Austin Local News

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...
A tense ten hour overnight SWAT Standoff in South Austin results in a man giving himself up to police this morning. 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 with a woman who lives in an RV...
The Austin school board on Monday night will consider adopting a $1.1 billion budget for 2015-16, which includes a 3 percent raise for all employees. The new budget is expected to cost the owner of an average-value home about $168 more in school taxes. The budget includes a...
The wait is over. Blue Bell has started distributing ice cream to select stores. The company said that because it is currently only producing ice cream in one facility, it will re-enter parts of 15 states in five phases. Production facilities in Brenham and Oklahoma are...
Nearly two dozen Texas challenges against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency during the current administration have yielded a mixed bag. The Austin American-Statesman reviewed ( http://atxne.ws/1MW1W5o ) the status of 23 actions filed by the Texas attorney general's office...
Four people were killed this morning in a dramatic fiery crash in North Austin. On the scene investigators tells News Radio KLBJ...the car was speeding on Loop 360 and crashed at the North Mopac intersection. They say the car went through a concrete barrier, flew into the air...