What could have been a tight, tea party-fueled primary now looks like a cakewalk for U.S. Sen. John Cornyn after his challenger ran a campaign so disastrous that even top grassroots activists in Texas have disavowed him.
The city manager who hired Round Rock’s new police chief is standing behind the decision after the publication of a six-month old news video. It shows Allen Banks as interim chief in Albuquerque, N.M., appearing gruff and short with reporters wanting to know more about a police-involved shooting.
Texas Republicans picked the state’s attorney general in the fight to succeed longtime Gov. Rick Perry, while a rising Democratic star coasted to her party’s nomination Tuesday night during the nation’s first statewide primary.
Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst and state Sen. Dan Patrick have advanced to a runoff for lieutenant governor in the Republican primary, extending an already bruising campaign for one of the state’s most powerful offices.
For a third time in as many city council meetings, a proposed consent decree item to amend rules around hiring candidates for Austin’s Fire Department has been pulled from an upcoming agenda.
Strain on the electric grid continues to let up as the mercury in the thermometer slowly rises, all on a day when energy consumption in March broke a record set more than 10 years ago.
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Edward Snowden will appear remotely during a South By Southwest Interactive event. Snowden lives in Russia where he was granted asylum while he faces espionage charges in the United States for releasing documents exposing the NSA’s spying programs.
RadioShack said Tuesday that it plans to close up to 1,100 stores, or about a fifth of its U.S. locations. The news came as the retailer reported a wider quarterly loss after a disappointing holiday season. Its stock tumbled 16 percent in afternoon trading.
Authorities reported ice on several roadways in and around the Austin metro area Monday morning as temperatures dropped below freezing.
Crews managed to restore power to about 1,700 customers after being without power in Pflugerville during a very cold morning, temperatures hovering around freezing.
Another round of freezing temperatures and ice has prompted a Winter Storm Warning for several Central Texas counties and a Winter Weather Advisory for many others.
A man charged with sexual assault of a child was taken into custody Friday after police say DNA evidence linked him to the crime.
Last minute preps are underway at South by Southwest headquarters in downtown Austin. The employees here work year-round getting ready for Austin’s very own March madness.
The threat of accumulating ice is once again in the forecast for Austin and Central Texas. It would be the seventh icing event in the KXAN viewing area; the most since 1985.