Austin Local News

Austin music legends Marcia Ball and Shelley King headline a tenth anniversary birthday party for the Health Alliance for Austin Musicians tonight. HAAM community relations director Olga Campos says thanks to generous donations and corporate sponsorships- HAAM has been providing...
Central Texas' non-profit community is gearing up for the city-wide day of philanthropy...the third annual Amplify Austin this Thursday and Friday. Tom Spencer executive director of "I Live Here I Give Here"... says since he started Amplify Austin..the community has really...
A foggy morning is still causing problems at Austin Bergstrom International Airport. Numerous flights have been delayed and canceled for most of the day. Many people are showing up to the airport only to find out that their flight is either delayed or canceled. The best advice...
The superintendent of a Central Texas school district says a teacher has been placed on administrative leave following accusations the employee made a racial comment to students in the classroom. The Smithville district's superintendent says an investigation earlier this week...
Around Austin, many are preparing for South by Southwest, but there will be changes compared to previous years. "We're hoping that it will be a safer event," said Bill Manno, special events program manager with the City of Austin. In 2014, a man drove through a barricade into a...
A suspicious package causes some concern in the cargo area of Austin Bergstrom International Airport: At about 7 p-m last night, a Southwest Airlines employee was scanning cargo when one of the items showed up positive for potential explosives. HazMat crews were able to...
A report says high poverty and uninsured rates make Texas one of the 10 worst states in America to be a child. The Annie E. Casey Foundation's annual Kids Count assessment released Wednesday ranked Texas 43rd. That's little-changed from recent years, despite a booming economy...
The superintendent of a Central Texas school district says a teacher has been placed on administrative leave following accusations the employee made a racial comment to students in the classroom. The Smithville district's superintendent says an investigation earlier this week...
Austin has grown so much...even the Pope has taken notice. For the first time in the 67-year history of the Diocese of Austin, there is an auxiliary bishop, to assist the bishop in his duties and responsibilities. This afternoon, Bishop Joe Vasquez ordained Catholic priest,...