The manager of the electric grid serving most of Texas says extreme cold is driving a dramatic increase in electricity demand.
A newly completed audit of Austin-Travis County EMS finds its medical supply warehouse is ripe for fraud and abuse
77-year-old Ike Herrick accomplishes 27-year goal of walking around the circumference of the world today– the equivalent of 24,901.55 miles. Herrick first set his goal after suffering from a heart attack when he was 50 years old.
Court documents say former chief Andres Gutierrez solicited and accepted money from illegal immigrants in return for requesting and obtaining limited immigration benefits from the U.S. government.
Only 52 of Austin’s 99 playgrounds were inspected by a certified playground inspector in 2013, according to a safety audit released Thursday.
The University of Texas Board of Regents has approved contracts for new football coach Charlie Strong’s assistants.
The number of deaths attributed to the flu virus in the Austin-Travis County area are now up to 15, according to Travis County Health and Human Services.
A San Marcos business is offering $7,500 for any information leading to an arrest in connection with an armed robbery they experienced in December 2013.
A third day of testimony continues in the trial of a former firefighter, Joe Carr, accused of killing his girlfriend, Veronica Navarro, in the summer of 2011.
The Austin Police Department announced Thursday they will launch Operation Safe Passage.
Speaker of the House Joe Straus sent state representatives a list of interim charges last week, but this time committees were asked to focus on something they’ve never done before – starting a Kickstarter for Texas.
Mother Nature treated drivers in San Marcos to scenes from a true winter wonderland — if only for a brief time — with just a peek out of their car windows.
An improperly discarded cigarette was blamed for a mobile home fire Thursday that caused about $12,000 in damages.
A school bus with children on board crashed with van in Southeast Austin Thursday morning.
Austin’s reached the maximum number of permitted events during the time South by Southwest will be in town.