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Past articles by Wes:

UPDATE: Amber Alert suspect’s SUV found but mom, baby still missing

Corpus Christi Police say they found the white Cadillac Escalade used to kidnap an 18-year-old woman and her 1-year-old daughter but are still looking for them and the man they say is the kidnapper. That man is also wanted on unrelated murder charges. → Read More

Significant police activity at Round Rock hotel

There is a large police presence at a Round Rock hotel Monday morning. Few details are known at this point, but police plan to give an update at 11:45 a.m. → Read More

Austin airport TSA security wait times 2 hours long

ABIA officials say during peak times from 5 a.m. – 8 a.m. and from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., travelers should get to the airport three hours early. During non-peak departures, they recommend people still getting there at least 2.5 hours early. → Read More

WATCH: Texas high school graduates by cell phone light after storms knock out power

After a year unlike any other, how about a graduation unlike any other. Anderson High School weathered Wednesday night's nasty weather, which knocked out power at the Delco Activity Center. → Read More

Report: Coach K to retire from Duke after upcoming season

The winningest coach in college basketball history -- Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski -- will retire after this coming season, according to a report from Jeff Goodman, a college basketball reporter with Stadium. → Read More

WATCH: Video of man’s helicopter rescue from car in flood waters

The Travis County Sheriff's Office released video showing the daring helicopter rescue that helped save the life of a stranded driver who got stuck Tuesday morning in a flash flood at a low water crossing. → Read More

StarFlight helicopter called in to help with water rescue

One vehicle is currently stalled out in the water, and a StarFlight helicopter rescue crew has been called in to attempt to hoist the stranded driver to safety. → Read More

What to expect as 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season officially underway

The 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season kicked off Tuesday -- at least officially. Meteorologists know that the 2021 hurricane season really started 10 days early with the formation of Tropical Storm Ana. → Read More

Possible link between Tylenol during pregnancy and autism, ADHD in kids, study finds

The researchers did warn that this study is just a possible link. Readers should not take their findings as definitive proof. → Read More

Texans can buy beer, wine at 10 a.m. on Sunday, starting Sept. 1

While Texas lawmakers approved new laws to loosen beer and wine restrictions on Sunday, they have not passed a law to allow liquor sales. → Read More

Austin officials visit 42 homeless encampments, warn people about ban

The City of Austin says it is making progress on its phased approach to implementing the voter-mandated camping ban. Since the ban went into effect on May 11, representatives from multiple city departments, including the Austin Police Department, have visited 42 homeless sites. → Read More

Austin FC, USWNT tickets go on sale Thursday morning

Tickets to the first six Austin FC home games, as well as the U.S. Women's National Team match against Nigeria go on sale Thursday morning. → Read More

Austin mayor tells Joe Rogan what he would’ve done differently to tackle homelessness

Austin Mayor Steve Adler admitted the City of Austin did make mistakes when it ended the city's camping ban two years ago and explained Tuesday what it should have done instead during a lengthy interview on the podcast "The Joe Rogan Experience." → Read More

ACL Music Fest one-day tickets go on sale Tuesday with daily lineups revealed

Three-day wristbands for both weekends of ACL Fest sold out on the very first day in less than three hours. Depending in the lineups by day, the single-day tickets are also expected to sell out fast. → Read More

How to get to Austin FC’s Q2 Stadium on gameday — by bus, train or rideshare

Austin FC fans will have a number of different transportation choices as they try to get to Q2 Stadium this season. Here are the most updated options to park at the stadium, park and ride, travel there by bus or train, or catch an Uber. → Read More

No swimming at Hamilton Pool this summer due to falling rocks from winter storm

Travis County Parks says February's winter storm has caused rocks to start falling more frequently at the pool, making it dangerous to swim or hike underneath the overhanging cliff. → Read More

Leander voters will decide whether to keep Capital Metro

Leander's decision over whether to keep or ditch Capital Metro is now in the hands of voters. The Leander City Council voted 6-1 Thursday night to put the Capital Metro's future relationship with Leander on an upcoming ballot. → Read More

Bette Midler confirms ‘Hocus Pocus 2’ coming Fall 2022

Protect your kids, the Sanderson Sisters will be back next year, star Bette Midler announced Thursday on Twitter. It will be released on the digital streaming platform Disney+. → Read More

Does Kendall Jenner’s new tequila rip off an Austin tequila?

Model and reality TV star Kendall Jenner launched a new tequila in California this week that has striking similarities to an Austin tequila. It has a similar name, similar color logo, it’s the same type of tequila, and it’s even made at the same Mexican distillery. → Read More

Gov. Abbott orders state resources on standby 24/7 to handle ‘treacherous’ storms, flooding

exas Gov. Greg Abbott ordered the State Operations Center to standby 24/7 to help Texans after significant rain caused flooding Tuesday and more flooding could occur Wednesday. → Read More