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Hundreds of Hays County Families find themselves having to go back to the drawing board after news of new FEMA flood maps comes out. Last week FEMA released new flood maps which impacts how landowners will rebuild after the devastating floods. The Advisory Base Flood Elevations...
Two people have died folowing a crash involving at least two vehicles and an 18-wheeler. Austin Travis County EMS reports three people in their 20's were transported to UMC Brackenridge following the crash. Two had CPR in progress. According to Austin police, the 18-wheeler was...
Since 1973 the City of Austin has been putting fluoride in our drinking water. Now District 5 Council Member Don Zimmerman wants council to take another look at that practice when the Public Utilities Committee meets on Wednesday. "People pretty much took it for granted that...
The Austin Police Department continues its community outreach by helping some Austin school kids get backpacks with school supplies. APDs Office of Community Liaison's Mike Sheffield says 538 backpacks they've obtained are being filled by officers, high school kids and corporate...
A Hays High school student tied to a fatal 2013 hit-and-run is found not guilty by a jury. According to the Hays County District Attorney's Office: A Hays County jury Thursday acquitted Nathanael Eddleman of Failure to Stop and Render Aid in the death of Philip Duran on April 27...
14-year-old Jacob Hale wants Texas to get rid of the Confederate Heroes Day and replace it with Civil War Rememberance Day. He so passionate about it, he wrote an Op-Ed: After Charleston, Change Texas’ Confederate Holiday Jacob M. Hale During the most recent Texas legislative...
Fewer teens are using marijuana these days, according to the University of Texas: Since 2002, the proportion of adolescents reporting marijuana use has decreased, and more younger adolescents report strong disapproval of marijuana use initiation, according to new research from...
They're called managers, and they sometimes work grueling schedules at fast food chains and retail stores. But with no overtime eligibility, their pay may be lower per hour than many workers they supervise. http://news.yahoo.com/more-overtime-way-obama-proposes-broader-coverage...
A PROCLAMATION IN SUPPORT OF "TRADITIONAL MARRIAGE" HAS BEEN DRAFTED BY LONGVIEW-AREA RESIDENTS MAYOR ANDY MACK SAYS HE GETS PROCLAMATION REQUESTS ALMOST DAILY...AND THEY'RE INTENDED ONLY TO ACKNOWLEDGE CITIZENS OR GROUPS. HE SAYS HE'LL LIKELY SIGN THE DOCUMENT THAT WOULD...