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Austin Police Department via AP
March 21, 2019 - 7:16 am
AUSTIN (AP) — A Roman Catholic priest has been arrested on a misdemeanor assault charge after he was accused of groping a woman in home hospice care while giving her last rites. The Rev. Gerold Langsch, of Austin, was arrested Thursday and charged with assault by contact stemming from the Oct. 5...
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Dreamstime
March 20, 2019 - 8:56 am
WILLIAMSON COUNTY (KJCE) -- Multiple vehicles were burglarized overnight in Vista Oaks, officials said Wednesday. Williamson County Sheriff Robert Chody tweeted early Wednesday, saying in a tweet that at least 6 vehicles had been burglarized. We are taking burglary of vehicle calls in Vista Oaks...
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March 20, 2019 - 8:40 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- State officials canceled the liquor permits of two Austin bars after allegations of drugs, drink solicitation, and human trafficking surfaced. Officials with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission pulled the permits for Club Casino at 5500 South Congress and Zota's Night Club at...
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Austin Police Department
March 19, 2019 - 5:45 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- The ex-boyfriend of a man found dead in southeast Austin Sunday evening is facing murder charges, police revealed Tuesday. 38-year old Juan Angel Zapata's body was found around 6:30 p.m. Sunday evening in the Onion Creek Greenbelt , near Onion Creek Drive and Springville Lane,...
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March 19, 2019 - 9:03 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Partly cloudy skies will lead to slightly warmer temperatures across the area Tuesday, ahead of the first day of Spring. Austin will aim for a high of 70 degrees Tuesday, with some cooler temperatures in the Hill Country. Temperatures will remain a bit below normal across the area...
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Dreamstime
March 18, 2019 - 10:47 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Austin Police have identified the victim whose body was found Sunday evening in the Onion Creek Greenbelt in southeast Austin . Police received a 9-1-1 call around 6:30 p.m. Sunday evening from a man walking his dog, reporting a body in the greenbelt near the intersection of Onion...
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courtesy Austin Fire Department
March 18, 2019 - 4:05 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Four people are recovering from injuries after a crash sent a CapMetro bus into a house in Central Austin Monday afternoon. Officials say a pickup truck and the bus were involved in an accident at the intersection of East 53rd Street and Duval around 3 p.m. Monday. When the two...
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March 17, 2019 - 10:29 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Police are on the scene of a suspicious death in southeast Austin Sunday night. Austin Police say they received a 9-1-1 call around 6:30 p.m. Sunday evening from a man walking his dog, reporting a body in the greenbelt near the intersection of Onion Creek Drive and Springville Lane...
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March 17, 2019 - 5:13 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Hours after an officer-involved shooting in downtown Austin , officials found one of the vehicles involved - with a dead body inside. Police say the Maserati Levante SUV involved in Sunday morning's officer-involved shooting at Interstate 35 and 7th Street was found in the Mueller...
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March 17, 2019 - 7:33 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Police are investigating two separate shootings in downtown Austin early Sunday - one of which led to four Austin Police officers opening fire. The first shooting of the night happened just before midnight near East Sixth Street and San Jacinto. A man in his 20s was hospitalized...
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