Austin Local News

By tomorrow morning, Lake Travis ISD will be back to picking up and dropping off students-- with its own school buses. School officials said the weekend's hail storm damaged mirrors, brake and tail lights on 30 buses. However, thanks to seven neighboring school districts loaning...
The Broadway show Annie is on stage this week at the Bass Concert Hall. The original production of ANNIE opened April 21, 1977 at the Alvin Theatre and went on to win the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Musical, seven Drama Desk Awards including Best Musical, the...
Early Monday morning, APD officers were dispatched to a stabbing call at 1703 JJ Seabrook #A. Upon arrival, officers found a 56 year old white man dead. Witnesses advised that two housemates residing at this residence were in a verbal argument which led to the victim being...
On Saturday, the Downtown Area Command-Metro Tactical Unit received information about a person trying to sell a stolen guitar on the internet. Walt Wilkin’s custom guitar was stolen just before Christmas of 2009 in Austin, Texas after one of his shows. The Gibson guitar was one...
The San Marcos Fire Marshal’s Office has arrested three men in connection with an early morning fire that occurred on Wednesday, April 9 at a home in the 1000 block of Sagewood Trail. San Marcos Police Department and San Marcos Fire Department responded to the fire and found...
Fayette County Sheriff Keith Korenek reports two arrests were made during a traffic stop on IH 10 Monday night by a Fayette County Deputy. Fayette County Deputy David Smith stopped a vehicle traveling east along IH 10 near mile marker 673 for a traffic violation. During the...
The New Braunfels Police Department is seeking tips from the public following an armed robbery at an auto insurance agency, and Comal County Crime Stoppers is offering a reward for information. On April 20th, 2015, at approximately 2:30pm, a male entered the Freeway Insurance...
Texas is closer to becoming the most populous state to allow licensed open carry of handguns after Republicans pushed through a key vote in the state House. House lawmakers in a 101-42 vote gave final approval to open carry on Monday after preliminarily passing the bill Friday...
A man has been arrested in Central Texas after claiming high-grade marijuana found in his car was tea. The Waco Tribune-Herald reports that McLennan County Sheriff's Office deputies pulled over 27-year-old Guanyu Chen about 9 p.m. Sunday. Upon searching the vehicle, a deputy...