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Person killed in east Austin shooting early Sunday morning

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Police are investigating a homicide that happened overnight Sunday in east Austin. According to Austin Police Department, officers responded to a report of shots fired at 2:15 a.m. at 38 1/2 Street and Werner Avenue in the Cherrywood area. There, they found one victim with gunshot wounds.
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‘His heroism will live on’: Austin police officer dies after crash with 18-wheeler Wednesday

AUSTIN (KXAN) — An Austin Police Department officer has died Saturday night following a crash with a tractor trailer Wednesday that sent him to the hospital. “It is with profound sadness and a heavy heart that I share with you the news that fellow Austin Police Officer Andy Traylor has passed away,” a notice from the Austin Police Association reads. Former APD Chief Brian Manley posted the announcement to Twitter.
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Five of the Best Desserts in Austin Worth Trying Out

Sweet tooths and dessert lovers, get in here. Austin is seriously the perfect place to get those cravings sorted. From ice cream to cake and so much more, you'll be spoiled for choice with the amazing selection of desserts in Austin. Let's get into 10 of the best desserts you can find in Austin.

A Perfect Weekend in Austin | 2-Day Itinerary

It’s been a while now that I’ve been hearing about how cool Austin Texas is. Frequently mentioned on lists of best places to live, the city is growing in population by the day. So when I finally had the chance to spend a weekend in Austin, I jumped on the opportunity.

9 Must-Try Bakeries in Austin

Green goddess scones. Wood-fired “Roman-inspired” pizzas. And one heavenly pecan-filled kouign amann. At Abby Jane Love’s eponymous Dripping Springs bakery, both sweet and savory get equal billing. Focused on using sustainable local ingredients, Love leans heavily on grains from Barton Springs Mill, located just a few yards away. Breakfast and lunch, Thu-Sun. 16604 Fitzhugh Road, Dripping Springs, (512) 383-5923 $$
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Meet Your New Best Friend This Weekend At Austin Pets Alive!

It’s time to meet your new best friend at Austin Pets Alive! this week! In honor of International Friendship Day, Austin Pets Alive! is holding a “pay what you can” adoption promo. Now through Sunday, August 1st, all APA! adopters can pay what they can to bring home a new friend. There are so many cats and dogs at APA!’s Town Lake shelter as well as in foster homes that are eagerly waiting for a family to call their own. This adoption special applies to all pets — from puppies and kittens to seniors — and is the perfect opportunity to adopt a rescue pet in need. We wanted to highlight just a few furry friends that are looking for a “furr”-ever home.
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There’s a shortage of Topo Chico in Texas

AUSTIN (KXAN) — If you’ve stopped by convenience stores, you may have noticed a certain bottle that’s low in stock. A spokesperson for Topo Chico told KXAN they are experiencing a temporary tight stock of product due to “extremely strong consumer demand” combined with “a shortage of raw materials.”. “We’re...

Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort & Spa Unveils Multimillion-Dollar Guestroom Renovation

Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort & Spa, located on 405 acres of Texas landscape lining the Colorado River right outside of Austin and near the city of Bastrop, unveils a multi-million-dollar guestroom renovation. The revitalization was conducted by Stonehill Taylor, a premier hospitality-focused architecture and interior design firm, and features a complete transformation of the hotel's 434 guestrooms and 56 suites.
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Austin Chronicle's First Plates food issue is back!

Experts on all things local, the Austin Chronicle's First Plates food issue is back with highlights of the top restaurants defining Austin dining today. Food Editor Jessi Cape joined Trevor Scott to share what we'll find in this year's long-awaited issue. Follow us on Instagram and Twitter @WeAreAustin and find...