Austin Local News

As the start of school nears, new numbers show how bad of a problem bullying has become. The CDC says almost 30% of students say they're bullied and 67% of them didn't report it. Texas Social Worker Nubia Morales says there are some telltale signs that your child is being...
Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office Spokesman J.P. Rodriguez says,"We do know for a fact that they're here along the border." He's talking about the militia groups that have been arriving to do their own border patrols,"They were in tactical uniforms and they had firearms with them...
Garret James Ballard, 21, has been booked into the Burnet County Jail on authority of a Warrant for Arrest signed by Justice of the Peace Pct. 1 Calvin Boyd for the offense of capital murder. Investigators presented a Complaint and Probable Cause Affidavit to Judge Boyd alleging...
All 6,154 employees of the Round Rock School district gathered at the Dell Diamond Tuesday for the first convocation the district has held in recent history. Superintendent Steve Flores said he wanted to make sure they have a great start to the school year that kicks off next...
Some Travis County employees are not pleased with a new plan to create 'zoned' instead of 'assigned' parking. According to staff, the plan would allow the county a way to easily accommodate all employees who wanted a spot, but employees used to assigned parking are balking at...
Governor Perry appears at the Travis County Courthouse to by booked on two felony charges of abuse of office and coercion this afternoon. Perry talked to the boisterous crowd before going in, saying he's entering the courthouse with his head held high because the actions he took...
A Williamson County CPA pleads guilty to preparing false tax returns earning him more than a half million dollars in ill-gotten gains. IRS Special Agent Kurt Bertram says James Kadlec operated the business "mobile CPA" out of his home and over a four year period filed numerous...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The University of Texas at Austin has exceeded its $3 billion fundraising goal with a $50 million gift from the Livestrong Foundation. UT officials on Tuesday announced the major donation to the eight-year "Campaign for Texas," which ends Aug. 31. Funds from...
More concerns arise on the bond election for Urban Rail for Austin voters. Language in the billion dollar bond election for urban rail is a big sticking point for some opponents. Financial analyst Brad Parsons says the taxing increase and doing it through certificates of...