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 2022-01-19 00:56 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

'Not a good situation': Bastrop Co. fire is dj vu for some residents...

Sitting on his ATV off the side of State Highway 21, Charlie Parobek could only watch as smoke once again crept toward his property....

 2022-01-19 00:08 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

All Jarrell ISD schools to close for remainder of week, citing COVID case surge...

All four Jarrell ISD campuses will temporary close Jan. 19-21 due to COVID-19 case surges....

 2022-01-19 00:06 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

APD: Driver fires shot in parking lot after being told to slow down...

The Austin Police Department is looking for a driver who shot at someone in a shopping center parking lot on New Year's Day....

 2022-01-19 00:00 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

ERCOT says cold front this week 'shouldn't be any problem' for Texas' grid...

At the beginning of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas' board of directors meeting Tuesday, ERCOT said the grid is ready to handle the upcoming cold front forecast later this week....

 2022-01-18 23:53 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

City of Cedar Park considers May bond election with delicate account for inflation costs...

Cedar Park, TEXAS (KXAN) — The city of Cedar Park is considering a May bond election that would cover projects in transportation, parks and recreation and public safety — but the total dollar amoun......

 2022-01-18 23:51 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

ERCOT files its final report on weatherization inspections of power generators across Texas...

The Electric Reliability Commission of Texas has officially filed its final winter readiness inspections report on Tuesday, stating that 321 of the 324 generators it inspected are compliant with th......

 2022-01-18 23:31 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Transgender sports bill takes effect in Texas...

A controversial law requiring Texas public school athletes to play sports based on their biological sex at birth takes effect Tuesday. Texas is the 10th state to pass this type of legislation....

 2022-01-18 23:21 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

UT to add additional testing site as all students set to return Jan. 31...

A steady stream of students and staff visited the Proactive Community Testing center at the University of Texas at Austin Monday....

 2022-01-18 23:20 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Senate begins debate on voting rights legislation...

It could be a long week for Democrats as the debate has begun on voting rights legislation. Democrats want the American public to take notice of what happens on the Senate floor....

 2022-01-18 23:20 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Free rapid COVID-19 tests available now through new government website: Here's how to get them...

Americans can now get free rapid COVID tests delivered to their homes, courtesy of a new government website....

 2022-01-18 23:19 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Migrants volunteer to help expand shelter in anticipation of more asylum-seekers...

Migrants staying at a crowded shelter in Tijuana are providing the construction labor to help expand the facility that is housing them....

 2022-01-18 23:17 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

'It's no surprise': South Texas border cities named 'fattest' in U.S. struggle to curb COVID-19 surge...

The very reasons that contributed to three South Texas border cities named "Fattest Cities" in the United States last year, are escalating the COVID-19 crisis, the county's health......

 2022-01-18 23:15 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Jan. 6 panel subpoenas Rudy Giuliani, Sidney Powell...

The House Committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol subpoenaed former President Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani on Tuesday along with three other campaign attorneys linke......

 2022-01-18 23:13 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Austin crime analyst spots concerning trend in 2021 homicide cases...

"The one place where we've seen an increase is the number of homicides that involve guns," said Lt. Brett Bailey with APD's Homicide Unit....

 2022-01-18 23:06 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Idaho state lawmaker calls for flags at half-staff in recognition of anti-abortion 'Day of Tears'...

A committee of Idaho state lawmakers introduced a resolution Monday that would recognized Jan. 22 as a "Day of Tears," lowering flags to half-staff to draw attention to the practice of abortion.......

 2022-01-18 23:03 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Texas lawmakers allege 2020 Census 'undercount' of border, demand Bureau meeting...

Four congressional lawmakers from the Texas border have asked to meet with the head of the U.S. Census Bureau to discuss an "undercount" along the Texas/Mexico border....

 2022-01-18 23:03 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Senator's involvement may speed up return of Idaho couple stranded in Mexico...

An Idaho couple stranded in Mexico has enlisted the help of a U.S. senator's office to help the woman reunite with her children back in Twin Falls....

 2022-01-18 22:47 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Silver Star Interactive: Cowboys one-and-done after playoff loss to San Francisco...

It was one-and done for Dallas after a last-second loss to the 49ers in the Wild Card round. Get in on the conversation with Cowboys insider Mickey Spagnola....

 2022-01-18 22:38 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

ABIA 1 of 4 North American airports to earn carbon neutrality with help from new solar array...

KXAN's Mark Pea take an in depth look into the new solar array at ABIA....

 2022-01-18 22:32 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Nearly 4,000 people may have received incorrect COVID vaccine dosage at California provider...

Some patients in California received a smaller than recommended dose of their Pfizer vaccine last year....

 2022-01-18 22:30 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Are night sweats an omicron symptom?...

Nursing your COVID-19 infection at home? You're not alone. But some people are reporting night sweats, which appear to be signature to the now-dominant omicron variant....

 2022-01-18 22:25 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

When We Were Young music fest boasts extremely stacked emo lineup...

Former emo kids, rejoice. Paramore, My Chemical Romance, Dashboard Confessional, A Day to Remember, Bright Eyes, Avril Lavigne and so many more are all coming together for a one-day music festival....

 2022-01-18 22:10 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Austin transgender activist named Time Kid of the Year finalist...

Several times during the 2021 legislative session, Kai Shappley made the trip to the Texas State Capitol with her mother to testify against bills that would affect transgender Texans. Those appeara......

 2022-01-18 21:59 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Wintry weather home preparedness tips...

Tips to help prepare you and your home ahead of wintry weather potential....

 2022-01-18 20:52 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Watch Austin High host Bowie basketball — live Tuesday on KBVO...

Austin (6-19) hosts Bowie (9-12) Tuesday night in the fifth district game of the season for each team. You can watch High School Basketball Live on KBVO and KXAN.com at 8 p.m....

 2022-01-18 20:30 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Crews work to put out 'very active' wildfire in Bastrop County...

Crews are working to put out a "very active" wildfire in Bastrop County....

 2022-01-18 20:01 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Search for robbery suspect prompts 'secure' mode at Ann Richards School...

AISD officials said the Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders was put in "secure" mode, meaning no one can go in or out of the building but classes continue as normal, due to APD ......

 2022-01-18 19:57 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

District Attorney opens investigation after video shows Austin officer punching woman...

Prosecutors have opened an investigation into officers with the Austin Police Department captured on a bystander video where one of the officers is punching a woman, officials said Tuesday. Investi......

 2022-01-18 19:46 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Country faces wave of omicron deaths in coming weeks, models show...

If the higher end of projections comes to pass, it would push total U.S. deaths from COVID over 1 million by early spring....

 2022-01-18 19:44 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Supreme Court rejects bid to block mask mandate on airplanes...

The court's move comes less than a week after the justices issued a split decision on another set of Biden administration pandemic mitigation measures....

 2022-01-18 19:39 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

'He said he'd kill her': TXST family sounds alarm after student's grandparents targeted in ransom scam...

Her mom, Brianna Darcey, was relieved to finally be able to get in contact with Savannah after a man called Savanah's grandparents threatening to kill her if the couple didn't pay him....

 2022-01-18 18:38 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

How to order your free at-home COVID tests from the federal government...

The White House is prepared to send 500 million free at-home COVID-19 tests to Americans. Here's how to order yours....

 2022-01-18 18:34 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Austin FC reveals preseason schedule as five trialists try to score contracts...

Austin FC will play four preseason matches next month as the team gets ready for the upcoming 2022 MLS season....

 2022-01-18 17:27 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Microsoft buys game publisher Activision Blizzard for $68.7 billion...

If the deal survives scrutiny from U.S. and European regulators it could also be one of the priciest tech acquisitions in history....

 2022-01-18 17:21 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

COVID-19 emergency could end this year, WHO says...

The head of emergencies at the World Health Organization said Tuesday that the worst of the coronavirus pandemic — deaths, hospitalizations and lockdowns — could be over this year if huge inequitie......

 2022-01-18 17:14 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Battle for Texas governor: Abbott, O'Rourke fundraise millions...

As Republicans work to secure another round of Gov. Greg Abbott's leadership, and Democrats attempt to flip Texas red in the governor role for the first time since 1994, huge amounts of money......

 2022-01-18 17:13 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Austin Board of Realtors: More homes sold in 2021 than ever before, $23 billion in sales...

The Austin Board of Realtors said in a year-end report that more homes were sold in the market than ever before at 41,316. That was a 2.5% year-over-year increase, and the median home price rose ne......

 2022-01-18 17:01 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Texas dog restraint law goes into effect today...

The Safe Outdoor Dogs Act passed the legislature in October during a special session and Gov. Greg Abbott signed it at the end of that month....

 2022-01-18 17:01 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Boil water notice in effect for east Bastrop County...

Before using the water, make sure to bring it to a boil and keep it there for at least two minutes, then let it cool. People can also buy bottled water instead or get it from somewhere outside the ......

 2022-01-18 16:24 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Burn ban to go into effect in Travis County ahead of cold front...

As Central Texas prepares for a cold front starting Wednesday into early Thursday, Travis County's chief fire marshal says he's concerned about the fire danger that front could bring wi......

 2022-01-18 16:10 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Joe Gebbia, co-founder of Airbnb, joins Spurs ownership group...

The team announced Tuesday at Joe Gebbia, who is also the chairman of the nonprofit Airbnb.org, has joined its investor group as a strategic partner....

 2022-01-18 13:50 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Austin ISD communications team, superintendent filling in as substitute teachers...

Villa is part of the district's communications team, but for now, he's also subbing. He's not the only one as the district's central office staff have filled in as well, and......

 2022-01-18 13:36 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Hong Kong will cull 2,000 animals after hamsters in pet store get COVID-19...

Authorities said that all pet stores selling hamsters in Hong Kong must cease operations and that around 2,000 small mammals, including hamsters and chinchillas, will be culled in a humane manner....

 2022-01-18 13:28 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

3D printing company turns trash into treasure...

Today, the company's 3D printers can use plastics in various forms for printing such as flakes, pellets and filaments. So far, they've created art and furniture pieces that have benefit......

 2022-01-18 12:59 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

East Austin house burns late Monday night...

AFD tweeted a house at 1209 Bob Harrison Street caught fire just around 11:30 a.m. That's north of 13th Street and south of the Oakwood Cemetery....

 2022-01-18 12:53 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Turbo Tax opts out of IRS's Free File program...

For years the company offered free e-file services and was featured on the IRS's website....

 2022-01-18 12:11 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Amid COVID-19 surge, Texas nursing facilities face staffing worsening shortages...

Industry leaders estimate a 15% reduction in the skilled nursing workforce during the pandemic. Kevin Warren, the president and CEO of the Texas Health Care Association, said they are concerned the......

 2022-01-18 11:49 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Conservative pundit Ann Coulter says Trump 'is done'...

Coulter is predicting the end of Donald Trump's hegemony in the GOP....

 2022-01-18 11:35 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

APD investigating homicide in southeast Austin...

APD said one person died in a shooting at the Avonmore Apartments on 4501 E. Riverside Drive. That's between South Pleasant Valley Road and Wickersham Lane. APD doesn't have a suspect i......

 2022-01-18 11:20 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

Football coach cancels weightlifting, tells team to shovel driveways instead...

"Due to expected severe weather, Monday's weightlifting workout has been canceled. Find an elderly or disabled neighbor and shovel their driveway," he tweeted Sunday. "Don't accept any money—that';s......

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