A sampling of emergency response reports made over the weekend:
Manhunt near Big Walnut Creek Nature Preserve. Police search for a man and his dog after the man allegedly kicked a police officer and fled, armed with a gun. Officers set up a perimeter, searched with K-9 units, and requested an aerial backup. US-290 E & Ferguson Cutoff, Sunday 6:04 a.m.
Carjacking on Airport Boulevard and E. 38 1/2 St., Friday 4:59 p.m.
Woman robbed Home Depot at knifepoint, accompanied by two men. All three fled in a black Kia with Florida plates. 8101 S I-35, Saturday 6:45 a.m.
Drug store robbed twice in one week (owner report); vintage signs stolen, other items missing. Nau's Enfield Drug, Clarksville.
Report of a person shot. Trinity Street and E. 7th Street, Sunday 1:59 a.m.
Report of a person shot. W. Howard Lane and Center Line Pass, Sunday 8:55 a.m.
Woman assaulted by a man. Rainey Street, Sunday 2:15 a.m.
Man assaulted and robbed. Colorado Street and W. 7th Street, Sunday 2:36 a.m.
Report of armed robbery. Multiple men with a gun robbed someone of $50, 510 W 10th St., Saturday 10:27 p.m.
Man stabbed, robbed at 2207 Leon St, West Campus, Saturday 4:20 a.m.
Suspect breaking into house, armed with a knife, W. North Loop Boulevard, Saturday 6:19 a.m.
7-Eleven robbed at gunpoint. 15010 FM-1825, Sunday 4:09 a.m.
Two women fight in an apartment parking lot. Mt. Carmel apartments, Saturday 7:01 a.m.
Fight at Motel 6 at 7100 N I-35, Saturday, 2:46 a.m.
Person assaulted near Walgreens. Tillery Street & Airport Boulevard, Saturday 6:04 a.m.
Occupied stuck elevator at senior living facility. Rosedale, Saturday 9:57 a.m.
"Gaseous condition," Berkman Dr & McCurdy St, Friday 5:26 p.m.
The Texas Department of State Health Services will allocate 332,750 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to 212 providers this week, with the bulk assigned to hub providers that are focused on widespread community distribution events. Six of those providers are in Travis County.
With the latest allocation of 16,450 sent to Travis County this week, the county will have received 104,275 doses of the vaccine. Local public health officials estimate that there are 285,000 area residents who fall in the 1A and 1B priority groups, meaning that around 37% of them should have access to doses seven weeks into the rollout process.
Here's where the latest allotment is going:
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The California exodus has made headlines for several years now, and even more recently, with thousands of West Coasters seeking tax relief, less-expensive real estate and a simpler lifestyle in Texas' capital city.
However, a California man's scathing review of Austin, which was published in Business Insider on Wednesday, reveals that some are less than satisfied with their move.