Austin Local News

Early this morning, APD Southeast Area Command officers were dispatched to multiple shots fired calls in the 7300 block of Gaines Mill Lane. Upon arrival, officers located a black man lying in the roadway with apparent trauma to his body. Officers performed lifesaving measures...
Yesterday afternoon the Hays County Sheriff’s Office responded to Jack C. Hays High School, 4800 Jack C. Hays Trail, in Kyle, in reference to a bomb threat that had been written on a bathroom wall advising that multiple locations would be detonated at 3:50 p.m. Now, they've...
A KVUE Defenders investigation has uncovered a Central Texas elementary school student was suspended at least 100 times over the past few years. The student's school district, Elgin ISD, leads the pack in elementary school suspensions in Central Texas; which has a state watchdog...
Hays County Sheriff's deputies and Hays CISD school resource officers advised early release and evacuation, after a bomb threat was scrawled on a Hays High School bathroom wall late this afternoon. School officials said authorities are combing through the school to make sure...
APD, along with the Texas Department of Transportation and other law enforcement agencies launched the Share the Road: Look Twice for Motorcycles campaign this afternoon. May has been designated Motorcycle Safety awareness month by the National Highway Traffic Safety...
What’s happening with Google Fiber? Parisa Fatehi-Weeks with Google Fiber says today is the last day residents in South and Southeast Austin can sign up for service. “After the sign-up deadline, there will be several months of construction, at which point a resident who has...
The American Red Cross now has an app that may help you avoid a natural disaster, but it does much more than that. Bristel Minsker with the local Red Cross says the free app gives people instant access to weather alerts and preparedness information for a variety of natural...
Department of Public Safety investigators tell News Radio KLBJ that two children are dead after a car crash and that two other children and the children's mother are in critical condition. Officials say a nine-year-old girl and 15-year-old boy were killed when the car carrying...
Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo is keeping a high profile this week. Acevedo and Travis County Sheriff Greg Hamilton are on the cover of a report issued by Fight Crime: Invest in Kids... titled We're The Guys You Pay Later. It details studies of how Pre-K helps bring down crime...