Austin Local News

A car rolled off a bridge after being involved in a two-vehicle crash in North Austin, and one of the people in the car that fell has potentially life-threatening injuries, Austin-Travis County EMS officials said. Read more.
On Wednesday July 20, officers responded to the 11000 of Kirkoswald Road in reference to an injured male lying on the ground. The victim was transported to University Medical Center Brackenridge Hospital by Austin/Travis County Emergency Medical Services. Felix Serrano, 65, was...
You can bypass one more traffic signal on Highway 71 in Bastrop now. TxDOT's dream of a signal-free trip on State Highway 71 between Austin and Bastrop is inching closer to reality. Bastrop drivers are enjoying a new overpass on Highway 71 at Tahitian Lane. TxDOT's Kelli Reyna...
FROM THE AUSTIN HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT The City of Austin is asking people not to swim at Bull Creek District Park due to high levels of bacteria being detected. This bacteria may cause illness, so swimming and contact with the water are not recommended. The Austin...
A water line break Friday morning has closed Aquarena Springs Drive adjacent to the bridge over the San Marcos River and caused significant damage to the roadway. Traffic is being detoured to Charles Austin Drive and University Drive. The break occurred at 6 a.m. beneath...
Cedar Park police extradite Ian Edgeley from Harris County after he was arrested for having an inappropriate relationship with a student at the school. Edgeley was arrested when he arrived at the airport in Houston, and was booked into the Williamson County Jail after being...
Austin police charge Chick-fil-A manager Justin Roy Felder with theft after he's accused of making more than $100,000 in refunds. An investigation was launched in 2013 after the store's operations manager noticed the refunds, beginning with an unsually large refund in the amount...
The Austin Police Association is strongly condemning the actions of two Austin police officers involved in the traffic stop of black elementary school teacher Breaion King. The union has released this statement: "We understand the public’s reaction to Officer Richter’s response...
Yesterday after 5 pm at 3300 SH 130 South, APD's preliminary investigation shows that a white, 2003 Ford Explorer was traveling northbound on SH 130 when it had a tire blowout. The driver lost control, slid into a grassy median and rolled. Both the driver and the passenger were...