Austin Local News

FROM TXDOT AUSTIN – Weather permitting, construction crews will close southbound Loop 1 at Loop 360 for bridge work on Wednesday night, August 24. Beginning at 8 p.m.: Southbound Loop 1 traffic will be reduced to one lane at Loop 360 Southbound Loop 1 ramp to southbound Loop 360...
A long line of Trump supporters gather outside the gates of Travis County Expo Center. Gates to the Expo Center opened shortly before 2 with doors to the arena opening at 4:30. The first to arrive came from outside of the county, with many arriving from Corpus Christi and Nueces...
Austin Energy has about 729 customers in North Austin without power this afternoon after a car crashed into a power pole knocking it down on Anderson Lane near the Walgreens blocking all lanes of traffic. Crews are working to remove the pole and restore power.
FROM AUSTIN ISD The White House awarded Austin ISD Kealing Middle School math teacher Patty Hill a Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching is the highest recognition that a...
Like Austin, the City of Round Rock has has had its own smoking ban in place for quite a while. It includes almost all public establishments, although bars are still excluded. Electronic cigarettes could also find themselves under the ban if the city council decides. The...
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump will be in Austin Tuesday to raise money for his campaign. He will spend time attending a Fox News town hall before making an appearance at a rally at the Travis County Expo Center at 7:30 p.m. A recent poll shows Trump with a six-...
After a year-long process involving an in-depth, analysis of its entire bus network by staff and a team of independent transportation experts, Capital Metro has presented its board with a 10-year draft transit plan that would nearly triple existing frequent routes, and...
After 2 am yesterday, a vehicle drove up to the emergency room doors of the University Medical Center at Brackenridge Hospital located at 601 E. 15th St. The driver of the vehicle flagged down an Austin Police Officer requesting assistance for a passenger who had been shot...
During the past couple of years, UT has been the target of multiple scams. When classes resume, an unknown caller clones the telephone number of a local law enforcement agency or a university’s telephone number. The caller then uses the cloned number to call a student. The...