Austin Local News

It was an eventful weekend for motorcycle riders, as well as for medicas and police. According to Austin-Travis County EMS, 18 wrecks took place between Thursday and Sunday. Of those, nine people were taken to the hospital. Others involved were either treated at the scene or...
Hundreds of mourners turn out to honor the 50 people slain in the Orlando Pulse nightclub massacre. Members of Austin's LGBTQ community, along with friends, family, city leaders, and numerous religious leaders from different faiths spoke out against the attack. Originally...
Three suspects have been charged in the slaying of a Del Valle man last month. 41-year-old Reginald "Slim" Wright, 37-year-old Clifton Wade and 24-year-old Chelsea Wilhelm are charged with capital murder in the death of 62-year-old Lee King. A Travis County sheriff's office...
Police are still trying to identify a woman's body discovered in the parking lot of a North Austin coffee shop. The body was found around 10am Saturday morning in the parking lot of the Monkey Nest coffee shop on Burnet road. The homicide unit is investigating but say at this...
"The marketers of Honeywell Fans and environmental health scientist Ted Myatt say these cities are the stickiest: 10. Kansas City, Mo. 9. Tampa, Fla. 8. Orlando, Fla. 7. Minneapolis, Minn. 6. Miami, Fla. 5. Richmond, Va. 4. Austin, Texas 3. St. Louis, Mo. 2. Raleigh, N.C. 1...
The City of Austin has released a modified swimming pool schedule. The following pools have not opened. Opening dates will be announced in the future: Civitan Gillis Parque Zaragoza Shipe Wading Pool Stacy Wading Pool ("Little Stacy") Springwoods The following pools are open...
In Austin this afternoon Leander chiropractor, Garry Wayne Craighead, 49, was sentenced to 14 years in federal prison for receiving over $17 million in kickbacks in exchange for referring patients covered by the federal worker’s compensation program (FECA program), announced...
Following is a statement from University of Texas at Austin President Gregory L. Fenves regarding legal proceedings following the death of Haruka Weiser: "As our campus continues to mourn the loss of Haruka Weiser, I deeply appreciate the tireless work of law enforcement and the...
Four flood gates are still open at Mansfield Dam. And, Tom Miller Dam has three flood gates open. Austin's Fire Chief has extended the waterway ban for Lake Austin, Lady Bird Lake and the Colorado River downstream of Longhorn Dam until noon Monday, June 13. At that time, it will...