Austin Local News

A Travis County Grand Jury has decided that Round Rock Police Department Sergeant Nathan Zoss and Officer Kristen Mayo will not face charges related to an injury that William Slade Sullivan received when the officers pulled him from his vehicle in an attempt to arrest him on...
If you are planning to rent out your house this July 4th beware. The city is cracking down on short term renters who are breaking the law. Starting this weekend on Fridays and Saturday through July they'll be inspecting homes between 10 p.m. and 4 a.m. Code enforcement says it's...
An Austin-based bar has agreed to make changes to its business practices to end a federal investigation into alleged discrimination. Kung Fu Saloon entered into a consent decree Tuesday with the U.S. Department of Justice "to avoid protracted and costly litigation." The Justice...
On Saturday, June 27 Amanda Barrientos was arrested on theft warrants out of Hays and Travis Counties. On Thursday, June 4 Barrientos was featured on San Marcos PD Facebook page advising that she was wanted for theft and that she was suspected of fraudulently claiming to be a...
The funeral for Sergeant Christopher Kelley will start at 11 am at Shoreline Church in North. Austin. Sergeant Christopher Kelley - Statement from Family: The Kelley Family is touched at the prayers, thoughts, and offers of support from our community, the City of Hutto, the...
A woman is accused of stealing items from baggage claim at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. According to an arrest warrant affidavit, 37-year-old Natalie Abrams was seen taking bags by an airport employee on Saturday. The document says the employee saw Abrams take a black...
A committee of the Austin school board will start talks this summer about changing names of schools named after Confederates — among other possibilities. At least four schools in the Austin school district are under scrutiny: Eastside Memorial High School at the Johnston Campus...
According to UT Austin: The Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin has received preliminary accreditation — a major milestone that allows the school to begin recruiting its first class of students, implementing its innovative academic programs and curriculum,...
The preliminary investigation shows that just before 2 am on Sunday, June 28th, a black 2008 Chevrolet Silverado was traveling northbound in the southbound lanes of the 5100 block of Ed Bluestein Blvd. The Chevrolet crashed head-on into a red 2002 Ford Focus that was legally...