Hundreds of people packed the auditorium at the LBJ library on Thursday for a rare opportunity to see President Barack Obama in person. It was a day many had been waiting for.
A Texas judge allowed state prison officials on Thursday to keep the identity of a new execution drug supplier secret despite new challenges to the state’s claim that making the name public could put the company in danger.
A growing trend across Austin is about to become law in Georgetown. City Council members want to limit the yard size of any new homes being built within city limits. It’s an idea aimed at keeping the water flowing for a growing population.
That’s what the Landscape Services Department at the University of Texas at Austin is wondering after maroon bluebonnets popped up in the flower bed around the UT Tower this season.
Thirty-three Austin firefighters served in the military during World War II. Four of them were killed in action. One of these men was honored on Wednesday thanks to a random act of kindness from a local woman.
This week is National Crime Victim’s Rights Week. It was started in 1981 to increase public awareness of their rights and the services available if people are ever victims of a crime.
President Barack Obama praised outgoing Health and Human Secretary Kathleen Sebelius for helping to steer his health care law’s comeback after a rocky rollout, even as he nominated a successor.
San Marcos Stage 3 drought rules restrict use of sprinklers to once every other week on a designated weekday between 6-10 a.m. or 8 p.m.-midnight.
No charges will be filed against an employee at Manor Elementary School after allegations that the substitute teacher’s aide assaulted a student turned out to be unfounded, Manor ISD police said.
Officers and support staff who drive drunk face dismissal in a stricter DWI policy applying to those who enforce the law, Austin police Chief Art Acevedo said.
Lance Armstrong has given sworn testimony naming several people he says knew about his performance-enhancing drug use. He insists he didn’t pay anyone or any organization to keep his doping secret.
President Barack Obama has met with Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis, the Democratic nominee for governor.
Former President George W. Bush closed a three-day civil rights summit in Texas by saying education is the key for opportunity for poor and minority children.
Burnet Middle School officials said everyone is safe after a bomb threat Thursday morning, and the ‘all-clear’ was given several hours later after nothing was found.
President Barack Obama’s visit to Austin for the Civil Rights Summit at the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library resulted in some arrests after protesters crossed into a secure area.