Austin Local News

McDonald’s of Central Texas is the official sponsor of Travis County Sheriff’s Department’s first McDonald’s Coffee with Cops program. Coffee with Cops is from 9-11 a.m. on Saturday, July 30, at the McDonald’s at 12609 Lexington St., Manor, TX 78653. Coffee with Cops is a...
Cedar Park, Pflugerville, Hutto and Lakeway are all recognized in the top 10 safest cities in Texas, according to Value Penguin. Cedar Park was #5 and Pflugerville #6 in large cities--with population more than 50,000 people. Hutto ranked second in mid-sized cities, with a...
FROM TRAVIS COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE Funeral arrangements for Sergeant Craig Hutchinson have been finalized and are as follows: Visitation will take place Monday August 1st, 2016 from 4:00pm-8:00pm at the Cook Walden Funeral Home, located at 6100 N. Lamar, Austin, TX 78752. The...
Police in Manor are searching for a driver who hit and killed a man on Marie Lane shortly after midnight Wednesday morning. Prior to the incident, police received numerous calls from people in the area about a driver who was crashing into trash cans on the street, leaving a...
Beginning Sunday, July 31, the City’s contractor will move work to the north side of the Eighth and Colorado Street intersection. Eighth Street will be reduced to one westbound lane. Colorado Street will also be reduced to one southbound lane from Eighth Street to Tenth Street...
The Texas Commission on Next Generation Assessments and Accountability is likely to recommend doing away with the STAAR exam, which has come under heavy scrutiby this year by parents, teachers, and students following a litany of problems. The dismissal of the STAAR is one of may...
How City of Austin staffers want to spend your tax dollars will be laid out today at City Hall. They'll introduce the 2017 general fund budget which covers public safety, parks, libraries. They'll also include public utilities and enterprise development. City Council will...
Following the shooting death of Travis County Sergeant Craig Hutchinson at his Round Rock home on Monday morning, a $10,000 reward was put forth for any information leading to an arrest of whomever is behind the slaying. Then, on Tuesday, Texas Crime Stoppers added another $15,...
This morning, federal, state and local authorities arrested nine people in the Austin area, including ringleaders Xavier Martinez (aka “Javi”) and Eulalio Samarripa (aka “Chico”), for conspiring to distribute heroin announced United States Attorney Richard L. Durbin, Jr. and...