Austin Local News

For the tenth consecutive year, the Austin Chamber is partnering with Austin area Independent School Districts (ISD) to promote student completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The campaign kickoff is an opportunity for campus counselors, staff, and...
At 2:33 pm on the afternoon of September 27, 2016 a resident living in the 16000 block of Pearce Ln. in Del Valle discovered two bodies on her property as she proceeded down her driveway. Travis County Sheriff’s Office responded and discovered the bodies of Renee Rodriguez, aka...
He says the Smart Corridor bond on the November ballot will reduce traffic congestion but Austin Mayor Steve Adler is seeing support falling off for the $720 million dollar bond package. More critics are coming out against Adler's $720 million dollar Smart Corridor Bond Proposal...
The Austin/Travis County Animal Services Office is asking the community to be alert and take precautionary measures with wildlife such as raccoons, skunks, coyotes, foxes and bats after a recent confirmed case of rabies. On Sept. 28, a live fox was reported in northeastern...
Austin Police say during their three hour distracted driving initiative on Research Blvd, they handed out 151 citations and six warnings to drivers from 3pm until 6pm. They also issued a dozen speeding tickets and cited several other violations. Those other violations include...
From AUSTIN POLICE DEPT. On Sunday, September 25, at approximately 6 p.m., officers from the Austin Police Department’s Criminal Interdiction Unit initiated a traffic stop on a white 2002 Ford F-350 in the 12400 block of N I-35. The driver, Pedro Garcia, 37, showed deception...
Ana Maria Prado, 51, the woman police say is responsible for causing the crash that killed Austin police officer Amir Abdul-Khaliq, has now been charged with driving with an invalid license. Prado was behind the wheel on September 1 when she made an illegal turn through a...
8:00 UPDATE: Police have reopened the lanes at West Anderson Lane and Burnet Road. __________________________________________________________________________________________________ Austin police and paramedics are on the scene of a crash involving an 12-year-old boy. APD says...
In Austin this morning San Juana Valdez Menchaca, 54, and her husband, Julian Perez, 57, were sentenced to 70 months and 33 months in federal prison, respectively, for conspiring to smuggle more than 500 undocumented aliens into the United States announced United States Attorney...