Austin Local News

On Sunday, a woman's body was found on the River Place Trail, a popular jogging destination off of River Place Blvd. 911 dispatchers received the call at 5:36 p.m., and investigators rushed to the scene. That woman has been identified as 37-year-old Michelle Ann Wolfe...
Silvestre Franco-Luviano, the man police say killed two people in North Texas and then kidnapped two others on Monday in Georgetown, is now behind bars following a tense standoff with SWAT officers. It began to unfold around 5:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Parkview Place apartments,...
Georgetown Police are still looking for 40-year-old Silvestre Franco-Luviano. He's wanted for the shooting death of a North Texas victim. He's also a suspect for TWO kidnappings in Georgetown...one Monday afternoon along with a carjacking. Another Monday morning at Bealls of a...
Austin Police are having another hands-free enforcement initiative in North Austin Wednesday afternoon. Highway enforcement officers will be riding a bus looking for those using their smartphones illegally while driving or on their bicycles.
Travis County Sheriff's Office is investigating two partially decomposed bodies that were found in Del Valle. Earlier this month, four people were found dead in a mobile home that was torched. Their deaths are being investigated as a homicide.
When drivers see barricades, orange barrels and flashing arrows, they know a highway work zone is going to affect their trip. But what they don’t know is by how much? The answer will soon be as plain as the sign in front of them. The Texas Department of Transportation is...
Marcellus Burgin, one of three men accused of plotting to kill State District Judge Julie Kocurek, has been arrested in New Orleans. Burgin was the remaining suspect on the run following his escape from Houston police during a car chase. An indictment says Burgin, along with...
Crediting increased public awareness about the need to obey school zone speed limits that resulted in a dramatic drop in speeding citations, the Hays County Commissioners Court Tuesday ended its pilot program with American Traffic Solutions’ (ATS) School Zone Safety Camera...
The Dripping Springs school board played host to dozens of parents who wanted to voice their concerns or support for a transgender student who, since the beginning of the school year, has been allowed to use the girls bathroom. That student, a third-grader at Walnut Springs...