Austin Local News

The Austin Police Department needs you help identifying the man who brazenly stole cash from the back room of an East Austin coffee shop last week. The owners of Wright Bros. Brew and Brew say a man wearing a green jacket walked through the bar and private event room before...
Hiring in America slowed down in January, with government data released Friday showing the economy added 151,000 jobs — less than the blockbuster growth of recent months but enough to keep the recovery on solid ground. The data also showed a 2.5 percent spike in wages over the...
The Taylor City Council is considering an ordinance to tackle a problem that has dogged the town for years: street repair. According to the Austin American-Statesman, about 60 miles of Taylor’s 105 miles of streets are rated in poor condition, according to an engineering study...
The Texas D.O.T. is getting ready to close parts of I-35 in both directions for several nights, starting tonight. Crews are demolishing the old Yarington Road Bridge just North of San Marcos and South of Kyle. The closure will run from 8pm to 5am starting tonight and finishing...
More details are emerging in the death of a 20yr man in San Marcos. Police say Francisco Sierra was shot and killed in his apartment Friday. Authorities arrested and charged his roommate 21yr Esaia Morris in the shooting. Morris claims the two were talking about suicide when...
As of Monday, if you pass an Austin School bus illegally, you're getting a ticket and a fine. AISD says it has added cameras to busses. Since then 330 warnings have been issued to drivers. Now, anyone caught on camera passing a bus with its stop sign out will get a $300 ticket...
The City of Austin's Center for Events is in some hot water with clubs and organizations that turned in applications for events during the Spring season including for South by Southwest, because the ACE stopped taking them in two days before they were supposed to. People who...
The San Marcos Police Department have a suspect in custody after a man was found dead in his home at the Villagio Apartments at 1850 Aqaurena Springs Drive. Police received a call about 8 a.m. from a man who said he found his roommate dead. Officers went to the apartment and...
Austin Water’s Wildland Conservation Division plans to conduct a prescribed burn today on approximately 200 acres of the Water Quality Protection Lands in northern Hays County. Smoke may be visible north of FM 967, west of FM 1626 and east of FM 1826 from noon to sunset...