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Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

Southbound I-35 closed in Kyle tonight for crash investigation

The southbound lanes of Interstate will be closed tonight in Kyle between Exits 215 (Kyle Parkway) and 213 (Center Street) while Kyle police officers conduct a crash investigation.

Saturday, August 15th, 2015

Facing temporary restraining order, UT waits to remove Jefferson Davis statue

Facing a temporary restraining order, the University of Texas at Austin will delay its plan to relocate the statues of Confederate President Jefferson Davis and former U.S. President Woodrow Wilson.

Friday, August 14th, 2015

Texas Capitol fire suspect set to go before Iowa judge

A man arrested in Iowa is suspected of setting fire to a car last week at the Capitol is expected to appear before a judge on Friday. If he waives extradition to Texas, he could be back...

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

UT to move Jefferson Davis statue to campus museum

Just days after an advisory panel recommended UT-Austin relocate some or all of its statues of Confederate leaders, university President Gregory Fenves announced that the statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis will soon have a new home.

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

ERCOT asks residents to conserve energy during peak hours today

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas, grid operator for most of Texas, has announced an Energy Emergency Alert and is asking electric consumers to limit or reduce electric use where possible during the 3-7 p.m. peak demand...

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Vintage aircraft will crown Central Texas skies to commemorate victory in WWII

The Commemorative Air Force Central Texas Wing based at San Marcos Regional Airport will be center stage this weekend for a regional celebration of the 70th anniversary of final victory in World War II.

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

FEMA aid to storm, flood survivors passes $12M in Austin region

So far, $12.3 million in individual assistance has been allocated from FEMA to people impacted by floods, storms and tornadoes in the Austin metro region. More than $7.6 million of that has been disbursed in Hays County;...

Monday, August 10th, 2015

UT panel recommends relocating Confederate statues or adding explanatory plaques

A task force on Monday recommended the University of Texas at Austin either relocate statues of Confederate leaders or add explanatory plaques.

Monday, August 10th, 2015

Authorities seek man for questioning in car arson at Texas Capitol

WITH VIDEO | A man involved in "suspicious activity" near the Texas House speaker's office is also being sought for questioning about a car fire outside the Capitol last week, a Texas Department of Public Safety spokesman...

Monday, July 20th, 2015

Federal, state agencies open disaster recovery center in Blanco

UPDATED 11:08 a.m. JULY 12 | State and federal agencies have opened a one-stop disaster recovery center in this tiny Hill Country town where the Memorial Day weekend flood first claimed lives and property.

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