Travis County, TX Crime & Safety

ATCEMS: Pedestrian struck, killed by CapMetro train

AUSTIN, Texas — One person is dead following a collision involving a train and a pedestrian. Austin-Travis County EMS tweeted about the incident Thursday evening, saying it happened at 4100 N. IH 35 service road southbound just before 6:40 p.m. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene, per...
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One dead, one injured in crash involving 2 large trucks near Spicewood

One person has died and another person has been injured after a crash near Spicewood Tuesday afternoon. Austin-Travis County EMS initially tweeted they were responding to the crash involving two large trucks on SH 71 near Paleface Ranch around 12:15 p.m. ATCEMS initially said 2 people were involved and 1...

Pedestrian hit, killed by train in Downtown Austin

AUSTIN, Texas - A pedestrian was hit and killed by a train Thursday evening, Austin-Travis County EMS said. ATCEMS said the incident happened around 6:36 p.m. at 4100 N Ih 35 SVRD SB. The pedestrian was killed on the scene. No other information was released.
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One person dead after a train vs pedestrian collision in Central Austin

GEORGETOWN, Texas — A person died in a train vs pedestrian crash in Central Austin Thursday evening. The Austin-Travis County EMS responded to the scene located close to 1000 E 41 street at 6:36 p.m. The pedestrian has been pronounced deceased by ATCEMS and the Austin Fire Department. Other...

Domestic violence homicides highlight patterns shown in abusive relationships

TEXAS - October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and it comes on the heels of two double homicides in Central Texas that stemmed from domestic abuse. "The theme of Domestic Violence Awareness Month this year is ‘everyone knows someone’ because everyone does," said Shelli Egger, policy chair for the Austin-Travis County Family Violence Task Force.

Central Texas communities host National Night Out events

AUSTIN, Texas — Central Texas police departments hosted National Night Out events throughout the area on Tuesday, Oct. 4. National Night Out, according to the organization's website, is an annual community-building campaign to promote police partnerships with the community and neighborhoods. The events can be held by neighborhoods as...

One dead following auto-pedestrian crash in North Austin

AUSTIN, Texas — One person is dead following a crash in North Austin on Saturday night. Austin-Travis County EMS (ATCEMS) said it responded to an auto-pedestrian collision at N. Lamar Boulevard and Beaver Street around 8 p.m. Around 8:30 p.m., ATCEMS tweeted that an adult had been pronounced dead...
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Four injured after car strikes building following 2-vehicle crash in South Austin

AUSTIN, Texas — First responders say a collision between two cars sent one of them into a building and left four people injured off of Congress Ave early Saturday morning. Austin-Travis County EMS said they responded to the two-vehicle collision around 3:25 a.m. at the Bel Air Motel on 3400 South Congress Avenue with Lightsey Road and Woodward Street.

Inmate dies at Travis County Correctional Complex

TRAVIS COUNTY, Texas - An inmate has died at Travis County Correctional Complex this week. The Travis County Sheriff's Office says that 30-year-old Andres Villareal-Salguero of Austin was found unresponsive in his cell by a corrections officer around 1:40 p.m. Sept. 27. TCSO medical staff and ATCEMS administered CPR immediately,...

Teens arrested for July robbery, murder at South Austin gas station

AUSTIN, Texas - Five teenagers have been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting in July in South Austin. 17-year-old Darian Anderson, 18-year-old Ahmed Al Khazaali, 18-year-old Jon Willard, 17-year-old Xavion Walton, and a 16-year-old boy have been arrested for the July 20 shooting of 28-year-old Rony Alfredo Mateo-Comapa. The five were arrested on September 26.

Road back open after fire in Bluff Springs

BLUFF SPRINGS, Texas (KXAN) — The Travis County Sheriff’s Office said deputies briefly shut down a portion of Bluff Springs Road early Friday morning after a report of a fire. TCSO said Bluff Springs reopened between Slaughter Lane and Nuckols Crossing Road — just southeast of Onion Creek. The Austin and Travis County Fire incident […]

Construction workers rescued from broken boom in NW Travis County

AUSTIN, Texas - Two workers have been rescued after getting stuck in a construction boom in northwest Travis County. The Austin Fire Department said earlier Thursday afternoon the workers were stuck approximately 110 feet in the air and uninjured after the boom has lost functionality. AFD's technical rescue crews were...