Austin Local News

A judge has rescheduled for November 6 in Austin for Texas Govenor Rick Perry's first court appearance to face abuse-of-power charges. The Republican originally was supposed to appear at an October 31 pretrial hearing, but Perry's attorney Tony Buzbee said the hearing was...
Austin police file additional charges on Meagan Work and Michael Turner in the death of two year old Colton Turner case. Work has been charged with Injury to a Child and Injury to a Child by Omission. Turner has been charged with Injury to a Child by Omission. Injury to a Child...
Just after midnight, members of the New Braunfels Police Department were dispatched to the 1700 Block of South Seguin Ave in reference to a subject walking in the middle of the road. Within minutes additional calls were received stating that a male subject was lying in the...
Latinitas, a nonprofit organization focused on empowering Latina youth through technology and media, is hosting its first Code Chica Conference. Girls and teens at the conference will receive lessons in code languages, brainstorm a project to apply such skills and then will...
The Fairmont Austin, the first hotel providing direct access to the Austin Convention Center, has secured financing and will break ground on November 3, 2014. Developer Manchester Texas Financial Group (MTFG) secured project financing from Colony Capital, LLC for its $370...
Travis County Sheriff's are investigating a disturbance at the Churchill Crossing apartments on Thermal near Wells Branch. According to Roger Wade with the Sheriff's Office, Deputy's found a man injured in the parking lot and sent him to the hospital. He says they don't believe...
A toddler has become the third person to die following gunfire at a Central Texas home blamed on the child's father. The Travis County Medical Examiner's Office on Thursday said the death of the girl, Azareyh Owens, was a homicide. The child was found wounded Monday at a...
The developer of a Fairmont convention hotel planned for downtown Austin has obtained financing for the project, clearing the way for the $370 million luxury hotel to break ground next month and add more than 1,000 rooms to the market. Los Angeles-based Colony Capital LLC will...
The Waller Creek Tunnel Project has had its ups and downs. One "up" is that it promises to prevent flooding in 29 acres of downtown by running water from the creek to Lady Bird Lake, complete with a new boathouse and innovative park design that creates more open space. Even with...