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San Marcos tortilla factory fined more than $218K over workplace hazards

SAN MARCOS, Texas — A San Marcos tortilla factory has been cited and fined more than $218,000 over workplace hazards, including exposing workers to risks of amputation and other serious injuries. Inspectors with the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) investigated conditions at the El Milagro...
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Father and son killed in apparent murder-suicide in South Austin

The Austin Police Department has identified the father and son who were killed in an apparent murder-suicide that took place during Memorial Day in South Austin. It happened in the 2511 block of Greenland Lane at 3:49 p.m. on May 31st. Police say a 911 call was received from a...

Austin 19-year-old relearning how to walk after Sixth St shooting

AUSTIN, Texas - A young Austin woman is relearning how to walk after the Sixth Street mass shooting. Adrianna Salazar was shot in the popular nightlife district while celebrating her 19th birthday Saturday. A bullet passed through the Northeast Early College High School graduate’s right leg, shattering the bone. It...
Canyon Lake,

Body of Schertz man recovered from Canyon Lake

The body of a 26-year-old man from Schertz has been recovered from Canyon Lake after he died in an apparent drowning, according to the Comal County Sheriff’s Office. Celestin Mc-angy was discovered 47 feet below the surface of Canyon Lake by members of the South Hays Fire Department dive team around 11 p.m. Sunday, police said. He was pronounced dead by Justice of the Peace Tom Clark.

USPS ceasing North Austin Station operations June 18

AUSTIN, Texas - The US Postal Service will be stopping operations at the North Austin Station this week. USPS says that the station, currently located at 4300 Speedway, will cease operations on Friday, June 18 at 5 p.m. After that point, customers will not be able to access the building.

Gov. Abbott Signs Bill Banning Homeless Encampments On Public Land In Texas

Gov. Greg Abbott has signed into law a bill that bans homeless encampments on public property in Texas. The bill makes it illegal to set up shelter or store belongings for an extended period of time. The offense is a class C misdemeanor, punishable by a fine of up to $500. The bill also makes it illegal for cities to adopt policies that effectively legalize public encampments, as Austin did in 2019.
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Breaking down Texas juvenile laws

AUSTIN, Texas — The decision to try 17-year-old Jeremiah Roshaun Leland James Tabb as an adult in connection with the Austin mass shooting raised several questions about juvenile laws in Texas. The first suspect arrested in connection with Saturday's Sixth Street shooting will be tried as a juvenile, according to...

FOX 7 Discussion: Concerns after ERCOT issues Conservation Alert

AUSTIN, Texas - Following the winter storm, Texans were promised that there would be fixes to the power grid, but now, months later, the power grid is still struggling. Last week Gov. Greg Abbott signed legislation that is supposed to keep the power grid running and stable, saying "Everything that needed to be done was done to fix the power grid."

The 100 Best Restaurants and Eateries in Austin

Before the days of the major tech boom that Austin has experienced over the last two decades, long time Austinites only had a handful of “good” restaurants to select from. Nowadays, whether you’re an old school Austinite or a newbie from one of the coasts, one of the things that might be keeping you in town, other than your job, family, friends, and the collection of amazing events, is our selection of restaurants. Prove me wrong!
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Austin Mayor Steve Adler, 4 other mayors call for national gun violence reform

WASHINGTON — Austin Mayor Steve Adler and four other mayors from across the U.S. are urging national leaders to take steps toward gun violence prevention. Adler, along with Nan Whaley, mayor of Dayton, Ohio; Chicago Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot; Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner; and Van Johnson II, mayor of Savannah, Georgia; will convene a virtual press conference Tuesday afternoon to discuss the "alarming rise in gun violence across the country," according to a press release from the United States Conference of Mayors.
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Travis County Commissioners Postpone Construction Of New Women's Jail

Travis County won't move ahead with a new jail facility for women staying at the Travis County Correctional Facility in Del Valle — at least for now. Commissioners heard hours of testimony against the proposal, which would cost roughly $79 million, before voting to hold off on the design plan for the jail — or any jail facility. Commissioners also voted to convene a working group to revise the plan.
Canyon Lake,

Workshop Meeting on Boat Ramps Scheduled at Commissioners Court Wednesday

A public workshop meeting about proposed new rules for Canyon Lake boat ramps is scheduled for 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 16 at Commissioners Court, 100 Main Plaza, New Braunfels. County Judge Sherman Krause scheduled the meeting after outraged residents packed commissioners court on June 10 to protest new regulations drafted...