Travis County

KUT Afternoon Newscast for February 26, 2024

Central Texas top stories for February 26, 2024. Voter turnout during early voting. Record day for wind and solar power. Two former Williamson County sheriff’s deputies are on trial in Travis County. Quiet zones still a few weeks away.

Ballet folklórico competition comes to North Texas

Former president and presidential candidate Donald Trump wades into Texas politics with downballot endorsements.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton takes aim at a faith-based group in El Paso providing services for migrants.
In Texas farm country, concerns grow over a lack of water.
In the congressional district that includes 800 miles of the state’s border with Mexico, four republicans are challenging the GOP incumbent as polls show high voter interest in border security.
Plus: High schools push for competitive ballet folklórico.

KUT Morning Newscast for February 15, 2024

Central Texas top stories for February 15, 2024. The League of Women Voters are preparing folks for early voting in the March primaries. Travis County republicans will hand-count mail-in ballots. Del Valle ISD is still looking to fill a seat on the school board vacant since June.

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 Afternoon Newscast for December 6, 2023

Central Texas top stories for December 6, 2023. Shooting suspect in custody. Circle C residents react to the shootings. Emergency hearing in Travis County in the case of the woman suing Texas for the right to have an abortion. Longhorns Basketball.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for November 10, 2023

Central Texas top stories for November 10, 2023. Christopher Taylor trial recap. Travis County road task force. Wimberley wins International Dark Sky Place of the Year. Travis County chief appraiser. Goats return to Butler Hike and Bike Trail. Austin Studio Tour.

KUT Morning Newscast for November 8, 2023

Central Texas top stories for November 8, 2023. Election results. Travis County parks and infrastructure. Teacher pay raises in Round Rock. Retired teachers get a pay raise. Power plants. Water fund.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for November 6, 2023

Central Texas top stories for November 6, 2023. Election day is tomorrow. Early voting in Travis County. Christopher Taylor trial. Burying power lines. ACC funding changes. Lower gas prices. Longhorns vs. TCU.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for November 1, 2023

Central Texas top stories for November 1, 2023. Trauma recovery center opens in Travis County. Pflugerville ISD tax rate election. Lawn equipment pollution. Buford tower restored. Del Valle ISD new high school. Texas Rangers’ ties to Central Texas. Drought conditions after rain spell.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for October 31, 2023

Central Texas top stories for October 31, 2023. First freeze of the season. Williamson County election error. Early voting turnout. State parkland proposition. Education Austin on school vouchers. Austin ISD special education deadline. Austin parkland requirements. Día de los muertos.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for October 24, 2023

Central Texas top stories for October 24, 2023. Early voting turnout on day 1. Travis County transit service expansion. APD officer murder trial continues. San Marcos tree removal. Travis County burn ban lifted. Orange and White scrimmage.

KUT Morning Newscast for October 23, 2023

Central Texas top stories for October 23, 2023. First day of early voting in Texas. Travis County bond proposals. Williamson County bond proposal. APD officer’s trial begins today. Land code change hearing. Astros-Rangers goes to game 7. Austin FC 2 win MLS Next Pro championship. Max Verstappen wins US Grand Prix.

KUT Morning Newscast for October 18, 2023

Central Texas top stories for October 18, 2023. Austin Convention Center expansion. Tesla impact on Travis County. Travis County bond propositions. Williamson County Community Paramedicine Program expansion. San Marcos development plan. Junkdrop.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for October 17, 2023

Central Texas top stories for October 17, 2023. Travis County burn ban extended. Ascension Seton expansion in Williamson County. Sims Elementary School site update. E-scooter incidents. Downtown Austin jail needs more judges. Hays CISD threat update.

KUT Morning Newscast for August 22 2023

Central Texas top stories for August 22 2023. Wildfire near Luling. CapMetro feedback. Hays County Database. Hutto Stage 3 Water Restrictions. Kids Fostering Seniors.  

KUT Afternoon Newscast for June 2, 2023

Central Texas top stories for June 2, 2023. Nurses at Ascension Seton Medical Center vote to strike. Travis County considers plan to fund and support communities displaced by gentrification. Austin Transportation Department considers reducing lanes to eliminate crashes along Barton Springs Road. Governor Abbott signs law to increase the number of Texas students taking challenging math courses. Public Utility Commission chairman resigns.

KUT Morning Newscast for May 8, 2023

Central Texas top stories for May 8, 2023. May election results. Tenure for higher education. Overdose preventions. Amber alert. Man killed by DPS in Round Rock. 

KUT Morning Newscast for April 21, 2023

Central Texas top stories for April 21, 2023. Capitol Mall. Frozen food container recycling. Travis County prescription drug take back. UT Softball postponed.

KUT Morning Newscast for April 19, 2023

Central Texas top stories for April 19, 2023. Austin Energy bills hearing. Kyle’s new city manager. San Marcos CISD bond. Travis County Public Health youth mental health awareness campaign.