Austin Local News

Austin ISD police are investigating a Lanier High School student who was robbed at gunpoint. The teen says a man with a gun got out of a car and demanded her cell phone while she was walking to school on Tuesday. When the student showed she didn't have a phone, he and the three...
Austin investment adviser representative Stephen M. Scheurer was fined $3,000 and reprimanded for failing to disclose certain financial agreements with creditors. The sanctions are part of a Disciplinary Order that Securities Commissioner John Morgan entered on Sept. 21. The...
The Hays County Commissioners Court learned this week that once again investors have been eager to purchase Hays County bonds. Earlier this summer, the Court authorized its bond advisor, Dan Wegmiller of Specialized Public Finance, Inc., to sell the remaining voter-approved 2008...
Former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson will appear at a rally in Austin tomorrow as the Libertarian Party presidential nominee. Johnson is scheduled to appear at The Palm Door starting at 4PM. On immigration, Johnson says instead of deporting undocumented workers, the...
Adoption special this weekendAnimal Protection Officers rescued 63 cats and kittens from a South Austin home today. The cats were surrendered by a mother and her son who were unable to care for the large number of cats. Because of the conditions of the home and number of cats,...
In less than two hours of deliberation, a Travis County jury has found Mark Norwood guilty of capital murder of Debra Baker in 1988. He's currently serving life for the murder of Christine Morton in 2013, after Michael Morton was exonerated in his wife's death. Norwood received...
A federal grand jury in Austin has indicted three individuals, including 28-year-old Chimene Hamilton Onyeri of Houston, for their roles in fraud and racketeering schemes that involved the attempted capital murder of State District Court Judge Julie Kocurek in November of last...
Attorney General Ken Paxton's office says three-dozen parents in Travis County were jailed for failing to pay child support. It was part of a five day roundup looking to track down those parents. Between September 17 and September 22, 36 parents were arrested. All are now facing...
The controversial planned unit development known as The Grove at Shoal Creek saw a heated debate Thursday night at City Hall. Hundreds of people showed up to voice their opinion on the site, which developer ARG Bull Creek says will offer 1700 units of housing -- 108 of which...