officials to halt plans on building a new women's jail and instead focus on implementing recommendations to reduce incarceration rates. The letter delivered Friday by representatives of nine community groups suggested county officials

PATCH - 2018-01-20 02:45:53

Motorcyclist killed in crash with tow truck near Buda

BUDA, Texas (KXAN) - A 26-year-old motorcyclist died on Monday, Jan. 15 in a collision with a tow truck near Buda. The 21-year-old driver of a Ford F-550 tow truck was traveling southwest on Farm to Market 1626, about three miles northwest of Buda, when he stopped and made a U-turn at Lakewood Drive


Boil water notice issued for Hillsboro

HILLSBORO, Texas (KWTX) A water line break has forced the city of Hillsboro to issue a boil water notice. The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality ordered the city to issue the notice Friday after the line break reduced the pressure within the water system. The Hillsboro Department of Public Sa

KWTX - 2018-01-21 00:44:00

Frustration with state shows as Waco ISD develops plan to save 5 schools

State policies have amounted to an effort to dismantle inner-city urban schools, and Waco Independent School District is in the midst of a push to avoid that fate, Superintendent A. Marcus Nelson said Saturday. "You ask yourself, what would happen in Waco, Texas, if you close (G.W.) Carver (Middle S

WACOTRIB.COM - 2018-01-21 02:04:00

Connally Cadets Beat Hillsboro 71-59

Waco, TX - The 18th ranked Connally Cadets beat Hillsboro on Friday Night 71-59, at Connally High School. Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Waco, TX - The 18th ranked Connally Cadets beat Hillsbo

CENTEXPROUD.COM - 2018-01-20 04:06:09

Police identify skeletal remains found in Mansfield

MANSFIELD, Texas - Police now know the name of the murdered woman whose skeletal remains were found in Mansfield several years ago. The bones were found on private property near Mitchell Road in 2015. Police said the property owner stumbled upon them while walking with family members. Investigators

FOX4NEWS.COM - 2018-01-19 21:30:00

Waco Police: Man pulls gun during traffic stop after almost hitting officers

A man who had previously served time for murder allegedly pulled a gun during a traffic stop with police in Waco late Thursday night, but one officer's quick-thinking and attentiveness may have saved the lives of at least two officers. Police said Tommie Weaver Jr., 54, was pulled over after he almo

KCEN TV NBC 6 - 2018-01-19 18:52:00

Semi driver seriously injured in I-35 crash

A 69-year-old driver of a tractor-trailer was seriously injured in a crash early Friday morning that spilled gallons of fuel along Interstate 35, Waco police Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton said. Police were called to the 2200 block of North Interstate 35 when the tractor-trailer driver traveled off the int

WACOTRIB.COM - 2018-01-19 23:06:00

Decision on DACA could have lasting effect on U.S. Economy

WACO, Texas (KWTX) The Perryman Group, a Waco-based economic study group, says if Congress fails to pass DACA, or something similar, the negative effect on the U.S. economy, and that in Texas, would be drastic over the coming years. The federal government stalled Friday when Congress failed to pass

KWTX - 2018-01-20 23:13:00

Police warning citizens of phone scammers

(Source: Pixabay) The Waco Police Department is asking the public to be vigilant about scams going around targeting mostly the elderly. On Jan. 19 a victim got a call from a man telling her that he had a large sum of money but he needed $300 to get it and she would get $1,000 in return. The victim

NEWS CHANNEL 25 - 2018-01-20 16:54:32

36-year-old man found guilty of murder in killing of Zoe Hastings

After four days of deliberations, a Dallas County jury on Saturday found 36-year-old Antonio Cochran guilty of murder in the killing of 18-year-old Zoe Hastings in 2015. Hastings disappeared in Lake Highlands in October 2015 after leaving home to return a movie and attend church. Her body and the mi

WFAA - 2018-01-20 20:24:41

Grindr robberies in southeast Dallas were possible hate crimes, police say

Police are investigating a string of assaults and robberies, including an alleged sexual assault, in southeast Dallas as possible hate crimes in which victims were targeted through Grindr, a dating app geared toward gay men. Four victims on Dec. 12 were lured to a vacant apartment in the 8000 block

WFAA - 2018-01-20 22:26:42

Westbound State Highway 183 Closed for Traffic Pattern Change

Published at 10:31 PM CST on Jan 19, 2018 | Updated at 10:49 PM CST on Jan 19, 2018 NBC 5 News A traffic pattern change means the complete closure of a major westbound highway in Dallas County this weekend. The westbound lanes of State Highway 183 will be closed from Interstate 35E to Carl Road fro

NBC DALLAS-FORT WORTH - 2018-01-20 04:31:44

Dallas man convicted of murder in teen's 2015 death

DALLAS (AP) - A Dallas man has been convicted of murder in the 2015 death of a teenager who went missing after she had stopped to return a rented DVD while on her way to church. Jurors had deliberated for almost 23 hours over several days before reaching a verdict on Saturday in the trial of Antonio

ELPASOINC.COM - 2018-01-20 22:44:06