Cedar Park City officials with Cedar Park hope to transform its historic downtown into a destination district. Leaders believe with a little work, Bell Boulevard could once again become the heart of the city. Our Mitch Goulding shows us how lots of people are coming out to let city leaders know what they think. 09:18 AM
State Highway 45 is closer to becoming a reality. The three-mile highway would connect MoPac and FM 1626 in south Austin. City and county officials met with an environmental group Wednesday to approve an agreement that set guidelines for construction. Chris Cybulski shows us how this was 25 years in the making.
09:24 AM
More than a half dozen companies want to help the Austin Fire Department hire its newest recruits. The federal government stopped AFD’s hiring in 2012 after it found problems with the applicant pool's diversity, but even now, some of those in the ranks say the process has problems. City reporter Jeff Stensland explains why.
08:52 AM
Perry: Criminal Case Won't Slow Down Possible Presidential Campaign
Former Gov. Rick Perry will continue to fight an indictment against him despite a judge's ruling that the case can move forward. Perry appeared with this legal team Tuesday morning in downtown Austin. He says the criminal case won't slow his possible presidential campaign “one step.” Our Karina Kling has more on the ruling and what's next for Perry. 01/28/2015 06:19 PM
Gun Rights Not Currently a Priority in Legislature
Three weeks into the 84th session of the Texas Legislature and we've already heard loud and clear the wishes of gun rights advocates. They've had a good momentum going since the elections, when many of their elected officials campaigned on second amendment rights. Capital Tonight's LeAnn Wallace joins us with more. 01/28/2015 06:41 PM
Pitonyak Appeal Dismissed  in West Campus Murder
Colton Pitonyak's latest appeal was dismissed by the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals on Wednesday, the highest appellate court in the state. Pitonyak is serving a 55-year sentence for the 2005 death and dismemberment of 21-year-old Jennifer Cave in a West Campus condominium. 01/28/2015 11:38 AM
Highlights from the 2015 Detroit Auto Show
TWC News at the NAIAS
Our Ed Keiner shares some of his favorite highlights from this year's 2015 North American International Auto Show.
01/23/2015 03:48 PM

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Sports Night: National Signing Day Coming Up, Spurs at Home, Longhorns Baseball
National Signing Day is just one week away and the Longhorns continue to pursue some of the state’s top recruits. The Spurs are back on the home floor Wednesday night against Charlotte. We also check in with the Texas baseball team as the start of the season approaches. 01/28/2015 04:18 PM
Capital Tonight: Perry Appeal Denied, Senate Budget
A judge denies former Gov. Rick Perry’s latest appeal to dismiss the abuse of power indictment against him. Karina Kling reports on the Texas Senate’s initial budget, which includes $4 billion in tax relief. 01/28/2015 02:41 PM
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Ethics Commission: Police Chief Acevedo Violated Rules
Austin
A city panel has ruled that Austin police Chief Art Acevedo violated ethics rules by not filing a 2012 personal financial report in a timely manner. Acevedo got a written reprimand for the violation, which he said was unintentional. 01/28/2015 02:58 PM
Ex-Manor ISD Board President Under Investigation for Abuse of Power
Austin
Investigators say Desiree Cornelius-Fisher, Manor Independent School District’s former board president, bullied employees into doing favors for her family. 01/28/2015 05:57 PM
Sports Night: National Signing Day Coming Up, Spurs at Home, Longhorns Baseball
Texas
National Signing Day is just one week away and the Longhorns continue to pursue some of the state’s top recruits. The Spurs are back on the home floor Wednesday night against Charlotte. We also check in with the Texas baseball team as the start of the season approaches. 01/28/2015 03:18 PM
Deep Eddy Distillery to Host Live Music Weekends
Austin
Music and booze have always gone together, but now Deep Eddy Vodka is getting in on the trend. Find out more in this “Business Now.” 01/28/2015 03:24 PM
Train Kills Man in Round Rock
Round Rock
Round Rock police are investigating a fatal crash involving a union pacific train overnight. Officers say a man parked his car on the tracks and was struck just before 2 a.m. 01/28/2015 08:13 AM