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Retail gasoline prices across Texas rose one penny this week to reach an average $2.86 per gallon. The AAA Texas survey results, released Friday, indicated the upward price follows three weeks of declines. The association says the cost of gasoline in metro areas of Texas is 67...
From strip clubs to classrooms and from Africa to the highways crisscrossing Texas, January 1st brings the start of several new laws and programs in the Lone Star State. - Admission to strip clubs gets pricier - $5 to be exact, with the money going to help sexual assault victims...
Suddenlink and KXAN parent company LIN-TV are continuing negotiations through-out the weekend, working to hammer out a new contract. The current agreement ends at 12:01AM December 31st. Suddenlink spokesperson Pete Abel says the company is pushing for an extension of the...
Austin Police say a man who held up a cab driver on Christmas Eve has confessed to robbing three others at gunpoint. "Just after two in the morning, on at five in the morning, just after noon and one just after four o'clock. So he robbed four cab drivers on the same day," says...
The fire, which started at a construction site near the University of Texas power plant at 24th and Speedway, has now been extinguished. U.T. officials say no one was hurt and the cause is still under investigation. Austin fire officials say preliminary reports indicate the fire...
The Williamson County Judge has issued a burn ban until further notice. The ban prohibits burning, “any combustible material outside of an enclosure which serves to contain all flames and/or sparks, or orders such burning by others. The burn ban prohibits the burning of...
Engineers in charge of testing the passenger rail cars for Austin's future commuter rail service have decided to shelve their testing for about a week. Capital Metro says neighbors have complained about the noise from the train whistle in some neighborhoods. "We wouldn't have...
For decades, people going through jury selection and serving on a jury in Williamson County were paid $6 dollars a day. The Williamson County Commissioners court has raised that to $40 a day , a move mandated by a bill passed by the Texas Legislature. Jurors do have the option...
Austin Police make a second arrest in connection with the suspected murder of a 16-year-old boy. Detectives charge Raymond Antwon Bradshaw with evidence tampering today in the August death of Jonathon Laughlin. Laughlin's badly-decomposed body was found in south Austin three...