Austin Local News

Immigration and Customs Enforcement today opens the first facility specifically for mothers with children entering the U.S. from central America. It's in Karnes County, southeast of San Antonio. Enrique Lucero of ICE says the purpose is for immigrants to see a judge and be...
On Thursday, July 31, 2014, at approximately 12:30 pm, the Hays County Sheriff’s Office arrested: Richard Dale Griffin, White/Male, DOB: 06-08-1954 for two counts of Sexual Assault of a Child, both second degree felonies. These arrests stem from an investigation conducted in...
Whole Woman's Health of Austin has closed its doors, after providing abortions for 10 years. Just days before the trial against House Bill 2 begins, abortion clinic workers were packing up because the clinic was unable to meet the standards of an ambulatory surgical center...
Dorothy Erminger, a loan officer with Capstar Lending says the Austin housing market has been good for a long time, but not this good. “I’ve been doing this for almost 22 years and I’ve never seen it like this…never.” Erminger says increased market activity hasn't really changed...
Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo had to justify the need for more police officers to the city council. Councilman Bill Spelman wanted to know what these 59 new police officers were going to be doing. He did the math and says that 70 percent of all new city positions are going to...
The Austin City Council will be talking with their lawyers about an officer involved fatal shooting of an unarmed man a year ago. Officer Charles Kleinert shot and killed Larry Eugene Jackson, Junior. Jackson spoke to Kleinert after going to a bank that had just been robbed,...
The Austin City Council heard the proposed $3.5 billion budget today. Over the next few weeks, the City Council will review and possibly alter the proposed budget before final approval in September. The Fiscal 2014 budget was approximately $3.3 billion. The proposed budget...
Whole Foods Market Inc. is getting ready to launch its first national marketing campaign and expand home delivery. Austin-based Whole Foods says the marketing campaign this fall will explain to customers what makes it different and why it's better than other supermarkets. The...
Austin police are searching for a person who they say has been hurling large rocks at cars on the interstate. Police said Wednesday that at least two people have been hit during four incidents on Interstate 35 between 2-5 a.m. A June 14 attack left a man with critical injuries...