Austin Local News

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers arrested 62 criminal aliens, fugitives and other immigration violators in central and south Texas during a three-day multi-city enforcement operation. This operation, which began...
A 22 year-old-man who drove drunk on 620 last December and slammed his Chevy Avalanche into the back of a Toyota Prius killing a mother and her son pleads guilty to intoxication manslaughter. Travis County Prosecutor Efron De La Fuente says Nicholas Wyzykowski could have gotten...
Gates opened at Circuit of the Americas this morning. And, Austin Bergstrom International Airport has been swirling with activity. If you're flying into ABIA--it's busy with thousands of Formula One attendees. But, Sunday and Monday are the days to watch out for. If you're...
A woman is locked up after she assaults a homeowner, then sets their home on fire. Battalion Chief Palmer Buck says police took 57 year old Cynthia Ashley Chayer into custody as firefighters were arriving to battle the fire at 4801 Bergfield in Southeast Austin, "Another person...
A Williamson County woman accused of attempted sexual assault was having a bad month prior to the latest arrest. Angelique Meyers with the Round Rock Police says Megan Rae Davis, also known as Megan Hoetling, was arrested for shoplifting on October 14th, "On the 16th, we were...
Three soldiers from Fort Hood plead guilty to smuggling aliens. According to the U.S. Attorney's office: Eric Alexander Rodriguez, Brandon Troy Robbins and Christopher David Wix, all active duty U.S. Army soldiers based at Fort Hood appeared today in federal court and pleaded...
Williamson County health officials say a mosquito caught in a monitoring trap near Leander in the western part of the county has tested positive for the West Nile Virus. Marcus Cooper of the Williamson County Health District says they've been monitoring the mosquitos for months...
A KVUE Defenders investigation uncovered authorities somehow allowed Travis County's worst DWI offender to bond out of jail following his ninth arrest. Now, the dangerous criminal is missing. The judge who agreed to the bond argues it's not her fault. Either way, victim...
Three men are injured after an overnight incident. Detectives are working the scene trying to figure out how it happened and why. Authorities say that at 1:15 a.m. they got a call with multiple injuries at the Steiner Ranch Steakhouse. When they arrived, they found two men were...