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Barton Springs Pool will reopen on Friday, February 24 and resume its regular operating hours. Barton Springs Pool is open from 5:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. daily and is closed on Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. for routine cleaning. For more information, please call the...
Beginning today, JASON Learning, with help from Dell, is providing immediate, free access to innovative science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) curricula to the Greater Austin area’s public schools. JASON Learning is a national non-profit that offers STEM...
(Photo Credit: KLBJ Staff) Austin police were forced to open fire on a woman Wednesday night in South Austin. It began with two unusual 911 calls, one of which was a hang up, and the other involved people speaking in the background about blowing up the house. Officers were...
APD Highway Enforcement Command worked a hands free initiative on North and South Interstate 35 today. A Capital Metro bus was utilized with several police officers on board spotting electronic device violations. The bus was used south of the river, while some motor units worked...
Shutterstock photo At 9:46 pm on the evening of February 21, TCSO received a report of shots fired in the 8400 block of Linden Loop. Upon arrival, deputies discovered a man and woman who had been shot. The two victims were transported to separate hospitals; the man with multiple...
Map courtesy of City of Austin Austin Water’s Wildland Conservation will conduct prescribed burns on 60 acres of the Water Quality Protection Lands on Thursday, February 23. This tract includes the Slaughter Creek Trail. To ensure public safety the Slaughter Creek Trail will be...
(Photo Credit: Austin Transportation Department) When it comes to Austin's roads, it's no secret how treacherous they can be. But what about being a pedestrian in the Capital City? According to a new report from Smart Growth America, it's actually quite dangerous as well. The...
(Photo Credit: City of Austin) Austin Mayor Steve Adler is joining forces with other mayors across the nation for what's called a 'Day of Action,' a time in which city leaders say they are fighting to protect families from losing coverage under the Affordable Car Act. “Repealing...
(Photo Credit: SPCA) The Caldwell County Sheriff's Office has seized 421 animals from a home in Uhland, near Kyle, after getting reports of animal abuse and neglect. Deputies served a search warrant for an animal cruelty investigation on Monday at a home on Misty Dr. Along with...