Austin Local News

A single-engine plane in Fredericksburg has crashed this afternoon at Gillespie County Airport about 800 feet from the runway. Airport manager Roger Hanson says the pilot broke both his ankles. There were no passengers. The plane is registered in Denton.
Monday, August 25, 2014 marks the beginning of a new school year for Austin area children. With over 97,000 children enrolled in Austin public and private schools, the Austin Police Department will be focusing its efforts toward the goal of providing a safe environment where...
Governor Perry's legal defense team goes on the offensive striking down rumors that he cut the Public Integrity Unit's budget to stop an investigation into the State's controversial Cancer Research and Prevention Institute. On a conference call this morning, Lead Attorney Tony...
Today, Williamson County officials joined the Texas Department of Transportation as they proudly hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the opening of the O’Connor Drive extension and State Highway 45 interchange in Round Rock. “This important mobility project has been years...
(from ABoR) After a double-digit surge in home sales last month, Austin-area home sales dipped three percent to 2,944 single-family home sales in July 2014, according to the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) report released today by the Austin Board of REALTORS® (ABoR). This is the...
Navy Adm. William McRaven is the next chancellor of the University of Texas System. McRaven on Thursday made his first public appearance in Austin since the head of the U.S. Special Operations Command was first rumored as a candidate. He wore a suit - and not his Naval uniform...
According to the Austin Travis County Health and Human Services: An employee of a Whataburger restaurant located at 2800 Guadalupe Street in Austin has been diagnosed with hepatitis A virus. Hepatitis A is a contagious liver disease usually spread when a person ingests something...
San Marcos Mayor Daniel Guerrero proclaims Aug. 22 the 50thAnniversary of Job Corps Day in San Marcos to celebrate Gary Job Corps’ fifth decade of providing a safe living and learning environment for economically disadvantaged youth. Students at Gary Job Corps study more than 20...
High school footbAll without the band? That's the concern for at least one school district. A requirement for a million dollars liability policy has state and local administrators scrambling to find a solution before the season kicks off next week. The Cedar Park marching band...