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A plan being hailed as the most ambitious in the county would wean Austin off of fossil fuel produced energy within the decade. Carlos Cordova with Austin Energy says the plan would have Austin getting 55 percent of it's energy from renewable resources by 2025, "It contemplates...
Two suspected ringleaders of a sex trafficking ring were arrested Thursday by the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force. 23-year-old James Terrelle King was found in a North Austin apartment and 24-year-old Christal Torres was taken into custody at an Amtrak train station in Del Rio...
The Thrall Police Chief is cautioning parents about something that may be on your child's Christmas wish list. It's in response to the fatal officer-involved shooting of a Cleveland boy who had an airsoft pellet gun. In surveillance video released by Cleveland police, you see a...
AUSTIN -- The Austin City Council held its last meeting of the year on Thursday. Here are some updates from the meeting. ITEMS PASSED: Item 21: A $4 million construction contract for improvements to the Shoal Creek Trail Greenbelt Item 47: Assessment to create a Community Health...
$5.1 million is being set aside to expand the three year old Austin Animal Center. The facility has suffered from chronic overcrowding since the day it opened in 2011. The city's Patricia Fraga says that's because they took on the 'no-kill' mission after construction for the $11...
According to KVUE: UPDATE: Austin police say the suspect's vehicle is a grey Nissan four-door. AUSTIN -- Police are investigating two separate shootings that happened in a one-hour span Thursday night, and one person has died. The fatal shooting occurred at an apartment complex...
Vintage Mustangs, Corvettes, Camaros, 'Cudas, 442s, Caddys, street rods, and so much more at the Mecum Auto Auction being held for the first time in Austin at the Convention Center. It draws buyers and sellers from all over the country like Jim Meeks who has a 1970 Dodge...
The Lonestar Fugitive Task Force just finished its Operation Winter Sweep with great success in getting 54 fugitives off the streets for a variety of charges. Men and women were wanted for capital murder, murder, drug trafficking and sexual assaults...just to name a few offenses...
More than 100 students at Huston-Tillotson University joined in on national protests Wednesday. The group hopes to improve relations between law enforcement and minority communities following the death of two men in high-profile officer-involved incidents. "We just wanted to...