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Election day is today...you have until 7 pm to cast your ballot for Austin mayor, city council person, and AISD and ACC board of trustees. Travis County Election Clerk Dana DeBeauvoir said they should have the results by 10 pm. You can vote at any polling site today. Early...
UPDATE: CAUGHT ON HIGHWAY 29 IN A VACANT HOME EARLY THIS MORNING IN BURNET Please be on the lookout for escaped federal prison inmate Jimmy Morrisett. Jimmy escaped from a minimum security federal prison in Bastrop around 2230 hours last night where he had served one year of a...
(from State Farm) This time of year insurance companies see a spike in fire and home burglary claims. In 2013 Texas ranked 2nd in the nation for December thefts and tied for no. 1 (with Illinois) for December fire claims. Nationwide, December is the #1 month for fire claims at...
Dr. Paul Cruz, interim superintendent for the Austin Independent School District is now the sole candidate for the job, after two other candidates bow out. Dr. Cruz has been serving as interim superintendent, since Dr. Meria Carstarphen's departure in June. He has had strong...
(from the City of San Marcos) San Marcos Police are searching for two suspects accused of attempted armed robbery last week. On Wednesday, Nov. 26 at 12:59 a.m., officers made contact at Central Texas Medical Center [CTMC) with a reported gunshot victim. The female victim...
(from 21 CT) Austin-based data analytics company 21CT today released their top four tips for protecting yourself during ‘Cyber Monday’ and throughout the online holiday shopping season. “In 2005, crafty marketers coined the term ’Cyber Monday,’ but in reality we now live in a...
One person is dead and state highway 95 in Williamson County is shut down in both directions after a passenger train hit a truck This afternoon, Amtrak train number 22 hit a pickup on the tracks near state highway 95 and county road 387...near Granger and Bartlett, not far from...
(from ABoR) According to the October 2014 Multiple Listing Service (MLS) report released today by the Austin Board of REALTORS® (ABoR), Austin-area home sales soared 16 percent year-over year to 2,403 single-family home sales, the largest year-over-year increase in home sales to...
(from ACC) The Austin Community College District Board of Trustees voted November 17 to expand the college’s smoke-free policy to also prohibit nicotine vapor products and devices (such as electronic cigarettes) and smokeless tobacco products. The policy is effective January 5,...