Austin Local News

A man who had been missing since Thursday, May 21 was found after the Memorial Day flooding in Williamson County. The medical examiner has ruled that Jerry D. Booth, 55, of Temple died of drowning, but back on the day he was missing. His body was found Tuesday at County Road 143...
In Austin today, Williamson County Judge Timothy L. Wright, 70, of Georgetown pleaded guilty to federal charges of engaging in the business of dealing firearms without a license and making false statements to a Government agent announced Acting United States Attorney Richard L...
Kyle City Manager Scott Sellers has returned Police Chief Jeff Barnett to duty effective Thursday, May 28th. Chief Barnett had been placed on paid administrative leave on May 6th for the purposes of adjudicating a civil service matter. Charles Edge, a former police chief with...
A 29-year-old man has died after a car crash last night. APD’s preliminary investigation shows that a 1996 Nissan Pathfinder was northbound on Cooper Lane, waiting to turn left onto westbound West William Cannon Drive with a green light. A 1989 Honda Civic was southbound on...
Four people are dead and 12 people are missing after heavy rain and devastating flooding pounded the cities of San Marcos and Wimberley in Hays County over the weekend. Late Wednesday, county officials said a boy's body had been pulled from the Blanco River in Hays County. The...
The expansion and transformation of U.S. 183 in East Austin into a tollway, first proposed in 2004, took a key step forward Wednesday when the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority board accepted a $581 million bid to design and construct the 8-mile-long project. The...
When Shoal Creek flooded Memorial Day, some home and business owners were left devastated by the damage. Residents and businesses along Lamar Boulevard in Austin, that were impacted by Shoal Creek flooding on Monday, continue to clean up. Holland Jones with Whole Earth...
Hays County authorities have now identified two bodies that were pulled from the Blanco River following the weekend floods. Officials have identified Jose Alvero Arteaga-Pichardo a 29-year-old Hispanic man. Arteaga-Pichardo body was found in the area of Loop 165 in Wimberley...
Hays County Court-at-Law #2 Judge David Scott Glickler was charged Monday night for Driving While Intoxicated near Kyle. According to the Hays County Sheriff's Office: On Monday, May 26, 2015 at approximately 11:30 p.m., a Hays County Deputy Sheriff initiated a traffic stop on a...