Austin Local News

A belief that Austin has been missing out on large, lucrative conventions and trade shows has spurred developers to add thousands of hotel rooms – most of them downtown – in recent years. Now, the city is making its move, taking initial steps toward what could be a major...
Officials Statement from APD: Statement regarding video/audio on YouTube The Austin Police Department has validated the video/audio publicly released pursuant to the Texas Open Records Act. The officers in the video/audio have been identified as Austin Police officers. Upon...
Pflugerville Police are searching for two teenaged girls who ran away from home on Tuesday, October 21st. 15-year-old Jessica Harlow left her current placement and did not return. 17-year-old Malia Daniel left her home with most of her belongings, including money. Police believe...
On 09/10/14 The Cedar Park Police Department was notified of an outcry from a former Cedar Park High School student alleging an incident of a sexual nature with an employee of Cedar Park High School. The suspect was identified as 50 year old Timothy Sheard whom Coaches the Boys...
Hays County Sheriff's make an arrest after a Hays High School student reports hearing a plan to bring a gun to Hays High School. Officials with the Hays Consolidated School district sent an e-mail out to parents early this morning telling of the incident. The district's Tim...
25-year-old Joshua Edward Wilson's body was found in his car when he crashed through a barbed wire fence and into a creek on FM 1660 in Hutto. He was pronounced dead on the scene. Wilson's friends and family tell Fox 7 News foul play may be involved because Wilson had told them...
Two Central Texas women digging through trash behind a hotel have been arrested after police say they were gathering information for identity thieves. The women remained jailed Wednesday after being arrested by the Round Rock Police Department outside of an Extended Stay hotel...
Construction of the first hotel that will provide direct access to the Austin Convention Center begins next week and it’s expected to address a couple of problems in that part of the downtown area. The Austin Fairmont Hotel, to be located at the corner of Red River and Cesar...
UPDATE: Antonio Beuhler, the man accused of harassing police while they were arresting a woman on New Year's Eve of 2012, has been found not guilty. John Bush with Peaceful Streets says Buehler got involved when he saw police getting rough with a woman during a traffic stop...