Austin Local News

Owners of the Dog and Duck Pub near the University of Texas campus hope to close a deal on the lease for a new East Austin location next week, following the decision by owners of the property to tear down the building for redevelopment. The business, which opened in 1990, is set...
As a panel of six city jurors next week begins to weigh the misdemeanor case of Austin activist Antonio Buehler, they will debate one central question: Did a police officer give Buehler a lawful order when he told Buehler to put his hands behind his back after he was shouting...
The family of a 16-year-old girl turned the tables on a 53-year-old man who stalked her for over a month and is now being sought by Austin police. Police issued an arrest warrant for Ricky Cerda on Friday after the girl and her mother gave detailed accounts of his stalking,...
A judge has rescheduled for November 6 in Austin for Texas Govenor Rick Perry's first court appearance to face abuse-of-power charges. The Republican originally was supposed to appear at an October 31 pretrial hearing, but Perry's attorney Tony Buzbee said the hearing was...
Austin police file additional charges on Meagan Work and Michael Turner in the death of two year old Colton Turner case. Work has been charged with Injury to a Child and Injury to a Child by Omission. Turner has been charged with Injury to a Child by Omission. Injury to a Child...
Just after midnight, members of the New Braunfels Police Department were dispatched to the 1700 Block of South Seguin Ave in reference to a subject walking in the middle of the road. Within minutes additional calls were received stating that a male subject was lying in the...
Latinitas, a nonprofit organization focused on empowering Latina youth through technology and media, is hosting its first Code Chica Conference. Girls and teens at the conference will receive lessons in code languages, brainstorm a project to apply such skills and then will...
The Fairmont Austin, the first hotel providing direct access to the Austin Convention Center, has secured financing and will break ground on November 3, 2014. Developer Manchester Texas Financial Group (MTFG) secured project financing from Colony Capital, LLC for its $370...
Travis County Sheriff's are investigating a disturbance at the Churchill Crossing apartments on Thermal near Wells Branch. According to Roger Wade with the Sheriff's Office, Deputy's found a man injured in the parking lot and sent him to the hospital. He says they don't believe...