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February 16, 2019 - 9:03 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Austin Police say they've recovered a number of phones stolen during last year's Austin City Limits music festival , and are ready to reunite the phones with their owners. APD says investigators with the Osceola County Sheriff’s Department in Kissimmee, Florida intercepted a...
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February 14, 2019 - 8:59 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Gas prices held steady this week, according to the latest numbers from AAA Texas. The average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline across the Austin-San Marcos metro area remained at $1.97 this week, which is 34 cents cheaper than this time a year ago. The statewide and...
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February 14, 2019 - 7:45 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Traffic on SH 130 is snarled Thursday after a rollover crash near Manor. Austin Police tweeted just after 5:30 a.m. Thursday morning that an 18-wheeler was blocking the northbound lanes of SH 130 just south of the U.S. 290 interchange. The 18-wheeler was cleared from the scene...
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February 10, 2019 - 10:13 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Austin Water crews are working Sunday to perform "targeted flushing" in areas experiencing unusual taste and odor, officials said. Some customers, particularly in the southern half of the city, have been experiencing smell and taste issues with their water since Thursday ...
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February 09, 2019 - 1:35 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- A teenage boy is dead and a woman is recovering from critical injuries following a wreck on the city's east side Saturday afternoon. First responders were called to the intersection of Springdale Road and Rogge Lane just after 12:45 p.m. Saturday, on reports of an auto-vs-fixed...
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February 08, 2019 - 9:31 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Waves of sleet and graupel passing through the area Friday afternoon and evening are continuing to cause some slick road conditions, even on Saturday morning, according to officials. Parts of Central Texas were under two Winter Weather Advisories - the first issued early Friday...
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February 08, 2019 - 9:40 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Austin Police have identified the man killed Wednesday morning along Oltorf Street in South Austin. Police say the driver of a gray Mini Cooper was traveling westbound on Oltorf when she lost control and slid into the path of an oncoming motorcycle driven by 32-year old Trevor...
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February 07, 2019 - 11:14 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Some customers of Austin Water have been complaining of a bad smell coming from their tap water since Thursday, but utility officials say it's nothing to worry about. The utility says it believes the odor issues are being caused by the presence of zebra mussels in a raw water...
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February 07, 2019 - 9:12 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Austin-area drivers are paying a little less at the pump this week, according to the latest numbers from AAA Texas. The average price for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel in the Austin area is $1.97 this week, down two cents from last week and 38 cents lower than a year ago...
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February 06, 2019 - 7:42 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- A man is dead following a fatal crash involving a motorcycle and two cars in south Austin, officials say. The accident happened around 7 a.m. at the intersection of West Oltorf and South 6th Street. Austin-Travis County EMS originally described the vehicle as a scooter, but it was...
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