Austin Local News

Officials at St. David's hospital say they are monitoring a patient who is showing symptoms of Ebola. According to hospital officials, a patient who went to their our emergency department yesterday had specific symptoms and answered screening questions that triggered the use of...
The biggest challenge facing Austin Community College’s $386 million set of proposals might also be the simplest: making sure voters find it on the ballot. “Scroll Down For ACC!” is the message supporters of the ACC propositions are sending out in campaign literature, in an...
The famous "Captain America" bike from the cult-classic Easy Rider has become the subject of a Hollywood controversy. The bike is being auctioned off in California this weekend but a man here in Austin says he has the real deal . Austin collector Gordon Granger says he bought...
Bastrop County -- A driver called authorities Saturday morning notifying them that he had hit something around 7:40 p.m. Friday night on Highway 290, one mile east of FM 2336 near the town of McDade. The driver said he looked but could not find what he hit. http://www.kvue.com/...
It's costing a pretty penny to disinfect three schools in Belton ISD after two students sat close on the airplane to the second Dallas nurse confirmed with Ebola. This is the second day the school district has kept three campuses closed for cleaning. Belton ISD's Kyle DeBeer...
Williamson County Health Officials have became aware of a second resident who was on Frontier Flight #1142 on Oct. 10th. The resident identified herself to health officials after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention expanded its outreach to airline passengers to...
***Public Health Notice*** Another bat picked up by Burnet Animal Control Officer has tested POSITIVE for the rabies virus. The bat was found on the sidewalk at 205 S. Pierce, near a FedEx drop box, on Wednesday, October 15th. If you or someone you know might have come in...
School districts across Central Texas are trying to ease parents' concerns about the risk of their children contracting Ebola. Here are some of those notices. Lake Travis: http://www.ltisdschools.org/Page/25696 Belton ISD: http://www.bisd.net/site/default.aspx?PageType=3&...
AUSTIN, Texas — The University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers sent the following statement to the campus community today: Dear UT Community, I wanted to share this information with you as soon as possible. On October 13, a University of Texas at Austin student flew on...