Austin is the capital of the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Travis County, with portions extending into Hays and Williamson counties. It is the 11th-most populous city in the United States and the 4th-most populous city in Texas. It is also the fastest growing large city in the United States, the second most populous state capital after Phoenix, Arizona, and the southernmost state capital in the contiguous United States. As of the U.S. Census Bureau's July 1, 2017 estimate, Austin had a population of 950,715 up from 790,491 at the 2010 census. The city is the cultural and economic center of the Austin–Round Rock metropolitan statistical area, which had an estimated population of 2,115,827 as of July 1, 2017. Located in Central Texas within the greater Texas Hill Country, it is home to numerous lakes, rivers, and waterways, including Lady Bird Lake and Lake Travis on the Colorado River, Barton Springs, McKinney Falls, and Lake Walter E. Long.
An artist and Beto O'Rourke fan took his support for the Texas Democratic presidential candidate to a new level in creating a piece of artwork of O'Rourke's face in an Austin, Texas field. (March 19)
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Crop artist Stan Herd used his artistic media of soil, grass, and rock to create a profile of Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke, which can be seen from the sky over Austin, Texas. Rough..
According to Business Insider, Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg slammed Vice President Mike Pence over his support for President Donald Trump on Sunday night. While speaking during a CNN..
The TV scientist offered his support for the freshman congresswoman Saturday on Twitter from the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas, where talks are held by leaders in a variety of industries..
According to Reuters.com, "Chelsea Manning speaks at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas, U.S., March 13, 2018. Manning is expected to return to the courthouse in Alexandria on Wednesday,..
Facebook is in trouble again regarding their work conditions. This time, content moderators are pushing back against what they deem new 'Big Brother'-style rules." Business Insider reports that in an..
According to a report by Newser, on Thursday, Catholic leaders in Texas identified 286 priests and others accused of sexually abusing children, a number that represents one of the largest collection of..
Three murders in Austin, Texas, and little evidence to go on. Did a man testing a thermal imaging camera inadvertently capture the image of one of the killers? "48 Hours" correspondent Maureen Maher.. CBS News - Published
In 2018, Shawn Gant-Benalcazar was convicted in the 2014 murder of Kathy Blair, and Timothy Parlin was convicted in the murders of Kathy Blair and Billie and Sidney Shelton. "48 Hours"' Maureen Maher.. CBS News - Published
Rob Leef was testing a thermal scope late at night on Dec. 6, 2014 – the night that Kathy Blair, an innocent Austin choir teacher, was murdered. What he recorded in her quiet neighborhood that night.. CBS News - Published
After three similar murders, Austin, Texas, police began to wonder if a serial killer was on the loose -- did a man out for a late-night walk testing his new thermal imaging night scope capture images.. CBS News - Published