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Hays County Sheriff's Office
December 20, 2018 - 3:37 pm
BUDA, Texas (KJCE) -- Two people have been charged with first-degree murder in the July death of a Buda man, officials announced Thursday. Hays County Sheriff's deputies responded to the 200 block of Brandon's Way just after 7:45 a.m. on July 26. Inside the residence, deputies found 36-year old...
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Austin ISD Police Department
December 20, 2018 - 1:07 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Austin ISD Police say they have a suspect in custody, connected to vandalism last week at James Bowie High School in South Austin. Police say the suspect, a juvenile, has been charged with felony criminal mischief in the third degree. Regarding the vandalism @AISDBowie - @...
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December 20, 2018 - 8:42 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- A Wind Advisory is in effect Thursday from 9 a.m. through 6 p.m. A cold front that pushed through early Thursday will bring northerly winds of 15-25 mph, gusting to 30-35 mph for much of the day. Strong winds can make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Trash...
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December 19, 2018 - 10:53 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Austin's long-awaited Major League Soccer stadium is a done deal - at least on paper. City Manager Spencer Cronk signed the lease and development agreement with Precourt Sports Ventures , calling for a $200 million, 20,000-seat stadium to be built on city-owned land at McKalla...
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December 18, 2018 - 9:03 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- The country's oldest living World War II veteran that calls Austin home has been hospitalized with a case of pneumonia. 112-year old Richard Overton is recovering from the illness in the hospital for the second time this year. He's been there since Wednesday. In addition to being...
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December 18, 2018 - 8:47 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Austin ISD trustees voted Monday night to rename Zachary Taylor Fulmore Middle School Lively served as a social studies teacher at Fulmore for 25 years and volunteered at the campus following her retirement. The district says she also dedicated time mentoring student journalists...
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December 16, 2018 - 9:45 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- The Congress Avenue bridge over Lady Bird Lake was closed for much of Sunday evening due to an ongoing police situation. Austin Police and other first responders arrived on scene shortly after 4:30 p.m. Sunday afternoon, responding to a subject threatening to jump off the bridge...
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Austin Fire Department
December 14, 2018 - 10:18 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Fire destroyed a home in northeast Austin Friday morning, displacing a family of three and leaving a pet missing in the blaze. Crews responded to a two-story home in the 12000 block of Zeller Lane, just southeast of Interstate 35 and Parmer Lane just before 8 a.m. Strong winds made...
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December 14, 2018 - 9:08 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- 2018 will go out with a record-breaking holiday travel season, according to numbers released Thursday by AAA. The forecast says 9.1 million Texans will travel, joining more than one third of Americans traveling to enjoy the holidays with family and friends - or just to get away. A...
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December 14, 2018 - 8:50 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Police say a man was found dead inside a Northwest Austin apartment, hours after a woman escaped the same apartment with gunshot wounds. Officers responded to the Estates on Quarry Lake Apartments in the 4600 block of Seton Center Parkway, near U.S. 183 and Braker Lane, just after...
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