AUSTIN (KXAN) - Police said this is the time for the holiday shopping spirit, but they said there are plenty of thieves out there ready to ruin your holidays as well.
Authorities said car burglaries are up 3 percent this year from last.
They said too many people are leaving valuables in plain sight, attracting thieves.
Citizen volunteers with the Austin Police Department were out looking through the car windows at a North Austin parking lot Thursday, eyeing items thieves look for.
Those volunteers left stickers on windshields, warning drivers with tips to keep cars safe from thieves.
Embattled Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg is court Monday for a civil trial that could end her career as the county's top prosecutor..
American Airlines has emerged from bankruptcy protection and US Airways culminated its long pursuit of a merger partner after the two completed their deal Monday to create the world's biggest airline.
Even though there were no reports of iced over bridges or roadways like last week, officials are urging people to use extra caution while driving.
A 55-year-old man died in a single-vehicle crash just after midnight Monday morning near Lakeway.
More than 100 trees covered in lights now shine bright throughout Zilker Park. The Trail of Lights is open for another season.
Texas will face one of the nations top offenses in their second straight trip to the Alamo Bowl