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Dec 6, 2013--The Trail of Lights Foundation is unveiling the 2013 Austin Trail of Lights, the 49 th anniversary of a nationally acclaimed holiday celebration and the city's most loved holiday event, at an opening ceremony on Sunday, Dec. 8 at 7 p.m. The opening ceremony will be attended by Mayor Lee Leffingwell; the Trail of Lights Foundation board ... (more)
Emergency officials say the 55-year-old driver of an 18-wheeler was pronounced dead after his truck barreled into the back of an East Austin thrift story.
Police say 52-year-old Andrew Pena shot 22-year-old Angelica Jewel Echols at the Deluxe Auto Service Shop on 8307 Jamestown Drive, where Pena also lived.
Eater Austin has always alerted readers to the newest and buzziest drinking heat , but with such a booming bar scene , it's time to specialize.
Editor's note: Looking for unique, Austiny gifts this season? CultureMap has you covered.
Free. Maplewood Elementary, 3808 Maplewood Ave. www.cherrywoodartfair.org. With the Blue Genie Art Bazaar open and the Renegade Craft Fair last weekend, holiday shopping season is in full swing.
Ronnie Smith, an American chemistry teacher who spent more than a year teaching at an international school in Libya, was killed in Benghazi on Thursday, The school's principal, Peter Hodge, tells NBC News that Smith, 33, was "very much loved" at the school.
An American chemistry teacher was shot to death as he was jogging in Benghazi on Thursday, highlighting persistently tenuous security in the eastern Libyan city where the U.S. ambassador was killed last year.
A man convicted 21 years ago of child abuse involving satanic rituals at a day care he ran with his wife has been freed amid questions about the case's evidence.
Luxembourg shows its leadership, Louisiana follows Texas and falls in line, and Russia gets new opposition, as your AggreGAYtor sweats to the oldies.
Russell Smith spent 13 years as winemaker at Becker Vineyards . During that time, the winery's reputation continually grew as their wines kept getting better and better.
In this photo taken Nov. 22, 2013, Herb Weatherwax, seated, poses for a photo with Hauula Elementary School sixth graders from left Dawson Langinbelik, Rachel Cheney, Frank Kojima, La'a Beatty, Chase Colleado, Makoa Ahquin-Soren and Keola Baily in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
Austin attorney Marc Garrett Rosenthal was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison and ordered to pay more than $13.2 million in restitution for his role in a South Texas bribery scheme.
Kat Candler will have her feature film "Hellion" make its world premiere in the U.S. Narrative Competition category.
Each week, we're offering a rotating list of places to eat right now. This week: You stuffed yourself over the Thanksgiving holiday, maybe try something a little lighter at these veggie-friendly places.