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(Credit: Austin Energy) Early on Sunday, Sept. 10, Austin Energy crews loaded up and started making their way to Jacksonville, Florida to assist Jacksonville Electric Authority (JEA) with restoration from damage after Hurricane Irma. JEA, also a community-owned utility, reached...
(Credit: Austin Disaster Relief Network) The Austin Disaster Relief Network (ADRN) is joining Mayor Steve Adler in collecting clean up kits for the on-going cleanup of homes damaged by Hurricane Harvey. “We are praying for our neighbors in Florida affected by Hurricane Irma, but...
(Credit: KLBJ staff) Average retail gasoline prices in Austin have risen 2.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.55/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 830 gas outlets in Austin. This compares with the national average that has increased 1.8 cents...
(photo: Shutterstock/Impact Photography) Opponents of the state’s new anti-sanctuary city law are pushing back against the Attorney General’s emergency request for an appeals court to allow the law to take effect. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is asking the 5th circuit court...
(Photo:Shutterstock/Brandon Seidel) Austin City Council has been hammering out their new $3.9 billion dollar budget last month. In it, Mayor Steve Adler wants to lump public health spending with quality of life initiatives, something Councilmember Delia Garza laments. She...
(photo Shutterstock/Yevhen Prozhyrko Speeds topped 100 miles per hour during a high speed chase Sunday morning down 183-A. Cedar Park Assistant Chief Mike Harmon said it all started around 9:45 with an officer going after a speeder. The driver refused to stop and the chase began...
(Photo:Shutterstock/ra2studio) Two teens are facing felonies, Adrian Gamez, 18, and Anthony Meeks, 17, accused of vandalizing Pflugerville High school Friday night. PISD officials say the Pflugerville Police Department is taking a zero tolerance policy towards graffiti on school...
(Photo:Shutterstock/Peter Hermes Furian) An Austin mother is being charged with the death of her adult son with cerebral palsy. Recent court documents report, the son of Erica Yanet Flores, 41, was found dead weighing 51 pounds, he also had sores and was infested with maggots...
(Photo:Hays County Sheriff's Office/PIO) The Hays County Sheriff’s Office obtained a composite sketch of the male suspect who assaulted a female victim at her home in Wimberley on September 1, 2017. The suspect is described as: Race/Sex: White/Male Age: Approx. 16 to 20 Height:...