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Video: Judge dumbfounded by man with suspended license joining court Zoom call while driving Pflugerville extends partnership with Allegiance Mobile Health 'Texas-sized' celebration set for Longhorns' official move to SEC Advertisem*nt Flight crew base for SkyWest Airlines to open at Austin airport this summer Man convicted of June 2019 murder of father of 6 sentenced PODS moving company lists Austin among top move-out cities LIST: Central Texas schools giving out free summer meals for kids Advertisem*nt Austin to start 4th year of pilot program treating algae on Lady Bird Lake VIDEO: Thieves break into Austin School of Film, police investigate cases at similar businesses These are the 15 fastest-growing towns and cities in Texas City Council considers raising homestead exemption for senior and disabled homeowners SWAT team working to make contact with suspect near east Austin home after 2 people were hurt SWAT team responding to east Austin home East Austin SWAT ends with no suspect in custody after 2 people were hurt Portland takes advantage of set piece opportunities, turns back Austin 2-0 ATCEMS: One person critically injured after shooting at south Austin apartment complex APD: One person dead after shooting at south Austin apartment complex 'It's life changing': Austin FC competition helps underrepresented businesses City of Austin could take on mail theft as stolen 'master key' issue persists 8 reasons to pay attention to Thursday's massive Austin City Council agenda 10 reasons to pay attention to Thursday's massive Austin City Council agenda Texas lawmakers consider banning Delta 8, Delta 9 No. 1 Texas facing 'very nice' pitcher to open WCWS play Thursday vs. No. 8 Stanford Texas releases new, state-owned textbooks in effort to better student outcomes Nonprofit says it has enough signatures to get marijuana decriminalization on Lockhart ballot 'My demons come out': Homeless vet talks addiction, joins push for harm reduction funding APD identifies man shot by police officer at southeast Austin gas station St. David's Foundation announces new funding to help increase health care access Gymnast Gabby Douglas ends bid for third Olympics References
  • 29-05-2024 19:35 via kxan.com

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    AUSTIN (KXAN) — The son of a Buc-ee's co-founder was indicted in connection to accusations that he secretly recorded people in Travis County over the course of two years.The Travis County District Attorney's Office said in April a grand jury returned six separate indictments, charging 28-year-old Mitchell Wasek with 21 counts of felony invasive visual recording.Son of Buc-ee’s co-founder arrested on 28 invasive visual recording charges"Thirteen separate victims" said Wasek secretly

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  • Video: Judge dumbfounded by man with suspended license joining court Zoom call while driving

    30-05-2024 20:01 via kxan.com

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    (KTLA) -- A man with a suspended license joined his court Zoom call while driving, astonishing the judge and his legal team.Corey Harris was on trial in Ann Arbor, Michigan, on May 15 in a case involving driving with a suspended license.The assistant public defender, after introducing herself, stated that “Mr. Harris should be [present] via Zoom,” and almost on cue, Harris joined the call.Intuit Dome trespassers sneak into Knott’s in latest TikTok videoImmedi

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  • Pflugerville extends partnership with Allegiance Mobile Health

    30-05-2024 19:49 via kxan.com

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    AUSTIN (KXAN) — The City of Pflugerville voted earlier this week to extend its partnership with emergency medical service Allegiance Mobile Health.
    City Council on May 14 discussed Advanced Life Support EMS Services for the City with both Travis County Emergency Services District 2 and Allegiance Mobile Health. The City's current contract with Allegiance Mobile Health was set to expire on June 30, 2024.During Tuesday's meeting, city council voted 4-3 to continue the city's partnership with

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  • 'Texas-sized' celebration set for Longhorns' official move to SEC

    30-05-2024 19:29 via kxan.com

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    AUSTIN (KXAN) — There will be a "Texas-sized" celebration when the University of Texas officially moves to the Southeastern Conference at the end of June, UT-Austin announced Wednesday.The university said it plans to host an all-day event with live music, games and activities on campus Sunday, June 30 to commemorate the Longhorns' first day in the SEC.No. 1 Texas facing ‘very nice’ pitcher to open WCWS play Thursday vs. No. 8 StanfordEvents will be happening across campus but

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  • Flight crew base for SkyWest Airlines to open at Austin airport this summer

    30-05-2024 18:35 via kxan.com

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    AUSTIN (KXAN) — Regional airline SkyWest Airlines will establish a flight crew base at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport this summer, the airport announced Thursday.SkyWest operates routes to 255 destinations as American Eagle, Delta Connection, United Express and Alaska SkyWest, through partnerships with those airlines. At AUS specifically, SkyWest operates as Delta and United to 10 destinations, according to its online route map.The crew base will primarily support SkyWest's Delta o

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  • Man convicted of June 2019 murder of father of 6 sentenced

    30-05-2024 18:05 via kxan.com

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    Editor's note: The above video shows KXAN News' top morning headlines from Thursday, May 30, 2024.AUSTIN (KXAN) — A man convicted of first-degree murder by a jury May 17 was sentenced to serve 28 years in prison in connection with the June 2019 death of a father of six.Police investigate homicide of father of 6 at south Austin apartment complexAccording to Travis County court documents, 36-year-old Francisco Lopez pleaded not guilty to the charge prior to his conviction.Toward his sentenc

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  • PODS moving company lists Austin among top move-out cities

    30-05-2024 17:12 via kxan.com

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    Editor's note: The above video shows KXAN News' top morning headlines from Thursday, May 30, 2024.AUSTIN (KXAN) — Moving and storage company PODS shared this month its most popular move-in and move-out cities nationally — and Austin is seeing a higher spike in people leaving the Texas capital.PODS ranked Austin fifth among cities with the highest move-out levels.
    Cities with Highest Levels of Move-Outs
    Los Angeles, California (ranked first in 2023)Northern California, San Francisco a

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  • LIST: Central Texas schools giving out free summer meals for kids

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    Editor's Note: The video at the top of this story shows the largest school districts in the KXAN viewing area.AUSTIN (KXAN) — School is out for the summer, but that means some children might not have a way to get consistent meals.
    According to Feed the Children, millions of kids will go hungry without the free or reduced-price meals they receive during the school year. The organization says one in five American children is food insecure.RELATED: This online tool shows where your child can

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  • Austin to start 4th year of pilot program treating algae on Lady Bird Lake

    30-05-2024 16:59 via kxan.com

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    AUSTIN (KXAN) -- The City of Austin will soon start treating parts of Lady Bird Lake for harmful algae. This will be the fourth year of a five-year pilot program that is aimed at reducing algae growth on the lake.
    According to the City of Austin, the first documented harmful algae bloom on Lady Bird Lake happened in 2019 and one has occurred every year since then. Blooms have also occurred on Lake Austin, other Highland Lakes and on Barton Creek, and there may have been harmful algae blooms on o

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  • VIDEO: Thieves break into Austin School of Film, police investigate cases at similar businesses

    30-05-2024 15:31 via kxan.com

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    AUSTIN (KXAN) — Surveillance footage showed masked thieves smash through a window of the Austin School of Film recently, a nonprofit art, film and technical institute in east Austin.
    "It's just truly disturbing," said Faiza Kracheni, the school's executive director. The video also shows one of the suspects waving at the camera as they leave.She said the burglary happened last month and the suspects stole old film equipment that the school had inside the front entrance as decoration.
    "Altho

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  • These are the 15 fastest-growing towns and cities in Texas

    30-05-2024 14:00 via kxan.com

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    (NEXSTAR) – A small city found right outside of Dallas is now the fastest-growing city in Texas,the latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows. Home to 7,113 people, Josephine has seen its population grow by 215% between July 2020 and July 2023, the highest growth rate of any other town or city in Texas during that period.Meet the Texans competing in the Scripps National Spelling BeeFourteen other cities and towns in Texas saw their populations boom by 60% or more within tho

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  • City Council considers raising homestead exemption for senior and disabled homeowners

    30-05-2024 13:28 via kxan.com

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    AUSTIN (KXAN) -- Austin city council members will decide Thursday whether it should raise the homestead tax exemption for disabled and senior homeowners in an effort to offset the increase in property values.
    A memo from the city's finance office said in order to keep the property tax bill the same from last year for senior and disabled homeowners, the council would need to increase the exemption for these individuals by $30,000. Currently, the exemption for these specific homeowners is $124,000

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  • SWAT team working to make contact with suspect near east Austin home after 2 people were hurt

    30-05-2024 10:55 via kxan.com

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    AUSTIN (KXAN) -- The Austin Police Department said SWAT was responding Thursday morning to a home near Craigwood Drive and FM 969.
    The SWAT Unit was called scene around 12:27 a.m. in response to a 911 call at home in the 4900 block of Craigwood Drive. The caller reported a family violence situation and that the suspect had access to a firearm.
    APD said during a briefing at 5:30 a.m. that officers were still attempting to make contact with the suspect, but that the suspect is known.
    Police said o

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  • SWAT team responding to east Austin home

    30-05-2024 10:55 via kxan.com

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    The Austin Police Department is asking people Thursday morning to avoid the area near Craigwood Drive and FM 969.
    The SWAT Unit was called to the scene shortly after 3 a.m. in response to an assault at the home.Witnesses in the area reported hearing loud bangs coming from the scene shortly after 3:30 a.m.This is a developing situation.Stay with KXAN for continuing updates.

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  • East Austin SWAT ends with no suspect in custody after 2 people were hurt

    30-05-2024 10:55 via kxan.com

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    AUSTIN (KXAN) -- An hours-long SWAT call in east Austin ended early Thursday morning with no suspect in custody.
    The Austin Police Department said SWAT responded to a scene at home in the 4900 block of Craigwood Drive around 12:27 a.m. after a 911 caller reported a family violence situation. The caller said the suspect had access to a firearm.
    APD said during a briefing at 5:30 a.m. that officers were still attempting to make contact with the suspect, but that the suspect is known.
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  • Portland takes advantage of set piece opportunities, turns back Austin 2-0

    30-05-2024 05:06 via kxan.com

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    AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin FC lost for the first time at home since the season opener Wednesday, falling 2-0 to the Portland Timbers at Q2 Stadium.Portland scored a goal in each half but none in the run of play. The Timbers got on the board late in the first half on a terrific 30-yard free kick from Evander, his eighth goal of the season, and Jonathan Rodriguez cashed a penalty kick in the 66th minute to put the game on ice.Portland Timbers forward Antony (11) jumps past Austin FC defender Leo

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  • ATCEMS: One person critically injured after shooting at south Austin apartment complex

    30-05-2024 04:56 via kxan.com

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    AUSTIN (KXAN) -- One person is critically injured after a shooting at a south Austin apartment complex on Wednesday, Austin-Travis County EMS tells KXAN.Officers with the Austin Police Department responded to an apartment complex located at 401 Little Texas Lane around 8:40 p.m. The area is near the intersection of West Stassney Lane and South Congress Avenue.
    ATCEMS medics took one person to the hospital with critical, life-threatening injuries, a spokeswoman said.KXAN has a crew at the scene.

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  • APD: One person dead after shooting at south Austin apartment complex

    30-05-2024 04:56 via kxan.com

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    AUSTIN (KXAN) -- One person is dead after a shooting at a south Austin apartment complex on Wednesday, the Austin Police Department tells KXAN.Officers with the Austin Police Department responded to an apartment complex located at 401 Little Texas Lane around 8:40 p.m. The area is near the intersection of West Stassney Lane and South Congress Avenue.
    Austin-Travis County EMS medics took one person to the hospital with critical, life-threatening injuries, a spokeswoman said.KXAN has a crew at the

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  • 'It's life changing': Austin FC competition helps underrepresented businesses

    30-05-2024 03:42 via kxan.com

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    AUSTIN (KXAN) --- At Wednesday's Austin FC game, a woman-owned business scored big.
    29Eleven the Salon, located in Round Rock, received $100,000. It won the 2024 Dream Starter Competition."We specialize in kinky, curly and coily hair. Educating people about how to take care of highly textured hair," said salon owner Tiffany Wilson. "There's not a lot of education in cosmetology school about how to take care of our hair, very little information."RELATED COVERAGE: Local salon wins $100K in Austin

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  • City of Austin could take on mail theft as stolen 'master key' issue persists

    30-05-2024 03:16 via kxan.com

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    AUSTIN (KXAN) -- A resolution brought forward by Council Member Paige Ellis could direct the city manager to find ways to educate the public on, and address mail theft.According to that resolution, three Austin-area mail carriers have been robbed for their arrow key since 2023. Those are also known as “master keys” which can open a variety of mail boxes. KXAN has previously reported on the issue in Austin and surrounding areas.
    "Stolen arrow keys are pervasive in the Austin area and

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  • 8 reasons to pay attention to Thursday's massive Austin City Council agenda

    30-05-2024 01:57 via kxan.com

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    AUSTIN (KXAN) — As Austin City Council members head into their summer break, they've got a stacked agenda with nearly 200 items to cover. Here's some of what we're watching:
    Addressing mail theftA resolution brought forward by Council Member Paige Ellis could direct the city manager to find ways to educate the public on, and address mail theft.
    According to that resolution, three Austin-area mail carriers have been robbed for their arrow key since 2023. Those are also known as "master keys

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  • 10 reasons to pay attention to Thursday's massive Austin City Council agenda

    30-05-2024 01:57 via kxan.com

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    AUSTIN (KXAN) — As Austin City Council members head into their summer break, they've got a stacked agenda with nearly 200 items to cover. Here's some of what we're watching:
    Addressing mail theftA resolution brought forward by Council Member Paige Ellis could direct the city manager to find ways to educate the public on, and address mail theft.
    According to that resolution, three Austin-area mail carriers have been robbed for their arrow key since 2023. Those are also known as "master keys

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  • Texas lawmakers consider banning Delta 8, Delta 9

    30-05-2024 01:47 via kxan.com

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    AUSTIN (Nexstar) — State senators on Wednesday considered a ban on Delta 8 and Delta 9 products, the legal cannabis compounds that have sparked a growing industry through a legal loophole allowing a version of high-producing THC to be sold over the counter."There's a lot of issues we need to discuss here," Senate State Affairs Chairman Bryan Hughes, R-Mineola, said. "Banning Delta 8 and Delta 9 and the sale of intoxicating hemp products in Texas, what needs to be done about the sale of the

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  • No. 1 Texas facing 'very nice' pitcher to open WCWS play Thursday vs. No. 8 Stanford

    30-05-2024 01:26 via kxan.com

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    AUSTIN (KXAN) — Playing the Stanford Cardinal on the softball diamond the past two seasons has meant one thing — trying to generate offense against one of the best pitchers in the country.No. 1 Texas will give it a shot, again, at 6 p.m. Thursday in the Women's College World Series at OGE Energy Field at Devon Park. In what feels like years ago, Stanford sophom*ore NiJaree Canady hurled eight innings against the Longhorns on Feb. 24 in Austin, striking out 11 with two walks in a 4-3 w

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  • Texas releases new, state-owned textbooks in effort to better student outcomes

    30-05-2024 01:22 via kxan.com

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    AUSTIN (KXAN) – Wednesday morning, the Texas Education Agency released a new set of state-owned and developed textbooks aimed at increasing student outcomes called Open Education Resources, or OER, textbooks. State legislators directed the agency to develop the material during the last legislative session as part of House Bill 1605, and it's already been tested in multiple school districts.
    The legislation was passed during the last regular session amid a growing effort to ban books that s

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  • Nonprofit says it has enough signatures to get marijuana decriminalization on Lockhart ballot

    30-05-2024 01:17 via kxan.com

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    LOCKHART, Texas (KXAN) — A Central Texas nonprofit took a major step Wednesday toward its efforts to decriminalize marijuana in the Caldwell County town of Lockhart.Mano Amiga, a nonprofit working in Hays and Caldwell counties, said it collected nearly double the signatures needed to get a marijuana decriminalization measure on the ballot this November.The group needed signatures from 10% of the city’s population, which is, ironically, 420. The group said it collected more than 900.

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  • 'My demons come out': Homeless vet talks addiction, joins push for harm reduction funding

    30-05-2024 00:41 via kxan.com

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    AUSTIN (KXAN)—Felix Gonzalez did his best to sober up, so he could share his struggle about addiction on Wednesday.
    Felix Gonzalez, a veteran experiencing homelessness talks about his drug use and addiction. (KXAN photos/Jala Washington).Joining a group of mothers, elected officials and even other addicts at the Texas Harm Reduction Alliance building, Gonzalez told his raw, open and honest truth about his own drug use.
    "I'm a homeless veteran living in Austin, Texas," Gonzalez said. "I am

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  • APD identifies man shot by police officer at southeast Austin gas station

    30-05-2024 00:24 via kxan.com

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    AUSTIN (KXAN) -- The Austin Police Department identified the man who died after being shot by a police officer during a SWAT situation inside a southeast Austin gas station last week. The agency is now conducting an investigation into the shooting.That man was identified as Alfonso Gonzales, 35, according to APD.APD: Man killed in police shooting made Molotov co*cktails inside gas station with employee insideThe officer who discharged their Department-issued firearm has 16 years of service with

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  • St. David's Foundation announces new funding to help increase health care access

    29-05-2024 22:54 via kxan.com

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    AUSTIN (KXAN) -- On Wednesday, St. David's Foundation announced new funding opportunities that will help increase access to health care in Central Texas, St. David's said in a news release.The Community Driven Change and We All Benefit are two of those opportunities awarded grant money to help eligible organizations that "foster healthy communities," the release said.The Community Driven Change open call was awarded up to $10 million. The funds help other organizations by engaging with the commu

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  • Gymnast Gabby Douglas ends bid for third Olympics

    29-05-2024 22:06 via kxan.com

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    (NEXSTAR) - Gabby Douglas will not add to her impressive career medal count this summer at the Paris Olympics. The 2012 all-around winner is ending her bid to earn a spot on the U.S. women’s gymnastics team after withdrawing from the USA Gymnastics Championships on Wednesday.Douglas, 28, previously helped lead the U.S. to gold in the team competition at the 2016 Olympics. She had returned from an 8-year layoff at theAmerican Classiclast month and made her first appearance at a

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