• City of Austin weighs allowing beer, wine sales at Zilker Café

    City of Austin weighs allowing beer, wine sales at Zilker Café
    AUSTIN (KXAN) — Wine and beer sales may soon be a reality at Barton Springs Pool in Austin.The Austin Parks and Recreation Department wants community feedback on whether to allow the Zilker Café to sell wine and beer.In order to make that happen — the café must get a conditional use permit.PARD staff said people won't be able to take their beverage and go anywhere around the pool.When it comes to dealing with intoxicated people, the department said pool staff will have
  • Current, former Longhorns vying for Olympic berths at US Track and Field Olympic Trials

    Current, former Longhorns vying for Olympic berths at US Track and Field Olympic Trials
    AUSTIN (KXAN) -- For the second week in a row, Texas track and field will be well-represented in Eugene, Oregon. Except this time, it'll be for the US Olympic Trials instead of the NCAA championship meet.24 current and former Longhorns will be vying for a spot on Team USA over the course of the next 10 days.Of the current crop of 12 Longhorns competing, Tara Davis figures to be one of the favorites to earn a trip to Tokyo. She's the reigning national champion in both the indoor and outdoor long
  • Round Rock breaks ground on new $30 million library

    Round Rock breaks ground on new $30 million library
    ROUND ROCK, Texas (KXAN) — The City of Round Rock is clearing out space for its new public library.A groundbreaking took place just north of the existing library on East Liberty Avenue in downtown Round Rock. Renderings show what it will look like.The three-story building will include a 300-car parking garage. The library will also have an outdoor garden space, conference rooms and space for kids to play and learn.Construction will cost about $30 million. It's funded through sales tax reve
  • Central Texas in a 'child placement crisis' within foster care system, judge says

    Central Texas in a 'child placement crisis' within foster care system, judge says
    AUSTIN (KXAN) — The scenes are heart wrenching: often children are crying, not wanting to leave their parents as they experience a deluge of emotions including fear, confusion and sadness. This while strangers working for the state come into the children’s homes and take them away from their families.The children are placed into vehicles with only a few of their belongings and taken to a place they have never seen before, not knowing when they might be able to see their families agai
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  • Tropical system takes aim at Louisiana while our forecast heats up

    Tropical system takes aim at Louisiana while our forecast heats up
    AUSTIN (KXAN) — Hot, dry weather continues locally through Father's Day weekend as a developing tropical depression in the Gulf of Mexico likely remains to our east.Potential Tropical Cyclone #3 has yet to fully form into a tropical depression, but is expected to do so early Friday as it moves northward toward the Louisiana coastline.Forecast models have been fairly consistent in pushing this system east of the Texas/Louisiana state line over the weekend, but there still remains some level
  • Josh Duggar asks for child pornography trial to be delayed until 2022

    Josh Duggar asks for child pornography trial to be delayed until 2022
    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Attorneys for former "19 Kids and Counting" star Josh Duggar have requested the trial date be pushed back to after February 2022.Duggar is charged in a two-count indictment, alleging one count of receipt of child pornography and one count of possession of child pornography. He was booked into the Washington County Jail on April 29 and released on May 5. Josh Duggar, ’19 Kids’ star, charged with receiving, possessing child pornAccording to the mo
  • Rescue turns to recovery for reported paddleboarder who fell into lake and did not resurface

    Rescue turns to recovery for reported paddleboarder who fell into lake and did not resurface
    AUSTIN (KXAN) — A rescue turned into a recovery Thursday afternoon after witnesses reported a paddleboarder fell into a lake in northwest Austin.Austin-Travis County EMS, Austin Fire Department crews and STAR Flight responded to the incident at 4210 West Braker Lane, which is just east of U.S. Highway 183, at about 5:40 p.m. Initial reports were that a person fell off a paddleboard at Quarry Lake and did not resurface.
    Swimmers helped search the surface of the water while STAR Flight did a
  • Rick Carlisle steps down as Mavericks' coach, one day after GM departs

    Rick Carlisle steps down as Mavericks' coach, one day after GM departs
    DALLAS (AP) — Rick Carlisle stepped down as coach of the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday, the second major departure for that franchise in as many days.Carlisle spent 13 seasons in Dallas, leading the Mavericks to the 2011 NBA title. His decision was announced one day after general manager Donnie Nelson and the team agreed to part ways, ending a 24-year run for Nelson as part of the organization.“This was solely my decision,” Carlisle said in a statement released to ESPN
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  • Woman identified after 18-wheeler hit, killed her crossing I-35

    Woman identified after 18-wheeler hit, killed her crossing I-35
    AUSTIN (KXAN) — A woman who was hit and killed while crossing Interstate 35 near Airport Boulevard on June 2 has been identified.Police say an 18-wheeler hit Karen Everlena Barnes, 61, around 3:22 a.m. She died at the scene.PAST STORY: 18-wheeler hits, kills person crossing I-35 near Airport BlvdThe crash shut down I-35 for about three hours.
    The driver stayed on scene and is cooperating with APD's investigation.
  • How lab-grown diamonds can help clean up the atmosphere

    How lab-grown diamonds can help clean up the atmosphere
    (KXAN) — Diamonds are famously known as "a girl's best friend" and are widely considered to be a symbol of beauty.Their environmental impacts are not nearly as positive.
    Diamond mining requires a lot of explosives, machinery and trucks that emit carbon dioxide and other atmospheric pollutants.But a new company has found a way to produce diamonds that actually benefit the climate. Aether Diamonds creates and sells lab-grown diamonds that are made entirely from carbon captured from the air.I
  • Woman identified after van hit, killed her while she crossed FM 1825

    Woman identified after van hit, killed her while she crossed FM 1825
    AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin police identified a 28-year-old woman who was hit by a van while crossing a north Austin road early in the morning on May 30.Deja Hardeman died at the scene in the 15200 block of FM 1825, which is north of Wells Branch Parkway. Police said they were first called to that area at 3:28 a.m. after a van hit her. The driver stayed on scene and helped with the investigation, police said.This marks 46 deadly traffic crashes in Austin since the start of the year. A total of
  • Man hit, killed helping another motorist on I-35 frontage road in south Austin identified

    Man hit, killed helping another motorist on I-35 frontage road in south Austin identified
    AUSTIN (KXAN) — The Austin Police Department identified a man hit and killed on Interstate 35 frontage road in south Austin on June 3 as James Zachary Paxton, 43.
    Police said the crash happened at 11:25 a.m. in the 13300 block of the road. That's near Slaughter Lane.PREVIOUS COVERAGE: 1 killed in auto-pedestrian crash in south AustinPaxton had stopped his car on the shoulder of the highway to help another motorist, police said. He was outside his car when the driver of a 2007 Chrysler van
  • Return of the Alamo: How the iconic theater chain emerged from bankruptcy

    Return of the Alamo: How the iconic theater chain emerged from bankruptcy
    AUSTIN (Austin Business Journal) — Last December marked an all-time low for Alamo Drafthouse Cinema LLC.Revenue was essentially nonexistent as the COVID-19 pandemic rushed into another devastating surge. Despite the company’s best efforts, executives looked toward the new year and realized they wouldn’t have the funds to make payroll. Alamo Drafthouse files for bankruptcy, will close 2 Texas theaters"We had done our absolute best to make the limited amount of money we had in th
  • Need a COVID-19 vaccine? Businesses, other groups can request pop-up clinics from Austin Public Health

    Need a COVID-19 vaccine? Businesses, other groups can request pop-up clinics from Austin Public Health
    AUSTIN (KXAN) — Businesses and other community groups can now request pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinics through Austin Public Health (APH), in an effort to make it even easier for people to get the shots.
    APH's Mobile Vaccination Program announced it created an online form so organizations can fill it out and ask for the agency to visit their facility and provide COVID-19 vaccines.
    Adrienne Sturrup, APH's interim director, said in a news release this is part of the agency's effort to mov
  • First guests move from Austin homeless camps to former motel-turned-COVID-19 facility

    First guests move from Austin homeless camps to former motel-turned-COVID-19 facility
    AUSTIN (KXAN) — The building just off Interstate 35 in south Austin near Oltorf Street used to be a motel. Then, it became a place for high-risk people to stay during the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, it's a temporary home to help people experiencing homelessness find stability, and it welcomed its first guests under that mission this week.About 15 people who had lived at a camp near the Terrazas Branch Library on East Cesar Chavez Street have moved into the Southbridge facility since Tuesday, t
  • Man dies from gunshot wound after being found in north Austin parking lot

    Man dies from gunshot wound after being found in north Austin parking lot
    AUSTIN (KXAN) — A man died after being found in a north Austin apartment complex parking lot Wednesday morning, according to the Austin Police Department.
    APD said around 6:48 a.m., Austin 911 got a report of a man down in the parking lot of the apartment complex located at 9036 North Lamar Boulevard. That's in between West Rundberg Lane and Payton Gin Road.TOP STORIES | APD releases video of February deadly east Austin hostage situationOfficers and Austin-Travis County EMS gave medical ai
  • How 2 Texas nonprofits channel personal foster care experiences into advocacy

    How 2 Texas nonprofits channel personal foster care experiences into advocacy
    AUSTIN (KXAN) -- For Stacy Johnson, founder of Central Texas Table of Grace, foster care advocacy is more than a job: From the age of 2 until her legal emancipation at 16, Johnson bounced between foster families and group homes. Now, she's channeling her experiences growing up in the foster care system into helping children rise above the negative connotations of what it means to be a foster child. Remarkable Woman Winner: Table of Grace's Stacy Johnson opens shelter to ‘help kids like me&
  • South Texans call Abbott's border wall plans 'bluster' and out of 'Trump's playbook'

    South Texans call Abbott's border wall plans 'bluster' and out of 'Trump's playbook'
    McALLEN, Texas (Border Report) -- Reaction from South Texans to Gov. Greg Abbott's plans for building a border wall around the state was swift and harsh on Wednesday, and several people told Border Report they believe it's an unnecessary expense and inaccurate portrayal of what's really happening on the Texas-Mexico border."It's total bluster," said Melissa Cigarroa, president of the board of directors for the Rio Grande International Study Center and a founding member of the Laredo No Border Wa
  • History of Juneteenth: The story behind the new federal holiday

    History of Juneteenth: The story behind the new federal holiday
    WASHINGTON (Nexstar) — President Joe Biden signed a bill Thursday that was passed by Congress to set aside Juneteenth, or June 19th, as a federal holiday. The Senate approved it unanimously; only 14 House Republicans — many representing states that were part of the slave-holding Confederacy in the 19th century — opposed the measure.The U.S. Office of Personnel Management, which is the human resources office for the federal government, tweeted Thursday that most federa
  • Tropical system developing in the Gulf as heat builds locally

    Tropical system developing in the Gulf as heat builds locally
    AUSTIN (KXAN) — Hot and mainly dry weather continues locally with afternoon highs likely to return to the upper 90s Thursday afternoon. There is a slight chance of an isolated shower or thunderstorm late afternoon through early evening, but the majority of us will remain dry.A disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico in the eastern Bay of Campeche continues to hold a 90% likelihood of intensifying into a tropical depression or storm by end of the day Thursday or Friday.Forecast models have been f
  • LIVE: Tropical system developing in the Gulf as heat builds locally

    LIVE: Tropical system developing in the Gulf as heat builds locally
    AUSTIN (KXAN) — Hot and mainly dry weather continues locally with afternoon highs likely to return to the upper 90s Thursday afternoon. There is a slight chance of an isolated shower or thunderstorm late afternoon through early evening, but the majority of us will remain dry.A disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico in the eastern Bay of Campeche continues to hold a 90% likelihood of intensifying into a tropical depression or storm by end of the day Thursday or Friday.Forecast models have been f
  • Williamson County veterinarian accused of animal cruelty after boarded dog died

    Williamson County veterinarian accused of animal cruelty after boarded dog died
    WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Texas (KXAN) — A Williamson County veterinarian is accused of animal cruelty after an English Bulldog boarded at her clinic had to be euthanized.The owners of 5-year-old Jax said he was healthy when they dropped him off at the Animal Wellness Hospital at 4213 Farm to Market Road 3349 in Taylor on March 13. Surveillance video from that day showed he was fine. When they picked him up March 20, he had sores all over his body — including ones that had progressed to hol
  • Gov. Greg Abbott wants lawmakers to target critical race theory in a special session, but is so far mum on details

    Gov. Greg Abbott wants lawmakers to target critical race theory in a special session, but is so far mum on details
    Gov. Greg Abbott announced Wednesday he wants state lawmakers to further target critical race theory in a forthcoming special session.Abbott said so in a newstatement on his signing of House Bill 3979, which dictates how Texas teachers can talk to their students about current events and America’s history of racism. Critical race theory refers to an academic discipline that views race as a social construct, and outlawing critical race theory in public schools has become
  • Critical race theory should be taken up in special session, Gov. Greg Abbott says

    Critical race theory should be taken up in special session, Gov. Greg Abbott says
    AUSTIN (Texas Tribune) — Gov. Greg Abbott announced Wednesday he wants state lawmakers to further target critical race theory in a forthcoming special session.Abbott said so in a newstatement on his signing of House Bill 3979, which dictates how Texas teachers can talk to their students about current events and America’s history of racism. Critical race theory refers to an academic discipline that views race as a social construct, and outlawing critical race theor
  • TDCJ: Moving prisoners out of Briscoe Unit to make room for undocumented migrants

    TDCJ: Moving prisoners out of Briscoe Unit to make room for undocumented migrants
    AUSTIN (Nexstar) — The Texas Department of Criminal Justice confirmed Thursday the agency has been directed by Gov. Greg Abbott to move prisoners from the Briscoe Unit in Dilley to make room for migrants with low-level offenses.
    "Beginning on June 16, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) began moving inmates from the Dolph Briscoe Unit in Dilley, Texas, to other facilities with available capacity throughout the state. This action will allow the unit to serve as a central holding
  • APD could rework releasing critical incident videos after only 1 came out on time

    APD could rework releasing critical incident videos after only 1 came out on time
    AUSTIN (KXAN) — Last year, the Austin Police Department put in a policy meant to increase transparency and community trust: producing videos of "critical incidents" that incorporate police body camera and dash camera video and narration. Only one such incident has been released on time since APD’s policy went into effect last year.APD is supposed to release these “Critical Incident Community Briefing” videos for situations where officers fire their guns, use force th
  • Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to hold signing ceremony for gun-related bills at 11 a.m.

    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to hold signing ceremony for gun-related bills at 11 a.m.
    SAN ANTONIO, Texas (KXAN) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is holding a bill signing ceremony for several bills related to guns in the state on Thursday in San Antonio.A press release from his office said Abbott, along with other Texas lawmakers and representatives from the National Rifle Association will start the ceremony from Alamo Hall at 11 a.m.Permitless carry bill signed into law, will take effect Sept. 1Bills included in the ceremony will be Senate Bills 19, 20 and 550, along with House Bi
  • Texas Gov. Greg Abbott holds signing ceremony for gun-related bills

    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott holds signing ceremony for gun-related bills
    SAN ANTONIO, Texas (KXAN) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott held a bill signing ceremony for several bills related to guns in the state on Thursday in San Antonio.A press release from his office said Abbott, along with other Texas lawmakers and representatives from the National Rifle Association will start the ceremony from Alamo Hall at 11 a.m.Permitless carry bill signed into law, will take effect Sept. 1Bills included in the ceremony will be Senate Bills 19, 20 and 550, along with House Bills 95
  • LIVE: Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to hold signing ceremony for gun-related bills at 11 a.m.

    LIVE: Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to hold signing ceremony for gun-related bills at 11 a.m.
    SAN ANTONIO, Texas (KXAN) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is holding a bill signing ceremony for several bills related to guns in the state on Thursday in San Antonio.A press release from his office said Abbott, along with other Texas lawmakers and representatives from the National Rifle Association will start the ceremony from Alamo Hall at 11 a.m.Permitless carry bill signed into law, will take effect Sept. 1Bills included in the ceremony will be Senate Bills 19, 20 and 550, along with House Bi
  • Gov. Abbott: 6th Street shooting victim's family didn't want it to be a 'reason to eliminate gun rights'

    Gov. Abbott: 6th Street shooting victim's family didn't want it to be a 'reason to eliminate gun rights'
    SAN ANTONIO, Texas (KXAN) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott held a bill signing ceremony for several bills related to guns in the state on Thursday in San Antonio.Gov. Greg Abbott signs gun-related measures into law during a ceremony in San Antonio June 17, 2021 (Texas Governor's Office Photo)Abbott, along with other Texas lawmakers and representatives from the National Rifle Association, started the ceremony from Alamo Hall at 11 a.m.
    "This year Texas passed seven laws protecting gun ownership rig
  • Texas-led lawsuit against 'Obamacare' thrown out by US Supreme Court

    Texas-led lawsuit against 'Obamacare' thrown out by US Supreme Court
    WASHINGTON (KXAN/AP) — The United States Supreme Court threw out a lawsuit Thursday against the Affordable Care Act led by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton.The high court voted 7-2 against the challenge to the Obama-era health care act, saying Texas and other Republican-controlled states listed as plaintiffs didn't prove "fairly traceable" injuries or harm by the act and had no legal standing to bring the case to federal court. The vote leaves the entire law intact, and it's the third maj
  • Like having power? Be careful with your balloons this summer

    Like having power? Be careful with your balloons this summer
    AUSTIN (KXAN) - It's a standard of birthdays, graduations and baby showers — the Mylar balloon.It seems like a perfectly harmless gift, but it can actually be quite dangerous, says Kendra Acosta with Pedernales Electric Cooperative.
    "These balloons carry safety risks when they are not used responsibly or tied down properly," Acosta said. Texas high school graduation lit by cell phones after balloons knock out powerMylar balloons are responsible for more than a dozen power outages in Centra
  • Arson investigator on scene after 1 injured in south Austin industrial area fire

    Arson investigator on scene after 1 injured in south Austin industrial area fire
    AUSTIN (KXAN) — The Austin Fire Department says it has an arson investigator on the scene after a fire Thursday morning in south Austin.AFD tweeted about the fire at 5:45 a.m. Thursday and said it was at an industrial area at 600 E. St. Elmo Road. That's near the road's intersection with Terry-O Lane and the address for Austin American Awning Company.
    Austin Fire on scene of a fire in industrial area at 600 E St Elmo. Fire was contained to outside rear of building. 1 patient transported wi
  • Block party to help empower girls of color

    Block party to help empower girls of color
    AUSTIN (KXAN) -- This weekend, you can help an group dedicated to giving girls of color an edge when it comes to media and technology.
    Latinitas is an Austin based non profit helping girls through a STEM-based curriculum that is taught in after-school clubs, one-day conferences, summer camps, and certification programs in coding and journalism.
    It is hosting its biggest fundraiser of the year, The Purple Party for Chica Power, where the centerpiece is a mural highlighting women who lead or have
  • Austin nonprofit hosts STEM block party to help empower girls of color

    Austin nonprofit hosts STEM block party to help empower girls of color
    AUSTIN (KXAN) -- This weekend, you can help a group dedicated to giving girls of color an edge when it comes to media and technology.
    Latinitas is an Austin-based nonprofit helping girls through a STEM-based curriculum that is taught in after-school clubs, one-day conferences, summer camps, and certification programs in coding and journalism.
    It is hosting its biggest fundraiser of the year, The Purple Party for Chica Power, where the centerpiece is a mural highlighting women who lead or have le
  • More than 3,000 Austin Energy customers without power Thursday morning

    More than 3,000 Austin Energy customers without power Thursday morning
    AUSTIN (KXAN) — More than 3,000 Austin Energy customers are without power Thursday morning, according to the utility's outage map.An outage that's spread across south Austin including a portion of Congress Avenue between U.S. Highway 290/Ben White Boulevard and West Stassney Lane, was reported at 3:45 a.m. Austin Energy currently estimates they'll have power restored to the area by 7:16 a.m.The area Austin Energy says is affected by an outage Thursday morning. A total of 3,154 customers ar
  • Fire leads to 3K customer power outage in south Austin Thursday, Austin Energy says

    Fire leads to 3K customer power outage in south Austin Thursday, Austin Energy says
    AUSTIN (KXAN) — More than 3,000 Austin Energy customers were without power Thursday morning, according to the utility's outage map.The outage that spread across south Austin including a portion of Congress Avenue between U.S. Highway 290/Ben White Boulevard and West Stassney Lane, was reported at 3:45 a.m. The utility said that morning on Twitter a bad transformer bank was the cause of the outage, but later clarified that a fire had damaged the equipment. By 7:15 a.m., Austin Energy restor
  • Bad transformers cause south Austin power outage Thursday, Austin Energy says

    Bad transformers cause south Austin power outage Thursday, Austin Energy says
    AUSTIN (KXAN) — More than 3,000 Austin Energy customers were without power Thursday morning, according to the utility's outage map.The outage that spread across south Austin including a portion of Congress Avenue between U.S. Highway 290/Ben White Boulevard and West Stassney Lane, was reported at 3:45 a.m. The utility said a bad transformer bank was the cause of the outage. By 7:15 a.m., Austin Energy restored power to all but 84 people, according to its outage map.The area Austin Energy s
  • Hot temps heading into Father's Day weekend

    Hot temps heading into Father's Day weekend
    AUSTIN (KXAN) — Hot and mainly dry weather continues locally with afternoon highs likely to return to the upper 90s Thursday afternoon. There is a slight chance of an isolated shower or thunderstorm late day, but majority of us will remain dry.A disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico in the eastern Bay of Campeche continues to hold a 90% likelihood of intensifying into a tropical depression or storm by end of the day Thursday or Friday.Forecast models have been fairly consistent in pushing this
  • Highest "feels-like" temps of the year are just days away

    Highest "feels-like" temps of the year are just days away
    AUSTIN (KXAN) — Hot and mainly dry weather continues locally with afternoon highs likely to return to the upper 90s Thursday afternoon. There is a slight chance of an isolated shower or thunderstorm late afternoon through early evening, but the majority of us will remain dry.A disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico in the eastern Bay of Campeche continues to hold a 90% likelihood of intensifying into a tropical depression or storm by end of the day Thursday or Friday.Forecast models have been f
  • LIST: Texas athletes set to make splash at Tokyo Olympics

    LIST: Texas athletes set to make splash at Tokyo Olympics
    AUSTIN (KXAN) — The U.S. Swimming Olympic Team will be fully formed on June 20 as the country's best swimmers are currently competing for a prestigious Olympic spot at the Team Trials in Omaha, Nebraska this week.The swimming trials showcase the best of the best during a grueling week of competition. In most events, only the top two finishers will make the Olympic team after the field is whittled down with a prelim, semifinal and final round. Texas swimmer’s Olympics dream started on
  • Parking, transportation to Q2 Stadium goes smoothly for most fans at USWNT match

    Parking, transportation to Q2 Stadium goes smoothly for most fans at USWNT match
    AUSTIN (KXAN) — A nearly sold-out crowd was at Austin FC's Q2 Stadium Wednesday night, welcoming the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team for the facility's first-ever match.
    This is also the first time we're seeing how plans to get fans in and out of the stadium are working. Q2 Stadium debut: US women win 2-0 over Nigeria at home of Austin FCFans cross the street after the U.S. Women's National Team match against Nigeria at Q2 Stadium (KXAN Photo/Clare O'Connor)Fans KXAN spoke to on site Wed
  • Q2 Stadium debut: US women win 2-0 over Nigeria at home of Austin FC

    Q2 Stadium debut: US women win 2-0 over Nigeria at home of Austin FC
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Christen Press scored late in the first half, Lynn Williams added a goal in the final moments and the U.S. women’s national team wrapped up its Summer Series with a 2-0 victory over Nigeria on Wednesday night in the last match before settling on a lineup for the Olympics.The U.S swept to three shutout victories in the tune-up series for the world's No. 1-ranked squad heading to Tokyo in July. Touring Austin FC’s Q2 Stadium with the lead architect and engine
  • Car rolls into retention pond with person trapped at Hill Country Galleria

    Car rolls into retention pond with person trapped at Hill Country Galleria
    BEE CAVE, Texas (KXAN) — Austin-Travis County EMS is giving medical aid to one person after reports that a car rolled into a retention pond at the Hill Country Galleria Wednesday night.
    The rescue is happening in the 3900 block of Market Street, which is near Dick's Sporting Goods. The call came in just before 9 p.m., according to ATCEMS.
    The agency said initial reports were that a car rolled into a retention pond, turned upside down and no one was seen exiting the car. According to witnes
  • Car crashes in retention pond with person trapped at Hill Country Galleria

    Car crashes in retention pond with person trapped at Hill Country Galleria
    Video courtesy of Jenny HoffBEE CAVE, Texas (KXAN) — Austin-Travis County EMS is giving medical aid to one person after reports that a car rolled into a retention pond at the Hill Country Galleria Wednesday night.
    The rescue is happening in the 3900 block of Market Street, which is near Dick's Sporting Goods. The call came in just before 9 p.m., according to ATCEMS.
    The agency said initial reports were that a car rolled into a retention pond, turned upside down and no one was seen exiting
  • 1 taken to the hospital after car crashes into retention pond at Hill Country Galleria

    1 taken to the hospital after car crashes into retention pond at Hill Country Galleria
    Video courtesy of Jenny HoffBEE CAVE, Texas (KXAN) — One adult was taken to the hospital after reports that a car rolled into a retention pond at the Hill Country Galleria Wednesday night.
    The rescue happened in the 3900 block of Market Street, which is near Dick's Sporting Goods. The call came in just before 9 p.m., according to Austin-Travis County EMS.
    The agency said initial reports were that a car rolled into a retention pond, turned upside down and no one was seen exiting the car. Ac
  • Beware of hot asphalt: Doctors warn of burns as heat wave hits US West

    Beware of hot asphalt: Doctors warn of burns as heat wave hits US West
    PHOENIX (AP) — Doctors who work in Arizona and Nevada burn centers are warning of injuries from contact with super-heated roadways and other surfaces as the first extreme heat wave of the year extends across the U.S. West.A high pressure system is expected to push temperatures above 115 degrees Fahrenheit (46 Celsius) this week in Las Vegas and Phoenix. Health officials advised people to be mindful of hot asphalt, sidewalks and even desert sand. Signs of heatstroke: What to do if you spot
  • Midland man charged with murder after argument with wife turns deadly, unborn baby killed

    Midland man charged with murder after argument with wife turns deadly, unborn baby killed
    MIDLAND COUNTY, Texas (Nexstar)- Christopher Gonzales, 26, has been arrested and charged with murder after a domestic assault turned deadly. On March 28, Midland County Sheriff's deputies responded to a medical call. Upon arrival, deputies spoke with the wife of Gonzales who was eight months pregnant and had been injured during an assault, according to a probable cause affidavit. According to the affidavit, the victim was life flighted to Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock where s
  • Snapchat, phone data helps Pflugerville police arrest 2 suspects on murder charges

    Snapchat, phone data helps Pflugerville police arrest 2 suspects on murder charges
    PFUGERVILLE, Texas (KXAN) — Arrest affidavits reveal two men are accused of setting up a meeting with a man on Snapchat and shooting him. Police used phone data to track them down.Police didn't mention a specific motive for the shooting in the arrest affidavit, but did say a witness shared a rumor that the victim may have owed someone money, and that the victim had told his girlfriend hours before his death that he was meeting with someone and "had a bad feeling about it."The U.S. Marshals
  • 2 men arrested on murder charges after 13-month investigation in Pflugerville

    2 men arrested on murder charges after 13-month investigation in Pflugerville
    PFUGERVILLE, Texas (KXAN) — The U.S. Marshals Lone Star Fugitive Task Force arrested two men on murder charges Wednesday after a 13-month investigation by the Pflugerville Police Department’s Criminal Investigations DivisionAntonio Fennell, 23, was arrested in Austin, and Zytrell Horton, 21, was arrested in Killeen, according to a release from the Pflugerville Police Department. PREVIOUS STORY: Man dead after shooting at Pflugerville apartment complexIn May 2020, Pflugerville police

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