Austin Local News

Ebola, ethics and education are among the issues that dominated the final debate between Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott and Democrat Wendy Davis. The debate Thursday night began only hours after federal officials confirmed that a patient in Dallas had the first...
Two suspects are now under arrest following the stabbing death of a man in Kyle. Hays County Sheriff's Sgt. Phillip Taylor says 32-year-old Nicolas Ugalde Campos was found dead yesterday morning. He says,"We were able to identify our first supsect in the case, which would be...
The Austin School District is in its last year of funding for a pregnancy prevention program run by Planned Parenthood. The District's Tracy Lunoff says the Real Talk Program appears to be working. "What we have seen with that program is that it targets campuses and students...
A 2-vehicle crash near east William Cannon causes three children to be sent to Dell Children's Hospital. Commander Mike Benavides with Austin Travis County EMS says the children were taken to the hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries. None of the adults in the...
A successful pregnancy prevention program at the Austin school district is running out of funding. AISD's Tracy Lunoff says they've seen the pregnancy rate go down since implementing the program 'Real Talk'. She says,"This is our 5th year of this grant and we're currently...
A new affordable housing development, the first to be built by the Austin Affordable Housing Corporation (a subsidiary of the Austin Housing Authority) is being built on East Ben White Boulevard in Southeast Austin. Politicians, city leaders and business partners broke ground on...
ROUND ROCK, Texas (AP) - A Central Texas man has been charged with arson and child endangerment after a summer explosion damaged a house with his year-old son inside. Williamson County jail records show 23-year-old Justin Michael Rogers was no longer in custody Tuesday in what...
The Frank Ervin Center is making way for a medical school. A new arena to replace the aging Frank Erwin Center is likely six to eight years away. That's what UT Athletic Director Steve Patterson says. The new Dell Medical School will sit where the Erwin Center is now, but UT...
Texas high school senior drivers are more drug impaired than alcohol impaired. That's according to a self-reported survey of teen drivers who say they're driving more under the influence of drugs than booze. The Texas Secondary School Survey found that in the last 20 years,...