Austin Local News

BASTROP, Texas -- A KVUE Defenders investigation uncovered a security flaw at the Bastrop County courthouse, putting staff and the public at risk. The county has known about the issue for years, but had done little to address it. The security issue surfaced after an attorney...
Officials say a Travis County constable fatally shot a dog in Austin after it lunged at him. Lt. Jeff Parker with Travis County Constables' Precinct 2 says Senior Deputy Lawrence Edwards will be off his regular duties pending the initial investigation into the Thursday afternoon...
The Austin Chamber of Commerce is working to bring more businesses that work in the Space Industry. The Chamber's Stephen Kreher says it's a growing industry worth billions of dollars, "We're going to add Space Technology and Exploration to our portfolio of industry sectors that...
An investigation by the Public Integrity Unit in Travis County has concluded into allegations involving Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton. According to the Travis County District Attorney's Office: The allegations examined included: (1) whether Paxton committed a criminal...
The new Austin City Council wants to try to figure out how to make the city more affordable, so they've created the Regional Affordability Committee. District 2 Council member Delia Garza sponsored the item and says, "We don't need anymore studies to tell us that Austin is...
It was supposed to be done in September of last year but delays in a road construction project near McNeil High School are still going on and it's causing traffic snarls and aggravation. The 18 million dollar Martin Hill Water Main Project is supposed to improve water service in...
A Georgetown Middle School cheerleader gets death threats on her cel phone and her mom says enough is enough and now police are on the case. Nora Resendiz tells KVUE her daughter Kyra started getting bullied in August. Kyra tried her best to ignore it. But once Kyra got death...
Hundreds of Muslims - and dozens of protesters - are planning to gather at the Texas Capitol to rally and meet with lawmakers during the biennial Texas Muslim Capitol Day. Thursday's gathering is sponsored by the Council on American-Islamic Relations. Executive Director Mustafaa...
The preliminary investigation shows that a 2003 Toyota Corolla was traveling northbound on Research Blvd. and took the Ohlen Rd. exit. For unknown reasons, the vehicle left the roadway and struck a cement pillar. The Toyota burst into flames and the female driver was pronounced...