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UPDATE: Williamson County Sheriff's deputies are responding to a report of a downed helicopter near Granger on CR 346. Sheriff Robert Chody reports their approach to the downed aircraft is being hampered by electrical power lines. It is not known how many people were aboard the...
(Credit: Texas Department of Transportation) The Texas Department of Transportation will host an open house to discuss the proposed improvements to US 79 from I-35 to east of FM 1460, on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 at the PFC Robert P. Hernandez Middle School cafeteria, located at...
(Credit: Associated Press) Ride-hailing services are a popular and convenient transportation option, but a new AAA analysis shows they are not a cost-effective replacement for vehicle ownership. According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, the average driver in an urban...
The Lakeway City Council has unanimously voted to accept the recommendation of the Wildlife Advisory Committee to suspend its years-long deer trapping program. For the next year, the city will work on figuring out another solution to managing the deer population. A plan will be...
Lake Travis claimed the life of a Cedar Park man over the weekend. 46-year-old Juan Maldonado was identified as the victim. Witnesses say Maldonado, who was not wearing a life jacket was in distress in the water and went under Saturday evening. They pulled him onto their boat...
UPDATE: A man convicted of murder has been cleared by the Austin City Clerk to run for City Council. City Staff explain the Clerk reviewed Lewis Conway Jr.'s paperwork with City Attorneys and found no documents saying he could not run for office. Original: With today's deadline...
(Credit: TAB) The Texas Association of Business has released a statement praising Texas' 3rd Court of Appeals for temporarily blocking Austin's paid sick leave ordinance from taking effect: “This is a huge victory for small business owners who know better than anyone how to hire...
(Credit: City of Austin) Austin Mayor Steve Adler is not very concerned with a recent decision from Texas' 3rd Court of Appeals, which put a temporary block on Austin's paid sick leave ordinance on Friday. The city council passed the ordinance months ago, but it has yet to take...
(Credit: Texas Department of Transportation) Local and state officials will join the Texas Department of Transportation for a ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the completion of the Loop 82 overpass project on Monday, August 20 The project included construction of a bridge on...