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Even though reading and math scores at Pearse Middle School has been on the verge of closing for the last 3 years. The school's administrators met late into the night to come up with a contingency plan in case the Texas Education Agency does decide to close the school...
A Pflugerville teen is facing felony charges after officers say she was selling marijuana brownies at her high school. Roger Wade with the Travis County Sheriff's Department says officers responded to John Connelly High School when a sixteen-year-old student was sent to the...
It happened at the Giddings State School when 10 teens being held at that TYC facility protest their treatment there, rioting their way to the the top of the roof of one of the main buildings. James T. Smith, one the facility's Deputy Commissioners says that these type of...
Jim Halbrook with Austin's airport says American is pulling the plug on a number of non-stop flights. He says as of July 2, flights from Austin to Dallas Field will be discontinued. That means Southwest Airlines will be the only airline that will fly from Austin to Love Field...
Negotiations have officially broken off between the city of Austin and the developers of a proposed 2 thousand acre movie studio. The group behind the "Villa Muse Studios" was asking the city to release the project from Austin's development regulations. Mayor Will Wynn says he...
Police in Pflugerville hope someone will recognize these men. They say one of them fired a shot at a police officer last week who was responding to a report of a stolen vehicle. That shooting lead to a massive manhunt in Pflugerville, but the suspects were able to escape...
The local chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving weighs in on the DWI arrest of state Representative Mike Krusee. The group's, Jackie Collett says 3 out of 10 people will be effected by an alcohol related arrest. Mothers Against Drunk Driving is looking to pass legislation...
Austin Police say officers possibly saved dozens of lives last week by arresting a man who left a suicide note for his wife, threatening an event what would get massive media attention. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO APD'S ENTIRE NEWS CONFERENCE . According to Travis County court...
The price of speciality beers at local microbrews and non-mainstream beers distributed to stores will likely be rising more in the near future. "The price of fuel is going up, changes in the weather that have not been historically predictable." Todd Henry, senior brewer at...