Burnet County Fire Marshal, John Erskine, said there were no chemicals at the asphalt plant that could have caused a major explosion.
A congregation in east Austin says they are fighting a deal to sell their church.
A neighborhood in central Austin says they’ve experienced three power surges in three years that have caused damage to appliances and other …
The Court of Criminal Appeals of Texas has asked a lower trial court for additional findings related to Reed’s request for DNA testing.
After changing its tracking, a new city performance review shows home zoning applications rarely get reviewed on time.
While Lake Travis floods, its sister reservoir to the north, Lake Buchanan, remains just below full, and it will stay that way for years.
Three people have died in the last two weeks on Barton Creek.
KXAN also discovered Austin’s Animal Center is actively giving dangerous dogs to Austin Pets Alive.
An ongoing city program to buyout homes in flood prone parts of South Austin has puzzled some homeowners and raised questions from a city le…
When the flow of Barton Creek gets high enough, the Austin Fire Department can ban recreational use of the water.
Consumer advocates are worried the system is not impartial since the attorneys are being paid by the city.
City staff are recommending postponing Austin City Council agenda items that call for approving funding for police body-worn cameras and new…
Another Spicewood resident has sued the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality over the permitting of a “hot mix” asphalt plant now opera…
Duty was sanctioned for professional misconduct for intentionally withholding evidence from defense attorneys and violating a gag order.
Karen Daly, who recently resigned her position as Hutto city manager, will receive more than $100,000, after she departs.
A contractor on a 39-story condo project in downtown Austin is facing a city pollution charge.
One of three men charged in the capital murder of a 47 year-old man visiting his uncle in Caldwell County in late 2013 struck a plea deal.
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has predicted a $2.5 million shortfall in its main water program account, and the agency has a…
Newly released city records show dogs that have a history of biting are repeatedly being put up for adoption.
About seven months after the devastating floods that killed three people, Travis County is working with a company to study the flooding and …