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A McCallum High School student is arrested for allegedly making a terroristic threat against his school. Austin ISD officials say the student made verbal threats last night. Police were called in to investigate and this morning the student was arrested just before classes were...
New numbers from transportation data company INRIX show traffic remains an immense burden on Austin drivers. The annual traffic report lists Austin as the 14th most-congested city in the nation, and 84th in the world. Former Austin City Council member Ellen Troxclair said that's...
As concerned parents speak out against, there appear to be just as many speaking in favor of the new curriculum, which includes teaching elementary kids about sexual orientation, with a full focus on romantic same-sex relationships by fifth grade. Parents like Suzanne Kearns say...
(Credit: Cedar Park Police Department) Cedar Park police arrested a man late Tuesday night following a shooting. According to police, a 911 call was made about a suicidal man inside of a home on Wren Circle. When police arrived, the man allegedly began shooting at them from...
(Credit: Williamson County) On Tuesday, the Williamson County Commissioners Court allocated approximately $2.8 million for capital improvement projects. The Commissioners Court had a total of $18,469,224 to allocate toward capital requests or requests that are outside of what is...
Austin Community College (ACC) hosts retired Admiral William McRaven and Ambassador Ryan Crocker for “Preventing Conflict: The Role of Diplomacy and Development in Reducing Insecurity,” a conversation about lessons learned from the frontlines of conflict zones. The event is 7 p...
Travis County Commissioners looked at the proposed Cap Metro Green Line rail service to Manor from Austin. It's a project that all on the court are supporting except Commissioner Gerald Daugherty who says rail service is a boondoggle for Central Texas. Despite Daugherty's...
The Texas Senate Committee on Property Tax votes in favor of Senate Bill 2, sending it to the full Senate for discussion. Former Austin City Council member Ellen Troxclair, who now works with the Texas Public Policy Foundation, says Austin is a good example of why real property...
Terry Miles has been found guilty by a federal jury on all four counts of kidnapping and federal sex crimes including sex with a minor after two girls from Round Rock were taken from their home and found in Colorado. He will be sentenced in April. (Photo: Shutterstock by...