Luz Moreno-Lozano, Austin American-Statesman

Luz Moreno-Lozano

Austin American-Statesman

Austin, TX, United States

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Recent articles by Luz:

Uvalde says goodbye to the first of 21 victims of Robb Elementary School shooting

Amerie Garza’s service was the first of many funeral services to follow through mid-June as the 20 other victims from the Robb Elementary shooting are laid to rest. → Read More

On Memorial Day in Uvalde, people flock to makeshift memorials as they await answers

Uvalde community members put together car washes and distributed free lunches while residents handed out water and teddy bears to visitors. → Read More

May runoff early voting: Here are the candidates for Hays County Precinct 2 commissioner

To be on the November ballot, a candidate in the primary must earn the majority vote. The two highest vote getters are in the runoff set for May 24. → Read More

Wimberley school district names lone finalist in superintendent search

The announcement comes after a nine-month search to fill the position. Greg Bonewald was narrowed down from 57 applicants, district officials said. → Read More

Who is on the Hays school board ballot?

Hays school voters will decide the election of two school board members on the upcoming May 7 ballot. → Read More

Hays schools' $115 million bond proposal to fund growth heads to May ballot

The bond referendum aims to address growth with a new Hays elementary school, news buses and a new academic support center. → Read More

Driver caught in tornado in viral video to get new pickup, but now faces medical costs, family says

16-year-old Riley Leon shared that while on his way home from a job interview earlier this week when his red Chevy truck was swept up by a twister. → Read More

Austin police warn against buying illegal drugs after deadly overdoses before SXSW

Local authorities are investigating a string of overdoses they think are tied to opioid use, particularly fentanyl, that left two people dead. → Read More

Son, 29, accused of killing 60-year-old mother at Hays County home, authorities say

Deputies arrested Jeremiah Kuenzli. He was charged with murder and taken to the Hays County Jail with bail set at $250,000. → Read More

Meet the candidates on the ballot in Hays County's March 1 primary

Hays County voters will pick from a slate of candidates in the March 1 primary those who will be each party's representative on the November ballot. → Read More

Two hospitalized after rollover crash on Texas 71 in Southeast Austin, EMS medics say

Austin police, fire and EMS medics responded to the crash around 11:13 a.m. at East Ben White Boulevard and Montopolis Drive. → Read More

What we know about how the Texas winter storm is affecting Hays County

The latest updates on road and school closures, as well as power outages in Hays County. → Read More

Eviction protections extended through March 1 for Travis County renters

Tuesday’s extension is the 18th order providing eviction protections since the first eviction protection order on March 13, 2020. → Read More

Rick Koch ousted in Kyle City Council runoff; Parsley to take the seat in District 5

The final but unofficial results Wednesday showed Daniela C. Parsley on top with 552 votes or 54.71%. Rick Koch had 457 votes or 45.29%. → Read More

Hays school district appoints new board member after longtime member Willie Tenorio quits

Willie Tenorio resigned his position after he recently moved out of the area he represented. State law requires board members to live in the district they represent. → Read More

Kyle runoff: Incumbent Rick Koch, Daniela Parsley to battle for District 5 council seat

Because a single candidate did not secure 50% plus one vote, voters will head to the polls again. → Read More

1 dead, 2 injured in East Austin rollover crash; death is 109th on city's roads in 2021

Two people, whom medics have not yet identified, were taken to Dell Seton Medical Center with potentially serious injuries. → Read More

Wimberley answers rise in foot traffic, business growth in town square with hospitality center

The facility will feature public restrooms, handicap accessible parking, a pocket park, a visitor kiosk and sidewalks near the town square. → Read More

San Marcos elections: Prather, Gleason seated to City Council; two charter amendments fail

Voters select incumbent Mark Gleason and former councilman Jude Prather to be seated on the dais with lots of changes coming to the city charter. → Read More

Buda voters give overwhelming 'Yes' to $90 million bond package to improve roads and parks

Buda's nearly $90 million bond package that will improve road and parks has received overwhelming support with LaVonia Horne-Williams leading the race for council. → Read More