Austin Local News

UPDATE: Austin Police inv estigation shows that a 2012 Silver VW Jetta was exiting a private driveway south of Barton Springs Rd. when the driver experienced a medical episode and accelerated in a northwestern direction across Barton Springs Rd. The Jetta continued across the...
Tuesday night, Travis County Sheriff's Deputies were called to 5496 East State Highway 71, in reference to a shooting that just occurred. Austin/Travis County EMS was called to the scene and transported a male victim, with a gunshot wound, to the hospital. Deputies arrived to...
John Erick Anderson, 54, was detained last night by the Instituto Nacional de Migracion (INM) in Cuetzalan del Progreso, Puebla, Mexico and deported to the United States following a collaborative and extensive investigation by the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force and Caldwell...
A teenager was left shocked and temporarily unable to walk after she was struck by lightning while opening the refrigerator inside her Austin home. Macie Martinez was reaching for an apple sauce when lightning struck her home and passed through the kitchen's appliances. Misty...
The Travis County Clerk is getting ready to hand out same-sex marriage licenses, just as soon as the US Supreme Court gives the thumbs up. Sometime this month, the HIgh Court will rule one way or the other on marriage equality...Dana DeBeauvoir says that might invalidate Texas'...
The investigation into who killed an Austin-area crime victims counselor has expanded to several possible players in Houston who police say threatened to kill a second counselor and who engaged in a cover-up of the murder, the American-Statesman and KVUE-TV have learned. For the...
UPDATE: Suspect is Andrew Guerrero, 55. A ustin Fire Department Arson Investigators have secured an arrest warrant for 1st Degree Felony Arson (vehicle), bond set at $25K. Guerrero is currently at the burn center in San Antonio; they are aware of the warrant and we are...
Texans who sustained property damage as a result of the ongoing severe storms and flooding are urged to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), as they may be eligible for federal and state disaster assistance. The presidential disaster declaration of May...
Some changes are coming to the parking garage at Austin City Hall. According to a memo sent out by Austin Transportation Department Director Robert Spillar, rates will be rising to park in the garage beginning on July 1st. You can expect to pay five dollars for one hour of...