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Photo: Google maps Early voting begins Monday, April 24 and continues through May 2, 2017. The City of San Marcos will be asking voters to weigh in on two separate propositions for bonds for public safety and library projects. If both initiatives pass, the City will be...
(Photo credit: City of Austin) The public now has the ability to participate during General Citizen’s Communications during regularly-scheduled City Council meetings via video conferencing. The City began piloting remote citizen communication on March 2, 2017 at three Austin...
(Photo credit: Shutterstock) Vandals are making the rounds near the University of Texas, using spraypaint on fraternity houses. It started earlier this week when the words "rapist" and "racist" were spraypainted on a fence post at the Phi Gamma Delta house. According to the...
(Photo credit: Screenshot/YouTube) The man seen in a video last year beating a turtle to death has reached an agreement with Travis County prosecutors. Back in June, Terry Washington was seen in that video dragging a turtle out of Lady bird Lake and beating it to death with a...
Photo: Lone Star Fugitive Task Force AUSTIN, Texas – The Lone Star Fugitive Task Force is seeking the public’s assistance in their effort to locate and apprehend Cullen Shane Pate, 22, whose last known address was in Georgetown. Pate is currently sought by Task Force as a result...
(Photo: Shutterstock/ Khakimullin Aleksandr) With the release of Austin's CodeNext draft map, scores of home builders started delving into the documents. Home Builder Association of Greater Austin's CEO Emily Blair said, it has a team of designers, engineers and more doing the...
(KLBJ FILE PHOTO) FROM AUSTIN POLICE DEPARTMENT Case: 17-1071522 Date: Monday, April 17, 2017 Time: 7:19 p.m. Location: 3700 block of Manor Rd. Deceased: David, Nancy-Jane, White female (D.O.B. 12-11-95) The preliminary investigation shows that a white 2009 Yamaha was traveling...
(KLBJ FILE PHOTO) Austin's new maps for CodeNEXT-the big property rules and land development re-write are already causing a stir around town and at City Hall. Austin City Council has begun rolling up their collective sleeves to address the CodeNEXT draft maps that have just come...
More than a dozen people died during the 2015 Memorial Weekend flood, including the McComb family, who were staying in a house in Wimberley that was washed into the Blanco River and carried downstream. In the aftermath, the only survivng member of the McComb family was a...