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District 1 Austin City Council Member Ora Houston has decided that she will not seek a second term on the City Council. "It has been a joy, privilege and a huge responsibility to represent the 'blended family' of District #1," said Houston. "Over the next seven months there are...
The Austin City Council will take up a pair of resolutions spearheaded by Greg Casar, and backed up by Mayor Steve Adler. Both resolutions deal with how the Austin Police Department can operate, and one of them also ties into the controversial Senate Bill 4 passed last year at...
On Thursday, the Austin City Council is expected to begin setting the ball in motion that may lead voters to the ballot box this November to decide whether or not to allow the borrowing of $816-million. In 2016, voters approved $$720-million in bonds solely for moblity...
Update: 3:00pm All Texas locations are now open It's a case of bad buns... California-based In-N-Out Burger restaurants in Texas have been closed due to poor bun quality. The company says the closures have nothing to do with health or safety. There are five In-N-Out locations in...
The Austin school board has seen the results of a new student survey showing only 87-percent of kids feel safe in schools. The district put forth a goal last year of 91-percent. Associate Superintendent of High Schools Craig Shaprio tells trustees making kids feel safe will take...
(Photo: CBS Austin) A Travis County Sheriff's Office dive team is expected received work this morning out at Bob Wentz Park after a man went missing this weekend while standing out on a sandbar. Jonestown police are also helping in that search. Officials say the Hispanic man in...
(Photo: Community Impact Newspaper) You may have noticed some new construction that's up and running at Slaughter Lane and Mopac. Work is being be done to create one of the diverging diamond intersection overpasses. TxDOT says it expects the work to last for the next six months...
Adler has to arrive at consensus on the process, which has been roundly criticized. They have 9 high level goals for CodeNEXT including more housing choice, streamlining the permitting process, better manage growth costs, preservation of neighborhoods, environmental protections...
Authorities say three people are dead and three seriously injured after a two-vehicle crash in Central Texas. According to the Pedernales Fire Department, one of the vehicles collided with the side of the other on Texas Highway 71 near Spicewood, northwest of Austin. One man...