Austin Local News

Local 591 is asking a judge to enjoin American Airlines from harassing and threatening its Union members when they try to report problems. The Union claims American is letting unfixed planes return to service, then telling workers their jobs could be in jeopardy if they complain...
Republican lawmakers are pushing legislation restricting gay rights even as the U.S. Supreme Court gets ready to decide whether same-sex couples can marry. The roughly half-dozen bills are viewed as political longshots unlikely to become law. Still, they create a political...
On his first day in the Texas Senate eight years ago, Dan Patrick invoked America's Founding Fathers while imploring his colleagues to break with tradition and abandon a rule allowing the minority party to block especially hot-button bills. His effort to scrap the "two-thirds...
PRESS RELEASE: A man wanted in a double-shooting that left one man dead and another injured in San Marcos last week has been found dead in a home in Lockhart. This morning, just after 10 a.m., members of the Hays County SWAT team in conjunction with personnel from the San Marcos...
UPDATE: FOUND by APD in East Austin. Investigation continues. MISSING: Austin Fire Department Special Operations unit (Spill 14), housed at Station 14 (4305 Airport Blvd.), presumed stolen. Last seen at 1:00 a.m. Believed to have gone missing sometime between 1:00 – 6:00 a.m. It...
Austin police believe they've found the suspects for the murders of beloved choir teacher, Kathy Blair and elderly couple Billie and Sidney Shelton. Police said Timothy Scott Parlin is being held on felony burglary charges and told police he drove Sean Grant Benalcazar to the...
Some residents aren't impressed on some new rules being proposed for the way Austin City Council meetings are run. It was common for meetings to run into the wee hours, sometimes because of citizens giving feedback to the council during public hearings. A proposal would move...
UPDATE: The Austin Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating possible witnesses to this morning’s officer involved shooting that occurred at the corner of Congress Avenue and Slaughter Lane. Anyone with information is asked to call the APD Special...
Brianne Cunningham, 29, has pled guilty in the October 20, 2014 murder of John Donald Weiler. Weiler was stabbed multiple times at his home on Mueller Road. This case was investigated by Texas Rangers Trampus Gooding, Brent Barina, and the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office...