Austin Local News

The initial wave of victim lawsuits since four people died at the South by Southwest music festival accuse organizers of safety lapses after a driver struck a crowd of concertgoers. The lawsuits filed Thursday are the first since the March crash that also injured nearly two...
The initial wave of victim lawsuits since four people died at the South by Southwest music festival accuse organizers of safety lapses after a driver struck a crowd of concertgoers. The lawsuits filed Thursday are the first since the March crash that also injured nearly two...
Emergency personnel will be out tonight barricading areas that flood...as heavy rains are expected for a big part of Central Texas. That means if you're in an area that might be prone to flooding, you need to make sure to obey signs and turn around, don't drown. Central Texas...
Officials are not sure if the man suspected in shooting meteorologist Patrick Crawford Wednesday morning has left the area or remains in McLennan County. DPS Trooper Harpin Myers said they will continue their manhunt between Temple and Waco. No motive has been released...
The City of Austin has seen an increase in burglary of vehicles and owners leaving keys in their vehicles. Most of these crimes can be prevented if drivers will take the few extra moments to hide their belongings, lock their vehicles and take the keys. Leaving your keys in the...
Dozens of abandoned children who have no one will be getting a gift under the Christmas tree this year. Austin Police and local partners gave back to the oldest foster home in Austin, Helping Hands Foster Home, by providing Secret Santa’s for the children who reside there. A...
The surprising move by President Barack Obama to restore U.S. ties with Cuba reignited long-simmering political passions over the fate of the island nation, reinforcing yet another difference between Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton and several Republicans eyeing bids for the...
The first ever Mecum Auto Auction in Austin last weekend gathered car enthusiasts to the Austin Convention Center for two days of televised bidding on classic muscle cars and motorcycles. Dana Mecum called it a fantastic finish to their auction year, saying the anticipated...
Gasoline for less than $2 a gallon has arrived in Central Texas. On Wednesday, at least three stations in Round Rock were selling regular unleaded gasoline for $1.99 per gallon. Those included a 7-Eleven and a Valero Corner Store, both at Old Settlers Boulevard and A.W. Grimes...