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For years it was "Dixie" that led the school's charge onto the football field, but that changed as the school calendar turned this year, leaving the school in need of a new fight song. The decision to get rid of the song was based in its connection to the Confederacy, which has...
Last night, STAR Flight rescued a man who drove around a barricade on Bitting School Road. He was not injured. Following the rescue, the Travis County Sheriff's Office arrested 24-year-old Hector Padron-Flores for disregarding the barricade.
Updated from April 18th statement: After a deeper investigation of Mr. Brown’s claim, we believe his accusations are fraudulent and we intend to take legal action against both Mr. Brown and his attorney. Here’s what we know: Our bakery team member wrote “Love Wins” at the top of...
UPDATE: There have been 8 cases in this series. The dates are as follows: Dec. 27, 2015 approximately 6 p.m. Jan. 17, 2016 approximately 6:30 a.m. Jan. 18, 2016 approximately 9 p.m. Feb. 12, 2016 approximately 12:15 p.m., 6600 blk Millrace Dr. Jan. 23, 2016 approximately 5:40 p...
The Blanco River Regional Recovery Team (BR3T) will hold its monthly public meeting on Wednesday, April 20, at 2 p.m. and encourages anyone who still needs assistance from the May or October 2015 floods and storms, as well as any interested person, to attend. This meeting is to...
A pastor from Austin says he bought a cake from Whole Foods on Lamar, but later noticed a gay slur that was written in the icing. Jordan Brown, a gay pastor with the Church of Open Doors, claims he was trying to buy a cake for a friend last Thursday from the store with the words...
The Caldwell County District Attorney's Office has released dash cam footage of the night a man was fatally shot by a deputy. The video begins as deputies are attempting to get Jesse Juarez to drop a weed-whacking tool. Despite repeated commands to do so, Juarez continues to...
The Capital Area Food Bank of Texas is facing a shortfall of $100,000 in anticipated revenue as a result of the cancellation of the third day of the Austin Reggae Festival last Sunday due to severe weather. Austin Reggae Festival is usually one of the largest fundraisers of the...
Because of severe weather and flooding, the Austin Animal Center has evacuated all 55 of the City’s dogs from the Town Lake Animal Center. These dogs are currently being housed in crates in a large community room at the main AAC campus on Levander Loop, 7201 Levander Loop. In...