Austin Local News

The City of Austin's Center for Events is in some hot water with clubs and organizations that turned in applications for events during the Spring season including for South by Southwest, because the ACE stopped taking them in two days before they were supposed to. People who...
The San Marcos Police Department have a suspect in custody after a man was found dead in his home at the Villagio Apartments at 1850 Aqaurena Springs Drive. Police received a call about 8 a.m. from a man who said he found his roommate dead. Officers went to the apartment and...
Austin Water’s Wildland Conservation Division plans to conduct a prescribed burn today on approximately 200 acres of the Water Quality Protection Lands in northern Hays County. Smoke may be visible north of FM 967, west of FM 1626 and east of FM 1826 from noon to sunset...
Flashing yellow arrow turn signals have to come to four intersections in downtown San Marcos. As part of a larger upgrade of the City’s traffic signal system, the City’s Transportation Department is implementing flashing yellow arrow signals at dedicated left-turns throughout...
Hays CISD superintendent Michael McKie says the district is appealing the UIL’s district realignment announced earlier this week. McKie says the district will appeal the placement of Hays and Lehman High Schools in District 25-6A. Both schools were in District 14-6A the last two...
H-E-B is voluntarily recalling its Creamy Creations Caramel Pecan Turtle ice cream voluntarily recalled because it might contain wooden pieces. So far, no injuries have been reported. The voluntary recall impacts the following products with UPC: 0 4122051877 7 and a sell-by date...
Austin Police have tweeted that they are investigating the death of a person at a downtown Austin construction site at West Cesar Chavez and San Antonio Streets, north of Ladybird Lake. No other details were immediately available but police say the death does not appear to be...
The Austin/Travis County Health and Human Services Department (A/TCHHSD) has confirmed the first positive case of Zika virus. The person, a male under the age of 50, contracted the illness while travelling to Colombia. The Zika virus has been declared an emerging public health...
The Austin/Travis County Animal Services Office is asking the community to call 3-1-1 if anyone came in contact with a fox in the Long Canyon neighborhood at Bell Mountain Drive off FM 2222 in the past week. The City’s Animal Protection Officers have identified three dogs that...