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53 min ago | Austin American-Statesman
Commuting west out of downtown Austin - on the best days already a pain in the gear - just got significantly harder.
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4 hrs ago | KVUE.com
Texas Department of Public Safety troopers are investigating a fatal hit-and-run on U.S. 183 at Burleson Road in Southeast Austin that left a 10-year-old boy dead.
7 hrs ago | Your News Now
The famed and fallen East Side Tubes, located in between the Montopolis Bridge in Longhorn Dam in southeast Austin, lived a short life.
11 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader
The Steep Canyon Rangers' previous album, Nobody Knows You, won a Grammy Award for best bluegrass album earlier this year.
15 hrs ago | Texomaland
Ceci Bates Homes is a home-grown company, founded by local builders, Tom Ceci and Scott Bates in 1999.
I don't understand what's the big deal about Maxey Scherr or any of the Democratic Candidates.
Let's face it. You're probably not going to see much sunshine this Sunday... or Monday, or Tuesday, or Wednesday... But that doesn't mean you have to go stir-crazy around your house or apartment with your heat blasting.
John Sayles told the Chronicle why he returned to the border for his 19th feature film, Go for Sisters .
Cold and Icy weather is hitting from the South to the Great Lakes on Friday. The National Weather Service issued winter storm and ice warnings for parts of Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Mississippi, Missouri, Illinois and Indiana.
The literary tastes of our Chronicle food contributors are as diverse and eclectic as their palates.
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.