These 3 Texas Cities Are Rocking the Education Game and Ranked Among the Most Educated in the US!David E.NewsBreak Contributor
Is The Texas Housing Market About To Crash? Here's What Experts SayMatt LillywhiteNewsBreak Contributor
Texas' Fault Lines & Recent Spike In Seismic ActivityBridget MulroyNewsBreak Contributor
Austin's Housing Crisis Is Out Of Control. Many Texans Can't Pay Rent AnymoreMatt LillywhiteNewsBreak Contributor
Texas H-E-B Store Permanently Closing and Being Replaced by New Nearby H-E-B Location Nearly Twice the SizeJoel EisenbergNewsBreak Contributor
Texas House's historic 121-23 vote impeached Attorney General Ken Paxton
There was a historic Texas House vote in Austin on Saturday that impeached Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton by a vote of 121 to 23. FOX 26 Political Reporter Greg Groogan went to the State Capitol to get more on the story.
First mpox case in months reported in Travis County
A case of mpox has been recorded in Travis County, marking the first case in Austin since February. READ MORE: https://www.kxan.com/news/local/travis-county/first-mpox-case-in-months-reported-in-travis-county/. First mpox case in months reported in Travis County. A case of mpox has been recorded in Travis County, marking the first case in Austin since February. READ MORE:...
Charming Austin suburb is the fastest-growing city in the country, plus more top stories
Editor’s note: It’s that time again — time to check in with our top stories. From Georgetown to Brenham, and of course inside Austin proper, here are five articles that captured our collective attention over the past seven days.1. Charming Austin suburb is the fastest-growing city in the country, with neighbors close behind. Georgetown had a 14.4-percent population increase from 2021 to 2022, bringing the city's total population to more than 86,500 residents. 2. Austin dethroned from top spot in new ranking of top summer travel destinations for 2023. Some Austinites are happy to hear the summer will be less...
Car crash into pole leaves 1 dead in north Austin
It happened just before midnight Friday on Research Boulevard northbound near Metric Boulevard.
At least 10 people remain missing in Lake Travis, including this widow’s husband
After buying his own boat, Manuel Salas and his wife visited the Lake Travis. He was never seen again.
How students can get into Typhoon Texas for free
Typhoon Texas Waterparks announced students with good grades can get into its Austin and Houston locations for free from May 30 through June 2.
Pflugerville homicide suspect has previous murder conviction
AUSTIN, Texas — Pflugerville police are searching for a suspect who is wanted in connection with the murder of an 80-year-old man last Saturday. The suspect, Raul Meza Jr., is well known to authorities in Travis County, as he has a prior conviction for the murder of an 8-year-old girl in Travis County in 1982.
Austin weather: Chances for storms tomorrow and Memorial Day
Tomorrow will see mostly cloudy skies and pleasant temperatures. There is a chance for isolated thunderstorms in western counties. Memorial Day calls for more showers and thunderstorms.
Police searching for missing woman last seen in northwest Austin
AUSTIN, Texas - Austin police are looking for a missing woman last seen in northwest Austin on Friday evening. Donita Silk was last seen in the 1000 block of Solano Drive in Austin walking away from her residence. APD reports that Silk does not have access to a vehicle and...
APD Detectives Search for a Suspect in Connection to an Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon
Baptista should be considered armed and dangerous. If he is located, call 911 immediately, and do not approach him. The Austin Police Department (APD) Aggravated Assault Unit needs the public's help locating 43-year-old Shawn Baptista. Baptista was arrested for an aggravated assault with a deadly weapon by APD on April 2, 2023, after using a knife during an assault in the Domain Shopping Center area. On April 6, Baptista was released from custody on a $12,000.00 bond.
2023 UIL State Softball Pairings
Neches (15-3) vs. D’Hanis (13-6-1), 10 a.m. Hermleigh (20-6) vs. Dodd City (9-10-1), 1 p.m. Crawford (34-2) vs. Weimar (38-6-1), 4 p.m. Stamford (27-6-1) vs. Como-Pickton (37-2), 7 p.m. Wednesday’s Games. CLASS 3A SEMIFINALS. Grand View (37-2) vs. Santa Gertrudis Academy (39-5), 10 a.m. Coahoma (34-3) vs. Rains...
An inside look at APD’s downtown patrols
"""Just trying to organize the chaos,"" APD Officer Gavin Smart said, keeping his eyes focused on the crowds walking down the street. READ MORE: https://www.kxan.com/news/local/austin/an-inside-look-at-apds-downtown-patrols/" An inside look at APD’s downtown patrols. """Just trying to organize the chaos,"" APD Officer Gavin Smart said, keeping his eyes focused on the...
Join us for Izcalia: A Mindful Celebration of Community and Renewal!
Attention Austin community! Get ready to kick off the new month with a bang at the upcoming Izcalia event happening this weekend on May 28th at West China Tea. The collaboration between West China Tea and Pacha Organica promises an unforgettable experience that celebrates spiritual renewal and community bonding.
One person critically injured by train in South Austin
One person was critically injured on Saturday morning after being struck by a train in South Austin, according to the Austin-Travis County EMS. At 10:04 a.m., the Austin fire and police departments along with EMS responded to an incident near South Lamar Boulevard and Treadwell Street. EMS declared a trauma...
Mistrial Announced for the Police Officer Who Killed Mike Ramos
What is probably the most important trial in the history of the Austin Police Department won’t be starting any time soon. Judge Dayna Blazey declared a mistrial Friday afternoon in the case of Christopher Taylor, accused of murdering Mike Ramos in a southeast Austin parking lot while on duty in April of 2020.
Get ready to laugh, play and win big at Drag Queen Bingo - Free Event this Sunday!
I've got some exciting news to share with you all! If you're looking for some fun this weekend, then you should definitely come to the Drag Queen Bingo event!. This free event is taking place on Sunday, May 28th, at 1 pm at the Still Austin Whiskey Co. located at 440 East Saint Elmo Road #unit f, Austin, TX 78745. Senator Colleen Deforrest will be hosting the bingo games in the cocktail garden, and there will be a Huckleberry Food Truck on site to keep you fueled up.
ATCEMS: Motorcyclist dies after collision in northwestern Travis County
A motorcyclist died early Saturday morning after a collision in Travis County near Lago Visa.
These 3 Texas Cities Are Rocking the Education Game and Ranked Among the Most Educated in the US!
When it comes to education, the Lone Star State has a few shining stars in its constellation. In a recent study conducted by WalletHub to determine the most and least educated cities in the United States, three Texas cities stood tall among the intellectual giants. Hold on to your textbooks, because we're about to take a closer look!
Hops' Ivan Melendez: Good and getting better
Ivan Melendez was a standout at the University of Texas in 2022. In fact, the El Paso, Texas native won the Golden Spikes Award — given to the best amateur baseball player in the United States — and the Dick Howser Trophy given to the country’s college baseball player of the year. But since his professional career began late last summer, it’s been a bit of a grind for a...
Dumpster fire reported at Texas Attorney General's Office. No, we mean a literal dumpster fire.
The fire occurred the same day that a Texas House committee heard from investigators who alleged that Texas AG Ken Paxton broke multiple state laws and misused taxpayer funds.
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