System failures allowed wastewater to spill into creek for hours
We are learning more about how an electrical surge at a water treatment plant in Pflugerville Sunday caused a million gallons of wastewater to spill from a manhole for at least seven hours.
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Tue Jul 08, 2014
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A Southeast Texas man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison after pleading guilty in the shooting death of his mother.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Map of the area affected by Pflugerville waste water discharge.
More than 1 million gallons of untreated waste water overflowed from a water treatment plant and into Gilleland Creek, Sunday, the City of Pflugerville announced Monday.
Pflugerville plans park expansion after packed show
After its big Fourth of July fireworks show this weekend, the City of Pflugerville is looking into expanding the park surrounding its lake.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Teens charged in friend's death; officer's stolen gun used
Patrick D. Molina, 18, is charged with manslaughter, accused of accidentally shooting Justice Presto in the neck with a stolen gun.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Suddenlink Launches New $65, 300 Mbps Tier -
Back in April Suddenlink users in our forums noted that the cable operator was cooking up a faster 300 Mbps tier, though the company wasn't specific about price or upstream speeds.
Austin American Statesman
Austin Scoop: Top free things to do: July 4-10
There are a lot of ways to celebrate Fourth of July in Austin and surrounding areas this year, and several of them come at no cost.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Man fights to get cat back after saying veterinarian stole him
Derek Hawke wants his cat back. He has even taken his fight to the Texas State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners looking for help.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
Pflugerville Pfirecrackers offer July 4th option
With Independence Day fast approaching, there are plenty of options for fun and fireworks in central Texas.
Fourth of July Activities Around Town
Austin Symphony Concert HAS MOVED!! This year the Fourth of July Concert will be at Circuit of the Americas rather than Auditorium Shores.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Hot Rod Magazine
535ci Cuda Runs 10s Naturally Aspirated and Returning To Drag Week 2014
Randy Heinselman of Pflugerville, Texas, is among the Mopar faithful who brought Pentastar Power to HOT ROD Drag Week a 2013.
Pflugerville residents can learn risk with latest flood plain map
The City of Pflugerville wants residents to be aware of their flood risks. City officials warn that flood risks vary from property to property, even in the same neighborhood, and risk can change over time.
The Austin Chronicle
Point Austin: Going Down Slow
My introduction to Austin night life was a 1977 Antone's performance of Junior Walker and the All Stars .
Wed Jun 25, 2014
Filibuster anniversary, 06.25.14
State Sen. Wendy Davis spoke on the floor of the Texas Senate for nearly 13 hours on June 25, 2013, to block Republicans from passing a ban on abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy.
Mon Jun 16, 2014
Texas Police Now Ticketing Kids for "Cool Moves"
The police department in Pflugerville, Tx. is now encouraging kids to be "cool" by "following traffic laws."
Texas two-step: Suddenlink bows 300 Mbps service
Suddenlink Communications is now offering a new data tier in two Texas communities with a speed of up to 300 Mbps on the downstream.
Creative Loafing Tampa
Down the rabbit hole with body artist, Sophia Fiore
I'm meeting a sex worker in a Ft. Lauderdale hotel. When she steps through the sliding glass doors, it's immediately clear to everyone in the lobby that this woman makes a living off her body, which is only vaguely concealed in a tight dress and sunglasses.
AISD holds meetings after teacher admits to molesting student
Austin ISD leaders are meeting with parents on Monday and Tuesday to discuss their concerns after a teacher admitted to sexually assaulting an elementary school student.
Fri Jun 13, 2014
7 ways to celebrate Father's Day in true Austin fashion
Father's Day is about spending some quality time with the old man, but all dads are different.