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July 30, 2019 - 8:00 am
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Despite a growing trend of violent crimes in the downtown area, Austin Police Chief Brian Manley says Austin is still a safe city. To combat the problem, Austin Police will increase staffing in the downtown area beginning this weekend, going to mandatory 100% staffing...
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July 29, 2019 - 8:35 am
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Austin Transportation crews are painting downtown red - at least one bus lane, that is. Crews will be working on Lavaca Street to paint the bus-only lane red between 15th and 18th Street. The far right lane is becoming a dedicated transit-only lane. --Red never looked so...
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Dreamstime
July 28, 2019 - 11:46 am
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- One person is dead after an auto-pedestrian crash on the city's northeast side early Sunday. First responders were called to the 8700 block of Cross Park Drive, near Cameron Road, just after 2:30 a.m. Sunday morning. An adult male of unknown age was pronounced deceased on...
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July 28, 2019 - 9:13 am
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- One man is recovering from injuries after a shooting downtown Saturday night. Police responded to the 500 block of East 7th Street, near the Austin Resource Center for the Homless (ARCH), just before 9:45 p.m. According to Austin-Travis County EMS, a man in his 20s was...
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Dreamstime
July 28, 2019 - 9:05 am
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- One man is recovering in the hospital after a reported stabbing at the Domain in north Austin early Sunday. First responders were called to the 11600 block of Rock Rose Avenue just after 12:30 a.m. Sunday. According to police, the stabbing was reported at the 77 Degrees Bar...
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July 27, 2019 - 6:52 pm
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Austin Police are investigating after a man was found dead in an eastside apartment Friday night. Police say a 911 call came in just after 10:30 p.m. from the 4700 block of East Riverside Drive. When first responders arrived, they found 28-year old Cary Champlin with "...
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July 27, 2019 - 9:14 am
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Officials are investigating a fatal auto-pedestrian crash on Interstate 35 Saturday morning. First responders were called to the southbound lanes of the 8200 block of North Interstate 35, just north of the US 183 interchange, around 1:30 a.m. Saturday. An adult male of...
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July 26, 2019 - 7:53 am
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Below normal temperatures for the middle of summer continue in the Austin area. Both of Austin's climate reporting stations recorded record lows again Friday morning, with Camp Mabry dropping to 66 degrees - breaking the old record of 67 degrees set in 1924. Out at Austin-...
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July 25, 2019 - 11:35 am
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Austin Police are investigating a suspicious death on the city's southeast side. Police responded to a 911 call of shots fired just after 10:30 p.m. Wednesday night from the 6800 block of Bitteroot Trail, just southeast of William Cannon Drive and Interstate 35. When...
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July 25, 2019 - 7:52 am
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Prices at the pump are down slightly for the first time in slightly more than a month, according to AAA Texas. The average price for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel in the Austin-San Marcos metro area is $2.47 this week, down three cents from last week and 14 cents...
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