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photo courtesy Austin-Travis County EMS
January 29, 2019 - 6:15 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Two people were hospitalized after a crash involving a school bus in southwest Austin Tuesday evening. The crash happened around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the eastbound lanes of U.S. 290 as it crosses under MoPac. No students were on board the bus at the time of the crash. A man in his...
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January 29, 2019 - 12:19 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- A man is recovering from injuries following a stabbing in north Austin Tuesday afternoon. Austin-Travis County EMS says an adult male was stabbed in the 8600 block of North Lamar Boulevard south of Payton Gin Road around 11:15 a.m. Tuesday morning. Medics transported the man, who...
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January 29, 2019 - 8:07 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- One man is dead after an officer-involved shooting in southeast Austin overnight, police said. Austin Police Chief Brian Manley says the incident started with a traffic stop in the 6400 block of south Interstate 35 just before 10:30 p.m. Monday evening. The vehicle evaded officers...
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January 28, 2019 - 11:14 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- A bicyclist was killed late Monday evening after reportedly becoming trapped underneath a bus on the University of Texas campus. Austin-Travis County EMS says the accident happened at San Jacinto Boulevard and East 23rd Street, near the northwest corner of DKR-Texas Memorial...
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January 28, 2019 - 2:11 pm
CEDAR PARK (KJCE) -- Three people have been arrested in the fatal shooting of an active-duty airman in Cedar Park last weekend, officials said. 22-year old Austin Burroughs was shot and killed on January 20 around 9:15 p.m. in the 2200 block of South Lakeline Boulevard. Burroughs, who was active-...
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courtesy Austin Police Department
January 27, 2019 - 7:52 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Two juveniles have been arrested following a stabbing Friday evening in northwest Austin that turned fatal, officials said. Austin Police say they received a 911 call reporting a stabbing in the 8100 block of Sonnet Avenue, near Steck Avenue and MoPac just before 6 p.m. Friday...
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courtesy Leander ISD
January 27, 2019 - 7:44 pm
CEDAR PARK (KJCE) -- A Leander ISD middle school coach and teacher is dead following a late night shooting in Cedar Park Saturday. Police responded to the 1000 block of Savanna Lane around 11:30 p.m., following a 911 call reporting someone had been shot. Upon officers' arrival, they found an adult...
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January 26, 2019 - 10:00 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- A woman is recovering after being hit by a car in southeast Austin Saturday evening. Police say the crash happened in the 2100 block of East Riverside Drive around 8:30 p.m. Austin-Travis County EMS says the pedestrian, a woman in her 30s, was transported to Dell Seton Medical...
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January 26, 2019 - 4:30 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Two teens were hospitalized Saturday after a reported shooting in southeast Austin, officials said. Austin Police, Austin Fire, and Austin-Travis County EMS responded just before 4:00 p.m. to the 6000 block of Felix Avenue, just west of Montopolis Drive. Police say they found a...
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courtesy Austin Fire Department
January 26, 2019 - 12:44 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- The Austin Fire Department has named a new Chief of Staff, officials announced Saturday morning. Division Chief Rob Vires, a 23-year veteran of the department, will serve in the role beginning in March. He takes over for Assistant Chief Tom Dodds, who will retire after more than 33...
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