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February 05, 2019 - 2:24 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- A South Austin middle school was evacuated early Tuesday afternoon after a gas odor was reported at the school. Austin-Travis County EMS responded to Paredes Middle School at 10100 South Mary Moore Searight around 1:15 p.m. Tuesday afternoon. Early reports indicated as many as 15...
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February 05, 2019 - 10:19 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- One of Austin's busiest highway corridors is about to get an upgrade. Last week, the Texas Transportation Commission approved $104.2 million in federal funding for a portion of the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority's 183 North Mobility Project. The entire $504 million...
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February 04, 2019 - 4:24 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- A man struck by a Uber driver as he was riding a scooter the wrong way in downtown Austin last week has died from his injuries, police say. Austin Police say 21-year old Mark Sands was riding a Lime scooter northbound in the southbound left lane of the Interstate 35 frontage road...
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February 02, 2019 - 8:36 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- A woman's body was recovered from a submerged vehicle Saturday morning in Lake Austin, officials said. Austin-Travis County EMS, Austin Fire, and Travis County emergency crews responded to the 1700 block of South Quinlan Park Road just before 8 a.m. Saturday morning. A man...
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February 01, 2019 - 6:25 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Austin Police say they're looking for a man who assaulted a woman in the Mueller area. Police say around 5:45 a.m. Friday morning, a woman walking in the 4600 block of Mueller Boulevard was approached from behind by an unknown male, who put something over her mouth and forced her...
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February 01, 2019 - 8:53 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- A scooter rider suffered critical injuries after being hit by a car early Friday morning, police say. Around 1 a.m., Austin Police say the man in his 20s was riding a Lime scooter the wrong way on the southbound frontage road of Interstate 35 near 6th Street when he was struck by...
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courtesy KTBC-TV
January 31, 2019 - 5:17 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- The bicyclist killed Monday night after being struck by a Capital Metro bus on the University of Texas campus has been identified. 39-year old Anthony John Diaz was riding his bicycle northbound on San Jacinto Boulevard around 10:30 p.m. Monday night . As Diaz and the bus both...
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January 31, 2019 - 1:53 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Gas prices across the Austin area continue to hover right below the $2.00 mark, according to the latest numbers from AAA Texas. The average price for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel across the Austin metro area this week is $1.99, up one cent from a week ago. Prices remain well...
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January 30, 2019 - 5:56 pm
LAGO VISTA, Texas (KJCE) -- Classes in Lago Vista ISD are canceled for the rest of the week as confirmed cases of influenza across the district continue to grow. Officials made the announcement late Wednesday afternoon. Classes are canceled; school-related activities will continue at the discretion...
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January 30, 2019 - 1:18 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Lanier High School was on lockdown for a time Wednesday following an on-campus incident, according to district officials. Austin ISD Police Chief Ashley Gonzalez said a 15-year old student at the campus flashed a gun, prompting a school resource officer to try and detain him. The...
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