Austin Local News

A former Austin firefighter says he's fed up with the hypocrisy of city leaders who use Austin Code to fight their battles. Dale Flatt has spent part of this year working on an audit of members of the city council, looking to see if their personal properties are up to the same...
Documents filed with the city of Austin show that technology giant Apple Inc. has created more than 2,000 new jobs in the city since 2012 and remains on track to meet the area hiring goals it promised in exchange for millions of dollars in public incentives. The Austin American-...
Police in Lockhart are asking for the public’s help finding a 14-year-old girl who hasn’t been seen since April 29. The teen is identified as Jasmine Serrato. She weighs approximately 110 pounds, has black eyes and black hair. Lockhart Police asked that if you have any...
A man believed to be in his 20's was killed overnight in another pedestrian/vehicle collision. It happened near the I35 NB ramp and Cesar Chavez. Authorities say the man died at the scene and the incident remains under investigation.
One man is dead after a SWAT Team call out overnight. Police received a call of "shots fired" at the Bexley apartment complex off of Anderson Mill in Northwest Austin around 12:45A. The SWAT team was deployed, but the situation ended without incident after they discovered a man...
(Austin, Texas) – Asphalt paving crews will be closing entrance ramps, exit ramps and travel lanes on southbound Loop 1 (MoPac) during overnight hours the weekend of April 29th, as they continue to apply the final layer of permeable friction course asphalt to the entire roadway...
The widow of an Austin man killed in a crash involving a Lyft driver last weekend files a million dollar lawsuit against the company and its unknown driver. Robert Wenzel was riding his motorcycle when he fatally hit a pole to avoid hitting the Lyft car that was loading...
Marc Ott, Austin's city manager, has come under fire recently for his seemingly out-of-the-blue reprimand of Austin Chief of Police Art Acevedo. But Ott's time at the helm has also seen quite a few other issues that have led some to wonder whether or not he'll be keeping his job...
Seton officials say they got a tip earlier this week from someone claiming that a baby thief, who has a previous history of committing the crime in Puerto Rico, was in the area around Kyle. Seton Healthcare issued the following statement: On April 27, a Seton hospital received a...