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March 02, 2018 - 2:58 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- One man is dead following an explosion at a home in northeast Austin Friday morning. Austin-Travis County EMS reported the incident just before 7:00 a.m. Friday in the 1100 block of Haverford Drive, near the intersection of Dessau Road and Howard Lane. One male in his 40s was...
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I Live Here I Give Here
March 01, 2018 - 8:52 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Amplify Austin, the annual city-wide fundraising event benefiting hundreds of local non-profits, gets underway Thursday night at 6 p.m. The effort, shepherded by I Live Here I Give Here, raised more than $9.8 million in 2017. Now in its sixth year, the campaign has raised some $35...
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March 01, 2018 - 8:31 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- After weeks of paying less at the pump, gas prices ticked up slightly this week - according to the latest numbers from AAA Texas. Austin-area drivers are paying an average of $2.28 a gallon for regular unleaded. That's up one cent from a week ago, and 20 cents higher than this time...
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March 01, 2018 - 8:23 am
Hope Hicks, President Donald Trump's longest-serving aide and current communications director will resign her post in the coming weeks, the White House said Wednesday. The New York Times first reported that Hicks would resign and sources with knowledge of the matter confirmed she would be leaving...
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Austin Police Department
February 27, 2018 - 12:39 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Austin Police have identified the victim killed in a Friday night hit-and-run on the city's east side. Police say a preliminary investigation shows that a tan 2004 Cadillac CTS and a maroon 2005 Nissan Murano were both moving northbound on Decker Lane approaching Loyola when the...
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February 27, 2018 - 9:06 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Five Austin ISD campuses will be getting new names, following a split vote Monday night. The AISD Board of Trustees voted 7-2 to move ahead with the name changes. The campuses are currently named for individuals with ties to the Confederacy. They are: John H. Reagan Early College...
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Dreamstime
February 26, 2018 - 12:58 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Austin Police, alongside Texas Department of Public Safety troopers, responded Monday afternoon to what they called a "critical incident" at the DoubleTree Hotel in downtown Austin. 61-year old Stanley Price, from Lincoln, Alabama, was taken into custody following the incident and...
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February 24, 2018 - 3:22 pm
(KJCE) -- A redacted version of a memo from Democrat members of the House Intelligence Committee was released Saturday afternoon. INBOX: Read the full memo here. The release comes after President Trump had decided earlier not to declassify the 10-page memo, claiming there were concerns over sources...
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February 22, 2018 - 7:08 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- A federal grand jury in Virginia has handed up a new 32 count indictment against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his former top aide, Rick Gates. In all, the two men face 16 counts related to filing false individual income tax returns, seven counts of failure to...
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February 22, 2018 - 10:19 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Akins High School in South Austin went on lockdown Thursday morning, according to Austin ISD officials. Akins is located at 10701 South First Street. District officials said a student reported that a former student got on one of their school buses and made a verbal threat, talking...
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