A jackknifed big rig in the 5500 block of Southbound I-35 was blocking the left lane of the service road and the far right lane of the main highway.
Williams Drive in Georgetown is expected to be closed for several hours as HAZMAT crews work to clean up tar sealant spilled after a semitruck rolled over Thursday morning.
Austin City Council gave the green light for the city manager, Marc Ott, to get together with other officials and community members to develop an implementation plan and funding strategy for a sobriety center.
A Travis County grand jury will examine the actions of an Austin police officer in a July 2013 deadly shooting.
The Dobie Theater will re-open. The Carlton Group, an international real estate investment banking firm, is behind the resurrection, four years after Landmark Theatres let their lease expire.
Police say there will be no update on the suspicious death in East Austin until after the autopsy, which should be complete by Friday.
Three workers at the Clinical Education Center of Brackenridge had to be evacuated Wednesday night after the Austin Fire Department got a call about a fire there.
The City of Austin will buyout dozens of properties damaged by the Halloween flooding. But some people living in the affected areas in the southeast part of the city have concerns with the process. Several of them plan to speak up at tomorrow’s city council meeting.
Austin City Council members voted Thursday to seal the deal on the $9.6 million purchase of Grey Rock Golf Club.
The Lower Colorado River Authority unanimously approved spending $17 million on the next phase of a new reservoir near the Texas coast.
Being more than 1,000 miles away from Austin, burnt orange was hard to find in Milwaukee on Wednesday ahead of the Longhorns matchup with Arizona State in the NCAA Tournament.
A fourth person has been arrested in a case where a woman was beaten and kept captive in a Burnet house for nearly a year.
Russia and the United States exchanged threats Wednesday at a tense U.N. Security Council meeting over the Ukraine crisis, with Moscow’s envoy warning that the U.S. ambassador’s “insults” are jeopardizing Moscow’s willingness to cooperate with Washington on other diplomatic matters.
It’s the worst-case scenario. Someone armed and shooting in a public place. Now, armed with better training and knowledge, soldiers at Camp Mabry know how to protect their post if it happens there.
Dealmaker and political powerbroker Robert S. Strauss, a former Democratic Party chairman whose counsel also was prized by Republicans, died Wednesday. He was 95.