Luz Moreno-Lozano, Austin American-Statesman

Luz Moreno-Lozano

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UPDATE: Search for missing canoers in Eastern Travis County suspended

Update 9:15 p.m.: Rescue teams have suspended their search for two canoers who went missing in Eastern Travis County on Sunday night, officials said. → Read More

UPDATE: Sunshine returns for Memorial Day afternoon celebrations

4:45 p.m. update: Sunshine and pleasant temperatures have appeared just in time to fire up the grill for afternoon Memorial Day barbecues and celebrations. → Read More

Coronavirus in Central Texas: No new cases reported in Hays County

No new cases of the coronavirus were reported overnight in Hays County, officials said Sunday.The total of known confirmed cases for the county remains at → Read More

UPDATE: For second day, 4 Travis County parks closed after overcrowding

Mansfield Dam, Arkansas Bend, Milton Reimers Ranch and Pace Bend parks were closed for the rest of Sunday to additional visitors, Travis County Parks → Read More

UPDATE: 3 Travis County parks closed after overcrowding

Arkansas Bend, Milton Reimers Ranch and Pace Bend parks were closed for the rest of Sunday to any additional visitors, Travis County Parks officials said. → Read More

UPDATE: Overcrowded Pace Bend, Reimers Ranch parks closed

Reimers Ranch and Pace Bend parks were closed for the rest of Sunday to any additional visitors. Both parks had exceeded capacity limits set to facilitate → Read More

7-year-old dies after San Marcos crash that killed 2 others Saturday

Wednesday Update: A 7-year-old who had been one of three children injured in a San Marcos crash that killed two adults over the weekend has died, authorities said Wednesday.The child died on Tuesday at Dell Children’s Medical Center in Austin from injuries sustained in the crash, according to San Marcos police.Officers responded around 7:42 p.m. Saturday to a single-vehicle rollover crash in the… → Read More

Pace Bend Park closed, reaches capacity; two other county parks near capacity

Pace Bend Park is closed to any additional visitors after reaching its capacity Sunday, officials said.The park will reopen Monday, but under capacity → Read More

Two dead, eight injured in fatal crash in San Marcos Saturday

Two people are dead and three children are in critical condition after being ejected in a rollover crash that involved five other people in San Marcos → Read More

FORECAST: Cloudy Sunday, high near 89; damp Memorial Day likely

Saturday forecast for Austin: A line of storms moving through the area this afternoon could mean a damp and cloudy Memorial Day and a less sunny week → Read More

Pedestrian injured after struck by vehicle in Northeast Austin

A pedestrian was seriously injured after being stuck by a vehicle in Northeast Austin early Sunday.Austin-Travis County EMS medics responded to the 1000 → Read More

OVERNIGHT: Scooter rider injured in South Austin crash

A person was injured while riding a scooter in South Austin Saturday night.Austin-Travis County EMS medics responded to the crash in the 500 block of South Lamar Boulevard near Barton Springs Road around 9:48 p.m.The rider was taken to Dell Seton Medical Center with potentially serious injuries.Information on what caused the crash was not immediately available.FINAL Scooter Collision at 500blk S… → Read More

Sunny and warm Sunday with high near 87

Get those sunglasses and flip flops ready as a sunny, warm week lies ahead for Central Texas with highs reaching the 90s through most of the week.Kicking → Read More

Austin police searching for missing South Austin woman

Austin Police are searching for a 30-year-old woman who went missing from her South Austin home Sunday morning.Iliana Salinas was last seen at her home in → Read More

Nine new coronavirus cases confirmed in Williamson County

Nine new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Williamson County Sunday, health officials said.A total of 377 known cases have been confirmed, 213 of whom → Read More

Mother’s Day forecast: Sunny with a high near 81

Warm temperatures and dry conditions will make for a pleasant Mother’s Day for Central Texas families. For those who forgot, this is a reminder to call your momma.Sunday will be sunny with a high near 81 and an overnight low around 59, the National Weather Service said.Some moisture above the surface moving into the area overnight should make for a mostly sunny Monday. But some potential for an… → Read More

OVERNIGHT: Electrical fire extinguished at vacant South Austin home

Firefighters extinguished a small fire at a vacant home in South Austin early Sunday, officials said.Austin firefighters responded to the home at 4811 South Congress Ave. near Sheraton Avenue around 12:30 am.Officials said the blaze was started due to an electrical malfunction.No injuries were reported. → Read More

Six injured in West Austin crash Saturday night

Six people were injured in a wreck in West Austin on Saturday evening, first responders said.Austin-Travis County EMS medics and the Westlake Fire Department responded to the crash on Capital of Texas Highway (Loop 360) in the southbound lanes between Las Cimas Parkway and Lost Creek Boulevard around 7:30 p.m.One person was pinned inside a vehicle that rolled over. Firefighters said it took over… → Read More

1 new coronavirus case reported in Hays County, officials say

One new case of the coronavirus was confirmed in Hays County overnight, bringing the total number of known cases to 168, officials said.So far, 100 people have recovered. The county now has 67 active cases, five of whom are currently hospitalized, and one person has died.CORONAVIRUS IN TEXAS: What we know, latest updates → Read More

Missing swimmer’s body recovered from water at Muleshoe Bend park

A missing swimmer’s body was recovered from the water at the Muleshoe Bend Recreation Area in Spicewood Sunday afternoon.Multiple rescue agencies → Read More