Thursday, October 23, 2014

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Neighborhood Group Calls for 10-1 Council to Rewrite City Development Code

Any Austin homeowner who has tried to do a minor addition or remodel knows the difficulty of sifting through city code. One group plans to clean it up starting next spring, but as our City Reporter Jeff Stensland explains, developers and neighborhoods are divided over how much overhaul should take place. 9:03 AM

The unmanned aircraft industry is getting ready to take off. At a Wednesday conference in Austin on geographic mapping, it was clear drones are quickly becoming the hottest tool in the industry. As Chris Cybulski shows us many businesses are trying to feel out the rules.

10/22/2014 03:45 PM

Vinyl Sales on the Rise as Overall Sales Slump

Local record stores say CD sales continue to drop, but amazingly, vinyl records are flying off the shelves. Austin record store owners tell our Mitch Goulding that despite poor album sales, things might be looking up in this music-loving town.

10/22/2014 05:14 PM

Death Prompts Adult Day Care Center Investigation

Texas' Adult Protective Services and the Williamson County District Attorney's Office are investigating an adult day center after a disabled woman was killed by another disabled client.

10/22/2014 05:22 PM

Police Investigate After Man Falls 80 Feet from Overpass

Austin police are investigating after a man fell about 80 feet to his death from a highway flyover in Northwest Austin this morning. The death, originally called suspicious, is now being looked at as either accidental or a suicide.

10/22/2014 08:44 AM


Austin's 10-1 Election

Interactive Map: Do you know what district you live in? Austin voters will soon pick one candidate to represent their own geographic district under what's called the 10-1 plan. That's not all--after Election Day, Austin will also have a new mayor. We've compiled an interactive map and candidate bios to keep you informed ahead of Nov. 4.

Updated 09/09/2014 12:19 PM






Davis, Abbott Rallying Voters as Election Day Nears

The countdown is on for candidates to get voters to the polls and many of them are pulling out all the stops. Actor Chuck Norris rallied with Republican candidate for governor Greg Abbott in San Antonio Wednesday. Meanwhile, Democrat Wendy Davis was in Austin continuing her latest attack on her opponent. Our Karina Kling has more on the last minute push. 10/22/2014 05:54 PM


Hays County Judge Candidates Talk Issues

One of the fastest growing counties in the state will soon decide if its current county judge will get a second term. Our Hays County Bureau Chief Russell Wilde introduces us to the candidates. 10/22/2014 07:17 AM


Rocking Every Style of Pant

Jazz up your pants this fall. Our Fashion Correspondent Anne Hudson grabs some tips in this “Fashion Forward.” 10/22/2014 08:20 AM


Sidewalks Coming to Rainey Street While Other Neighborhoods Wait

Families on the outskirts of Austin say they're clamoring for the switch from an at-large city council to the 10-1 district plan. Our City Reporter Jeff Stensland shows us one amenity neighbors say they've wanted for years, but has yet to receive. Updated 10/21/2014 09:05 AM

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