Austin Local News

Austin has grown so much...even the Pope has taken notice. For the first time in the 67-year history of the Diocese of Austin, there is an auxiliary bishop, to assist the bishop in his duties and responsibilities. This afternoon, Bishop Joe Vasquez ordained Catholic priest,...
A judge has ruled that the city of Austin can make landlords accept housing vouchers as payment for rent. Austin Apartment Association is appealing the judge's ruling that landlords must accept housing vouchers as payment for rent. Austin is one of the rare cities that now...
Fog delayed flights arriving at Austin Bergstrom International Airport. The FAA issued a ground stop for incoming flights earlier today. Those flights are more than likely being diverted to other airports like in Dallas or Houston...or not taking off at all. Low fog does not...
The City’s website provider has blocked traffic to the City’s site as a precaution after security threats overnight. The City is working with Vision Internet to reinforce security and get the site back up and running as soon as possible. A hacker group claims the threats are...
The City’s website provider has blocked traffic to the City’s site as a precaution after security threats overnight. The City is working with Vision Internet to reinforce security and get the site back up and running as soon as possible. A hacker group claims the threats are...
East Austin neighbors are calling on Austin police to arm every one of their officers with body cams. Andrew Bucknell with the Martin Luther King neighborhood association tells the Public Safety Commission they want the Austin City Council to approve a resolution that will...
Neighbors along Hamilton Pool Road are upset with a study looking to expand it. They tell Travis County Commissioners if they do that, they'll have to raise the speed limit, something they definitely do not want to happen. Judge Sarah Eckhardt says the issue is giving the public...
After a tire blew out on an 18-wheeler carrying kitchen cabinets Monday morning, causing the truck to hit a barrier, another vehicle and an overpass, it rolled and burst into flames. The crash stalled thousands of drivers for more than seven hours, and those who drive Interstate...
As the dust starts to settle from the announcement that Austin’s Freescale Semiconductor will be sold to a Dutch chipmaker, analysts say the city’s tech scene should be able to absorb any layoffs that might come with the loss of a corporate headquarters. The news broke Sunday...