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…

290 speed limit decrease starts Jan. 7

DRIPPING SPRINGS, Texas (KXAN) – The Texas Department of Transportation will place new speed limit signs on U.S. Highway 290 between Nutty B…