Austin Local News

A woman is accused of stealing items from baggage claim at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. According to an arrest warrant affidavit, 37-year-old Natalie Abrams was seen taking bags by an airport employee on Saturday. The document says the employee saw Abrams take a black...
A committee of the Austin school board will start talks this summer about changing names of schools named after Confederates — among other possibilities. At least four schools in the Austin school district are under scrutiny: Eastside Memorial High School at the Johnston Campus...
According to UT Austin: The Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin has received preliminary accreditation — a major milestone that allows the school to begin recruiting its first class of students, implementing its innovative academic programs and curriculum,...
The preliminary investigation shows that just before 2 am on Sunday, June 28th, a black 2008 Chevrolet Silverado was traveling northbound in the southbound lanes of the 5100 block of Ed Bluestein Blvd. The Chevrolet crashed head-on into a red 2002 Ford Focus that was legally...
UPDATE: A man is in police custody after a threat that forced an evacuation at Walmart at 1015 SH-80. John Wilsford, 30, is accused of making the threat. Officers were called to the store about 5:20 this morning after reports of a naked man unconscious in the store’s restroom...
On behalf of the Hutto Police Department, the Austin Police Department encourages the public to line the procession route as Sergeant Chris Kelley makes the journey to his final resting place in Killeen. The funeral details are as follows: 11 AM, Tuesday, June 30th Shoreline...
New Braunfels Police are seeking tips from the public about the identity of a man suspected of stealing, or attempting to steal, coolers from a local gas station/convenience store. On Friday, June 26, a man walked into the Buc-ee’s store located in the 2700 block of I-35 North...
At approx. 3:45AM, emergency personnel were notified of a single vehicle collision and fire in the 12000 blk. of Nameless Rd. (FM 2243) near the intersection of Apple Spring Drive. Emergency personnel arrived to find what appears to be a gold color Jeep Cherokee engulfed in...
Sheriff Keith Korenek reports that a Waco man was arrested for attempting to transport illegal drugs through Fayette County. Sheriff Korenek reports on Thursday, Deputy David Smith was on patrol on Interstate 10 near Engle and stopped a 2003 Chevy pickup for a traffic violation...