Overturned 18-wheeler causing traffic tie-ups on I-35 3/12/2014 12:19 pm UTC
The crash happened on the service road near Stassney Lane, but the big rig rolled down the embankment toward the highway proper, spilling its contents on the shoulder and trapping one person inside
Two hospitalized in 18-wheeler I-35 rollover 3/12/2014 12:04 pm UTC
Developing news // Emergency crews took two people to the hospital after an 18-wheeler rollover wreck on Interstate 35 early Wednesday morning.
Semi-truck rollover causing major delays on I-35 in South Austin 3/12/2014 11:43 am UTC
A man was pinned inside the cab of a semi-truck on Interstate 35 after a
Governor Rick Perry talks musical talents, policies and his political aspirations for president on Jimmy Kimmel Live 3/12/2014 11:20 am UTC
Jimmy Kimmel Live has set up shop in Austin for South by Southwest, and he has a star-studdded line-up ready to go. One of his guests was one of Austin's own, Governor Rick Perry.
Winds bring fire danger to Central Texas on Wednesday 3/12/2014 10:46 am UTC
Music won’t be the only thing whistling through your ears Wednesday with projected high
AFD Watching South Austin Fire Site As Winds Pick Up 3/12/2014 8:07 am UTC
Winds have been picking up throughout the night, just what fire crews donât want to hear. This as theyâre coming up fighting a late night blaze that destroyed an abandoned home in South Austin.
Semi Accident Blocks N. Bound Lanes I-35, Near Stassney 3/12/2014 7:28 am UTC
Austin Police and Fire are on the scene of an accident involving at 18-wheeler and a pick-up truck. At this time, it is impacting N. Bound Lanes of I-35 near Stassney. Emergency crews tell KEYE-TV
Austin realtors look to turn SXSW visitors into locals 3/12/2014 4:09 am UTC
The allure of Austin has realtors advertising to people about how they can be part of it all. Now, a picture of a Realtor advertising on Sixth Street is now making its rounds on social media sites.
City of Austin apologizes after police officer tweet 3/12/2014 4:00 am UTC
With thousands of people converging on Austin for South by Southwest safety is a top priority. Which is why a tweet to festival goers by the city about the Austin Police department has many officer
Code compliance cracks down on short term rentals 3/12/2014 3:48 am UTC
Austin Code Compliance officers are on the lookout for people renting out their homes without the proper license. But some people who tried to apply are running into roadblocks with the city's webs
Enforcement teams shut down several events during SXSW 3/12/2014 3:18 am UTC
The South by Southwest Music portion started Tuesday, and once again city teams are patrolling to make sure parties and events during South By Southwest don’t get out of hand.
APD launches new traffic initiative for SXSW 3/12/2014 3:00 am UTC
Everyone's trying to get somewhere, but, some people are more zealous than others. "We live about 20 minutes away regularly, it was like an hour and a half just to get here and get parking," said S
Abandoned stucture fire reported in South Austin 3/12/2014 2:55 am UTC
Firefighters are responding to an abandoned structure that has caught on fire in South Austin
Photos: SXSW hipsters, concerts and panels 3/12/2014 2:45 am UTC
As the final day of the interactive conference wraps up, music events kick into full gear at South by Southwest on Tuesday March 11, … More »
Texas has highest rate of uninsured as open enrollment deadline nears 3/12/2014 2:43 am UTC
Fewer than 90,000 Texans bought health insurance through the new federally subsidized marketplace in the past month, leaving navigators, assisters and other officials working to enroll people with
SXSW Tuesday: Neil Young talks about a new way to hear music, Chelsea Clinton closes Interactive, and Music cranks up 3/12/2014 2:26 am UTC
Tuesday was moving day at South by Southwest, with the Interactive Conference and Festival winding
Veteran being sued by VA 3/12/2014 2:08 am UTC
A veteran and mother of three is being sued by the VA and now her Pflugerville home could be taken away. She says this comes after the VA took more than a year to approve her benefits and never bac
As deadline approaches, millions of Texans lack health insurance 3/12/2014 2:00 am UTC
An additional 90,000 people in Texas chose health insurance plans last month as part
My Pet: Teaching dogs to open refrigerator 3/12/2014 1:41 am UTC
Sheri Soltes from Service Dogs, Inc. shows us how to teach your dog to open the refrigerator and retrieve items from it.
Blotter: Burnet police say 3 arrested for holding, assaulting woman for up to a year 3/12/2014 1:39 am UTC
BURNETPolice: Woman kidnapped, assaulted for up to a yearThree people have been arrested
Great Dane injured in crash needs donations 3/12/2014 1:28 am UTC
A rescued Great Dane has had some bad luck with car accidents and now she's in need of help again. According to Paws of Austin, Sassy survived a crash last March, when her owner's truck went over a
Veterans hope new video interview service will land them a job 3/12/2014 1:16 am UTC
Veterans who filed into Brass House on Tuesday scored a chance to sit down for video interviews, and are now one step closer to landing a job.
Travis County to look into possible first buyout of commercial property 3/12/2014 1:00 am UTC
Judge Sam Biscoe says Travis County Commissioners Court will look into whether they should buy out a commercial property. Concerned residents presented their case in court, saying the property cont
County Line Shooting Center voluntarily closes as deputy investigates complaint 3/12/2014 12:12 am UTC
A controversial Hays County gun range south of San Marcos has voluntarily shut down after
Travis County commissioners delay vote on funding Texas 45 Southwest 3/12/2014 12:12 am UTC
Travis County commissioners delayed a vote Tuesday on whether to spend $15 million to help
Shriya Patel sentenced to 20 years in prison in fiery death of her husband 3/11/2014 11:55 pm UTC
A Travis County judge on Tuesday sentenced Shriya Patel to 20 years in prison after
Why you might see people carrying rifles Wednesday during SXSW 3/11/2014 11:47 pm UTC
As the South By Southwest Music Conference and Festival gains momentum Wednesday, activists with an
Herman: If you don’t know, don’t vote. Thank you 3/11/2014 11:31 pm UTC
Voters of Texas, we need to talk. I’ll be blunt: What the heck are
Patel sentenced to 20 years for arson death of husband 3/11/2014 11:25 pm UTC
Shriya Patel has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. On Monday a jury convicted Patel of arson, but found her not guilty of capital murder in the death of her husband in April 2012.
Community Briefing: Williamson County and Cities Health District hosts free family festival March 22; Hutto schools seek teachers for new dual-language program 3/11/2014 11:22 pm UTC
TRAVIS COUNTYAUSTINMayor to host “Ask Me Anything” sessionAustin Mayor Lee Leffingwell announced
Locals trying to plan parties during Austin’s big events run into major road blocks 3/11/2014 11:09 pm UTC
Trying to get a hotel room during South by Southwest and other big events isn’t easy. But what about for Austinite’s planning their own events in town?
City of Austin apologizes for police problem tweet 3/11/2014 11:01 pm UTC
The city of Austin has apologized for a tweet advising visitors attending South By Southwest
$600K taken from safe at Houston megachurch 3/11/2014 10:49 pm UTC
Authorities are investigating after $600,000 in checks and cash was stolen from a safe at Pastor Joel Osteen’s Houston megachurch, which has one of the largest congregations in the country.
New Program Keeps Austin Landlords Accountable 3/11/2014 10:49 pm UTC
Water issues are a just small portion of the problems tenants at the Goodwin Apartments in East Austin claim they are dealing with.Bernice Armstrong has called the apartments home for years, and sh
Vote recount possible in 12 ballot-margin 368th District Court Judge race 3/11/2014 10:46 pm UTC
Incumbent Rick Kennon won the 368th District Court Judge race by 12 votes after outstanding
Persistent local drought could end within a year 3/11/2014 10:28 pm UTC
El Niño pattern could bring lots of welcome rainfall this winter – and a big jump in lake levels.
Autopsy reveals new details in Bastrop woman's death 3/11/2014 10:27 pm UTC
Twenty-three days after a Bastrop woman died from a duputy's gun, a forensic pathologist released her autopsy report on Tuesday.
Police: No Clear Cause In Crash That Killed 2 Cedar Park Teens 3/11/2014 10:27 pm UTC
Cedar Park police say we may never know what caused a crash that killed the two Vista Ridge High School sweethearts in January.New toxicology reports show Taylar Lesser was not driving impaired the
Travis County commissioners back effort for sobriety center 3/11/2014 10:17 pm UTC
In an effort to decriminalize public drunkenness, Travis County commissioners Tuesday formalized their backing of
SMPD investigates possible kidnapping 3/11/2014 10:13 pm UTC
The San Marcos Police Department is investigating a possible kidnapping in the 100 block of Craddock Avenue.
City of Austin Tweet creates controversy with police 3/11/2014 10:02 pm UTC
A City of Austin tweet has the Austin Police Association fuming. The city has apologized.
Several downtown I-35 exits closing for remainder of SXSW 3/11/2014 9:54 pm UTC
The city will start closing several downtown exits off Interstate 35 starting on Wednesday.
Hotels.com to offer 'skip the line' service at SXSW 3/11/2014 9:53 pm UTC
Hotels.com will offer a free Twitter-based "skip the line" service at South By Southwest Festival from March 12 to March 14.
Decision on SW45 Toll Road could come next week 3/11/2014 9:48 pm UTC
A decades old idea to connect more of South Austin to MoPac has new life. The proposal would build a 4-lane toll road connecting FM 1626 to MoPac.
5 Texas inmates get sick smoking synthetic pot 3/11/2014 9:22 pm UTC
Five inmates at an East Texas jail have been hospitalized after smoking a synthetic marijuana cigarette that was smuggled into the lockup.
Jury gives Patel 20 years for husband's arson death 3/11/2014 9:22 pm UTC
A Travis County jury sentenced Shriya Patel to 20 years in prison and no fine for the burning death of her husband.
Burnet police: Three kidnapped and assaulted woman for up to a year 3/11/2014 9:12 pm UTC
Three people have been arrested after Burnet police say they held a woman against her
King weighing recount in 368th District Court Judge race 3/11/2014 9:11 pm UTC
Update 4:06 p.m.: Donna King said she won’t decide today whether to
Texas anti-DWI campaign targets young adults 3/11/2014 9:10 pm UTC
Texas has launched an anti-drinking and driving campaign targeting young adults on the road during spring break.
South By Southwest overstuffed with music goodies 3/11/2014 9:04 pm UTC
South By Southwest and the surrounding unaffiliated hoopla have slipped into hyperdrive as the music portion of the annual conference and festival opens this week.
Five taken to hospital after rollover in eastern Travis County 3/11/2014 8:54 pm UTC
Six people were taken to the hospital after a rollover crash in eastern Travis County
Cold snap knocks Texas electric generators offline 3/11/2014 8:54 pm UTC
January’s polar vortex knocked several important coal-fired electricity plants offline, and the Sierra Club says the loss of power shows the need for more wind turbines and energy conservation prog
Opponents Argue Over Possible Travis Co. Toll Road Expansion 3/11/2014 8:47 pm UTC
It's a debate decades in the making, expand a Central Texas toll road or protect a sensitive ecosystem. The long incubating plan would stretch SH 45 Southwest from MoPac to FM 1626 in Hays County.A
Nearly 300,000 Texans get new health insurance 3/11/2014 8:32 pm UTC
Fewer than 90,000 Texans bought health insurance in the new federally subsidized marketplace in the past month, leaving thousands uninsured with just weeks left before open enrollment ends March 31.
Burnet Police: Mother severely beaten, locked inside home for a year 3/11/2014 8:17 pm UTC
A young mother of two held against her will and repeatedly assaulted for as much as a year was freed after police detained three people she was living with.
Nearly 300,000 Texans Get New Health Insurance 3/11/2014 7:35 pm UTC
Fewer than 90,000 Texans bought health insurance in the new federally subsidized marketplace in the past month, leaving thousands uninsured with just weeks left before open enrollment ends March 31
Brandon Daniel taken to death row 3/11/2014 7:25 pm UTC
Brandon Daniel, who has been sentenced to death for the murder of an Austin police
UPDATED: Onion Creek Business Could Be Bought Out 3/11/2014 7:00 pm UTC
UPDATE: The Travis County Commissioners Court has delayed a decision and will take up the issue again next Tuesday. County officials say they want to go to the flooded areas again and reassess the
Shriya Patel given 20 years in 2012 arson death of her husband 3/11/2014 6:57 pm UTC
Shriya Patel, convicted of igniting a flash fire that took the life of her husband
SXSW Fake Parking Spaces 3/11/2014 6:54 pm UTC
Criminals are cashing in on South by Southwest. They're making money on what is in shortest supply, parking spaces. On Tuesday, Austin police chased down one suspect who couldn't get away, fast eno
Woman Knocked Unconscious In Downtown Austin Speaks Out 3/11/2014 6:21 pm UTC
Mandi Elyse doesn't know how she got the bruises on her knees. The last thing she remembered was brushing up against a guy on 5th Street in Downtown Austin Friday morning."I felt someone pull me by
Prada Marfa art site in Texas vandalized again 3/11/2014 6:19 pm UTC
The Prada Marfa public art installation in West Texas has been targeted again by vandals.
Malaysian military says missing jet changed course 3/11/2014 6:02 pm UTC
The Malaysian military has radar data showing the missing Boeing 777 jetliner changed course and made it to the Malacca Strait, hundreds of kilometers (miles) from the last position recorded by civ
KVUE's coverage: Video, photos, stories from SXSW 3/11/2014 5:47 pm UTC
99 problems and getting a ticket is one 3/11/2014 5:33 pm UTC
Hundreds of Jay Z and Kanye West fans started lining up while most were fast asleep to snag free tickets to see the rappers perform at the start of the Samsung Galaxy concert series.
San Marcos Police Investigating Possible Kidnapping 3/11/2014 5:16 pm UTC
Police say they're investigating a kidnapping last month near a San Marcos subdivision.It happened at around 2:30 a.m. on Feb. 21 near the 100 block of Craddock Avenue.Investigators say a female wa
Multiple Injuries Reported In East Travis Co. Crash 3/11/2014 4:44 pm UTC
Three children and two adults were seriously injured in a roll-over crash in east Travis County Friday afternoon, officials say.It happened in a rural area near the intersection of Parsons Road and
Venue Owner-Operators Preserve Soul Of Austin 3/11/2014 4:34 pm UTC
South Congress Avenue rose up around venues that have stood the test of time -- like the Continental Club. And these venues are still around because the owners love what they do -- feeding the city
Police: 3 Arrested For Burnet Kidnapping That Lasted 1 Year 3/11/2014 4:29 pm UTC
Burnet police say after a two-month investigation they've arrested three people involved in the year-long kidnapping of an adult woman.Police say Charlotte Elaine Arms (pictured left), 45, Thomas A
Brandon Daniel transferred to Death Row 3/11/2014 4:17 pm UTC
A week to the day that a jury sentenced Brandon Daniel to death by lethal injection for the April 2012 killing of Senior Austin Police Officer Jaime Padron, officials transferred him to Death Row.
Malaysian Military Says Missing Jet Changed Course 3/11/2014 3:28 pm UTC
The Malaysian military says it has radar evidence showing the missing Boeing 777 jetliner changed course and made it to the Malacca Strait, hundreds of miles away from the last location reported by
#Rude! Teachers read students’ mean tweets 3/11/2014 3:26 pm UTC
What do teachers do when their students tweet about them? Well, read the tweets in a hilarious YouTube video, of course!
Woman Gets 20 Years For Arson Fire That Killed Husband In North Austin 3/11/2014 2:38 pm UTC
A Travis County jury has sentencing a woman to 20 years in prison for the arson fire that injured her husband and led to his death months later.Last Friday 27-year-old Shriya Patel was found not gu
Cop Killer Brandon Daniel Now On Death Row 3/11/2014 1:37 pm UTC
The man convicted of killing an Austin police officer is now on death row.On March 1, a Travis County jury decided Brandon Daniel should be executed for the death of Officer Jaime Padron in April 2
Travis County Okays Drunk Tank 3/11/2014 12:23 pm UTC
Travis County commissioners have given the green light to a proposal to build a drunk tank in Central Texas.The gentler language of the resolution refers to it as a "sobriety center." If built, it
Girl Battling Cancer Meets Idol Miley Cyrus 3/11/2014 11:25 am UTC
A young Minnesota girl battling leukemia has her dream come true thanks to her sister, classmates, and Twitter.Lulu Martinez is going through a second bout with the cancer, and her sister Brittany
Chelsea Clinton to Deliver Keynote for SXSW Interactive 3/11/2014 11:01 am UTC
Chelsea Clinton will deliver the keynote speech for SXSW Interactive today. The daughter of Former President Bill Clinton will speak at 2 p.m. in Exhibit Hall 5 of the Austin Convention Center.Clin
City, County leaders to vote on plans for sobriety center 3/11/2014 2:13 am UTC
City and county leaders will both vote soon to develop a plan for a sobriety center--allowing those arrested for public intoxication to avoid a jail cell and rather sober up in a special facility.
Authorities shut down 3 SXSW venues, one by Justin Bieber 3/11/2014 2:10 am UTC
Three venues holding South by Southwest events were shut down by authorities overnight. And another is shut down by Justin Bieber, so he can hang out there after giving a surprise performance. APD,
Jurors deliberate punishment for Patel 3/10/2014 10:41 pm UTC
Travis County jurors went back to the deliberation room a little after 4 p.m. as they determine a punishment for Shriya Patel, 27. Jurors have a range they can consider. Anywhere from 5 to 99 years or
Edward Snowden speaks at SXSW conference 3/10/2014 9:19 pm UTC
NSA leaker Edward Snowden spoke via live video conference Monday to a packed audience at the South By Southwest Interactive Festival.
Sketch released of suspect who robbed Westlake student at gunpoint 3/10/2014 8:03 pm UTC
Travis County Sheriff's Office investigators have released a sketch of a suspect who is accused of robbing a Westlake student at gunpoint. According to investigators, just after school was released
Texas man on most-wanted list apprehended 3/10/2014 7:37 pm UTC
Authorities say a man listed as among the 10 most wanted sex offenders in Texas has been captured.
Patel not guilty of capital murder, guilty of arson 3/10/2014 5:56 pm UTC
A Travis County jury finds Shriya Patel, 27, not guilty of capital murder and guilty of arson causing death.
Photos: SXSW star-gazing 3/10/2014 5:06 pm UTC
Some of the SXSW stars we happened to bump into
Cage, Myers, Hawke walk the red carpet for SXSW 3/10/2014 1:33 am UTC
Sunday morning's SXSW fun began at the Paramount Theatre. The red carpet rolled out to welcome famous Austin-based director Richard Linklater for his new movie "Boyhood."
15 still displaced after East Austin apartment complex fire 3/10/2014 1:14 am UTC
More than a dozen East Austin residents are without a home after an apartment fire sparked Saturday night.
Neighbors Q & A with fans for SXSW 3/9/2014 11:42 pm UTC
The stars of the upcoming comedy, 'Neighbors,' were in Austin this weekend. actors Zac Efron, Seth Rogan and the Mindy Project's Ike Barinholtz star in the film.
Del Valle wreck claims the life of one 3/9/2014 11:11 pm UTC
One person is dead and 2 others are seriously injured after a car accident in Del Valle. It happened around 9:30 last night, near the intersection of Ross Road and Gilwell Drive.
From Dusk til Dawn, the series premiere in Austin 3/9/2014 4:14 am UTC
From America Ferrera to Zac Efron Big names in the movie world have been seen hitting the streets of Austin today.
Safety first for SXSW festival-goers 3/9/2014 3:34 am UTC
Overcrowding caused one downtown venue to be shutdown overnight. That's why safety becomes the main concern when festivals like South by Southwest draw thousands of people to Austin.
Freescale employees on board Malaysia Airlines flight 3/9/2014 1:46 am UTC
Austin based Freescale Semiconductor confirms 20 of its employees were on board Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. The company released a statement Saturday afternoon.
Texas Veterans Commission host 5K 3/9/2014 1:36 am UTC
At Camp Mabry hundreds of people laced up their shoes and boots for the Rock Your Camo 5k. The Texas Veterans Commission hosts the run honoring women in the military.
Jury in capital murder trial will deliberate Monday 3/9/2014 1:30 am UTC
A verdict in the Shriya Patel capital murder trial will have to wait until at least Monday. Jurors spent eight hours at the courthouse deliberating Friday night and around 11 p.m.
Police: Burglar Started West Lake Hills Restaurant Fire 3/8/2014 11:16 am UTC
UPDATE: West Lake Hills police say a burglar started the fire. Once firefighters put out the flames police found a safe someone forced open with a torch. The business owner says an unknown amount o
Hate SXSW? There's an app for that 3/8/2014 2:15 am UTC
Red carpets, technology, "Grumpy Cat," Lady Gaga, Coldplayit's all part of the ever-growing South By Southwest happening right now. But if you live in Austin year round and you don't have a wris
Native American remains discovered at construction site 3/8/2014 1:45 am UTC
Round Rock police are investigating the discovery of human bones at a construction site.
Tips for renting out your home during SXSW 3/8/2014 12:58 am UTC
Hundreds of Ausinites are cashing in on SXSW by renting out their homes to visitors. But before you let strangers into your home there are some things that you may want to take into consideration.
SXSW 2014 underway 3/8/2014 12:05 am UTC
SXSW is underway. The focus this week is on film and innovation. Downtown is packed, so you may have trouble getting to see exhibits. Gamers, innovators and street corner exhibitors swarmed downtow
77th Star of Texas Fair and Rodeo underway 3/7/2014 11:36 pm UTC
The 77th Star of Texas Fair and Rodeo is underway at the Travis County Expo Center.