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April 23, 2018 - 5:13 pm
Dry weather will prolong the wildfire threat through summer in the southwestern United States, even though weekend showers temporarily relieved drought conditions in parts of the area, forecasters said Monday.
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April 23, 2018 - 2:49 pm
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A former Cameron County employee has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for stealing $1.2 million worth of fajitas over nine years.
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Dreamstime
April 21, 2018 - 9:05 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- A man in his 30s died Saturday morning after being struck by a car in north Austin. Austin-Travis County EMS reported the accident around 7:15 a.m. Saturday morning, in the 6100 block of North Interstate 35, just north of the U.S. 290 interchange on the southbound lanes. A man in...
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April 21, 2018 - 8:57 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- A woman was killed after being hit by a car in south Austin early Saturday morning. The woman, believed to be in her 30s, was pronounced deceased at the scene by Austin-Travis County EMS around 3:45 a.m., along the southbound frontage road of Interstate 35 between William Cannon...
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Dreamstime
April 20, 2018 - 8:40 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Austin Police are offering up a series of safety tips ahead of this weekend's MotoGP events at Circuit Of The Americas. The MotoGP Red Bull Grand Prix of The Americas will be staged at COTA April 20-22, drawing thousands to the area. Officials say that gathering places such as...
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April 19, 2018 - 7:48 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- One person is dead and another injured following a shooting on the city's east side Thursday evening. Austin-Travis County EMS and Austin Police responded to the 1100 block of Poquito Street just before 6:30 p.m. Thursday. ATCEMS says it was transporting two patients to Dell Seton...
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April 19, 2018 - 2:24 pm
BOERNE, Texas (AP) — Tammie Jo Shults was determined to "break into the club" of male military aviators.
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April 18, 2018 - 1:37 pm
(KJCE) -- A manufacturer of bump stock devices located near Abilene says it will shut down its business next month. Slide Fire Solutions, based in Moran, posted on a message on its website saying it will stop taking orders at midnight on May 20. A bump stock fits over the stock and grip of a semi-...
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April 17, 2018 - 11:56 am
WILLIAMSON COUNTY (KJCE) -- The burn ban is back on in Williamson County. County commissioners approved the ban Tuesday. The ban covers burning of household yard waste, including leaves, grass, brush and other yard trimmings, as well as burning to clear land of trees, stumps, shrubbery, or other...
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April 17, 2018 - 8:39 am
WEST, Texas (KJCE) -- Tuesday marks the five-year anniversary of a deadly fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas. The fire and resulting explosion claimed 15 lives and injured more than 260 people. Despite a lengthy investigation by state and federal officials, no one has ever been arrested...
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