Cold and pets: What Texas law allows

GEORGETOWN (KXAN) – Texas law requires pet owners to make sure their animals have water, shelter and food. Still, that doesn’t mean the law …

Section of Hike and Bike Trail reopens

AUSTIN (KXAN) – If you ever jog or bike around Lady Bird Lake in Downtown Austin, get ready for some changes. A much-delayed project to cont…

SXSW is looking for volunteers

AUSTIN (KXAN) – The South by Southwest festival is looking for volunteers to staff its 2014 event. Jobs range from festival production to co…

Preparing plants and pipes for the freeze

AUSTIN (KXAN) – A cold snap has businesses and homeowners preparing their gardens and homes. “We may have the water turned off all day [Mond…

Plumbing repairs lead to apartment fire

AUSTIN (KXAN) – A fire Monday at an apartment was caused by a maintenance worker using a blowtorch to make plumbing repairs, the Austin Fire…

Free service spruces up your emails

AUSTIN (KXAN) – If you’re looking to get back into your professional groove or maybe start sending those personal “Thank You” notes for Chri…