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(Photo:shutterstock/RoschetzkyProductions) Some of Austin's more unique and classic Austin shops either expanding their operations or forced to find new spots due to rising costs at their old locations are finding new spots about town. After getting the boot from their storied...
Effective Dec. 1, 2017, the operational hours for the downtown location of the Austin Municipal Court, 700 E. 7th St., will change. The court will still remain open 12 hours most days, with extended hours on Thursday. The new hours for this location will change to 7 a.m. to 7 p...
A $10,000 bond has been set for a 23-year-old Austin man jailed on a charge of attempted assault on a peace officer after arrest records show he punched a police officer as authorities were on the side of a highway trying to move a disabled vehicle. Documents show Southern...
Average retail gasoline prices in Austin have fallen 1.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.22/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 830 gas outlets in Austin. This compares with the national average that has fallen 3.9 cents per gallon in the last...
The University of Texas Board of Regents meets this afternoon. One of the biggest items on the agenda has to do with the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. Chancellor Bill McRaven is expected to discuss recommendations concerning a proposed TMC-3 collaborative...
Police are looking for any witnesses to come forward following a pair of incidents that occurred in the West Campus area. A man groped a female student early yesterday morning, and later that evening another woman was flashed by what UTPD is describing as a white man in his 20's...
A man has been arrested after breaking vehicle windows downtown underneath IH-35 at 6th Street. Austin Police records claim 19-year-old Moses Edward Taban was using a hammer to break into vehicles parked under the bridge Friday night. A witness at the nearby Wendy’s saw Taban...
(Photo: Shutterstock By imtmphoto) A lot of safety tips during the holidays sound like common sense, but we get so distracted with our long list of things to get accomplished that we don't pay attention to our surroundings. Chris Pilcic with State Farm said Texas ranks higher...
(Photo: Shutterstock by Phillip Lange) Austin residents are hopeful that their input on the land-use rules re-write called CodeNEXT will be truly incorporated into the next draft. Some are concerned that public input will be limited or ignored but the City's David Green said not...