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Austin Police Department
January 10, 2018 - 2:12 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Austin Police are seeking the public's help in a Craigslist sale of a recreational vehicle gone bad. Police say the incident dates back to October 28, 2017. The victim saw an ad on Craigslist for an RV for sale; she contacted the suspect, made arrangements to purchase the RV and...
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January 02, 2018 - 2:04 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Austin Police made 210 arrests for driving while intoxicated during the Christmas and New Year's holidays, according to statistics released by the department Tuesday. APD's holiday No Refusal initiative ran from December 15 through January 2, from 3 p.m. to 5 a.m. each day...
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January 01, 2018 - 3:01 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- A suspicious package left near a northwest Austin fitness club has been safely disposed of, officials say. Austin Police assistant chief Ely Reyes says officers received a call about the suspicious package just after 9:30 a.m. Monday morning, near the 24 Hour Fitness in the 13800...
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December 28, 2017 - 10:46 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Police have identified the driver killed in a fatal crash last week in south Austin. 33-year old Shane Goldstein was driving southbound in the 2100 block of Burton Drive early on the afternoon of December 21. Police say he lost control, drove off the left side of the roadway, and...
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Dreamstime
December 27, 2017 - 3:00 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Austin Police are searching for the suspect in a Tuesday night fatal shooting on the city's east side. Police responded to a 9-1-1 call from the Sixty 600 Apartments at 6600 Ed Bluestein Boulevard around 11:45 p.m. Tuesday night. The caller said someone had been shot in the complex...
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November 29, 2017 - 2:07 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- More and more of the City of Austin's Ford Explorers are back on the road. The City says 44 of the vehicles are back in service, out of 439 in the city fleet. The vehicles were taken out of service earlier this year after concerns over carbon monoxide poisoning inside the passenger...
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City of Austin
November 29, 2017 - 7:22 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Austin Police are seeking the public's help in identifying a suspect responsible for graffiti at Austin's newly-opened Central Library. Officials say the vandalism, which caused $1,178.81 in damages, occurred just after 10:30 p.m. on October 28 - the day the new facility opened to...
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November 27, 2017 - 2:20 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Austin Police have identified the victim in a fatal crash on the city's east side Thanksgiving night. Police say a silver Lexus was traveling westbound in the 4200 block of East Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard at a high rate of speed just after 10:30 p.m. For reasons yet unknown,...
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November 14, 2017 - 4:41 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Police have released details into a fatal wreck on Highway 183 over the weekend that killed two and injured several others. Police say 41-year old Guy Brasted was driving a Jeep Wrangler northbound on U.S. 183 when he lost control, left the roadway and crossed the median, resulting...
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November 11, 2017 - 6:57 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Two people are dead following a vehicle fire on the city's south side Saturday evening. Austin-Travis County EMS reported the fatalities just after 6:00 p.m. Saturday evening, near the intersection of Riverside Drive and Vargas Road. Medics reported a vehicle on fire with two...
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