Austin Local News

Animal rights activists met at the Texas Capitol Saturday in an effort to put a stop to what they feel is unnecessary shooting of dogs by law enforcement. The event, entitled "Stronger Laws For Paws," calls for action to be taken against officers involved in these types of...
A man is dead in a hit-and-run accident in East Austin early Sunday morning. Around 2:30 a.m., police received a call of a body in the road on Highway 183 southbound, just north of Riverside in East Austin. Witnesses didn't see the crash but stopped and directed traffic around...
Hackers accessed Seton Family of Hospitals patient information in late February, including some Social Security numbers, names, addresses, dates of birth, medical information and insurance information. The Seton Family of Hospitals, a division of the Seton Healthcare Family,...
Officials are investigating an alleged sexual assault on campus at Rouse High School. According to an arrest affidavit, 17-year-old Kemy Pignault sexually assaulted a student in the art building on campus on Tuesday. Pignault admitted that the girl told him to stop and that he...
Early this morning, APD Southeast Area Command officers were dispatched to multiple shots fired calls in the 7300 block of Gaines Mill Lane. Upon arrival, officers located a black man lying in the roadway with apparent trauma to his body. Officers performed lifesaving measures...
Yesterday afternoon the Hays County Sheriff’s Office responded to Jack C. Hays High School, 4800 Jack C. Hays Trail, in Kyle, in reference to a bomb threat that had been written on a bathroom wall advising that multiple locations would be detonated at 3:50 p.m. Now, they've...
A KVUE Defenders investigation has uncovered a Central Texas elementary school student was suspended at least 100 times over the past few years. The student's school district, Elgin ISD, leads the pack in elementary school suspensions in Central Texas; which has a state watchdog...
Hays County Sheriff's deputies and Hays CISD school resource officers advised early release and evacuation, after a bomb threat was scrawled on a Hays High School bathroom wall late this afternoon. School officials said authorities are combing through the school to make sure...
APD, along with the Texas Department of Transportation and other law enforcement agencies launched the Share the Road: Look Twice for Motorcycles campaign this afternoon. May has been designated Motorcycle Safety awareness month by the National Highway Traffic Safety...