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(KLBJ FILE PHOTO) The icy weather has kept Austin's medics very busy. Austin Travis County EMS's Captain Darren Noack says as of this afternoon, "Austin Travis County EMS has run about 14 falls, 12 respiratory calls, 7 environmental exposures and over 15 collisions that were...
(Photo:Shutterstock/Eugenio Marongiu) Despite the weather Capital Metro is still operating, on a limited scale though. Metro Rapid and the Metro bus servie are operating on the Sunday route schedule today, but both Metro Rail and Express are shut down. Cap Metro's Amy Peck...
(Photo:Shutterstock/PhotonCatcher) About a quarter of flights going in and out of Austin Bergstrom International Airport have been canceled. ABIA's Jim Hallbrook explained, some of those flights were delayed from Monday night by the airlines so that their planes wouldn't be...
(Photo:Shutterstock/Chinnapong) Travis County spent about $750,000 for about 17 acres of land near McKinney Falls to build about 312 units for people living at half of the median area income. An environmental review has just been completed and beginning Thursday you will have 18...
(Photo:Shutterstock/Brandon Seidel) East Austin Community Leaders held a press conference to present a 6-point People’s Plan to prevent further displacement of poor East Austinites. “We have a crisis. Thousands of people of color are being removed from East Austin by...
School and University Closures: Austin ISD Austin Community College Bastrop ISD Blanco ISD Burnet ISD Chaparral Star Academy Comal ISD Del Valle ISD Dime Box ISD Dripping Springs ISD Eanes ISD Elgin ISD All Fayette Co. schools (This includes Fayetteville, Flatonia, La Grange,...
(Photo: Shutterstock by ssuaphotos) Winter storm impacts flights, passengers should check flight status Air travelers should check their flight status before heading to Austin's airport due to the winter weather and freezing precipitation expected tonight and ‪tomorrow ...
(Photo: Shutterstock by Robsonphoto) The Austin-Travis County Emergency Operations Center will activate at 10 p.m. in response to anticipated severe weather and hazardous road conditions. Beginning at 8 p.m. media requests can be directed to the EOC media relations line at 512-...
(Photo: Shutterstock by ArtBitz) Austin Energy is prepared for the anticipated winter weather that is expected to bring below freezing temperatures and possible accumulations of ice to the area. Austin Energy has trouble shooters ready to respond to any downed lines or power...