Travelers on international flights to the United States may face longer check-in today as new security requirements take effect. Some airlines have already started doing new “security interviews” as part of an effort by the Department of Homeland Security to scrutinize electronics brought onboard commercial airlines. The new security apply to most airlines flying to the USA.
This week, Honolulu will start ticketing people who use their cell phone while crossing the street. It is a $15 fine for a first offense. If you are wondering if it will become a law here, the Seattle Department of Transportation says there are no plans to do that.
This is one of those stories that leaves you asking why. A newborn baby girl was found in a dumpster at an apartment complex in north Austin. A passerby spotted her and called 911. She is in fair condition at Dell Children’s Medical Center. Police are investigating but at this point have no suspects.
George Springer hit a two run home run in the 11th inning leading the Astros to a 7-6 win over the Dodgers. The best of seven series is tied 1-1. Game 3 is tomorrow night in Houston.
Austin Water customers could get 100 percent refunds after having been overcharged. That’s if a new amendment passes Austin City Council. Since last year, 581 customers have had a total of $150,000 refunded under the current high water bill adjustment program.