Austin Local News

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...
Lakeway Police report around 8:53 am a vehicle drove through the front of the Verizon store at 2301 RR 620 South. There are no injuries and the cause is unknown at this time. The driver was sober and did not appear to have any medical issues.
Texas Department of Public Safety and Crimes Stoppers needs your help! AUSTIN – At approximate 9:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 8, DPS was called to a major crash at the intersection of Parmer Lane and Anderson Mill Road in south Williamson County and is seeking the public’s assistance...
Austin Police name the victim and officer involved in the shooting in Northeast Austin Monday morning. APD Chief of Staff Brian Manley says the family was notified this morning. “The deceased is David Joseph a black male 17 years of age. our officer that was involved I the...
Three sources involved in the investigation of a fatal police-involved shooting Monday have confirmed the suspect did not have a weapon, KVUE's Tony Plohetski reported Tuesday. Police have previously said they didn't know if the unidentified man, who was naked at the time, was...
The Travis County Commissioners Court issued a new ban on outdoor burning in the unincorporated areas of the County. The Travis County Fire Marshal lifted the previous burn ban on Oct. 26, 2015. “Yesterday, Travis County was under a National Weather Service Fire Weather Watch...
UPDATE: This morning the Austin Police Department, City of Austin Transportation Department and Texas Department of Transportation all met to discuss the ongoing rock throwing incidents and traffic management measures. Originally, the Austin Police Department thought rocks were...
Some Northeast Austin neighbors want answers as to why Austin Police had to fatally shoot a naked black man that was charging an officer. Ernest Holloway who lives in the Tech Ridge area heard the shots and is questions why police did not use a taser to subdue the man. "From a...