Austin Local News

AUSTIN – The Texas Attorney General’s Office (OAG) recently announced the arrest of two suspected child predators following a joint operation between the OAG’s Child Exploitation Unit (CEU), the OAG’s Fugitive Apprehension Unit (FAU) and the Georgetown Police Department (GPD). “...
The Urban Transportation Commission officially restarted the City of Austin's conversation about light rail and other high capacity transit investments by finalizing and adopting a resolution requesting that the Austin City Council plan for and consider placing a such a project...
The League of Women Voters of the Austin Area issues the voters guide prior to the start of Early Voting that begins February 16. Early voting times are Monday through Saturday, 7am-7pm, and Sunday, noon to 6pm. The League of Women Voters encourages voter participation and...
The Blanco River Regional Recovery Team (BR3T) is expecting hundreds of volunteers to come to the area between now and the end of summer to help rebuild homes, and needs to find long- and short-term housing for them as they help our citizens recover from the Memorial Weekend...
The Blanco River Regional Recovery Team (BR3T) is expecting hundreds of volunteers to come to the area between now and the end of summer to help rebuild homes, and needs to find long- and short-term housing for them as they help our citizens recover from the Memorial Weekend...
Austin Police confirms that a man is approaching women from behind and then either pushes them down or in other cases, grabs them. The general description of this man is a Hispanic male, English speaker, about 5’7” – 5’9” in height, 150 pounds, early to mid-20s, short black hair...
With dry conditions prevailing lately, the risk of wildfire is ever lurking. Austin Fire Department is taking out some potential fuel with a prescribed burn this afternoon around Decker Lake. FROM AUSTIN FIRE DEPT: We will be conducting a prescribed burn today near Decker Lake...
Through glass windows on the 3rd floor of City Hall, representatives from the Austin Police Department could be seen meeting with TXDOT and the city's transportation department for a little over an hour on Tuesday. After the meeting, everyone got up, walked out of the room and...
Austin Police identified the person shot and killed during a police-involved shooting Monday as 17-year-old David Joseph. The name was released during a noon press conference held at Austin Police Headquarters. According to police, the initial call that brought police to the...