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(Photo:Shutterstock/Matthew R McClure) The Texas A&M Forest Service reported, the fire is in the mop up stages and you could expect to see smoke in the area. Several emergency workers and fire fighters converged on Bastrop yesterday after a wildfire broke out near highway 71...
(Photo:Shutterstock/Brandon Seidel) More than a thousand folks packed the front of Austin City hall in a Rally against white supremacist. East Austin activist Richard Franklin, wants people to do more than rally on the weekends and take it to government meetings. When Austin...
(Photo: Pflugerville PD/PIO) A Pflugerville man was arrested early Saturday morning in connection with a stabbing at an apartment complex that injured two people Friday evening. Jared Lane, 23, was arrested by the Pflugerville Police Department and charged with two counts of...
(Photo:Shutterstock/Syda Productions) Amid criticism, the Austin City Counci is pushing forward with a plan to raise the property tax rate by 13.2-percent next year as part of a tax swap with the Austin school district. A public hearing on the issue was postponed by four hours...
(Photo:Shutterstock/Impact Photography) The City of Austin now plans to sue the State of Texas over housing discrimination and the use of vouchers. A resolution was passed in 2014 banning discrimination based on a person's source of income, but the state later overturned that...
(Photo:Shutterstock/stockcreations) Home ownership in the Austin Round Rock metro area is slipping further out of reach for more people. The latest housing sales numbers collected by the Austin Board of Realtors reported, the median home price in the five county area is nearing...
Photo: Shutterstock The Austin Police Department will enforce a “No-Refusal” initiative leading up to the Labor Day Holiday. The initiative will begin at 10 p.m. on Friday, August 18, 2017 and will run 24/7 until 5 a.m. Tuesday, September 5, 2017. The DWI initiative is an effort...
Preliminary flood maps for parts of Hays, Caldwell, Gonzales and Guadalupe counties are now available for review for anyone who lives near or has a business along the San Marcos and Blanco rivers. In Hays County, the flood hazard study includes areas along the Blanco and San...
(Credit: Dell Seton Medical Center) While we won’t get a total eclipse in the heart of Texas, many in the Lone Star State are still just as eager as the rest of the nation to catch a glimpse of this historic event. But before you venture out to take a look this Monday, experts...