Austin Local News

It has been a deadly 24hrs on Austin's roadways with a total of 6 people losing their lives in four different crashes. Overnight in South Austin police say a woman was ejected and killed when the car she was riding in crashed into a tree. It happened at the intersection of...
The race which begins at 7a will cause road closures for most of the day.
B R E A K I N G N E W S U P D A T E (5:45 PM) Blanco Middle School and Rocky Road are now re-opened. Law enforcement authorities have concluded their investigatory search, which was assisted by bomb-sniffing dogs. In total two devices were found in the building. Blanco Middle...
Auto thefts continue to be a big problem in Austin. Mark Hanna of the Insurance Council of Texas says at least six cars are stolen every day in Austin.“The Honda Civic is the number one most stolen vehicle in Austin and the Ford Truck is right behind it.” Hanna says thieves...
AUSTIN, Texas (Feb 12, 2016) – Due to the Austin Marathon and Half Marathon on Sunday, Feb. 14, Capital Metro will detour several Local bus routes and MetroRapid service within the race area on Feb. 13 and 14. Pre-event detours will begin Feb. 13 as race organizers make...
About 8 this morning, Leander officers responded to the intersection of Raider Way and E. Crystal Falls Pkwy to investigate a collision involving a red pickup that struck a 15 year old male student and an 11 year old male student that were walking to school. Rouse High School...
Union Pacific Railroad is pulling out of discussions with the Lone Star Rail group-effectively crippling the plan to have a passenger rail system from Georgetown to San Antonio. Roger Falk of the Travis County Taxpayers League says it was never a good deal for commuters or...
Austin City Council rejects the RideSharing ordinance in the citizens' petition, so now it will go to the Austin voters to decide. Council voted 2-8-1against adopting the petition language with Gallo and Troxclair voting for and Zimmerman abstaining. The election will be held in...
On February 9, members of the DEA Task Force, which includes one Bastrop County Sheriff’s Office Deputy, were conducting a narcotics investigation at 175 Jeffrey Drive in Cedar Creek, Texas. While there the resident suspect fled the scene. He has been identified as Francisco...