A man and a woman say they spent hours clinging to trees above a flooded, roaring creek in Central Texas after their SUV was washed away, and were finally rescued early Thursday by helicopter.
Emergency personnel rescued people on Thursday who were stranded by floodwaters in Central Texas. The flooding even forced evacuations in parts of some cities.
A Travis County grand jury has declined to indict District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg over her jailhouse behavior following an April arrest for drunken driving.
Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong has sold his Austin estate. The property has been Armstrong’s home since 2004, and was the site of his infamous Oprah Winfrey interview.
Authorities say the Freestone County sheriff has been indicted and a sheriff’s captain arrested for submitting fraudulent information to the state agency that oversees law enforcement training standards.
Federal officials will do air quality flyovers of the Central Texas racetrack where the Formula One U.S. Grand Prix will be held Sunday.
Rep. Joe Driver plans to retire from the Texas House. The Republican from Garland faces a criminal investigation over travel reimbursements.
Cedric Benson was reportedly arrested and charged with misdemeanor assault for the second time in just over a year.
Poll numbers released at a change of venue hearing show former Congressman Tom Delay might be right about being the most hated politician in Travis County.
A Formula One race track in Austin takes two big steps, a location and a major investor.