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2 hrs ago | Austin American-Statesman
The Travis County Commissioners Court is keeping the current burn ban in place. The burn ban expires on March 19, 2014, unless further action is taken by the Court or Fire Marshal prior to that date.
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3 hrs ago | KRGV
A Central Texas jury will continue deliberations today for the punishment of a woman convicted of arson in the bathtub burning death of her husband.
7 hrs ago | ThinkProgress
In the past five years, 27,000 people have been arrested in Austin, Texas, for the offense known as "public intoxication," making up a whopping ten percent of all arrests.
Over the weekend, Austin police arrested 20 people for public intoxication. The KVUE Defenders have learned that officials are taking new steps that would decriminalize public intoxication.
A Central Texas jury is deliberating punishment for a woman convicted of first-degree arson in the bathtub burning death of her husband.
Browder had previously served as the chief financial officer for the city of Austin and most recently as the executive manager of planning, budgets, human resources, information technology and facilities management at Travis County.
A spokesperson with Austin Travis County EMS told KVUE Thursday afternoon that the woman suffered second-degree burns on 30 percent of her body and that she was being transported to Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio.
The Travis County Sheriff's Office says it happened around 3:45 a.m. on Gaylord Drive near Wells Branch Parkway.
March 2 is Dr. Seuss' birthday. The Cat in the Hat joined Erin Cargile on KXAN News Today Sunday to talk about the birthday a More A Anne Frank hid with her family in an attic in Amsterdam during World War II.
The Travis County Sheriff's Office says they will have an increased presence on roads from March 7 to March 23, during many local school, college and university spring breaks.
The Austin Technology Incubator and its portfolio companies have generated 6,520 jobs and produced $880 million in economic benefit for Texas during the past decade.
Many children and parents aren't aware of the dangers of mixing Spring Break and alcohol.
Another dose of winter weather expected to hit overnight from Austin and San Antonio to Houston is injecting a note of uncertainty into today's party primary elections.
A long and brutal slugfest to attain the Travis County judge seat ended late Tuesday with Sarah Eckhardt taking the prize in a clear 55-45 win over Andy Brown .