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Austin (KXAN) - The SWAT team was summoned to an apartment in southwest Austin after someone told police one person had cut another in the hand Saturday afternoon, said the Austin police Department. police said the initial call came in at about 1:25 p.m. as a family disturbance in the 4600 block of ...
Update 4:30 p.m.: Austin police have arrested a man accused of stabbing another person during a family disturbance at an apartment complex on Monterey Oaks Boulevard in southwest Austin. The victim, who was male, was taken to the hospital and received life-threatening injuries, said Austin Senior ...

A man angry at his boss fired a gun four times at the man and the man's house in South Austin on Valentine's Day after saying he was coming over to get some tax documents, an arrest affidavit said. Victor Smith, 30, was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, a second-degree felony ...
Austin police on Sunday will be giving a presentation at a North Austin church that will show citizens how to prepare and respond to active shooter situations. Austin police Department AMERICAN-STATESMAN file photo/Jessalyn Tamez. The two-hour program will consist of a presentation and a ...
APD show off their new Protective gear for their bike officers during a news conference in downtown Austin on Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. RICARDO B. BRAZZIELL / AMERICAN-STATESMAN. Austin police bike officers on Friday showed off new safety equipment meant to protect officers from falls and make ...
Austin (KXAN) -- A teenager is in jail after allegedly bringing a loaded gun to a southeast Austin charter school this week. Officers were called to American YouthWorks at 1901 E. Ben White Blvd. service road, near Interstate 35, at 2:14 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 13 for the report of a suspicious person.

Austin (KXAN) -- The Albuquerque man who police say drove 11 hours from his home in New Mexico to Austin to target a tech couple with popular YouTube channels died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The Austin police Department says while its officers did exchange gunfire with Christopher Giles ...
Austin police are warning the public about an auto theft scam. About a dozen incidents happened in Southeast Austin in January. The Austin police Department says the scam includes a group of teenage girls who target Hispanic males, often Spanish speaking Hispanic males. police say the girls typically ...
Austin police are warning residents about a scam in which teenage girls solicit rides from Spanish-speaking men and then steal their vehicles. police said they have received more than a dozen reports since the start of the year about young girls, often working in pairs but sometimes alone, soliciting rides to ...
Austin (KXAN) -- Austin police are searching for two teens who allegedly ask for rides and then steal victims' cars. More than a dozen cases since the beginning of the year detail the scam. Teenage Hispanic girls go out in pairs or alone and ask for rides to nearby locations, then trick the drivers into ...
Austin, Texas -- Austin police have been working without a labor contract since Dec. 29, but they could soon have some pay incentives restored. Thursday, the City Council will consider bringing back incentives for testifying in court and working overnight shifts, as well as a couple other specialty pay ...
Austin police said Tuesday they are looking for a driver who did not stop after hitting a 10-year-old boy Friday afternoon on his walk home from his Northwest Austin elementary school. Caden Walsh was walking down Hymeadow Drive, just south of Lake Creek Parkway, when the driver of an SUV veered ...
The man killed by Austin police during a home invasion traveled from Albuquerque to target the home of two YouTube stars, according to a report from KVUE.com. Austin police said they believe Christopher Eric Giles, 23, made the 10-hour drive to Austin because he had grown obsessed with Meg Turney, ...
Austin police are looking for a motorist who hit a 10-year-old boy as he walked home from his Northwest Austin elementary school Friday afternoon, the boy's mother said Monday. ... Walsh and his parents spoke to Austin police about the incident, and police have opened a case, she said. "He's on crutches ...
Austin, Texas - school officials sent out an alert to students and parents of Anderson Mill Elementary and Grisham Middle School after two students were approached by a stranger Monday morning. According to the letter siblings were walking to school when a man approached them in a white sedan and ...
Apparently, Giles had "developed a fondness of Turney yet resented Free for his lifestyle and success," according to the search warrant. Some of the notes allegedly said things like "I want Gavin Free to die alone, with no children." Austin police received a call on Jan. 26 from a woman who said she and her ...
Austin police have accused an 18-year-old of killing one man and wounding another in a shooting in North Austin on Thanksgiving Day. Edgar Perez-Gamez, 18. Austin police ... Austin police initially pinned the killing on 32-year-old Hector Guajardo-Garcia, who was arrested on Nov. 30 on two counts of ...

Austin police Cpl. Troy Wismar, left, and officer Brian Borget talk to each other during an interaction with Scott Anthony Martin, center, Jan. 5. The Austin City Council will vote Thursday on restoring special pay for police officers, which ended when the police union's contract with the city expired last month.
police say Smith first went to the Randalls at the 10900 block of Research Blvd., headed toward the drive thru pharmacy and demanded money while trying to force the window open. When he couldn't, Smith left and ran toward a Wells Fargo located in the same strip mall, witnesses told police.
Troopers got the boy to stop around 10 p.m. Wednesday night on the University of Texas campus -- at 21st Street and San Jacinto Boulevard -- and took him into custody, Austin police said. Williamson County deputies and Department of Public Safety troopers decided to end the chase around 9 p.m. due ...
Austin, TX -- An arrest warrant has been issued for a woman accused of having robbed several Subway Fast Food restaurants in recent weeks, police said. . Dietra Lashell Lee, 42, is charged with robbery by threat after police say she walked into the Subway sandwich shop on West Martin Luther King Jr.
10:35 a.m. update: Austin police are searching for a man who robbed a Compass Bank in Northeast Austin on Thursday morning. police received reports of the robbery at 9:09 a.m. in the 5700 block of Cameron Road. Officer Marcus Davis said a man wearing a ski mask walked into the bank, pulled a gun ...
5:30 p.m. update: A man demanded money from the teller at the drive-thru pharmacy window of a Northwest Austin Randalls on Wednesday before he gave up and robbed a nearby bank instead, Austin police said. The man approached the Randalls drive-thru window on foot around 6 p.m. and demanded ...
Austin police are seeking the public's help to solve a case that led to a SWAT standoff in South Austin Monday. The standoff ended at ... However, investigators later learned that a man who possibly assaulted her was inside the Fontana Drive house and might be armed, Austin police said. police have not ...
Earlier: Members of the Austin police SWAT team were called out to a disturbance in South Austin on Tuesday morning. Austin police Department AMERICAN-STATESMAN file photo/Jessalyn Tamez. police first received reports of the incident around 8:20 a.m. in the 6300 block of Shadow Bend, near ...
Austin - A Burnet County grand jury has cleared the Austin police officer who shot and injured a man in late November. And the District Attorney is praising the officer's actions. police officials have already said that Officer Jason Jewett's actions in stopping a road rage incident likely saved lives. Now that ...
Austin, Texas - President of the Austin police association Ken Casaday said he's ready to go back to the negotiating table with City Council. Council members unanimously rejected a re-write of APA's "meet and confer" agreement back in December. Since then, the police department has been operating ...
In a letter to the City Council announcing the suspension of the panel's activities, interim City manager Elaine Hart said "any effective measure of public oversight for ongoing investigations of potential police misconduct is through a negotiated agreement with the (Austin police association) that is ratified by ...
police said the officer had been working at the scene of an earlier crash around 9:40 p.m. Saturday in the 3900 block of FM 973 near Texas 71 in Del Valle when he was struck by the vehicle. The driver stopped briefly but fled from the area, police said. The officer's injuries were not considered to be ...
According to a preliminary police investigation, Kagai was heading south on the frontage road around 5 a.m. on Jan. 28. He was in the 3600 block, near the capital of Texas Highway interchange, when his Toyota 4Runner went into a grass median and struck several trees. The vehicle caught fire and Kagai ...
Austin police on Friday identified a driver killed in a crash earlier this week in Northeast Austin as 28-year-old Alma Rosa Hernandez-Jaimes. According to a preliminary police investigation, Hernandez-Jaimes' gray Lexus had stopped on East Anderson Lane at the U.S. 290 East toll entrance with no lights ...
Council members call for resolution to restore some Austin police contract provisions. 0. Share ... Some members of the Austin City Council plan to bring forward a resolution to restore some provisions of the former contract between the city and Austin police union while a larger agreement is worked out.
Austin - police are looking for a man who ran away after allegedly robbing a bank in northwest Austin Thursday afternoon. police said they received a robbery call at 1:15 p.m. at Prosperity Bank at 3401 Northland Drive, near MoPac. A man described as white, 5 feet and between the ages of 45 and 50 ...
Austin police, who are investigating the appropriate touching of a female UT student in the 2400 block of Guadalupe Street on Jan. ... Ten days after a man pulled down the pants of a female University of Texas student while she walked on the Drag earlier this month, Austin police have released photos of a ...
When Austin police arrived at the Arbors of Austin apartment complex on Mearns Meadow Saturday evening, they found 21-year-old Darwin Jimenez suffering from a gunshot wound. "They immediately began resuscitation efforts however Jimenez succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased ...
Austin police have filed more than 50 charges against five people suspected of running a burglary ring, citing cases dating back to last November. ... Anyone with information on the whereabouts of the suspects still at large can call Austin police at 512-974-6941 or crime Stoppers at 512-472-8477.
Austin (KXAN) -- A license to carry handgun owner shot and killed a man who fired at him in an apartment parking lot in north Austin Saturday. Austin police identified the man who died as Darwin Jimenez, 21. They say he died around 5:20 p.m. at the scene of the shooting at 1070 Mearns Meadow Blvd., ...
Investigators work at the scene of an officer-involved shooting on Avenue G near 45th Street on Friday. Austin police shot and killed a man who they say broke into a house and shot at officers. JAY JANNER / AMERICAN-STATESMAN. Austin police have identified the man who was shot and killed by an ...
Interim Austin City manager Elaine Hart informed City Council members on Monday that the Austin police union is ready to reenter negotiations for a new ... In a letter to Hart on Friday, union President Ken Casaday said the Austin police association had selected its negotiating team and will return to talks ...
Austin (KXAN) -- A man in his 20s died after he was shot in north Austin Saturday afternoon, said Austin-Travis County EMS. It happened just after 5 p.m. at the Arbors of Austin Apartments in the 1000 block of Mearns Meadow Boulevard north of Rutland Drive and west of North Lamar Boulevard.
By that measure alone, the actions of Austin police Department Officer Tyler McCollum at a recent crime scene are nothing short of heroic. Following a Jan. 21 Central Austin gas station robbery at around 9:15 p.m., McCollum tracked down three suspects in their getaway car before effecting a "high-risk ...
Without a meet and confer agreement between the city and the Austin police association, the panel can't have access to confidential materials needed to make informed decisions regarding allegations of police officer misconduct. "Until we have a contract, we're at a point where the public doesn't have a ...
According to the Austin police Department, the suspect fired shots both inside and outside the home. "They didn't have any contact because they stayed inside the closet, but they were updating 911 the entire time," Assistant Chief Troy Gay said of the victims. Two officers responded to the "burglary hotshot" ...
Austin - An African-American teenager and his family filed a federal lawsuit Thursday against the City of Austin for what they call unjustified actions by an Austin police officer who tased the teen. Thursday, the family's lawyer, Jeff Edwards, released a cell phone video shot my the teen's mother, Latasha ...
Austin police Launch 'No Refusal' Weekend To Curb DWIs. Once reserved during holidays and major sporting events, initiative now appears permanent with latest iteration from Friday through Sunday. By Tony Cantu, Patch Staff | Jan 26, 2018 4:33 pm ET | Updated Jan 26, 2018 5:04 pm ET ...
Austin police's dive team used a sonar device to find the body Friday. Austin police on Friday recovered the body of a man who died in a boat crash Tuesday night on Lake Austin. Austin police Sgt. David Daniels said members of the police Department's dive team found the body Friday morning.
Austin - An African-American teenager and his family filed a federal lawsuit Thursday against the City of Austin for what they call unjustified actions by an Austin police officer who tased the teen. Thursday, the family's lawyer, Jeff Edwards, released a cell phone video shot my the teen's mother, Latasha ...
13 Austin City Council rejected a proposed five-year contract with the Austin police Department, citing concerns about affordability and accountability. The contract would have cost the city an additional $80 million over five years to provide a 9.5 percent raise to officers, who are already the highest-paid in ...
An Austin activist is accusing police of targeting her through stops and arrests since she began urging city officials last year to reform its contract with the Austin police union. About 30 activists descended on Austin City Hall on Wednesday in support of the activist, Njera Keith, the founder of local advocacy ...
A teenage boy was hospitalized Thursday morning with possibly life-threatening injuries after being shot outside a Wendy's in north Austin, police said. police said the boy was shot as he was leaving the restaurant but made it to his home, in the 10600 block of Plains Trail, where authorities responded to a ...


 

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