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Average retail gasoline prices in Austin have fallen 1 cent per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.01/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 830 gas outlets in Austin. This compares with the national average that has fallen 1.7 cents per gallon in the last week...
Houston Texans rookie running back D'Onta Foreman has been arrested on drug and weapons charges. A statement from the University of Texas Police Department in Austin said officers answered a report of the smell of marijuana outside a campus dormitory about 12:30 a.m. Sunday...
(Credit: Associated Press) A funeral has been held for an American tourist who was fatally beaten in Greece. The funeral home handling the body says the service began at 11 a.m. Saturday at Greater Mount Zion Baptist Church in Austin. Greek police say 22-year-old Bakari...
(Photo:Shutterstock/Natalia Bratslavsky) Texas' special session kicks off Tuesday. Austin congressman Lloyd Doggett calls it a session of hate, since the state's controversial bathroom bill and others have made it on the list of items. Doggett said schools around Texas face...
(Photo:Shutterstock/ Kevin George) New sustainable plans for Austin bike lanes are in the works. Austin Transportation Department Street Designer Alison Mills said her recent trip to the Netherlands at a cycling conference called Velo-City she acknowledged Austin's Dutch design...
(Photo:Shutterstock/ sangkhom sangkakam) After a broken water line in Kyle was fixed late Saturday. City officials reported they will not issue a boil water notice for Kyle water customers after a contractor struck the 8-inch line while drilling holes on Center street for a...
Loop 82/Aquarena Springs: A daytime west bound right lane closure will be in effect on July 17 – 19 for curb and gutter construction, TXDOT, 512.284.1683. 316 EDWARD GARY (ALLEY): A complete road closure until July 28 will be in effect for the alley behind 316 Edward Gary...
(Photo:Shutterstock/ Lisandro Luis Trarbach) Austin-Travis County EMS came to the rescue of a man who fell off a cliff Saturday at Hippy Hollow on Lake Travis. The unidentified man was transported to Round Rck Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries. He fell...
(Photo:Shutterstock/ Detailfoto) Loop 82/Aquarena Springs: A daytime west bound right lane closure will be in effect on July 17 – 19 for curb and gutter construction, TXDOT, 512.284.1683. 316 EDWARD GARY (ALLEY): A complete road closure until July 28 will be in effect for the...