Austin Local News

Today at approximately 1 pm, a Hays County Sheriff’s Office deputy attempted to make a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of Burleson Street in Kyle. The vehicle driver pulled over and fled the scene on foot. The suspect is described as: Hispanic male, approximately 5’8” tall...
With the risk of severe weather in our area and the reputation as Flash Flood Alley, now is the time to register for emergency warnings at warncentraltexas.org . Travis County is encouraging everyone to register cellphone numbers and email addresses to receive emergency alerts...
Round Rock police are investigating the discovery of a dead body on the Brushy Creek Trail. Police say they got the call after 8:00 a.m. Thursday morning, and the fire department was called in to help recover that body. Details are still very thin but police have confirmed the...
From the City of Austin The Austin Police Department Parks and Lake Patrol Unit will prohibit the use and operation of personal watercraft, wet bikes, motorized surfboards and similar devices on Lake Austin beginning at sunset on Friday, May 27, 2016 and ending at sunrise on...
The Austin Police Department Parks and Lake Patrol Unit will prohibit the use and operation of personal watercraft, wet bikes, motorized surfboards and similar devices on Lake Austin beginning at sunset on Friday, May 27, 2016 and ending at sunrise on Tuesday, May 31, 2016. Non-...
The Travis County Sheriff's Office says credit card skimmers have been found at three gas stations, including two near Wells Branch Parkway and one in southwestern Travis County along Highway 71. TCSO began investigating after receiving multiple calls about fraudulent charges...
Over the next 12 months, the Austin Police Department will be making some changes to the way it handles its staffing. 500 officers and detectives will be shifted to other assignements to help fill patrolling vacancies. The plan was actually put into motion last week when APD...
Austin Police still do not know who is throwing rocks at cars and trucks along I-35. APD Assistant Chief Chris McIlvain says police might even close the lower deck of the freeway in the overnight hours from 10pm to 6am. "Potentially closing the lower deck and only using the...
After Travis County investigators noticed an increase of credit card abuse...it turns out skimmers that steal your credit card information have been found at various gas stations in Pflugerville and western Travis County along Highway 71. Travis County Sheriff's Office reports...