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March 16, 2019 - 9:42 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Cloudy and cool conditions will wrap up the final weekend of SXSW 2019. An isolated chance of a shower late Saturday remains in the forecast, but otherwise clouds and cooler temperatures will ride out the weekend. Saturday's high will be around 60 degrees in Austin, with clouds...
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March 16, 2019 - 9:31 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- A third shooting across Austin early Saturday left one man seriously injured at a north Austin restaurant. Police were called to the Denny's restaurant at Interstate 35 and St. John's Avenue just before 6:30 a.m. Saturday morning. According to police, the disturbance was between a...
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March 16, 2019 - 9:23 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- A shooting in central Austin near West Campus led to a man being injured early Saturday, police said. Officers responded to 2505 Longview Street, near 24th and Lamar, just after 5:15 a.m. Saturday morning. According to police, the victim did not sustain serious injuries and...
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March 16, 2019 - 9:19 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Three people were injured early Saturday morning after being shot in downtown Austin. Police and EMS responded to the 600 block of North Interstate 35 northbound, near the Wendy's restaurant between Sixth and Seventh Streets just after 2:45 a.m. Austin-Travis County EMS said all...
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March 16, 2019 - 8:52 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- A man is dead after being struck and killed by a MetroRail train late Friday night. Police say the crash happened just before midnight near Airport Boulevard and East 51st Street. Cap Metro says the pedestrian was crossing the tracks and was not at a rail crossing. Passengers on...
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March 15, 2019 - 6:37 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Clouds and noticeably cooler temperatures will round out the final weekend of SXSW this year - some 20 degrees lower than Thursday. A passing cold front last night will keep temperatures below to near 60 in Austin, with mostly cloudy skies keeping the sun away. North winds will be...
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courtesy Austin-Travis County EMS
March 14, 2019 - 8:05 pm
LAKEWAY, Texas (KJCE) -- One person is dead and another is hospitalized in critical condition after a small plane crashed in Lakeway Thursday afternoon. The crash was reported around 1:45 p.m. at the intersection of Lakeway Boulevard and The Hills Drive. Two people were on board the single-engine...
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March 14, 2019 - 11:57 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Gas prices across the Austin area are up slightly this week, according to the latest numbers from AAA Texas. The average price for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel in Austin is $2.23, up two cents from a week ago and just three cents cheaper than prices a year ago. Across the...
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March 14, 2019 - 8:47 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- As we move towards the final weekend of SXSW, breezy, sunny, and dry will sum up Austin's forecast for Thursday. Another front pushed through the area overnight, bringing drier air into the area and pushing out showers and fog. Winds will stay breezy through Thursday, with more sun...
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March 13, 2019 - 9:20 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The University of Texas has fired men's tennis coach Michael Center after he was among those indicted on charges of taking bribes to help students get into top schools. Center was placed on leave Tuesday when federal officials unveiled indictments of a sweeping college...
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