Crash on northbound MoPac impacting Tuesday morning …
Commute time from southwest Austin to downtown was heavily impacted by a crash on northbound MoPac Tuesday morning.
The Federal Aviation Administration said it was looking into an incident involving two planes at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport Saturday. Read more: https://www.kxan.com/news/local/austin/austin-airport-plane-incident-under-federal-aviation-administration-investigation/
Student government leaders of the University of Texas at Austin are planning to hold a referendum at the end of the month to gauge student opinion on the university’s divisive alma mater, “The Eyes of Texas.” Read more: https://www.kxan.com/news/texas/ut-student-leaders-to-hold-referendum-on-eyes-of-texas/
Austin Energy customers who are still without power could be waiting even longer now, according to the utility company.
Judy Evans, whose husband relies on an oxygen machine, said she received information that her power should be back by Sunday, Feb. 12. “We have been out of power for six days and five nights,” she said.
Chase Moreno was born with a congenital heart condition called hypoplastic left heart syndrome. He has undergone two of three open-heart surgeries for the condition. The Morenos talked about how Dell Children's Medical Center's IMPACT program supported them through the pre- and post-natal journey.
On Wednesday, the City of Austin said it would receive a $22.9 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to help make its streets safer. Read more: https://www.kxan.com/news/local/austin/nearly-23m-grant-to-help-fund-safety-improvements-in-austin/
Austin City Manager Spencer Cronk's employment will be "evaluated" at a special-called Austin City Council meeting Thursday morning. Read more: https://www.kxan.com/news/local/austin/austin-city-manager-spencer-cronks-employment-to-be-evaluated-in-special-meeting/