Austin Local News

39-year-old David Lane Scott is charged with improper relationship between and educator and student after the student's father apparently saw the text messages and contacted Round Rock Police. The girl attends Ridgeview Middle School. According to the arrest affidavit, Scott...
Travis County Commissioners are poised to approve of a disaster declaration that's already been signed off by Judge Sarah Eckhardt. Travis County Emergency Management Coordinator Pete Baldwin says the declaration will help governmental entities, like schools, start repairs, "The...
More people are being sickened by synthetic marijuana. Commander Mike Benevides with Austin-Travis County EMS says since Friday, they've responded to 26 separate incidents that have sickened 31 people, "What that's telling us is that the chemical compound and composition of...
This morning, officers were called to the Whataburger in Burnet for reports of a stabbing that had just occurred. Once on scene, a male victim suffering from severe stab wounds was located and transported from the scene by Burnet EMS. A male suspect was taken into custody by BPD...
This morning, officers were called to the Whataburger in Burnet for reports of a stabbing that had just occurred. Once on scene, a male victim suffering from severe stab wounds was located and transported from the scene by Burnet EMS. A male suspect was taken into custody by BPD...
It was late-November of last year that the city of Austin was terrorized by a downtown gunman who opened fire on buildings and tried to set fire to the Mexican Consulate. One of the buildings struck by Larry McQilliams' bullets was the Austin Police Department headquarters,...
The Texas Legislature has abolished a technology incentive program former Gov. Rick Perry used to distribute $200 million in taxpayer funds to Texas startups - replacing it with a new university fund. A proposal disbanding Rick Perry's Emerging Technology Fund cleared the...
A San Francisco man who created the underground drug-selling website Silk Road was sentenced Friday to life in prison by a judge who cited six deaths from drugs bought on his site and five people he tried to have killed. U.S. District Judge Katherine Forrest told 31-year-old...
The Salvation Army has sent a laundry unit to Wimberley, allowing those affected by the flood to wash their clothes. The unit, Located at 100 Carney Lane in is air-conditioned with three washers and three dryers, and those in need can wash clothes as often as needed. The...