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Burnt Orange Report
Show Progressives the Money: Fundraising Training with PCCC in Austin
Looking to broaden your skills or transition into a career in progressive electoral or non-profit work? Good news! The Progressive Change Campaign Committee is holding a Finance Director Training.
Sat May 25, 2013
WWE News: Raw Returning to Austin in July, WWE Shop Summer Sale
WWE News: Raw Returning to Austin in July, WWE Shop Summer Sale Posted by Jeffrey Harris on 05.25.2013 Frank Erwin Center hosting Raw on July 25... - WWE has announced that they are returning to Austin, Texas in July for WWE Raw.
Texas man charged in deaths of mother, stepfather
Travis County authorities say 41-year-old Carlos Whitcomb was taken into custody Saturday and charged.
Austin American Statesman
Out & About: Chill. Austin's not Dallas or Houston.
Every time a sleek tower sprouts up - or an upscale shop or eatery opens - Austinites whip out the D-Word. As a Republic of Austin blogger recently quipped, our city's anxiety starts with a sense that we are slipping into "gloss without substance." An easy way to quash that anxiety: Get off the couch and meet the people who actually occupy those ... (more)
Powerful video of storms in Austin
Crews with chainsaws and large City of Austin trucks spent Friday afternoon clearing a large oak tree that fell onto the street at 9th and San Antonio.
Police: Man sexually assaulted teen in North Austin
Two 15-year-old girls told police a man sexually assaulted one of them after they got in his car in North Austin, according to an arrest affidavit.
Fri May 24, 2013
Live Near Austin, TX? Come to the Agents & Editors Conference
The annual Agents & Editors Conference put on by the Writers League of Texas is perhaps the premiere literary conference in Texas.
Austin now 11th-largest, but where are these people coming from?
Austin is the 11th-largest city in the U.S. with a population of about 843,000, but it's the 33rd-largest metro area in the country with about 1.8 million residents.
Citywide 86'd finale features the next generation of Austin chefs for a culinary challenge
Most food fans have followed, or have at least heard of, popular Food Network competition show Chopped .
Community News: Austin police announce no-refusal weekend
Austin police are enforcing a no-refusal initiative for Memorial Day weekend beginning at 9 p.m. Friday and ending at 5 a.m. Tuesday.
The Austin Chronicle
Former Yogurt Shop Suspect Seeks Compensation for Wrongful Conviction
Clockwise from top left: Sarah Harbison, 15; Amy Ayers, 13; Eliza Thomas, 17; and Jennifer Harbison, 17, were found murdered inside the I Can't Believe It's Yogurt! shop in North Austin on Dec.
Police: Half-naked man chased, charged with indecency with a child
Officials say a man wearing only a black shirt and an orange hat led police officers on a foot chase in East Austin on Tuesday after a woman reported seeing him standing naked from the waist down with an erection outside the bedroom window of her two young sons.
Thu May 23, 2013
Austin-area Boy Scout leaders support decision to accept gay Scouts
Among her peers, 17-year-old Emily Schexnayder says sexual orientation is not an issue when it comes to being involved in Scouting or school activities.
North Austin Kickball Game Ends With Stabbing
Yikes. A seemingly family-friendly game of kickball ended in a trip to the hospital.
The Indianapolis Star
Indianapolis slips to nation's 13th-largest city
Indianapolis has gotten bumped from its spot as the nationís 12th-largest city. Blame Austin, Texas.
Airport Dining Guides: Where To Eat At Austin-Bergstrom International Airport
Austin's Austin-Bergstrom International Airport really aims to embody the area it serves without seeming inauthentic.
Outside the Beltway
NASA Wants To Develop A 3D Pizza Printer
NASA has doled out a research grant to develop a prototype 3D printer for food, so astronauts may one day enjoy 3D-printed pizza on Mars.
Soldier Arrested for Austin Kidnapping, Sexual Assault
A Ft. Hood soldier has been arrested, accused of being an accomplice in the kidnapping and sexual assault of an Austin woman last week.
Wed May 22, 2013
Urban renewal? Big US cities showing strong growth
Urban renewal? New census estimates show that most of the nation's largest cities further enhanced their allure last year, posting strong population growth for a second straight year.
The Austin Chronicle
Comedians With Theatre DamageThe fourth Austin Sketch Fest scripts itself silly
The man is Michael Jastroch of ColdTowne Theater, and he's in the mood to 1) drink a dirty martini, and 2) tell people about the upcoming Austin Sketch Fest.