Austin Cancels SXSW
One of Texas' biggest events is the latest victim of the COVID-19 scare, as Austin Mayor Steve Adler announced Friday that South by Southwest is cancelled.
Texas' Tiny Houses
Back in 2014, Huston-Tillotson science professor Jeff Wilson gained a modicum of fame by living in a dumpster to teach his students about efficiency and minimalist living. He apparently had a lot of time to think in his dingy dumpster digs, and has since designed a line of tiny but technologically impressive tiny homes being manufactured in Austin.
In Trouble Again
A Killeen man accused of firing into the air and causing a panic outside an Austin music venue in March was arrested this week after reportedly leading Killeen police on a car chase.
Austin Mayor Urges Residents to Work From Home Friday
Hey! Have you heard? SXSW is upon us, which means traffic will be OBSCENE going in, and coming out of Austin for the next few weeks. Since Austin is already gridlocked for much of the time, combining SXSW will likely start Carmageddon. But there's one more thing happening tomorrow (Friday) - the arrival of President Barack Obama...
SXSW Suspect From Killeen
Update 12:36 PM, Mon 3/17: A third person who was hit by Owens on Thursday has passed away. According to a press released issued by the Austin Police Department, Sandy Thuy Le, 26, was declared dead Monday morning at UMC Brackenridge Hospital...
SXSW Tragedy
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Two people remain in critical condition after a suspected drunken driver crashed through barricades at the South By Southwest music festival in Austin, killing two people and injuring 23.