Local & State

July 28, 2017 - 10:37 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) - Austin Police will be parking all of their Ford Explorer patrol vehicles and pulling them from service, effective tomorrow. The department has nearly 400 of the vehicles in service. Department officials have been looking at several options for replacement vehicles, including putting...
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July 28, 2017 - 12:19 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) - Officials here in Austin and elsewhere continue to try to get to the bottom of the situation involving Ford Explorer vehicles and carbon monoxide leaks. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration expanded its investigation into the problem Thursday. In a report , they say...
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July 27, 2017 - 12:05 pm
HAYS COUNTY (KJCE) - Hays CISD school board trustees named an interim superintendent Wednesday night, ahead of their search for a new permanent superintendent. Dr. Ann Dixon will helm the district on an interim basis. Her career spans more than 40 years and includes teaching and school leadership...
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Austin Police Department
July 27, 2017 - 11:27 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) - Austin Police are seeking the public's help with identifying the suspect involved in a series of aggravated robberies targeting pharmacies. In at least five cases so far, the suspect approaches the pharmacy and demands various controlled drugs. The suspect is armed with a handgun...
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July 27, 2017 - 10:41 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) - You'll pay slightly more at the gas pump this week compared to last week, according to the latest numbers from AAA Texas. The average price for a gallon of unleaded gasonline in the Austin-San Marcos metro is $2.06 a gallon, up one cent from last week. The statewide and national...
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Dreamstime
July 27, 2017 - 9:07 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) - Police have released more details in a fatal shooting Wednesday evening that left one man dead and another woman hospitalized with critical injuries. The shooting took place just after 7:45 p.m. in the parking lot of AAA Fire & Safety, located at 6700 Guadalupe Street near...
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Texas Department of Public Safety
July 26, 2017 - 10:24 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) - Officials are on the lookout for two fugitives from the Houston area that are associated with the Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13 gang. 20-year old Douglas Alexander Herrera-Hernandez (pictured left) and 26-year old Carlos Alberto Gonzalez-Barahona (pictured right) were added to the...
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Dreamstime
July 26, 2017 - 10:02 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) - One man was critically injured after a shooting on the city's east side Wednesday night - the second of the evening in Austin. Austin-Travis County EMS responded to the call just after 9:30 p.m. Wednesday night in the 2200 block of East Cesar Chavez Street. Medics found a man in his...
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Dreamstime
July 26, 2017 - 8:09 pm
UPDATE: Police identify victim targeted in Wednesday night shooting AUSTIN (KJCE) - One person is dead and another is hospitalized with critical injuries following an apparent shooting in central Austin Wednesday evening. Austin Police say they received multiple calls about a disturbance in the...
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July 26, 2017 - 8:23 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) - The Texas Senate is making the most of the current 30-day special session, checking off item after item off of the session call. Just after midnight Wednesday, the Senate gave final approval to its latest version of the so-called "bathroom bill". Senate Bill 3 would regulate...
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