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(Photo credit: Screenshot/CTRMA) The days appear to be numbered for the construction project that has plagued Mopac commuters for years. Ground was broken in 2013 and the entire project was originally slated for a fall 2015 completion, but delay after delay pushed the project...
(Photo credit: Screenshot/City of Austin) Two mayors who met with Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly say they want DHS to clearly define the term "sanctuary city." Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings and Austin Mayor Steve Adler were among local government leaders who...
(Photo credit: Shutterstock) The Texas Senate has voted to ban the use of red light cameras in traffic enforcement - nixing tools that had been used to try and stop wrecks at busy intersections. Supporters of red light cameras, including police and trauma experts, say they help...
(Photo credit: Associated Press) Federal investigators are getting their first look at the scene of a head-on collision involving a small church bus and a pickup truck that killed 13 senior adult church members onboard the bus. The Texas Department of Public Safety reports the...
(Photo NEWSRADIO KLBJ) Austin's education community is mourning the passing of the first black teacher and school principal in Austin, Dr. Charles Akins. Akins was in his mid-80s. Akins High School in South Austin is named for him. Akins was instrumental in integrating AISD...
Photos courtesy of Williamson County Sheriff's Office A Williamson County sheriff's deputy saves an aggressive dog from attacking a second victim. It happened this morning after the deputy responded to a 35-year-old woman on Tamayo Road who said she was attacked by the dog who...
(Photo credit: Getty Images) The Texas Department of Transportation has approved amendments to its 10-year, $70-billion transportation plan with an additional $9-billion now added. Of that, the City of Austin will receive $620-million to address mobility and congestion in four...
FROM THE CITY OF HUTTO City of Hutto Receives Matching Grant of $500,000 from Texas Parks and Wildlife Hutto, Texas – The City of Hutto received a $500,000 non-urban outdoor grant for its Creekside and Fritz Park enhancement projects. The funding will be used for the following:...
The Texas Senate has approved two proposals seeking to rollback recent state Supreme Court rulings that advocates say weakened open records laws. Passed 31-0 on Tuesday was Sen. Kirk Watson's bill mandating that governmental entities disclose contracts and other bidding process...