Austin Local News

The judge in the Greg Kelley trial has recused himself from the possibility of a new trial for the Leander teenager sentenced to 25 years in prison without parole for the molestation of a four-year-old boy. Judge Billy Ray Stubblefield asked to be removed from the case that was...
For the first time, Austin Bergstrom International Airport saw one million travelers in July. The airport's Jim Halbrook talks about the busiest month in ABIA's history. “That month we had 1, 006, 417 passengers through the airport. That was up nine percent compared to...
(from BBB) SoCo Vintage, an online store based in Buda, Texas, advertises hand-picked clothing inspired by shops on South Congress Avenue in Austin. Unfortunately, many consumers complain that after many weeks the business has not delivered the items they purchased. SoCo Vintage...
A human skull has turned up at Goodwill on North Lamar and now police want to know who brought it there. According to APD: The Austin Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating the person(s) who may have donated a human skull at the Goodwill store located...
Austin Community College is officially opening it's doors to their new ACC Highland campus at the former Highland Mall. The college's Dorado Kinney says they've renovated 200 thousand square feet of space that used to be a department store, "The former JC Penney's building which...
The police want to know more about a human skull that was donated to the Goodwill's store at 5555 Lamar in the past few months. Detective Derek Israel says the store called them when they discovered it in a container, "We don't believe that any crime was committed. But the...
Austin school district officials are crying uncle over the amount of money they send to the state under 'Robinhood' and now they're turning to state lawmakers for help. A.I.S.D. is the single largest contributor to state coffers under recapture. In fact in 2015 the district will...
The "Felony Lane Gang" is known to rent vehicles in Florida, drive or fly into Texas, and then rent vehicles. Detective Jared Manning says the suspects burglarize the victims' vehicles and steal their purses. Within several days, victims' checks are being forged and cashed at...
A first degree felony charge that carried up to life in prison has been dropped against a Round Rock teen accused of baking pot brownies. Williamson County Assistant D.A. Mark Brunner says they decided instead to pursue the second degree felony charge of possession of hash oil...