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Immigration advocates to protest Taylor detention center possibly staying open

Less than two months ago, Williamson County Commissioners voted 4-1 toend the contractwith U.S. Immigration Customs and Enforcement at the T. Don Hutto Detention Center in Taylor, Texas, forcing it to close down on Jan. 31, 2019. The detention center, which has been around for 15 years, houses detai

KVUE - 2018-08-14 12:13:31

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

PATCH - 2018-08-14 19:10:31

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.

KVUE - 2018-08-14 14:24:47

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.

PATCH - 2018-08-14 21:18:24

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.

KXAN - 2018-08-14 18:38:10

28 amendments and Mark Wahlberg: What has happened in the MLS-to-Austin debate since Thursday | Community Impact Newspaper

What a difference five days can make. Last Thursday night, Austin City Council decided to delay a vote on whether it would authorize staff to negotiate an agreement with Precourt Sports Ventures to bring the Columbus Crew SC team of Major League Soccer to Austin.City staff has negotiated a term shee

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2018-08-14 21:27:54

Gun issued to ex-sheriff running for Texas governor missing | KTSA

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A gun loaned to Texas’ Democratic nominee for governor while she was sheriff of Dallas County is missing and she is working with her former department to find it, authorities said Monday.

KTSA.COM - 2018-08-14 15:33:23

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.

PATCH - 2018-08-14 17:27:47

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.


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.

KVUE - 2018-08-14 01:59:57

Mayor Morgan: City provides wide range of services with tax rate less than monthly cable bill - City of Round Rock

Although city staff have been working for months to put together a proposed budget, we have just recently started to hold public hearings and take necessary votes to inform the public and ultimately pass a budget that will set our course for the next fiscal year. Other taxing entities, such as Willi

ROUNDROCKTEXAS.GOV - 2018-08-14 17:02:35

Police identify pedestrian killed in NE Austin crash

AUSTIN, Texas – Authorities have identified a pedestrian that was killed in a crash Thursday, July 26.

CBSAUSTIN.COM - 2018-08-14 13:41:46

Body Found In Northeast Austin Neighborhood (Updated)

NORTH AUSTIN, TX — A body has been found in a Northeast Austin residential area, police said Monday.

PATCH - 2018-08-13 18:59:06

Round Rock railroad crossings on track to become quieter

Since moving to downtown Round Rock about a year ago Kelsey Tucker said she hears and feels trains pass her house between 10 and 15 times each day depending on when she is home. Tucker said she has grown accustomed to the vibrations from the passing trains, but the horns remain bothersome.“It’s not

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2018-08-13 11:04:11

Deputies looking for woman who fled crash site in Northwest Austin Saturday

Deputies said the woman, identified as Kelsey Thelen, who they believe was traveling with the man, fled the scene in a yellow-type prom dress.

KVUE - 2018-08-13 13:34:32

Austin ISD bus driver accused of sexually abusing young female student

The girl's mother told police that she noticed the bus driver, identified as 57-year-old Cesar Maldonado, exhibiting "strange behavior" as well--including allowing the victim to sit on his lap.

ABC7AMARILLO.COM - 2018-08-13 12:04:32

Austin Community College board calls election to annex portion of Pflugerville ISD | Community Impact Newspaper

Voters in Pflugerville will decide in the Nov. 6 election whether they want a portion of Pflugerville ISD to be annexed into the Austin Community College taxing district.The ACC board of trustees voted to call the election at its meeting on Monday, Aug. 13. If voters approve the annexation, property

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2018-08-13 20:22:23

Pistol issued ex-sheriff running for Texas governor missing

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A gun issued to Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Lupe Valdez while she was Dallas County sheriff seven years ago wasn't returned and remains missing. ...

RADIO EGYPT - 2018-08-14 00:00:00

Austin Animal Center waiving fees on medium, large dogs due to overcrowding

Monday, the shelter said conditions had improved with 36 dogs sent off to forever homes and 12 dogs in short-term foster care. However, representatives said they're "not out of the woods yet." There's still more than 430 dogs in the shelter that need homes. ACC said they will continuing waving adopt

KVUE - 2018-08-13 17:59:30

'Avoid area': Shots fired near Pflugerville apartment complex, police say

Austin police are working an active scene near a Pflugerville apartment complex where there have been reports of someone firing shots Thursday morning.Police said the scene is in the 1500 block of South Heatherwilde Boulevard near the Highlands Luxury Apartments off Wells Branch Parkway.Authorities