Austin Local News

Anti-Abortion groups aren't resting on their successes of the last legislature. one of the largest is pressuring for multiple bills in 2015. One main target of The Texas Alliance for Life has always been Planned Parenthood and that'll be no different in 2015. Executive Director...
A Central Texas university is educating its students, but a recent study shows it's having a different kind of impact that's being felt throughout the region and the state. The last economic impact study at Texas State was done in 2006 and showed the school generated $960...
A Central Texas city spokesman says one person has been killed and four have been injured in an interstate crash that ignited two semitrailers and another vehicle. San Marcos spokesman Trey Hatt says a semitrailer carrying gravel lost control on Interstate 35 on Tuesday while...
When it was announced that Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson would not be indicted in the shooting death of Michael Brown, groups around the country started rallying, including here in Austin. Last night, hundreds turned out to show their opposition to the grand jury's verdict with...
There's been a deadly train-truck collision in Williamson County. DPS Trooper Robbie Barrera says the driver of a Silverado pickup truck pulled in front of an Amtrak train as it was traveling beside Highway 95 between Granger and Bartlett. She says,"The train traveled...
In its annual report, the FBI shows an interesting finding about property crime in Austin. A representative of a local home security company talks about it with KLBJ's Perry Watson. Krebs says nationally losses due to burglaries amounted to about $4 (B) billion. a sign it...
After approximately a year long investigation the Kerr County Sheriff's Office secured indictments against eleven individuals for the Offense of Engaging In Organized Criminal Activity. Investigators were able to establish that these persons conspired to bring alcohol, tobacco,...
One person is dead and state highway 95 in Williamson County is shut down in both directions after a passenger train hit a truck This afternoon, Amtrak train number 22 hit a pickup on the tracks near state highway 95 and county road 387...near Granger and Bartlett, not far from...
Police are investigating after an attack on a San Antonio man at a downtown Austin bar left him critically injured with a severe brain injury. The reason for the assault on 23-year-old Joey O'Hare at the Kung Fu Saloon Nov. 16 remains unclear, but police say they think they know...