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Photo: CBS Austin Austin's longtime Robert E. Lee Road is no more. The signs have officially be changed to its new name: Azie Morton Road, named after the first African-American treasury secretary Azie Taylor Morton. Jeff Davis Avenue will soon be changed as well, although it's...
A routine audit prompted Operation Even Trade. Seven suspects were arrested last week involving the Travis County Tax Assessor and Collectors Office for charges ranging from theft by a public servant, forgery, and engaging in organized crime. DPS Regional Commander Freeman...
Photo: KXAN Authorities have identified the man who drowned in Lake Pflugerville last week. 23-year-old Cesar Rafael Pena Villastrigo was last seen Wednesday afternoon about fifty feet from the north shore. He may have gotten caught in the invasive hydrilla which is a danger to...
The City of Bastrop has announced that James Altgelt has been promoted to the position of Director of Public Safety and Police Chief, and his new roles will become effective Tuesday, May 22, 2018. “After thoughtful deliberation, I believe that I have the best available candidate...
Average retail gasoline prices in Austin have risen 7.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.69/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 830 gas outlets in Austin. This compares with the national average that has increased 4.3 cents per gallon in the last...
(Photo: Shutterstock by Pressmaster) Next month, about a dozen vets and assistants from Austin's Emancipet are going to Puerto Rico as part of a national coalition to help island residents with their animals' post-hurricane medical needs. CEO Amy Mills says they'll set up a M*A*...
(Photo: Shutterstock By Rob Wilson) Austin's been combating an influx of a so-called synthetic cannabinoid called K2 and a recent bust was a big win as APD and federal agents busted an Austin man picking up 2 kilos of the Drug in its rawest form. Detective Lonnie Gall says after...
(Photo: Shutterstock By lucad) The Supreme Court may have sided with the states, but economists aren't expecting gambling to be legal in Texas anytime soon. President and CEO of the Perryman Group, Ray Perryman, says when the Texas Legislature reconvenes in January, the Supreme...
(Photo: Shutterstock By Kirill Smirnov) No significant damage is being reported from a tornado that was spotted near Leander this morning. Williamson County Sheriff Robert Chody. "Things seem to be okay from the county perspective from the law enforcement aspect of it," said...