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Capital Metro
March 13, 2019 - 7:25 pm
AUSITN (KJCE) -- The driver of a Cap Metro bus that struck and killed a cyclist in January has been arrested and charged with manslaughter. Police say 40-year old Mindy Stafford is facing manslaughter charges after the January 28 incident on the University of Texas campus, at San Jacinto and East...
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Dreamstime
March 13, 2019 - 8:43 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Police are investigating a stabbing near Sixth Street downtown early Wednesday morning. Austin-Travis County EMS says the incident happened just before 1 a.m. near the 600 block of the northbound Interstate 35 frontage road, near Sixth. EMS medics said the male victim in his 30s...
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March 13, 2019 - 8:36 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Morning showers and storms will clear out ahead of a breezy and warm Wednesday afternoon. A line of showers and storms pushed into the I-35 corridor around 7 a.m. Wednesday, and continued to push off to the east. Behind the rain, clouds will decrease and the sun will return, with...
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March 13, 2019 - 8:26 am
WILLIAMSON COUNTY (KJCE) -- Officials are investigating a fatal single-vehicle crash near Jarrell Wednesday morning. Williamson County Sheriff Robert Chody says the accident happened in the 9300 block of Interstate 35 southbound, south of Ronald Reagan Boulevard. WCSO on scene of a single vehicle...
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Dreamstime
March 13, 2019 - 12:17 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Wednesday's morning commute is likely to be a soggy one, as a line of showers and thunderstorms moves through Central Texas. Wind Advisory in effect for Travis, Williamson, Hays Counties until 8 AM Wednesday... An upper-level low with a cold front will move through from west to...
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Dreamstime
March 13, 2019 - 12:08 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- A man was hospitalized Tuesday night after a reported stabbing southwest Austin, officials said. Austin-Travis County EMS says its medics responded to a reported stabbing in the 5000 block of US 290 West, between Brodie Lane and the MoPac Expressway, around 10:20 p.m. Tuesday. A...
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March 12, 2019 - 8:28 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- For the thousands of visitors in Austin for SXSW, Tuesday is probably not going to be the best example of Austin weather. A Dense Fog Advisory remains in effect until 11 a.m. for the entire Austin metro, with visibilities of a quarter-mile or less. A warm front will be backing up...
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March 12, 2019 - 8:13 am
WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Texas (KJCE) -- Officials are investigating a deadly crash in northwestern Williamson County Monday night. Officials were called to SH 138 near U.S. 183 just before midnight. A jeep and a pickup truck were involved in the accident; one person in the pickup died. East and west...
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courtesy Austin Fire Department
March 12, 2019 - 6:05 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Fire crews are investigating the cause of a fire in a downtown Austin building Monday night. Crews were called to 315 Congress around 11:30 p.m. Monday, reporting a fire in the second-floor kitchen of Swift's Attic. Fire crews say no one was in the second floor at the time; the...
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March 11, 2019 - 8:34 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Mild temperatures and rain will stick around Monday into Tuesday, ahead of a chance of severe thunderstorms Tuesday night. A weak front draped across south central Texas will keep highs for the Austin area in the mid 60s, with isolated showers and even a chance of thunderstorms...
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