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Today marks the first day bills can be filed for the 2019 session of the State Legislature. Legislation to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana is one of the early bills filed that has a real chance of making it to the Governor’s desk. H-B 63 would classify the crime of...
Officials have evacuated Decker Elementary school due to a health scare involving a type of floor sealent that some were very sensitive to. Austin Fire and EMS conducted an investigation involving their HAZMAT team, they determined there was nothing harmful at the school...
Even as Austin's affordability crisis grows, more groups are coming out against a proposed Tax Rate cap in Texas. The Texas Municipal League's Bennett Sandlin joins, local leaders like Austin's Mayor Steve Adler. Sandlin says the real culprit is school finance. Sandlin also said...
A Texas deputy who investigators say was shot in the face by a suspect while trying to serve a warrant has been discharged from an Austin hospital. An ambulance carrying Fayette County sheriff's Deputy Calvin "CJ" Lehmann was escorted to his home Saturday by other officers...
An alleged serial package thief is off the streets of Williamson County. Sheriff Robert Chody said an arrest was made this weekend (Sunday Nov. 11th) of the person seen on home surveillance cameras stealing packages from the front porch of homes, sometimes replacing them with...
Political minds are pushing for Austin area local leaders and city councils to build relationships with the newly elected/re-elected at the federal and state level, all in an effort to find support for a massive nation-wide 1.5 TRILLION dollar infrastructure package put forward...
(Credit: Shutterstock) Governor Greg Abbott on Sunday announced that firefighters and support personnel from across Texas will be deployed to help combat the devastating wildfires currently impacting Southern California. Approximately 200 firefighters with 55 fire engines from...
(Credit: KLBJ Staff) A bomb threat at Buc-ee’s in Bastrop has been cleared. Representatives from the Austin Police Department’s Bomb Squad-Unit, Bastrop County Sherriff’s Department, Texas Department of Public Safety, Bastrop County Emergency Services District #2, Bastrop Police...
Gasoline prices in Austin have fallen 6.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.38/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 830 stations in Austin. This compares with the national average that has fallen 5.9 cents per gallon versus last week to $2.67/g,...