Kate Winkle, KXAN News

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Past articles by Kate:

‘Potential explosive device’ found in Central Texas garage sale haul

Kempner police chief Eddie Rodriguez met the person just after 8 a.m. Tuesday in the 12000 block of U.S. Highway 190 in Kempner, which is in Lampasas County and less than 20 miles west of Killeen. → Read More

Inexpensive, fun and last-minute Austin date ideas

KXAN staff compiled some ideas for Austin dates to help those who’ve just moved here and have yet to experience the city as well as those looking to reconnect with it. → Read More

How to see what traffic lights are out in Austin

It is also asking people to report dark traffic signals by calling 3-1-1, filling out an online form or using its mobile app. → Read More

No boil water notice for City of Austin

A number of people have reached out to KXAN as well as city council members, asking about texts going around warning of an impending boil water notice. → Read More

New partnership: 40-120 asylum seekers will fly out of Austin airport each day

San Antonio asked for Austin’s help after seeing an influx of asylum seekers coming to its city during their journey. → Read More

APD: 1 charged after ‘recklessly’ handled gun leads to man’s death

A police press release noted Guillory handled “a firearm recklessly.” It also said he stayed on scene and cooperated with police. → Read More

Dallas Zoo closed as clouded leopard escapes enclosure

The Zoo said it’s a “non-dangerous” animal, and Dallas police are helping with the search. → Read More

How you can check Texas power grid conditions

People can explore ERCOT’s grid and market conditions tools online. → Read More

1st multi-level H-E-B coming to west Austin

The same firm, Lake Flato Architects, that designed H-E-B’s Mueller location also worked on this one. Renderings of the new store are on H-E-B’s website. → Read More

Ryan Alter projected winner for City Council District 5

Neither received more than 50% of the vote on Nov. 8, which triggered the runoff election. → Read More

José Velásquez wins Austin City Council District 3 seat

Neither received more than 50% of the vote in the Nov. 8 election, which is why they’re now part of the runoff. → Read More

No bomb found after threat evacuates Bastrop Walmart

Police posted at 7:25 p.m. on their Facebook page that the store and area around it were cleared and nothing was found. → Read More

Watch Austin mayor debate: Celia Israel, Kirk Watson discuss affordability, transportation, city’s future

Celia Israel and Kirk Watson headed to a runoff after neither secured more than 50% of the vote during the Nov. 8 election. → Read More

11-year-old Austin reporter covers White House decorations

Shapiro traveled there with KidScoop Media, an organization that’s worked since 2008 to connect young journalists with politicians and celebrities. → Read More

TCSO identifies woman found dead at Leander home, suspect faces murder charge

The Travis County Sheriff’s Office identified the woman found dead at a Leander home on Nov. 2. → Read More

Live Blog: Texas midterm election 2022

Texans decide a number of key statewide races Tuesday, including electing a governor and attorney general, as well as local propositions that in Central Texas range from affordable housing in Austin to marijuana in San Marcos. → Read More

Search warrant reveals new details after buried body found at Leander home

The warrant also described how a tip on Monday about a body at a home in the 23000 block of Windy Valley Road led them to find the buried body with the help of a Texas Parks and Wildlife cadaver dog. → Read More

‘Suspicious’ death investigated in downtown Austin

It happened in the 600 block of East 7th Street, which is near Red River Street. → Read More

Pedestrian hit, killed on I-35 in Austin

The person died at the scene at 6700 North I-35 northbound. → Read More

APD: No shots fired near Ascension Seton Northwest Hospital

Austin Police said there wasn’t an active shooter incident, and no shots were fired near Ascension Seton Northwest Hospital Friday afternoon. → Read More