Austin Local News

(from ACC) The Austin Community College District Board of Trustees voted November 17 to expand the college’s smoke-free policy to also prohibit nicotine vapor products and devices (such as electronic cigarettes) and smokeless tobacco products. The policy is effective January 5,...
A Travis County Grand Jury has decided that Austin Police Officer John Gabrielson will not face charges for firing his weapon at Fernando Estrada during an incident at the Shell gas station located at Rundberg Lane and North IH 35 on January 25th, 2014. On the afternoon of...
A Texas State University student told campus police there was a person with a gun in the Undergraduate Admissions Center this afternoon. Campus officials say the area was evacuated earlier, but is now safe and has been cleared. No one was harmed. Police do have two people in...
A Texas State University student told campus police there was a person with a gun in the Undergraduate Admissions Center this afternoon. Campus officials say the area was evacuated earlier, but is now safe and has been cleared. No one was harmed. Police do have two people in...
The investigation into the K2 overdoses on Monday led to the identification of two suspects distributing the controlled substance at the ARCH. Those suspects, Charles Hubbard, 50, and Amy Goldman, 37, were arrested on Tuesday before 12 noon. A search of the suspects’ vehicle and...
Tuesday night, the Bastrop County Sheriff’s Office received a call from Patricia Ann Thomas, 42, that she and her husband, Richard Dennis Brown, 50, were arguing and he was trying to make entry into the bedroom where she was. She also reported that he may have a gun with him...
A Fayette County man is facing charges following a Hit-and-Run incident in the Hilltop area of Fayette County early yesterday morning. Early Wednesday morning, Corporal S.K. Neal of the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to respond to a hit and run at Mountainair...
The Austin Police Department are investigating two different murders today. In the first case, police responded to the 85 hundred block of Georgian in North Austin. A man, who was stabbed was taken to University Medical Center Brackenridge where he was declared dead. In the...
A man is in custody after Manor police say he burned a house down this morning. Lieutenant Ryan Phipps with the Manor Police say they were first called to the house on Wedding Drive to investigate a report of family violence. Gist had already fled the scene and police wound up...