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Thursday Evening UPDATE: The woman who climbed the Southwest Key Building in east Austin and her accomplice were part of the El Paso Border Patrol Museum vandalism a few days ago. Therese Patricia Okoumou and Louis Montibas were allegedly among a group of 50 that damaged...
There have been a handful of Southwest Airlines flight cancellations at Austin's Airport. ABIA's Bryce Dubee reports they have been all weather-related. "We have observed a few cancellations coming in and out of Austin-Bergstrom. Four inbound and four outbound today." Dubee says...
Travis County Commissioners continue trying to create a county-wide public defenders office. They want a more efficient way to provide lawyers for criminal suspects who can't afford one. It's part and parcel of the indigent legal services the county has to provide. The state did...
Craft brewers are happy a lobbyist group for beer distributors has decided to support so called "beer to go bills." Texas Craft Brewers Guild Vice Chair and co-owner of Austin Beerworks Adam DeBower said he's glad the once legislative adversary has turned ally, but added now is...
The Austin Board of REALTORS ® (ABoR) first market analysis of the year shows slower growth in Austin’s median home price and sales, according to the January 2019 Central Texas Housing Market report , which indicates a normalizing of the market. Though growth continues, the...
(Credit: City of Lakeway) The Lakeway City Council has unanimously voted in favor of changes to city code regarding code enforcement officers. The changes are in response to complaints last year of code officers entering homes unannounced and then handing out violations to...
(Credit: Texas State University) University police are investigating a report of an armed robbery early Wednesday morning outside of the Bobcat Village residence hall. According to police, four men approached a person in the parking lot around 4:00 a.m., and one pulled out a gun...
(Credit: City of Austin) Austin City Manager Spencer Cronk has announced the finalists for the second group of Assistant City Manager positions. The two positions being hired now are the Assistant City Managers who will oversee the City’s efforts around Safety and Mobility, two...
Central Health, Travis County's health district and CommUnity Health Care Centers will begin making house calls in the Greater Hornsby Bend area that has limited health care options. Chief Administration Officer Larry Wallace says the old-fashioned method of service is a great...