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(Credit: City of Austin) A new study from the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) finds that new homes in Texas built to meet green building standards such as LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental...
(Credit: Williamson County) Williamson County is hosting a public open house on Thursday, July 13, to share information and collect input on the Corridor F / US 183. The County is developing a plan for Corridor F / US 183, from SH 29 to the Williamson County Line, which includes...
Photo: City of San Marcos The City of San Marcos is seeking help from the public identifying the person or people who spray-painted an ancient cypress tree on Thompson’s Island. The damage was discovered July 1. It is believed the offense took place sometime the week before. The...
Photo: Shutterstock Austin Police report at 12:30 am, Saturday, July 8, the preliminary investigation shows that a silver 2008 Nissan Sentra was traveling southbound in the 8500 block of FM 2222 when it drifted off the right side of the roadway and struck the end of the guard...
(Photo YouTube) It's not a question of if but when a natural disaster like a flood or wildfire will hit Travis County. Now County Commissioners want UT to study evacuation scenarios. They're going to ask the University of Texas to help them with evaluating and modeling...
TCSO badge Late afternoon yesterday, TCSO Lake Patrol Deputies responded to a report of CPR in progress on a party boat on Lake Travis. The victim, Saugata Ghosh, 34 of Austin, was transported to Emerald Point Marina where CPR was continued. Austin Travis County EMS transported...
Photo: Shutterstock Yesterday, about 12:30 pm, the Travis County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a missing person in the 500 block of Nomad. The missing person was reported to be a white male in his 50’s and had last been seen at 3:30 pm on Saturday, July 8, walking toward...
Photo: Shutterstock On Sunday, July 9 at approximately 1:12 a.m., Austin Police officers responded to a shots fired call at 2501 Anken Dr. Upon arrival, officers located Dunieski Castillo-Leyva, 43, with obvious trauma to his body in his pickup truck. EMS arrived on scene and...
TxDOT is celebrating a milestone for one of its many road projects in the Austin-area. As of 5:00 a.m. Monday morning, the turnaround bridge at I-35 and 51st Street has been reopened, successfully ending the first of three phases of a $16.5-million project. With the bridge's...