Startups hold 3rd annual competition

Saturday was a good day for a good cause. Nearly a thousand people showed up for this year’s Startup Games in downtown Austin. Competitors p…

Perry appeals FEMA denial

On Saturday, Governor Rick Perry submitted an 82 page appeal after FEMA denied aid to individuals affected by the Halloween flood. FEMA prev…

Gorillas take to the streets

More than a thousand runners hit the streets of downtown Austin Saturday morning dressed as gorillas. The annual Five-K benefits the Mountai…

Final Saxet gun show this weekend

This weekend is the last for the Saxet Gun Show at the Travis County Expo Center. It’s been held there since 2010 but county commissioners h…

Seven people displaced by fire

Seven people are receiving assistance from the Red Cross after they were displaced by a fire Saturday morning. The fire started at about 1:3…

Procedures to get rid of excess skin

Dr. Staci Hix-Hernandez joined KXAN News Today to talk about two popular surgeries to remove excess skin: tummy tucks and arm lifts. She say…

Weekend Gardener

In this video, John Dromgoole explains how and when to harvest your asparagus.

Ice shuts down schools, services citywide

AUSTIN (KXAN) — The trouble from the weather didn’t stop when the roads cleared up, as offices and schools shut down. Friday trash and recyc…

Austin soldier awarded Silver Star

An Austin soldier who saved another soldier’s life while under fire in Afghanistan was awarded The Silver Star, the third highest military d…

Myanmar band hopes to play SXSW

Four members of a rock band who grew up in a police state have a dream: they want to come to Austin. The guys in the band “Side Effect” are …

Dell CFO Brian Gladden leaving company

ROUND ROCK, Texas (AP) — Dell’s Chief Financial Officer Brian Gladden is leaving the computer company to pursue other career interests. Roun…