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Llano County authorities are looking for a man who they say stole a truck on Sunday and then rammed it into a car driven by the police chief of Sunrise Beach. According to the DPS, 36-year-old Rocky Drew McIntosh stole a pickup truck at a convenience store and was pulled over by...
The Hutto City Council approved a five-percent increase in customer water rates at the September 18, 2014 Council Meeting. This rate increase will affect City of Hutto water service customers only. The increase will go into effect on October 1, 2014, with the first customer bill...
Austin City Council will take up this week an amendment to the city code which would differentiate street performers and buskers from panhandlers. The Austin Music Commission is proposing the amendment to allow street performers including musicians, jugglers, acrobats and other...
A man is in jail after he tried to kidnap a young girl in East Austin. 21 year old Rodolfo Martinez was arrested for attempted aggravated sexual assault of a child. Sgt. Raul Ortegon says the 13 year old girl was with another person, but gives tips should this happen to someone...
A messy fight over the dismissal of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice's top public information officer isn't over. A federal appeals court has ordered another review of the discrimination lawsuit brought by Michelle Lyons. She was demoted for keeping improper time sheets...
A robbery suspect shot to death after he allegedly opened fire on a violent crimes task force has been identified as 24-year-old Tyler Caraway. According to the Travis County Sheriff's Office: On September 8, 2014, at 6:54pm the Sheriff’s Office was notified by an FBI Agent on...
(from Austin Parks and Rec Dept.) Due to the dangerous fire hazard conditions that currently exist in the Central Texas area, the Austin Parks and Recreation Department is temporarily prohibiting the building of fires and smoking in all City of Austin parks, greenbelts and...
(from BBB) SoCo Vintage, an online store based in Buda, Texas, advertises hand-picked clothing inspired by shops on South Congress Avenue in Austin. Unfortunately, many consumers complain that after many weeks the business has not delivered the items they purchased. SoCo Vintage...
(from ABoR) After a double-digit surge in home sales last month, Austin-area home sales dipped three percent to 2,944 single-family home sales in July 2014, according to the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) report released today by the Austin Board of REALTORS® (ABoR). This is the...