Austin City Council

KUT Morning Newscast for January 25, 2024

Central Texas top stories for January 25, 2024. Austin city leaders say something has to be done to improve policing in Austin. Williamson County EMS held an overdose prevention event. Teen birth rates on the rise in Texas. Pregnancies caused by rape are rising in Texas.

KUT Morning Newscast for December 8, 2023

Central Texas top stories for December 8, 2023. A Travis County District Judge ruled a Texas woman can have an emergency abortion. The Austin City Council voted 9-2 to change rules to let property owners build more housing. The Austin Police Department names two more victims of Tuesday’s shootings in Bexar County and Austin. Ascension Seton nurses who went on strike earlier this week are locked out until Sunday. Texas Volleyball faces Stanford Saturday and the Trail of Lights begins tonight.

KUT Morning Newscast for December 7, 2023

Central Texas top stories for December 7, 2023. More questions around the lack of alerts in Tuesday’s shooting. Some shooting victims have been identified. Austin City Council to vote on new zoning rules today. ACC’s Fall Commencement is tonight. Austin Energy completes “winterizing” power plants.

KUT Morning Newscast for December 6, 2023

Central Texas top stories for December 6, 2023. Austin ISD shooting suspect in custody. Ascension Seton nurses are on strike today. Austin City Council set to vote on HOME initiative. A fourth special legislative session has ended.

KUT Morning Newscast for August 7, 2023

Central Texas top stories for August 7, 2023. Oak Grove fire near San Marcos burns 400 acres. Excessive heat and red flag warnings issued for central Texas. Austin looks to its budget.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for August 4, 2023

Central Texas top stories for August 4, 2023. New record for consecutive triple digit days. Summer pools closing. Austin city council budget amendments. Hutto passes anti-discrimination ordinance. Baby bat boom.

KUT Morning Newscast for July 24, 2023

Central Texas top stories for July 24, 2023. Austin City Council adds reserve police officers. Extreme heat continues throughout Central Texas. Advocates urge for an end to utility disconnections in dangerous weather.

KUT Morning Newscast for March 21, 2023

Central Texas top stories for March 21, 2023. Buried power lines. Williamson County federal relief funds. Dripping Springs ISD schools over capacity. UT Women’s Basketball eliminated.

KUT Morning Newscast for February 21, 2023

Central Texas top stories for February 21, 2023. Austin City Council to hear from Austin Energy. Disaster declaration expansion. Austin Police street racing investigation. Austin ISD superintendent search options. Austin ISD sex ed curriculum opt in. College polling sites. 

KUT Morning Newscast for February 15, 2023

Central Texas top stories for February 15, 2023. City Council to discuss the future of the City Manager. Austin police contract. Storm debris disposal. Austin invests in historic sites. Travis County child care deserts. State money for non-public schools. Trans athletes in college sports. Driussi re-signs with Austin FC.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for February 10, 2023

Central Texas top stories for February 10, 2023. Less than 1000 Austin Energy customers still affected by power outages. City Manager Spencer will be fired or asked to resign. Austin opening cold weather shelters and exploring better options. Austin ISD working to make it simpler for families to enroll. Texas and Oklahoma poised to leave the Big 12 early. Texas basketball doubleheader this Saturday.

KUT Morning Newscast for February 10, 2023

Central Texas top stories for February 10, 2023. City Manager employment meeting. Austin ISD special education backlog. Austin ISD superintendent search continues. University of Texas leaving Big 12 early. Lockhart ISD mental health resources.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for February 09, 2023

Central Texas top stories for February 09, 2023. Fewer outages but some persist. Venting at Austin City Council meeting. Austin utility late fees waived. Agreement on APD contract. Disability Rights Texas wants AISD investigation. New ACC mental health center. Water research funding. Lower gas prices.

KUT Morning Newscast for December 9, 2022

Central Texas top stories for December 9, 2022. Austin Energy rate increase. Last day of early voting. Kyle runoff election. 911 staff shortages. Leander ISD staff retention bonus. Bijan Robinson wins Walker award.

KUT Morning Newscast for November 9, 2022

Central Texas top stories for November 9, 2022. Austin Mayor runoff. City Council election results. Affordable housing. AISD Bonds pass. AISD Board of Trustees new members. Manor and Lago Vista keep CapMetro. San Marcos decriminalizes cannabis. Governor Abbott wins re-election. Railroad Commissioner re-elected.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for September 22, 2022

Central Texas top stories for September 22, 2022. Ozone action day. Fentanyl awareness. Job fair for seniors. Indigenous remains. EMS education. Bastrop ISD school names. City council candidate forums.

KUT Morning Newscast for September 21, 2022

Central Texas top stories for September 21, 2022. Travis County early voting. Austin City Council D5 and D8 candidate forums. Central Health budget vote delayed. Suggested teacher shortage solutions. UT Austin President Jay Hartzell and tenure. Austin transportation survey and virtual open house.

KUT Morning Newscast for September 9, 2022

Central Texas top stories for September 9, 2022. Austin City Council District 1 candidate forum. Hays County fentanyl overdoses. Leander Stage 4 water restrictions. Cedar Park 2023 budget. Field of Light display at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. Ozone Action Day.