AUSTIN (KXAN) - Austin's gift-giving organizations will hold an emergency meeting Wednesday. Blue Santa, Brown Santa and the Christmas Bureau of Austin work together to help thousands of children every holiday season.
This year, there's someone fairly new in charge of the Christmas Bureau of Austin.
He said he's behind when it comes to planning, and he's not the only one concerned about what that will mean for local children in need.
For two decades, Alma Cruz was the face and spirit of the Christmas Bureau of Austin and Travis County, a locally run charity that helped hundreds of families and thousands of children in need.
Until now, local charities that work with the bureau hadn't heard from him. He says he got a late start this year, because he was out of the country for a family emergency.
The judge presiding over the trial to oust District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg ruled Wednesday that she'll stay in office.
Mack Brown’s longtime friend and attorney said Wednesday that the veteran coach of the Longhorns has not yet made a decision on his future, but that it will come soon.
The Austin City Council will take up billing errors and problems with the appeals process at Austin Energy during Thursday's meeting.
County commissioners voted Tuesday to approve the buyout of 23 homes in the Timber Creek neighborhood.
Willie Nelson's nine-hole golf course in Briarcliff is up for sale and the asking price is $3 million, according to a local real estate website.
Pope Francis, the first Jesuit pontiff who won hearts and headlines with his humility and common touch, was named Time magazine's Person of the Year for 2013.