It’s been six months and counting since Austin Fire Department halted all new hiring in order to sort out a federal ruling that calls the Dept’s cadet hiring processes discriminatory in both 2012 and 2013.
Efforts must be made to end the stigma attached to post-traumatic stress disorder, which can hinder military veterans’ transition into civilian life and employment, former President George W. Bush said Wednesday.
Austin police quickly determined a caller threatening to set off a bomb at an Austin hotel Wednesday was lying, adding the scam was one the department has dealt with before.
Family members of two young children killed when gunfire tore through a South Texas home say they were holding a birthday party for one of the children when the violence erupted.
“Let me apologize for my off-the-cuff remarks. I was making a point about the jobs market, not the value of art history,” Obama wrote, according to the letter published on an art blog.
Google is planning to offer high-speed Internet service in 34 more cities scattered across eight states, including San Antonio. Google Fiber is expected to start hooking up customers in Austin this year.
A pavement void closed the intersection of Canterbury Street and Mildred Street in East Austin.
A Texas Democrat running for U.S. Senate says he negotiated in Afghanistan before the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, hoping to convince the Taliban to turn over Osama bin Laden.
A twin-engine airplane crashed and burst into flames south of Houston after being diverted from a nearby airport because of poor visibility.
Five children have died in the past six weeks in Travis County as a result of sharing a sleeping space with one or more adults.
The deadly clashes in Ukraine’s capital have drawn sharp reactions from Washington, sparked a rapidly growing push for European Union sanctions and led to a Kremlin statement blaming Europe and the West. A roundup of some of the international reactions.
Watch the trial livestream // The capital murder trial for Brandon Daniel in the 2012 death of Austin Police Officer Jaime Padron started Tuesday. Daniel is the first defendant in three years to face the death penalty in Travis County.
iTunes is putting its stamp on South by Southwest, piggybacking on the annual event with its own music festival.
10-year-old Vivienne Harr inspired a movement that has raised more than a million dollars to help fight child slavery. The self-proclaimed “Lemonpreneur” is the star of a documentary film that premiered in Austin Tuesday.
Former President George W. Bush is to speak on helping military veterans transition back into civilian life.