According to Austin police, around 2:20 p.m. an excavation truck managed to pull down some power lines that run along Southwest Parkway.
Social media is buzzing as South By Southwest officially kicked off Friday. The Music, Film and Interactive Festival was trending on Twitter as people made their way from all over the world to the state capital.
Surveillance. Online privacy. Robots. Food processing. Wearable computers. To get a sense of what’s on the minds of the tech industry’s thinkers, leaders and tinkerers, it’s a good idea to head to Austin, rather than Silicon Valley this time of the year.
A woman with a warrant for her arrest refused to come out of a Southeast Austin home near William Cannon Drive and Pleasant Valley Road on Friday.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis has revealed her law firm’s public-sector clients, which include the Fort Worth school district and Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport.
The University of Texas at Austin Moody College of Communication has announced an award-winning former editor at The Washington Post will be the new director of its School of Journalism.
The Texas Department of Public Safety says increased patrols began Friday and will run through March 23. A Texas Department of Transportation grant will help pay for the enhanced patrols targeting intoxicated drivers.
The Texas unemployment rate slipped to 5.7 percent in January — the state’s lowest jobless figure since November 2008, the Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday.
Work came to a stop on Friday after construction crews working on a new housing subdivision unearthed what appeared to be human remains.
This is the story of a homeless man who got pranked with a losing lottery ticket.
Because it’s too good not to share, here’s a video of a little boy who not only hears the music — he feels it.
Authorities in Australia caught a thief with an apparent love for superheroes.
This giant teapot is about as high as a 10-story building.
Investigators in Harris County, Texas, are hoping dramatic security camera video might help identify three burglary suspects.
Thousands of people attend the free South by Southwest music showcases every year.