Reflecting on the unique power of the office he holds, President Barack Obama on Thursday honored Lyndon B. Johnson as leader who seized the presidency’s opportunity to bend the currents of history and fulfill America’s founding promises of equality.
Police say two men ran through the motel, shooting at each other, while motel customers scrambled to take cover.
Perhaps no historical analogy irks the White House more than the comparisons between Presidents Barack Obama and Lyndon Johnson, two Democrats who occupied the Oval Office a half-century apart.
According to his teammates, Mark Payton is the unquestioned leader of the Texas baseball team. But try as they might to emulate the senior outfielder, there’s one part of his daily ritual that nobody can duplicate.
The City of Austin continues to gear up for a changing government makeup this November. You’ll vote for city council members from your geographic area–and the mayor at large.
Austin police say 41 auto thefts have been reported in the area around the University of Texas campus and west towards MoPac. The vehicles were mostly taken from public areas and apartment complexes.
Wednesday’s service at Fort Hood was an emotional one for family and friends of those in the line of fire. More than 3,000 soldiers and family came to hear the president and pay their own respects. A sad, loyal duty they are getting used to.
According to the Hays County Sheriff’s Office, the fire started around 6 p.m. in the 300 block of Rolling Oaks Drive in the Rolling Hills subdivision.
In the crowd listening closely to the speakers at the summit is a woman with a personal connection to President Lyndon B. Johnson.
The Texas Board of Education bypassed voting Wednesday on a hotly debated proposal to create a statewide Mexican-American studies course as a high school elective.
Residents who are still living in fire damaged units at the Wheless Manor Apartments have until Friday to find a new place to stay.
Two Austin police officers are off the job starting today for a total of 11 unpaid days each after allowing a prisoner to escape last October.
NBA Hall of Famer Bill Russell said Wednesday that gay athletes’ current fight for equality and acceptance reminds him of some of the same struggles black athletes faced in the 1960s.
The search is on for a man who exposed himself at least twice to people walking to school in North Austin, police say.
Many Central Texans rely on National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration weather radios to stay safe in case of severe weather. But one area weather radio transmitter isn’t working.