Austin Local News

The Travis County Clerk is getting ready to hand out same-sex marriage licenses, just as soon as the US Supreme Court gives the thumbs up. Sometime this month, the HIgh Court will rule one way or the other on marriage equality...Dana DeBeauvoir says that might invalidate Texas'...
The investigation into who killed an Austin-area crime victims counselor has expanded to several possible players in Houston who police say threatened to kill a second counselor and who engaged in a cover-up of the murder, the American-Statesman and KVUE-TV have learned. For the...
Two Austin Police Officers are recovering after be blown several feet away by an explosion, after responding to a suicide call early this morning in South Austin . Police and Fire officials said an arson suspect called 9-1-1 from a gas station at Stassney and I-35 to tell them...
Texans who sustained property damage as a result of the ongoing severe storms and flooding are urged to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), as they may be eligible for federal and state disaster assistance. The presidential disaster declaration of May...
Some changes are coming to the parking garage at Austin City Hall. According to a memo sent out by Austin Transportation Department Director Robert Spillar, rates will be rising to park in the garage beginning on July 1st. You can expect to pay five dollars for one hour of...
Two Austin police officers and a car driver have been hurt when the parked vehicle caught fire and exploded. The Austin Fire Department says the incident happened before dawn Tuesday in the parking lot of a convenience store. Division Chief Palmer Buck says investigators are...
The public safety commission learned Monday that the city could hit triple-digit fatalities by the end of the year. In 2013, the City of Austin saw 74 traffic fatalities. Last year there were 62 traffic fatalities. So far in 2015 there have been 42 traffic fatalities. That’s...
Hays County officials on Monday identified two more bodies found in the wreckage of the Memorial Day floods. Medical and dental records helped authorities identify Sue McNeil Carey, 71, and Laura Schultz McComb, 34, as the two women found last week along the Blanco River. In...
Hays County officials on Monday identified two more bodies found in the wreckage of the Memorial Day floods. Medical and dental records helped authorities identify Sue McNeil Carey, 71, and Laura Schultz McComb, 34, as the two women found last week along the Blanco River. In...