Austin Local News

FROM ROUND ROCK POLICE DEPT: On Saturday, August 27, at 1:44 p.m., officers responded to a robbery at the Chase Bank located at 2711 La Frontera Boulevard, Ste. 300. A female entered the bank, approached an employee and made a demand for money. The suspect is described to be in...
FROM AUSTIN POLICE DEPARTMENT Case: 16-2360858 Date: August 23, 2016 Time: 1:05 p.m. Location: 2400 block of W. Anderson Ln. Deceased: William Barnet, White male, (D.O.B. 1-21-28) This case is still being investigated. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to...
City Manager Marc Ott recently announced he will be leaving Austin to take a job in Washington, D.C. But the road city leaders must travel to hire a full-time replacement for Ott is very long and winding, so city council will ramp up its search for his replacement Monday at noon...
Akins High School principal Brandi Hosack sent a letter to parents Sunday telling them of an alleged threat aimed at the campus. Following an investigation by AISD police, the threat was deemed to be not credible, but the school isn't taking any chances. Hosack says more...
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...