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Past articles by Chelsea:

Photos: Austin firefighters help battle 11,598-acre North Texas blaze

Austin firefighters are continuing to help battle a now 11,598-acre fire in Mineral Wells, which is west of Fort Worth, Sunday. → Read More

3,900+ customers without power as thunderstorms hit Austin

A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for Travis, Hays and most eastern counties in the KXAN viewing area until 4 a.m. → Read More

Blanco County 700-acre fire 15% contained

Crews are working to contain a fire in Blanco County that has grown to an estimated 700 acres on Sunday, according to the Texas A&M Forest Service. → Read More

Round Rock police asking for help finding 70-year-old woman with dementia

Florine Ponce was last seen around 5 p.m. in the 300 block of Hesters Crossing Road, which is west of Interstate 35 near La Frontera. → Read More

Memorial concert held for Austin bombing victim Draylen Mason

Musicians from all over Central Texas, including former teachers of Mason’s and staff and teachers from Austin Soundwaves performed a special arrangement of the Nimrod variation from Elgar’s Enigma variations Saturday. → Read More

Officers involved in shooting while investigating another shooting at Austin motel

What started with Austin police responding to a shooting at a motel led to an officer involved shooting on Sunday. → Read More

Human remains found on Austin trail near Highway 290

AUSTIN (KXAN) — The Austin Police Department is investigating after a caller reported finding a human skull while walking on a trail Saturday morning. Police confirmed to KXAN that when officers responded just after 10 a.m., they found human remains along a trail near the 4900 block of West US Highway 290 Service Road Westbound. […] → Read More

Austin-area restaurants raise money for Ukraine relief efforts

More than a dozen locations took part in the campaign “Dine With Ukraine.” → Read More

Amber Alert issued for San Antonio 7-month-old last seen inside stolen vehicle

San Antonio police are asking for help after they say a vehicle was stolen with a 7-month-old child inside Saturday night. → Read More

1 person dies in northeast Travis County crash

A crash in northeast Travis County Sunday night left one person dead and another injured. → Read More

AFD responds to fire at abandoned buildings in south Austin

An AFD shift commander said someone set the fire, but it could’ve been one that was started for warmth. → Read More

Texas A&M Forest Service responds to 250-acre fire in Burnet County

BURNET COUNTY, Texas (KXAN) — Texas A&M Forest Service crews responded to an estimated 250-acre fire in Burnet County Sunday afternoon. No one in the area is evacuating and there aren’t any roads closed. A forest service spokeswoman said forward progress on the fire had been stopped at last check. Also on Sunday, almost 100 […] → Read More

Silver Alert issued for Austin 76-year-old with cognitive impairment

The Austin Police Department is searching for a 76-year-old man with a cognitive impairment Saturday night. Officers are concerned for his safety. → Read More

Man caught on camera breaking into La Barbecue on Austin’s east side

Abeloved east Austin barbecue joint got hit with a third break-in — in the past few months — this week. → Read More

Apartments evacuated as APD responds to SWAT call in Pflugerville

APD told KXAN officers responded to the call just before 8 p.m. to an apartment complex in the 14200 block of The Lakes Blvd. The area is just east of Interstate 35 approaching Wells Branch Parkway. → Read More

Are Central Texas hospitals impacted by Austin’s boil water notice?

Some Central Texas hospitals are adjusting operations after a city-wide boil water notice went into effect for Austin Saturday night, while others are running as usual. → Read More

One person dies after being hit by a car in Lakeway

Austin-Travis County EMS medics responded to the intersection of FM 620 and Clara Van Street, which is near Lakeway City Park, around 6:45 p.m. → Read More

One arrested, accused of arson at north Austin car dealership

One person is in custody after they were accused of setting fire to a north Austin car dealership early Sunday morning, an Austin Fire Department shift commander said. → Read More

Local school districts ask students, staff to bring water to school amid boil notice

School is expected to start as scheduled on Monday, with officials adding water access and refill stations will be temporarily unavailable for the duration of the boil notice. → Read More

TCSO deputies make arrest in connection with Del Valle homicide

A Travis County Sheriff’s Department Sunday release said deputies arrested Marcos Enrique Mendoza for the alleged murder of Gerald Carl Vanbrakle Jr. → Read More