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December 27, 2018 - 7:32 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- A man's body was discovered inside a burned out boat in central Austin, officials said. Crews responded to 908 East 56th Street, near U.S. 290 East and I-35, around 6:15 a.m. Thursday morning. Upon arrival, crews worked to extinguish a boat that was on fire at a residence. Once the...
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December 26, 2018 - 6:51 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Strong, but not quite severe thunderstorms moved through Central Texas late Wednesday night, dumping heavy rains and some hail on the area. All of Central Texas was under an "enhanced" threat of severe weather Wednesday afternoon and evening, according to the National Weather...
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December 25, 2018 - 7:30 pm
TRAVIS COUNTY (KJCE) -- A man who sustained critical, life-threatening injuries after being shot Monday night in southeast Travis County has been arrested on drug charges, officials said Tuesday. Travis County Sheriff's officials say deputies responded to the 13700 block of Farm-to-Market 969 just...
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December 25, 2018 - 11:18 am
PFLUGERVILLE (KJCE) -- Fire crews worked to put out an early morning fire that destroyed a number of RVs at a Pflugerville repair shop. Crews were called out to Shoreline Boat & RV in Pflugerville around 3:30 a.m. Tuesday morning, on Central Commerce Drive just off of Grand Avenue Parkway...
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December 24, 2018 - 10:05 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Richard Overton, the country's oldest living World War II veteran, has been released from the hospital. The 112-year old Austin resident, who is also the country's oldest living man, has been recovering from a case of pneumonia since December 12 . Family members said it's the...
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December 24, 2018 - 9:54 pm
TRAVIS COUNTY (KJCE) -- One person is in the hospital after a reported shooting in southeast Travis County Monday night. Austin-Travis County EMS says an adult male was shot in the 13700 block of Farm-to-Market 969, just east of SH 130 around 9 p.m. Medics transported the victim, said to have...
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December 24, 2018 - 11:05 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- It won't be a white Christmas in Central Texas, but the chances for rain and thunderstorms will start to increase on Christmas Day into the middle of the week. Forecasters say winds will transition out of the south as we move through the day on Monday, bringing an increase in...
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December 23, 2018 - 2:33 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Austin Police are investigating a homicide in north Austin Sunday afternoon. The incident happened in the 12500 block of Rampart Street, near Parmer Lane and Metric Boulevard. Police say a 911 call was received just after 12:30 p.m., reporting a male in his 20s that had been shot...
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December 22, 2018 - 8:01 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- One person is dead following a crash Friday night in North Austin. Police say the crash happened around 8:30 p.m. in the 10200 block of the southbound lanes of North MoPac Expressway, near the intersection with Capital of Texas Highway. A motorcyclist collided with another vehicle...
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December 20, 2018 - 4:19 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Gas prices across the state of Texas have reached new lows for 2018, according to the latest numbers from AAA Texas. The statewide gas price average in Texas is $2.02 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to AAA's Weekend Gas Watch. The average is down five cents from...
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