Austin Local News

Georgetown will soon begin operating its own ambulance service later this year. A report in the Statesman says the Georgetown City Council voted unanimously to start the ambulances rolling in October. Williamson County EMS had been serving Georgetown with 19 ambulances stationed...
First responders gather in Taylor again this morning...they're learning how to handle a train wreck. A locomotive, a chlorine tanker and a rolling classroom...are giving emergency crews from Travis and Williamson County intensive training on how to better control leaks and...
If one Austin lawmaker has her way...A thousand 18-wheelers a day would be able to get off I-35... and use SH-130 to go the fifty four miles through the Austin area and save forty five dollars in tolls. Austin State Rep. Celia Israel, who sits on the transportation committee...
A sexual assault awareness campaign is taking UT by storm. It's called Not On My Campus and it was launched on social media yesterday and already hundreds of UT students including UT athletes have signed the Not On My Campus pledge to end the cultural silence on sexual assault...
A sexual assault awareness campaign is taking UT by storm. It's called Not On My Campus and it was launched on social media yesterday and already hundreds of UT students including UT athletes have signed the Not On My Campus pledge to end the silence on sexual assault on campus...
Austin Police have identified the person who was killed in Monday night's traffic incident as William Ross Carter, 27. The preliminary investigation shows that a gray Acura TSX was westbound in the 9300 block of Ranch Road 2222. A blue Chevy Tahoe was eastbound in the 9300 block...
Austin Energy is making plug-in electric vehicle (EV) ownership easier by offering convenient, green and affordable car charging for apartment residents through the Plug-In Everywhere program. Apartment communities can now add the latest 21st century amenity for their residents...
Cap Metro reportedly is accepting bids for high-speed internet fiber optic cable... to run along all the railroad tracks it owns.... including for Metro Rail. The cable, similar to Google Fiber... would provide voice, video and data service to homes and businesses around the...
Austin Energy would have to trim its spending — and possibly allow customers to switch to other electric providers — under a pair of proposals from Austin-area state lawmakers. State Sen. Troy Fraser, R-Horseshoe Bay, and Rep. Paul Workman, R-Austin, say Austin’s city-owned...