Fire at 3338 Paisano Trail on March 11, 2014. The building was abandoned so no one was injured, but the structure itself was a total loss. (Photo credit: Preston Culver, Austin Fire Department)

Austin approves DOJ settlement over firefighter hiring

After two hours, in a 5-2 vote, the council approved the proposed consent decree with the U.S. Department of Justice regarding AFD’s hiring …

An armed man jumps over a counter at a San Marcos convenience store.

Catapulting robber caught on camera

One man armed with a pistol jumped over the counter, demanding money from both registers, as a second man stood guard at the door with a rif…