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October 08, 2019 - 9:37 am
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Street parking in Austin is about to get more expensive. Beginning Monday, the base rate for metered on-street parking across the city will increase to $2 per hour. Currently, drivers in the downtown area pay a base rate of $1.20 per hour; elsewhere across the city, it's...
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October 08, 2019 - 9:28 am
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Officials are working to investigate a deadly train crash in south Austin late Monday night. The train's conductor reported hitting a person just after 11:30 p.m. Monday along Banister Lane, just north of U.S. 290. Austin-Travis County EMS says an adult male was pronounced...
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October 03, 2019 - 9:22 am
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Gas prices across the state of Texas continue to trend cheaper to kick off October, according to the latest numbers from AAA Texas. The average price for a gallon of regular unleaded across the Austin metro this week is $2.33, down two cents from last week and 31 cents...
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October 02, 2019 - 2:09 pm
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has given the City of Austin a deadline to deal with what he calls the "growing homelessness crisis" in the state's capital city. Abbott, in a letter to Mayor Steve Adler, set a deadline of November 1 for "meaningful reforms" to be implemented. "As...
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October 01, 2019 - 9:28 am
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- One person is dead following a deadly crash on Interstate 35 in south Austin early Tuesday. Police say the call came in around midnight, just south of William Cannon Drive, where an 18-wheeler appeared to strike a car from behind. Austin-Travis County EMS says its medics...
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September 30, 2019 - 9:09 am
TRAVIS COUNTY (Talk1370.com) -- An overnight construction accident left a man with critical injuries early Monday morning. First responders were called to the 8700 block of FM 2244 near Marly Way around 1:30 a.m. An item fell from nearly 30 feet onto the man, pinning him. Crews extricated the man...
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September 30, 2019 - 8:37 am
ROUND ROCK, Texas (Talk1370.com) -- Police say a three-year old child was struck and killed in Round Rock Sunday afternoon. The accident happened around 1:30 p.m. Sunday in the 2000 block of Harrell Parkway, near Old Settlers Park. Despite the efforts of first responders, the child was pronounced...
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September 26, 2019 - 8:38 am
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Austin Police are investigating two separate shootings overnight that left two victims critically injured. The first shooting happened around 11:15 p.m. Wednesday night in the 1700 block of East Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard near Comal Street. A man in his 20s was shot...
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September 23, 2019 - 8:51 am
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Austin Police are searching for suspects after a man was shot and killed at a north Austin apartment complex early Monday morning. According to police, the shooting happened at the Galewood Gardens Apartments on Galewood Drive, near US 183 & Payton Gin Road around 1 a.m...
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September 23, 2019 - 8:42 am
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- A man is dead after an hours-long SWAT standoff ended in a shootout late Sunday night. Officers were called to the 2100 block of East Anderson Lane, to the Salado at Walnut Creek Apartments just after 7 p.m. Sunday night. According to police, a 911 caller said her husband...
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