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(Credit: Shutterstock) Memorial Day weekend routinely draws scores of people to Lake Travis. Along with those crowds, come additional risks, not only on the lake, but also on the roadways leading to it. In an effort to reduce the number of vehicle crashes and intoxicated drivers...
(Credit: Shutterstock) A state appeals court has upheld its reversal of a visiting judge's decision that halted enforcement of New Braunfels' law banning use of cans and other disposable food and beverage containers by tubers on the popular Comal and Guadalupe rivers. The New...
(Credit: Shutterstock) Texas lawmakers have revived a more narrowly focused version of a transgender "bathroom bill" like the one in North Carolina that sparked a national backlash, but the Texas law would apply only to public schools and not all bathrooms. A broader proposal...
(Photo:(KLBJ)590am/99.7fm KLBJ/ Jon Cooley) East Austinite and the Country's oldest Veteran Richard Overton was taken to the hospital yesterday with a fever. The Overton Family says the 111-year old veteran was diagnosed with pneumonia.
(Photo: Shutterstock/ Khakimullin Aleksandr) CodeNEXT-the Austin land code re-write was scrutinized by people like Jeff Jacks the president of the Zilker Neighborhood Association. The former architect said CodeNEXT writers should look more carefully underground at where they...
(Photo: Shutterstock/ Natalia Bratslavsky) In the Austin Round Rock area unemployment is down by .4% holding at 3.2%, with an estimated 5000 people added to its active workforce, That according to the Texas Workforce Commision's (TWC) jobs report. The Texas economy expanded in...
(Photo: Shutterstock/YURALAITS ALBERT) Longhorn graduates and others about to get their diploma can find some good jobs in the Austin area, registered nurses and IT professionals and business services workers are in high demand. The Texas Workforce Commission's Lisa Givens said...
Photo: Shutterstock Kyle Police arrested the driver in the 2016 fatal shooting of Natanaell Bardales of Kyle. Capt. Pedro Hernandez said the driver of the vehicle on April 2, 2016, was Rickson Correa-Cherem, 18, of San Marcos. Kyle PD arrested the shooter in the incident, who is...
APD badge The Austin Police Department announced a Weekend No Refusal DWI initiative which began the weekend of January 6, 2017 and will run each weekend through September 2017. Each initiative will be in effect from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. each Friday and Saturday night through Sunday...