Austin Local News

Northbound MoPac Exit north of Steck Avenue to Permanently Close The exit ramp located just north of Steck Avenue on northbound MoPac will permanently close after 10pm on Saturday August 27th so crews can complete work on a Steck Avenue bypass that will open in a couple of weeks...
Tomorrow at 8 pm, APD will participate in the 2016 Austin Pride Parade at 1200 San Jacinto Blvd. APD reminds the public that there will be heavy traffic and street closures from 5 to 11 p.m. tomorrow evening. Please take note of the following information: Congress Ave. between...
Tonight, two Austin Police officers will be recognized as part of the Thursday/Friday Night Lights Spotlight program honoring local heroes at Austin Independent School District high school games. This is a partnership between the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, AISD and the...
Buda, TX – June Ellis has been selected as the new finance director for the City of Buda. Ellis began his career in municipal finance 20 years ago. Prior to joining the City of Buda, Ellis worked for the City of Missouri City, Texas where he served as the Budget and Financial...
The Development Services Department has launched the Austin Code & Permit Tracker, a new online search tool that provides information on code violations and issued building permits. The new tool is the result of a partnership with Austin Code Department and Civic Insight, a...
Dozens of people -- mostly homeless -- were sickened this week after getting a bad dose of K2, the synthetic marijuana product known to cause a host of health issues and even death. The problem grew so large on Thursday that first-responders were stretched incredibly thin,...
The Austin Fire Department has confirmed one of its own has gone missing. 26-year-old Devon Paez was hiking with friends near Portland when the group decided to head back, but Paez stayed behind. The friends waiting for him to return, but he never did. A search is currently...
The City of Austin will seek feedback from the public for the proposed expansion of the Austin Convention Center at a community meeting Saturday, Aug. 27. The public meeting will be conducted to answer questions about the purpose of the Austin Convention Center and its effect on...
The Texas Republican Party says a GOP chairman for the county that includes the state capital is out of a job after filing as a write-in candidate for president of the United States. Robert Morrow embarrassed Texas Republicans when he was elected head of the GOP in heavily...