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  • Austin Jan 19

    Missing Austin 12-Year-Old Located

    An Amber Alert issued out of Austin Saturday for a 12-year-old girl has been canceled. Avery Reynolds, who had last been seen Jan. 10, was located and the Amber Alert was canceled, according to the Austin ISD Police Department. Reynolds had last been seen Jan. 10, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.

  • taco cabana Jan 14

    Taco Cabana Closing 19 Restaurants, Including Lower Greenville Location

    Taco Cabana’s parent company, Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc., says they are immediately shutting down 19 of their 164 restaurants in Texas, including eight in Dallas-Fort Worth. The company said the 19 restaurants were underperforming and that while they contributed to approximately $24.5 million in earnings they also had $4.2 million in pre-tax operating losses, including $2 million in depreciation expense,…

  • Austin Jan 13

    Greek Court Indefinitely Postpones Retrial in US Tourist’s Beating Death

    A Greek court on Monday indefinitely postponed the retrial of seven suspects on murder charges over the 2017 fatal beating of a Texan tourist on an island resort. The postponement was granted following a request by some of the defendants’ lawyers, who were trying separate cases on the same day. Monday’s postponement was the second, after the court in the…

  • Democratic primary Jan 13

    Aboard Bloomberg Bus: Droll Wit, Swag, Texas-Size Ambition

    Mike Bloomberg isn’t going to be the loudest campaigner in the Democratic primary contest, and he’s not planning to spend time talking about his rivals. With the first votes just weeks away, he acts more like he’s running in a general election than a primary. While the top Democratic candidates campaigned in Iowa and Nevada this weekend, Bloomberg was...

  • Greece Jan 8

    Greek Court Postpones Retrial in US Tourist’s Beating Death

    A Greek court has postponed the retrial of seven suspects on murder charges over the 2017 fatal beating of a Texan tourist on an island resort. It is to allow a lawyer newly hired by the victim’s family to familiarize himself with the case. The court on Wednesday postponed the case until Jan. 13. Six of the men, five Serbian...

  • Dallasnews.com Jan 8

    Texas Officials Fear Iranian Cyber Attack Attempts May Be Increasing

    Cyber attack attempts originating in Iran are increasing, Texas officials said Tuesday.

  • Dallasnews.com Jan 8

    Texas Officials Fear Iranian Cyber Attack Attempts May Be Increasing

    Cyber attack attempts originating in Iran are increasing, Texas officials said Tuesday. Over the previous two days, as many as 10,000 “probes” of state agencies’ IT systems per minute came from Iran, according to Gov. Greg Abbott and state Department of Information Resources executive director Amanda Crawford. “It’s very important that everybody be particularly vigilant right now about what may…

  • austin stabbings Jan 8

    Texas Governor Picks New Fight Over Homeless After Attack

    The man accused of stabbing two people inside an Austin restaurant, killing a manager, has died of injuries he sustained after jumping from the roof of the building, police said.

  • Austin Jan 7

    Feeling ‘Cedar Fever?’ It’s Just Getting Started!

    It’s that time of year again: Watery eyes, runny nose, and lots and lots of sneezing. Allergy sufferers know “Cedar Fever” well. The culprit? Cedar pollen. Specifically, we’re talking about Mountain Cedar, which is also known as Juniper. Mountain cedar season runs from late December to February, so, unfortunately, it’s just getting started. As the pollen becomes airborne down...

  • Austin Jan 6

    Watch: Plumes of Pollen Explode From Texas Trees

    Cedar pollen is in full bloom in Central Texas, as can be seen in this video captured by Steve Mierl near Lake Travis. (Video Courtesy: KXAN)

  • Austin Jan 3

    Austin Police Update on Deadly Stabbing

    A suspect is in custody following a stabbing that left one person dead and at least three others injured Friday morning in southern Austin, officials say. There are no other known suspects, police said.

  • Jan 3

    Police Investigate Stabbing in Austin

    A suspect is in custody following a stabbing that left one person dead and at least three others injured Friday morning in Austin, officials say. There are no other known suspects, police said.
  • Austin Jan 3

    1 Dead, 3 Hurt in Austin Stabbing Attack

    Emergency officials say one person was killed and three others hurt in a reported “stabbing incident” in downtown Austin, Texas. Police say a suspect was taken into custody Friday morning. Austin-Travis County EMS said a man in his 20s was pronounced dead and a man in his 50s was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries. Two others were being...

  • Austin Jan 1

    The Rundown – Jan. 1, 2020

    A New Year’s Day polar plunge in Austin, a suprise Spiderman greeting at DFW Airport and Troy Aikman fan’s reaction to Facetiming with No. 8 filled The Rundown on Jan. 1, 2020.

  • Austin Dec 27, 2019

    Suspect’s Attorney in Murdered Austin Mom’s Case Speaks for First Time

    “As with every American accused of a crime, unless the State can prove these allegations beyond any reasonable doubt, Ms. [Magen] Fieramusca is innocent,” her attorney tells NBC News. Fieramusca faces two counts of kidnapping and one count of tampering with a human corpse.

  • Austin Dec 26, 2019

    Woman Rescued After Falling From Cliff

    Austin’s fire chief Travis Walden told KXAN-TV a female in her late teens was walking her dog, when the dog slipped and went over the cliff she went after the dog and went over the cliff herself.

  • Austin Dec 27, 2019

    Woman Needs Rescue After Chasing Dog Over Cliff in Austin

    Emergency crews were called out for a “wilderness rescue” along the cliffs adjacent to the Pennybacker Bridge over the Colorado River on Lake Austin Thursday. Austin Fire Chief Travis Walden told KXAN-TV a female, in her late teens, was walking her dog, but when the dog slipped and went over the cliff she went after the dog and went over…

  • Measles Dec 25, 2019

    Austin Measles Case Not a Threat

    An Austin resident who was diagnosed with measles is no longer a health threat, but officials are urging some people to get medical attention if they develop a fever before New Year’s Day. Public health officials made the plea to anyone who visited specific Austin locations that the affected resident was in between Dec. 14 and Dec. 17. The Austin…

  • heidi broussard Dec 24, 2019

    Baby Reunited With Family After Being Found at Houston House With Dead Mother

    Margot Carey, the baby found in the Houston-area after her and her mother were missing, was reunited with her father in Austin Monday night, NBC affiliate KPRC reported. Many law enforcement agencies were searching for her and her 33-year-old mother Heidi Broussard after they were both reported missing on Dec. 12. Broussard was found dead Thursday night at a home…

  • Austin Dec 21, 2019

    Missing Austin Mom Found Dead Was Strangled, Baby Is Safe, 1 Arrested: Police

    More than a week after a 33-year-old Texas mother and her infant daughter vanished, authorities said Friday they found the woman dead more than 100 miles away but the baby safe, and have charged a suspect with kidnapping and tampering with a corpse.

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