A North Korean missile launch likely failed today, the latest in a string of high-profile failures that tempers somewhat recent worries that Pyongyang was pushing quickly toward its goal of a nuclear-tipped missile that can reach America’s mainland.
Zoos across the country are reevaluating the safety measures they have in place after Cincinnati zookeepers put down a gorilla over the weekend to protect a boy that went into his habitat.
The Lower Colorado River Authority said yesterday that floodgate operations are beginning at Mansfield Dam. Lake Travis, which is held back by the dam, is listed at 106 percent full as of yesterday afternoon. Austin Fire Department is closing Lake Austin, Lady Bird Lake and Colorado River downstream of Longhorn Dam. The closure, AFD said, will last until 12 p.m. Wednesday.
Another donation has brought the reward to $25,000 Monday.Two donors have committed money as part of the growing reward for information leading to the arrest of the person or persons responsible in the rock-throwing.