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Past articles by Rachel:

WEATHER: A chance of showers for Austin area, storms move east

Update 12:30 p.m. → Read More

TRAFFIC UPDATE: Man killed, children injured in Texas 71 crash west of Bee Cave

A man was killed and a woman and two children were injured after a crash on Texas 71 at Pedernales Summit Parkway, Austin-Travis County EMS officials said. → Read More

JUST IN: Austin developer of Backyard in Bee Cave charged with indecency with a child

Chris Milam told the American-Statesman on Tuesday that the charges are false and a result of a domestic dispute. → Read More

POLICE: Shots fired at Pflugerville apartment on Friday

Pflugerville police are seeking any information about shots that rang out at Sage Apartments off of... → Read More

Man hit by car in South Austin Saturday died at hospital

A man who was hit by a car at the intersection of Slaughter Lane and Southpark Meadows Drive in South Austin on Saturday night has died, police officials confirmed. The incident took place before 9 p.m. Saturday, officials said. He was pronounced dead at the hospital. → Read More

Woman hit by train in East Austin late Saturday

A woman in her 30s was hit by a train at the intersection of Comal Street and East Fifth Street on Saturday night, according to Austin/Travis County Emergency Medical Services. First responders got the call at 10:37 p.m., and upon arriving on scene declared a trauma alert for the woman. She was taken to Dell Seton Medical Center with serious, potentially life-threatening injuries. → Read More

FORECAST: A chance of rain on a cloudy Sunday

The mist that settled on the Austin area this morning is expected to lift, but Austin-area skies are... → Read More

BREAKING: Councilwoman Jean Hennagin makes run for mayor of Lakeway

Councilwoman Jean Hennagin, who first joined the council in May 2016, has thrown her name in the hat... → Read More

Eanes warns businesses about spending money with marketing company

The Eanes school district is warning local business owners to watch out for a misleading marketing p... → Read More

Williamson County homes evacuated due to fast-moving fire

Williamson County deputies are evacuating residents along County Road 220 near Florence due to a quickly advancing fire, according to tweets sent by Williamson County sheriff’s officials just before 3 p.m. Sunday. Firefighters are working to protect homes in the area while deputies check residences. This is an ongoing story; check back for updates. → Read More

Person stabbed in confrontation involving UT student

University of Texas police officials confirmed that one person was stabbed during a fight between a... → Read More

Winter weather advisory in effect for Hill Country

The Hill Country counties of Burnet, Blanco, Gillespie, Kerr and Llano are all under a winter weathe... → Read More

Boy pleads with stepdad for mom’s life during stabbing, affidavit says

A woman found stabbed to death in her home in eastern Travis County early Saturday has been identifi... → Read More

Multiple traffic collisions on I-35 early Sunday morning

Austin police and Austin/Travis County Emergency Medical Services responded to four traffic collisio... → Read More

One hospitalized after single-vehicle rollover crash in Bee Cave

One person was injured after a vehicle rolled over in a crash at the intersection of Texas 71 and Ha... → Read More

Dense fog advisory issued until 10 a.m., sunny skies to follow

A dense fog advisory has been issued for the Austin area, as well as Travis, Hays, Bastrop, Lee, Cal... → Read More

BREAKING: Longtime Bee Cave Mayor Caroline Murphy announces retirement

After serving as mayor for the city of Bee Cave for 18 years, Caroline Murphy abruptly annouced her... → Read More

Westlake High student involved in shooting in Cuernavaca

A current Westlake High School student was one of the teens involved in a shooting and attempted rob... → Read More

One man hospitalized in two-car collision east of Austin

Austin/Travis County Emergency Medical Services transported a man in his 20s to Dell Seton Medical C... → Read More

Deputies: Man shot in the face with shotgun during attempted robbery

Travis County deputies say an attempted robbery orchestrated by three teenagers led to a shooting in... → Read More