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Austin Fire Department
March 10, 2019 - 11:02 pm
PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (KJCE) -- Fire crews worked to knock down a two-alarm blaze at a Pflugerville apartment complex Sunday evening. Crews responded around 9 p.m. to a building at the Chardonnay at Wells Branch Apartments at 1801 Wells Branch Parkway, just west of Interstate 35. Austin Fire crews...
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Dreamstime
March 10, 2019 - 11:47 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Austin Police are searching for five suspects involved in an overnight robbery at a hookah bar near the UT campus. Police were called to the Kasbah Moroccan Lounge at 2714 Guadalupe Street just after 1:45 a.m. Sunday morning. University of Texas Police say witnesses told APD...
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March 10, 2019 - 11:38 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Our roller coaster weather pattern will continue for Sunday, with temperatures slightly cooler than Saturday. Forecasters say a weak front will remain draped across the area, keeping the Austin area in the lower 70s. Isolated showers could develop into Sunday evening, and will...
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March 10, 2019 - 11:22 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Bill Powers, the second-longest serving president of the University of Texas from 2006-2015, died Sunday at the age of 72. The university announced Powers' passing Sunday morning. Powers, who continued to teach after stepping down as president, was hospitalized in September after...
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Ricardo B. Brazziell/Austin American-Statesman via AP
March 09, 2019 - 1:28 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Recordings of several 911 calls made after a series of deadly package bombings in Austin last year show the chaos and panic that gripped the city. In one 911 call after the first bomb detonated March 2, 2018, family members, neighbors and first responders struggled to discern...
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Paul Moseley/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/TNS/Sipa USA
March 09, 2019 - 12:47 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas has fired former star quarterback Vince Young from his part-time role as a development officer for poor performance and often being absent from work or not in touch with his supervisors. The move also comes after Young had a second drunken-driving arrest within three...
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March 09, 2019 - 9:15 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Spring-like weather returns for the opening weekend of SXSW, with a chance of strong to possibly severe storms developing for Tuesday night. A Pacific front pushed through the area Saturday morning, bringing scattered showers. Behind the front, those rain chances dry up and...
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Photo by Xinhua/Sipa USA
March 09, 2019 - 12:14 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A big chunk of the 2020 Democratic field began making Texas an unlikely early-state stop Saturday and pushed back on big tech in front of young, social-media savvy crowds in a city where companies including Google and Apple have big footprints
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Austin Fire Department
March 08, 2019 - 10:12 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- A fully-engulfed 18-wheeler on fire caused some traffic issues on southbound MoPac late Friday near the Domain. Police and fire crews responded to the 12000 block of MoPac southbound, just south of Duval Road around 9:30 p.m. Friday night. Austin Fire says the truck spilled fuel on...
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March 08, 2019 - 10:03 pm
LEANDER, Texas (KJCE) -- A man is dead following an auto-pedestrian crash in Leander Friday evening. Leander Police were called to the 300 block of Crystal Falls Parkway near Southwest Drive around 7:15 p.m. Friday. A 2005 Pontiac headed westbound on Crystal Falls struck a pedestrian in the middle...
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