Austin Local News

On Sunday July 5, 2015, William Norwood, Black male, 93, walked away from his home at 7332 Muffin Drive in Austin, Texas at approximately 5:45 p.m. He did not return home. William was wearing a tan or white shirt with dark horizontal stripes and black pants. He is 5’5” tall and...
The FM 150 Center Turn Lane project will widen the roadway to accommodate a 12’ wide center turn lane and 5’ shoulders throughout most of the project from Lox Drive to SH 21, a distance of 2.7 miles. The project will also include extensions of cross culverts, safety improvements...
On July 4 at 1:49 a.m., the Texas Highway Patrol investigated a fatal crash at Chandler Road and CR100 that occurred between 1:00 a.m. and 1:45 a.m. According to the preliminary investigation, a vehicle traveling eastbound on Chandler Road struck a pedestrian in the roadway and...
One of Cedar Park's busiest roadways is getting an upgrade. A project to widen and improve Lakeline Blvd at Cypress Creek Road is just underway. "We have over fifty thousand vehicles a day going through that intersection." says Cedar Park's Jenny Huerta. So for the next seven...
A Texas Parks and Wildlife game warden who was illegally hunting when he was shot in 2013 was allowed to keep his job and face only a fine rather than felony charges. The Austin American Statesman reports ( http://atxne.ws/1ghO35i ) that off-duty Game Warden Chris Friend was bow...
Although at this point there is no "Known" motive, Austin Police are still investigating the crime scene at the Omni Hotel that left two people dead, one being the suspect, who was shot by the first responders. The suspect entered the hotel early Sunday morning and shot an...
Lake Travis is at the highest it's been in five years, and people visiting the lake are happy to see it. Just three months ago, Lake Travis was sitting at 36 percent full. As of Friday afternoon, the lake is at 84.5 percent full. Boaters, swimmers and jet skiers are out...
Austin Police have shot and killed a man with a rifle at a posh downtown hotel who they say fatally shot another person in the lobby. Assistant police Chief Brian Manley said at a news conference Sunday that the shootings occurred shortly before 5 a.m. at the Omni Austin Hotel,...
Texas Department of Public Safety reports that a pedestrian was found in the middle of a road located one mile north of Hutto. DPS said they reported to the intersection of Chandler Road and County Road 100 where a pedestrian was struck by a car. According to DPS, the vehicle...