Austin Local News

This afternoon, Manor Police Officers were called to the Manor MAP Campus a 600 E Parsons St in Manor to a physical disturbance between a student and the principal. When officers arrived at the school the school staff had the student, identified as Osifo Cameron, 17, restrained...
Travis County Commissioners find themselves at odds with the State of Texas over unfunded mandates as they finalize their budget. Travis County Commissioners have a new $951 million dollar budget to wrangle over. Commissioner Brigid Shea criticizes Gov. Greg Abbott's...
Some Austin City Councilmembers are not happy with how the city is spending your money as they put the finishing touches on the Three-point-seven billion dollar budget. Some like councilmember Don Zimmerman are feeling frustrated because they believe their spending authority is...
FROM THE CITY OF AUSTIN The Austin Parks and Recreation Department has received a citizen proposal to establish a new fenced-in, off-leash area in Circle C Metropolitan Park located at 6301 W. Slaughter Lane. To explore the proposal the Department is seeking community input...
UPDATE: From Williamson County Sheriff's Office: This morning at approximately 7 AM, several students found a semi-auto 380 pistol lying next to a fence on Westwood HS property. The students carried the pistol to a coach who was outside the school. Subsequently, the pistol was...
Police in Round Rock are investigating a report that a boy was nearly abducted as he walked to Old Town Elementary School. The boy says he was riding his bike to class right around 8:00 a.m. Tuesday when a truck full of men pulled along side of him and demanded he get inside...
It was Friday, September 9 that a driver escaped certain tragedy after he plowed his car from the top of a parking garage, only to have the steel barrier cables wrap around the front end of the car, suspending it for three hours above the ground. But new information finds those...
All survivors of the May and October 2015 floods in Hays, Blanco, Caldwell, and Guadalupe counties are reminded that help is still available if they have flood-related needs that were not taken care of by other means. “Even with federal and nonprofit assistance to homeowners and...
Describing the University of Texas at Austin as an institution uniquely positioned to drive change and set the pace of progress, President Gregory L. Fenves laid out a vision for unleashing the "enormous potential of students and scholars to change the world," in his second...