Austin Local News

An Austin Uber driver is being praised by Austin police after helping a woman escape from an attacker on 7th Street. Secoya Allen says he was taking four passengers to their destination on April 28 when he saw a man grab a woman around the neck and drag her into an alley. She...
This morning, about 10:37 a.m., a suspect entered the Wells Fargo at 1601 W. 35th Street and demanded money from the teller. The suspect left the scene on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash. No weapon was displayed and no injuries were reported. Suspect Description: White...
The big-bucks campaign by Uber and Lyft promoting voting FOR Prop One isn't playing well in Austin's suburbs. Austinites who live outside of downtown are slamming the multi-million dollar campaign to change ridesharing ordiances to favor Uber and Lyft. These people in Oak Hill...
Construction is underway on the first of many Mobility35 projects in the Austin region. Starting today, the Texas Department of Transportation is replacing the Slaughter Creek overpass at Interstate 35 and constructing a new southbound to northbound U-turn bridge. In addition,...
As the deadline for early voting looms tomorrow in Austin, more support comes out for Propostion One on Ridesharing regulations. Bill Worsham of the Travis County Taxpayers Union somewhat reluctantly joins the chorus supporting Prop One which centers on the question of...
Travis Central Appraisal District says there's a typo error on your appraised value. If you're mailing in a protest form to the appraisal review board, the address lsited on page 3 is incorrect. The corrrect address is: Travis Appraisal Review Board P.O. Box 149012 Austin, TX...
The political wing of the Austin Police Association is weighing in on Proposition One as voters prepare to hit the polls on May 7. The Austin Police Association Political Action Committee says it's not in support of Proposition One which, if approved by voters, leaves...
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-...