Austin Local News

Mayor Steve Adler is pushing back against critics of CodeNext. Some Austin activists are saying Austin's ambitious land code rewrite called CodeNext is going to wreck the character of our neighborhoods with runaway density; and it won't make things any more affordable. Adler...
It's HAAM Benefit Day again in Austin and over 200 Austin area businesses are donating a portion of their proceeds to help keep Austin Musicians well and healthy. Health Alliance for Austin Musicians executive director Reenie Collins says its also a chance to expose Austin's...
Complaints on social media about the treatment of puppies, prairie dogs and a one-eyed ferret have led to calls for banning pet sales at Round Rock stores. Adam Wiste, the owner of Partners Pet Center at 1701 S. Mays St. in Round Rock, said Monday he has been receiving death...
The Austin ISD Board of Trustees passed their $1.1 billion budget during a Monday meeting. More than $272 million of the budget will be a recapture payment for the so-called "Robin Hood" law, going back to the state to subsidize property-poor districts across the state...
UPDATE: The Travis County District Attorney's office is familiar with the man accused of fatally shooting Harris County Sheriff's Deputy Darren Goforth. Shannon J. Miles is charged with capital murder. His criminal history includes an arrest in 2012 following a fight at the...
Four people are dead after what appears to be a one-vehicle crash Sunday morning in north Austin. A car heading east on North Capital of Texas Highway crashed through a concrete barrier at an intersection and landed in a parking lot. Austin fire officials say firefighters put...
Austin police arrest a man they say tried to rob another man of his gold frame Gucci glasses at gunpoint earlier this month in East Austin. According to police records 21-year-old Antuan Kanada went to the O'Reilly Auto Parts Store on Dessau three weeks ago where the victim C...
A tense overnight SWAT standoff in South Austin ends peacefully after a man who fires some shots and injures himself gives himself up to police. It started about 9:15 last night between William Cannon and Dittmar. A man who lives in a house on Oak Hedge Place got into a fight...
Austin's homeless say their primary resource The ARCH needs to expand and clean up. Some homeless people say the crime-ridden area surrounding the ARCH downtown is keeping them apart from the help they need to get off of Austin's streets. South Austin Pastor Mark Hilbelink of...