Austin Local News

At 1:22 am TCSO dispatch received radio communication from Sergeant Craig Hutchinson, who had gone off duty moments earlier. Hutchinson notified them that he had prowlers in his yard in the 2000 block of Oak Meadow Drive and requested they send Round Rock Police Department to...
Everything keeps going up in Austin and Travis County. But today Travis County Commissioners say their portion of the tax bill is going down. At least a little bit. Commissioner Brigid Shea says the county's belt-tightening is paying off for taxpayers. "We have literally asked...
To save Travis County taxpayer dollars and capitalize on historically low interest rates, Travis County refinanced bonds to provide more than $12 million in savings through fiscal year 2030. Travis County is committed to effective, efficient and affordable local government, and...
Texas Crime Stoppers, operating within the Office of the Governor’s Criminal Justice Division, has announced a cash reward of up to $15,000 for information leading to the identification and arrest of the person or persons responsible for the murder of Travis County Sheriff’s...
Sean Copeland and his son, Brodie, were killed in Nice, France when a man drove a truck through a crowd of people celebrating Bastille Day. The surviving family members are now back home in Lakeway, and a memorial service is planned to honor the lives of both Copelands who never...
Despite lengthy protests from the Austin Independent School District, the Historic Landmark Commission has opted to move forward with historic designation of the building. Built in 1939, the school has come under fire over the past year for its namesake's connection to the...
When news broke that 93 Austin police officers would be sent to Cleveland to work security detail for the Republican National Convention, many people were concerned for their safety. Compound those safety concerns with a department that is already very understaffed, and the plan...
On Friday just before midnight, a five-year-old was taken to Dell Children's Hospital after a car wreck at W. Parmer Lane and Riata Vista Circle, but died Saturday. Austin Police identify him as Malya Nagar.] The preliminary investigation shows that a silver 2007 Honda Civic was...
Sergeant Craig Hutchinson Biography from TCSO: "Craig Hutchinson had one of those personalities you never forget. He began his career at TCSO in 1984 as a Corrections Officer. In his distinguished career with our agency, he went on to serve as a Patrol Deputy, a Senior Deputy...