Austin Local News

Austin Police report that a 2013 black Dodge Avenger was traveling southbound in the inside lane in the 5500 block of north I-35 last night before midnight. A pedestrian was crossing I-35 from east to west. Police said this is both a prohibited and unsafe area for pedestrian...
State Senator Kirk Watson lays out a road map to transforming I-35 from Williamson to Hays Counties. Watson says the four-point-three billion dollar ten year Mobility I-35 initiative includes lowering I-35 through downtown Austin from about Riverside through 12th Street and...
The Austin Police Department will be conducting a Memorial Day weekend DWI initiative in the Austin metropolitan area. This initiative will be a No Refusal DWI initiative, in which officers will apply for a search warrant to obtain blood from operators suspected to be impaired,...
In Austin today, Sean James Hager, 48, was found guilty on three counts of aiding and assisting the preparation of false tax returns announced United States Attorney Richard L. Durbin, Jr., and Internal Revenue Service-Criminal Investigation (IRS-CI) Special Agent in Charge...
UPDATE: At approximately 4:00 p.m., units have discontinued the search for the suspect in this incident. The suspect was last seen driving the 2009 gray Honda Accord, pictured. Officers are following up on leads regarding this event in an effort to identify the suspect and...
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-...