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April 07, 2019 - 12:46 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Heavy rains have moved out of the area after dropping more than six inches of rain in the past 48 hours across parts of Central Texas. A Flash Flood Watch that was scheduled to be in effect until 3 p.m. was cancelled early, forecasters said, after the storm system moved to the east...
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April 04, 2019 - 9:04 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Gas prices continue to rise - but this week's increase is much smaller than recent weeks, according to the latest numbers from AAA Texas. The average price for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel in the Austin area this week is $2.43, up three cents from last week. The average is...
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April 03, 2019 - 7:16 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- A deadly crash killed two men late Tuesday night in southeast Austin. Police say the crash happened in the 500 block of East Slaughter Lane, just east of Interstate 35, around 10 p.m. Tuesday. An SUV was heading eastbound and mkaing a left turn into an apartment complex when it was...
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courtesy Austin Fire Department
April 01, 2019 - 8:08 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Roughly 40 people were displaced from their homes and five people were sent to the hospital after a two-alarm blaze at a north Austin apartment building. Fire crews were called to the Solano Apartments at 8800 North Interstate 35, just south of Rundberg Lane, around 3:30 a.m...
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March 29, 2019 - 8:56 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- One person is dead after an auto-pedestrian collision in south Austin Friday night. First responders were called to South Congress Avenue near Cloudview Drive, just south of William Cannon Drive after 8:15 p.m. Friday night. Medics reported performing CPR on an adult male patient,...
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March 29, 2019 - 8:39 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- A cyclist was killed in a crash just east of downtown Thursday night. First responders were called to the 1300 block of East Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard just after 9 p.m. Thursday night for a reported auto-vs-bicycle collision. Medics transported an adult female to Dell Seton...
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Road closed sign
March 29, 2019 - 8:25 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- A busy weekend across Austin means a number of street closures for events. Here's a look at where you might need to avoid on the roads this weekend: Texas Relays, Saturday I-35 SB 12th Street, 8th Street and Cesar Chavez exits will be closed from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. I-35 NB 6th...
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March 28, 2019 - 10:05 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Police are investigating after a man in his 30s was found dead on a southwest Austin trail Thursday night. First responders were called to the 4400 block of West Gate Boulevard just before 8:30 p.m., with a report that someone was experiencing a medical issue on a trail. The man...
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March 28, 2019 - 12:09 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Gas prices continue to rise with no end in sight, according to the latest weekly numbers from AAA. The average price for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel in the Austin area is $2.40 this week, up nine cents from last week and three cents higher than this day a year ago. Across the...
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Dreamstime
March 26, 2019 - 1:31 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Austin Police are investigating after a man's body was found in northeast Austin Tuesday afternoon. First responders were called to the 1000 block of East Anderson Lane just after 12:15 p.m. Tuesday. Medics pronounced an adult male deceased on the scene, after he was found in a...
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