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Contempt case reopened against Perry prosecutor

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The special prosecutor who secured two felony abuse of power indictments against Gov. Rick Perry is facing his own legal problems after a decision by Texas’ highest criminal court to renew a contempt of court case against him. 490 more words

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Crews rescue driver in West Austin rollover wreck

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Firefighters kept busy early Friday morning after a car drove off the road and rolled down a 30-foot embankment in West Austin. It happened near Lost Creek Boulevard at 1008 South Capital of Texas Highway. 188 more words

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Flash flooding problems come easily with saturated soil

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Early Friday morning, 1 inch of rain fell over West Austin during the period of an hour. In Jollyville, that area saw 2.65 inches in an hour. 431 more words

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Heavy rains bring back memories for people in Onion Creek

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Thursday’s early morning heavy rains certainly brought back memories from the deadly Halloween floods almost a year ago for people in Onion Creek.  494 more words

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Hurricane Odile brings more rain to Austin than Arizona

AUSTIN (KXAN) – In a remarkable and unusual turn of events, the heaviest rainfall from the remnants of Pacific Hurricane Odile has fallen in the Austin metro area—not in Arizona, New Mexico, or west Texas where it would typically occur. 221 more words

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Heavy rains bring flood concerns

AUSTIN (KXAN) – As heavy rains moved into to the Austin metro-area Thursday night, with them came renewed fears of flash flooding. A Flash Flood warning is in effect for Travis County until 10:15 p.m. 185 more words

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Attempted kidnapping ends with man in custody

AUSTIN (KXAN) – One person is in custody after Austin police say someone attempted to kidnap a girl near Loyola Lane and Sendero Hills Pkwy in East Austin. 46 more words

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