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( image courtesy AISD) "We appreciate the work of the House of Representatives and its efforts to reform the state's outdated school finance system. The current recapture system leaves significant issues unaddressed, including the ongoing decline of the state's financial...
(Photo courtesy KXAN) Two commercial airliners have a fender-bender on the taxiway at Austin's Airport last night. A United 737 clips the tail of an American Airlines 737. KXAN caught some of the pilot radio chatter. "It looks like it took off part of the right stabilizer, it...
(Credit: Uber) Ridesharing titans Uber and Lyft have announced their intent to return to Austin on Monday morning. That's also the day Governor Greg Abbott is expected to sign the new statewide ridesharing regulations into law.
(Credit: Associated Press) Families of the victims of the 15 people who were killed when a hot air balloon collided with power lines in Lockhart have banded together to submit a petition to the White House. The families are seeking greater oversight for balloon pilots following...
(Photo: (KLBJ) 590am/ 99.7fm KLBJ/ Jon Cooley) A new unit in Austin's police department is charged with investigating data from the department's hoard of untested rape kits. APD's Chief Brian Manley said some kits have not been tested since but were held in storage since 1991...
(image courtesy APD) FROM AUSTIN POLICE DEPARTMENT The Austin Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating and identifying a suspect in a sexual assault. On May 4, 2017 at approximately 2:50 a.m., the female victim was walking alone in the 80th block of...
AISD logo Through the Summer Food Service Program, Austin ISD will continue to serve free breakfast and lunch to local youth ages 18 and younger, regardless of economic status or whether the child attends AISD. Participants don't need any registration or identification...
Photo: Berry Aviation Berry Aviation, Inc. (Berry) expands its operations at San Marcos Regional Airport with the signing of a 40-year ground lease with the City of San Marcos. Texas Aviation Partners, the company contracted to manage the airport on behalf of the City, worked...
(Credit: Travis County Sheriff's Office) An Austin man has pleaded guilty to a violent attack on his girlfriend, and he'll spend the next 25 years in a prison cell. Court documents say Willie Lee Brady, 40, got into a fight with the woman in December of 2015 over some missing...