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Texas House of Representatives
April 04, 2017 - 4:19 pm
(Austin/KJCE) A district judge has denied a motion from State Representative Dawnna Dukes to dismiss four of the 13 felony charges against her. Dukes (D-Austin) is charged with 13 counts of tampering with a government record. Her lawyers had argued that four of the tampering counts were related to...
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Austin Police
April 04, 2017 - 9:49 am
(Austin/KJCE) Ausitn Police say a woman reported missing on Monday has been found safe. Related Coverage: Austin Police searching for missing endangered female Police had been searching for 32-year old Takeisha Raneke Wilson, after her family became concerned for her safety. She had not been seen...
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April 04, 2017 - 7:01 am
(Austin/KJCE) Early Tuesday morning, memebers of the Austin Independent School District board voted 6-3 to approve the district's new Facility Master Plan. The vote followed nearly 8 hours of debate and some 20 floated amendments; four of those amendments were passed in the final plan by trustees...
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Travis County Central Booking
April 03, 2017 - 9:03 pm
(Austin/KJCE) University of Texas Police say a homeless man threatened to kill a University of Texas student after she refused to give him money. According to a police report, the incident happened in the 400 block of West 21st Street just before 6:30 a.m. Friday morning. 24-year old Christopher...
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NTSB photo/Biloxi Police Department
April 03, 2017 - 4:28 pm
(KJCE) The National Transportation Safety Board has released its preliminary report on the March crash in Biloxi, Mississippi that killed 4 and injured 40. The report states that, just before 2:15 p.m. on March 7, the bus was attempting to traverse the train crossing on Main Street. The bus became...
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Austin Fire Department photo
April 03, 2017 - 4:07 pm
(Austin/KJCE) A man who fell more than 50 feet from a cliff in the Barton Creek greenbelt early Saturday afternoon has died from his injuries. Related Coverage: Man falls 50+ feet in Barton Creek greenbelt Officials say 31-year old Mark Creasy died just a few hours later at University Medical...
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Austin Police
April 03, 2017 - 4:01 pm
(Austin/KJCE) Austin Police are searching for a missing woman. UPDATE: Police say missing woman found safe 32-year old Takeisha Raneke Wilson was last seen around 4:30 p.m. Sunday afternoon in the 5100 block of Manor Road. She is described as being a black female, 5' 11", 250 pounds, with black...
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April 03, 2017 - 12:54 pm
(Austin/KJCE) Leaders around the state are reacting to the shooting of a Harris County deputy constable in Baytown this morning. Related Coverage: Gunman at-large after killing deputy constable at Baytown courthouse Texas Governor Greg Abbott released this statement: My heart goes out to the family...
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April 03, 2017 - 6:46 am
(Austin/KJCE) Today marks the one-year anniversary of a University of Texas freshman's murder, and the campus community will gather to remember her. 18-year old Haruka Weiser disappeared the evening of April 3, 2016, while walking to her dorm from a campus drama building around 9:30 p.m. She didn't...
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Dreamstime
April 03, 2017 - 6:24 am
(Travis County/KJCE) One person is dead following a rollover crash early Monday morning in Garfield, just east of the airport. Austin-Travis County EMS responded to the call just after 1:30 a.m. near the intersection of eastbound State Highway 71 and Norwood Lane. A man in his 30s was ejected from...
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