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Elected officials in Travis County are worried the COVID-19 surge hitting El Paso and West Texas right now could go statewide, and they want to keep all their options open to deal with the pandemic here at home.

Police say a witness parked her car in the roadway in order to block traffic and prevent the pedestrian from being struck by more vehicles.

"The older adults had more accurate, factual information about COVID-19 than the younger adults did -- to a significant level," said UT researcher Ken Fleishmann. Are you surprised?

The tragic arc began when Raiden's father, Adan, was exposed to the virus while at work, according to his family. He tested positive June 3 and was hospitalized June 9. He died June 26. Raiden's mom, Mariah, died on October 5.

Despite the growing number of COVID-19 cases across the country, Austin Bergstrom International Airport says they're preparing for more travelers this Thanksgiving holiday.

The Fredericksburg Police Department and the State Fire Marshal's Office are currently investigating after being called to the scene of an apartment fire and finding two deceased bodies inside.

“What happened to Councilman Flannigan was wrong and it should be condemned by everybody," said Austin Mayor Steve Adler.

AstraZeneca said Monday that late-stage trials showed its coronavirus vaccine was up to 90% effective, giving public health officials hope they may soon have access to a vaccine that is easier to distribute than some of its rivals.

San Antonio doctors say they are facing some patients with COVID-19, who actively believe it isn’t real.


HEARTBREAKING: This is 68-year-old Adeliado Berna Beurias. Police say he was selling ice cream in North Austin when he was shot by three men trying to rob him. He died from his injuries yesterday.

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HAPPENING NOW: TCSO confirms multiple boats are in distress and sinking on Lake Travis for the "Trump Boat Parade" At this time, there is not a confirmed amount of boats that are experiencing issues on the lake.

Richard Overton is an American treasure. Happy 112th Birthday!

LIVE BREAKING NEWS: FBI on the scene of officer-involved shooting on I-35 in Round Rock.

31-year-old Deonte Lee Rogers was wanted for shooting at officers while they attempted to serve a federal arrest warrant for a probation violation. The shooting happened on August 25th at an apartment complex along Manor Road in East Austin.

NEW VIDEO: As day breaks in Rockport, a look at the devastation from Hurricane Harvey

BREAKING: Missing Austin mother Heidi Broussard has been found dead in Houston, and her infant baby Margot was found alive, according to reports. A car at home where they were found registered to one of Heidi's best friends.