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Austin News and More

Welcome to the Austin News and More page, your source for finding what's new and interesting in Austin, Texas.

Austin Texas Monthly Calendar of Events

New items are added to the top of the columns and eventually drop off the bottom (inspired by the digestion model).

Additional links to other Austin news sources can be found at the bottom of this page.

Austin News

Huh? Burnet County judge issues gag order on victims of 2009 home invasion and assault for criticizing DA's handling of case - KXAN
ABIA: No naked body scanners yet, but frisking still possible - News 8
More remembrances of Dot - News 8
Infant seriously injured in suspicious home day care incident - day care owner arrested - KVUE
Remembered: Dorothy Hewitt (Dot's Place) dies - Statesman
Don't turn a Butterball into a fireball - KXAN
Perry: Use U.S. troops to combat drug cartels in Mexico - Dallas Morning News
Texas budget gap could be as high as $28 billion - KXAN
Texas death row inmate dies of natural causes - Statesman
11,000 drunk driving fatalities a year - MADD proposes alcohol-sensing technology for all vehicles - Dallas Morning News
Perry considering opting Texas out of Medicaid? - Statesman
San Marcos: Suspected home intruder shot and killed - KXAN
Dallas: Man in black leotard arrested for smashing gas meters with a hammer - KVUE
Austin mother pleads not guilty to putting feces in child's feeding tube - We Are Austin (KEYE)
Former UT equipments manager arrested for recording female athletes in locker room - KVUE
APD searching for police impersonator - My Fox Austin
Police investigating body found in East Austin ditch - KVUE
First Texas solar farm begins operations - Houston Chronicle
Last taping of Austin City Limits at Studio 6A - KXAN
Austin man arrested for putting cigarette out on police horse - KXAN
Fort Hood shooting one year later - KEYE
HEB Brand Food Recall - dips and salad dressings - KVUE
Arrest made in hit and run fatality - Statesman
UT tuition rates - up 134% since '99 - Daily Texan
St. Edward's student dies in motorcycle accident - Hilltop Views
Traffic Fatalities: 2 dead, 3 in critical condition - single vehicle accident - Jeep flips and rolls - KVUE
Huston-Tillotson celebrates 135th anniversary - KXAN
State of Texas demands $269 million from Amazon.com - Statesman
DWI charges dropped against state representative Eddie Rodriguez . . . "The courts have ruled over the years that weaving in your own lane is not a valid reason to pull someone over" - defense attorney . . . Judge David Crain agreed saying in a court summary that weaving in your own lane is not a crime and Rodriguez did not endanger anyone by entering the bike lane since it was vacant at the time. - KVUE
Family Connections files bankruptcy - embezzling former director Louanne Aponte still missing - Statesman

Austin More

Help flesh out Austin Eavesdropper's reading list
Austin Roadside Zombies now in Arizona?
Profile: local World War II veteran recalls Iwo Jima
Real Texas Blog remembers his friend Robert Worth, KIA in Vietnam
Austin Gastronomist blog shares Thanksgiving menu from scratch and with all local produce
Fun: A little piece of heaven blog goes reverse trick-or-treating
Hipstercrite's response to "My Son is Gay"
Downtown Austin Blog features B-Cycle shared bicycle program demo at Austin City Hall
Republic of Austin tackles suicide and sexuality
Viral - Fort Worth Councilman's impassioned message to bullied teens
ACL Flaming Lips review and reflections by Austin Eavesdropper
Austinist Interview with Texas Book Festival and Austin YA author April Lurie
New downtown art gallery - Champion Gallery
Hipstercrite's road trip through West Texas and New Mexico and important lessons learned
More discussion about "The Stage" - acts to be Nashville-centric or Texas-centric? - Downtown Austin Blog
Country music ("The Stage") coming to 6th Street Nashville style
New North Austin restaurant and live music venue coming in November - Zed's
Texans favor illegal immigration crackdown . . . up to a point - Dallas Morning News
Michael Brick takes a detailed look at the 2009 double murder of then recent UT grads Johnny Goosey and Stacey Barnett - Dallas Morning News
Scott H. Biram profile - Austin's rowdiest one-man blues band
Art From the Streets - Art created by Austin's homeless - KVUE
Calling all Austin guerilla artists - Hipstercrite
Downtown Austin condos - funny YouTube video
Hudson's on the Bend review - Kitschn Calamities
Shawn Smith's pixelated sculpture - art feature
Hipster Christianity - Book review and op-ed by Eileen Flynn
Popular Austin bloggers looking to hook you up! - Republic of Austin . . . Austin Eavesdropper
Widow's lost wedding ring returned - faith in mankind restored
Another great thing about Austin - We're the sex-happiest in all the land
New Austin parking meters - Robots? Kindly? Ominous?
Austin poet named Austin - new use for the Statesman?
Lamar underpass @ downtown sidewalks of doom being replaced - Before and after image

Austin Sources and Resources

Austin Chronicle
Community Impact
Daily Texan
Hilltop Views
KLBJ News Radio 590 AM
My Fox Austin
News 8 Austin
We Are Austin (KEYE)

Dallas Morning News
Houston Chronicle
San Antonio Express-News
Texas Tribune

Burnt Orange Report
Letters from Texas
Mean Rachel
Urban Grounds

Austin Eavesdropper
Austin Gastronomist
Austin Texas Daily Photo
Downtown Austin Blog
The Grand Scheme
Real Texas Blog
Republic of Austin
Tasty Touring
Way Out West Austin
Writing on the Air

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