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 2021-12-02 16:07 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Toys R Us to open new 'interactive' two-story store...

Toys R Us is opening a new, two-story, interactive store in New Jersey, its parent company WHP Global has announced. It is the first flagship store returning to the U.S....

 2021-12-02 16:03 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Biden to announce new COVID-19 strategies as omicron is found in US...

The administration is also drafting guidance that would compel insurance companies to allow plan holders to apply for reimbursement for over-the-counter COVID-19 tests by Jan. 15....

 2021-12-02 16:01 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Big Game Bound: Playoff hopes remain alive for multiple teams as NFL enters Week 13...

INDIANAPOLIS The driving force for expanding the NFL playoffs may have been to generate more revenue, but it's also generating more drama. Eight teams are within a game of the final wild card ber......

 2021-12-02 16:00 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

McDonald's brings back Holiday Pie, but only in select regions...

Just in time for the holidays, Mickey D's is bringing back its Holiday Pie — a vanilla-custard-filled pie topped with a sugary glaze and festive sprinkles....

 2021-12-02 15:54 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Debt collectors can now contact you on social media, text you...

Debt collectors can now slide into your DMs as a way to get your attention....

 2021-12-02 15:52 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

MLB players locked out in 1st work stoppage since 1995...

Major League Baseball plunged into its first work stoppage in a quarter-century when the sport's collective bargaining agreement expired Wednesday night and owners immediately locked out players in......

 2021-12-02 15:33 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

APD releases photos of suspects connected with north Austin homicide...

A bystander called 911 to report that a man had been shot in the parking lot, police said. When officers arrived, they found the victim with several gunshot wounds. Vasquez was taken to a hospital ......

 2021-12-02 12:40 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Austin City Council to consider EMS agreement, taking steps to address housing crisis...

Here's what you can expect to be discussed at the Austin City Council meeting Thursday....

 2021-12-02 12:28 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Bradley Cooper says he was held at knifepoint in NYC subway...

Bradley Cooper thought he was greeting a fan until he saw the knife....

 2021-12-02 12:20 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Austin City Council to vote on $1.6M for live music venue pandemic funding...

The federal government handed out $16 billion to venues across the country in April....

 2021-12-02 12:06 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Here's how you can stay at The Grinch's famous cave in Utah...

Beginning Dec. 3 until Dec 23, guests will be able to book the multi-level 5,700 square-foot rocky residence....

 2021-12-02 12:03 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Five revealing quotes from Supreme Court abortion case...

A tense Supreme Court hearing suggested the conservative-majority court is willing to place new restrictions on abortion. Less clear is how far the court might go....

 2021-12-02 11:58 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Secret Santa party leaving you stumped? We've got suggestions...

BestReviews is reader-supported and may earn an affiliate commission. Details. Which secret Santa gifts are best? Secret Santa: It's a fun tradition, especially in offices. Everyone draws names and......

 2021-12-02 11:55 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

What's the status of the COVID vaccine mandate?...

To control the spread of COVID-19, President Joe Biden previously said businesses with 100 or more employees would need to require COVID-19 vaccination or have workers get tested weekly for the vir......

 2021-12-02 11:47 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Omicron and delta mean return of unpopular COVID restrictions worldwide...

New restrictions, or variations on the old ones, are cropping up around the world....

 2021-12-02 11:35 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

U.S. Post Office prepares for holiday shipping increase...

Due to the pandemic, many shipped their gifts and holiday treats in 2020 and will continue to do so this year....

 2021-12-02 09:21 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Body found in parking lot after gunfire rings out at Austin apartment complex...

Police say they do not have anyone in custody for the homicide and had no suspect information....

 2021-12-02 04:49 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Ebo helps No. 15 Texas women turn back Jackson State 78-64...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lauren Ebo had 14 points, seven rebounds and five blocks, and No. 15 Texas overcame foul trouble to turn back Jackson State 78-64 on Wednesday night. The Longhorns (5-1) had tw......

 2021-12-02 04:43 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Federal judge blocks Texas law that would stop social media firms from banning users for a 'viewpoint'...

The law was passed this year after outcry from Republicans over perceived anti-conservative bias among major tech companies....

 2021-12-02 03:27 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Austin firefighters have keys allowing access to thousands of buildings. Why don't paramedics?...

While the Austin Fire Department crews have the master key to get inside the Knox Boxes, Austin-Travis County EMS paramedics don't. This has been the case since 2018, when the City of Austin ......

 2021-12-02 01:52 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Why AncestryDNA makes for a great gift...

BestReviews is reader-supported and may earn an affiliate commission. Details. AncestryDNA is an easy-to-use system that allows you to learn more about your heritage and where your ancestors l......

 2021-12-02 01:49 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Republicans push for more GOP women in Congress...

Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.) is determined to increase the number of Republican women in Congress....

 2021-12-02 01:47 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Jacqueline Avant, wife of music legend Clarence Avant, shot and killed in Beverly Hills...

Jacqueline Avant, the wife of music legend Clarence Avant, was shot and killed during an apparent home invasion robbery at a Beverly Hills home early Wednesday, Netflix confirmed to multiple outlet......

 2021-12-02 01:41 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

'Seems to be outcompeting delta': Doctor explains concerns behind omicron, what we should expect...

The new omicron variant of COVID-19 has prompted travel bans, a warning from the World Health Organization and many unanswered questions as doctors try to learn more about how dangerous it could be......

 2021-12-02 01:37 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

'Dear Santa': You can now adopt a child's letter to St. Nick through USPS...

Those hoping to help fulfill the holiday gift wish of a child in need can now adopt a letter to Santa through the U.S. Postal Service's "Operation Santa" program, the agency annou......

 2021-12-02 01:31 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

White House responds as US identifies first omicron variant case in California...

President Joe Biden's Chief Medical Advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci announced on Wednesday that the United States has its first case of the new omicron variant of COVID-19....

 2021-12-02 01:30 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Man undergoes heart surgery, wins $1M prize from lottery ticket in get-well card...

If health is wealth, a Massachusetts man is doubly blessed after November heart surgery led to a $1 million lottery jackpot....

 2021-12-02 01:27 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Bradley Cooper says he was held at knifepoint in NYC subway: 'It was pretty insane'...

NEW YORK — Bradley Cooper recently recounted a terrifying incident on the New York City subway while on his way to pick his daughter up from school. During an appearance on the "Armchair Expert" po......

 2021-12-02 01:26 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Reshaped Supreme Court signals support for abortion restrictions in Mississippi case...

The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments Wednesday in the most consequential abortion case in a generation....

 2021-12-02 01:20 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

GoFundMe canceled for Fort Hood soldier indicted for murder during Austin protest...

A GoFundMe account raising money to pay defense bills for Fort Hood Soldier Sergeant Daniel Perry has been taken down....

 2021-12-02 01:16 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

80,000 'chocolate cars' registered in Baja California...

As of this week, 80,000 so-called chocolate cars have been registered in Baja California....

 2021-12-02 01:15 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

AIDS and HIV cases double in Baja California...

In Baja California, the number of HIV and AIDS cases have gone up by 106 percent when compared to this time last year according to Mexico's Secretary of Health....

 2021-12-02 01:09 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

If a porch pirate hits your home, call 311, APD says...

As of October 1, theft calls now go through 311 instead of 911. That means a patrol officer does not respond to the crime in person....

 2021-12-02 01:05 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Mississippi abortion case argued at US Supreme Court...

The landmark cases Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey established that states can't ban abortion before a fetus is viable, around 24 weeks....

 2021-12-02 01:03 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Nonprofit 'disposed of' Virginia mom's belongings, left family without home days after C-section...

When she returned home from the hospital, Nicole Thweatt found the hotel room she had been living in was emptied, and a new family had moved in. All of her belongings, including clothes and even So......

 2021-12-02 00:59 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Rangers, border agents apprehend 70 Venezuelans at Big Bend National Park...

U.S. Border Patrol agents and park rangers apprehended more than 70 undocumented immigrants Wednesday at Big Bend National Park....

 2021-12-02 00:40 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Texas DSHS expands COVID sequencing efforts as first omicron case is discovered in U.S....

On Wednesday, the first omicron case was officially detected in the United States. While Texas awaits more information on the latest variant, its sequencing efforts are ramping up this month....

 2021-12-02 00:35 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Break-ins at TxDOT facilities knocking out some traffic cams...

TxDOT says so far, there have been no arrests. Austin Police Department is handling the investigations....

 2021-12-02 00:29 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Police ask for the public's help in identifying suspects in series of east Austin robberies...

The Austin Police Department Robbery Unit is asking for the public's help in identifying suspects involved in a series of robberies that took place in late September and early October....

 2021-12-01 23:58 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Texas GOP candidate vows to investigate RRISD police after board meeting arrests...

Allen West, a Texas GOP candidate, vowed in front of Round Rock parents and community members Wednesday that he would launch an investigation into the Round Rock ISD Police Department if elected go......

 2021-12-01 23:36 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Austin police officers cleared in January shooting at hotel...

They were trying to serve a warrant to arrest Dylan Polinski on outstanding felony offenses involving a firearm. But when they arrived at the hotel where they tracked him on north I-35, officers sa......

 2021-12-01 23:31 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Texas' ban on mask mandates in public schools back in place after federal appeals court ruling...

A federal appellate court has temporarily restored Gov. Greg Abbott's executive order prohibiting mask mandates in schools....

 2021-12-01 23:20 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Salvation Army calls for volunteers as more families request assistance...

The Salvation Army is working harder than ever to help bring holiday cheer to every home. Especially as many households continue to recover financially from pandemic strains. Salvation Army spokesp......

 2021-12-01 23:12 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

'I don't know how I survived': Around the world cyclist returns to Central Texas 2 years after horror crash...

Two years ago, Josh Quigley's dream of riding his bicycle around the world was crushed under the wheels of a car traveling 70 mph in Temple....

 2021-12-01 22:59 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

New initiative puts more money in the NIL game for UT athletes...

A new Name Image Likeness Initiative called the Clark Field Collective launched Wednesday, with the group saying they've already got $10 million pledged from Texas business owners, University......

 2021-12-01 22:53 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Elderly woman hit by suspect's car after purse stolen at Cedar Park H-E-B...

According to Cedar Park Police Department, the incident happened around 10:10 a.m. Monday at the H-E-B located at 2800 East Whitestone Boulevard....

 2021-12-01 22:41 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Austin Mayor Steve Adler appointed to federal cybersecurity committee...

Austin Mayor Steve Adler will serve a two-year term on the White House's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency's advisory committee. The committee will assist in developing p......

 2021-12-01 22:41 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

900 Texas power companies to submit plans outlining winter readiness...

Following companies' submissions of winter preparedness plans, both the Public Utility Commission and the Electric Reliability Council of Texas will review the reports, with inspectors expect......

 2021-12-01 22:01 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Tesla headquarters officially move to Austin...

On Wednesday, the company filed an 8-K form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to move its corporate headquarters to 13101 Harold Green Road in Austin — the location of its new $1.1 b......

 2021-12-01 21:53 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Spectacular Lone Star NYE fireworks back to welcome 2022...

As we prepare to welcome 2022, you can expect to see the most spectacular fireworks show in the central time zone as part of your New Year's Eve celebration!...

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