Austin Local News

Grand Jury testimony is revealed in the case of a retired Austin police officer accused of fatally shooting an unarmed black man. 189 pages of testimony were released by Travis County prosecutors trying to prevent the case from being thrown out of federal court. Attorney Adam...
The Monocled Cobra found dead overnight on I-35 and Parmer has taken on a life of its own on social media in Austin. The venomous non-native snake is believed to have killed 18-year-old Grant Thompson of Temple. While the cobra was on the loose, he captured the imaginations of...
A former McNeil High School coach accused of sexual contact with a student had been warned or disciplined three times about inappropriate remarks to students and colleagues prior to his arrest in April. The American-Statesman has reported that in 2000, Christopher Cotten...
A Taylor man who worked as a prison pharmacy technician in Bastrop is headed to lock up himself for accepting bribes in exchange for contraband. According to the Department of Justice: In Austin, a former Bastrop federal prison pharmacy technician was sentenced to federal prison...
Jury selection will begin October 26th for the man accused of running over dozens of South by Southwest festival goers. Rashad Owens is charged with capitol murder and 24 counts of aggravated assault for allegedly ramming his car through a crowd on Red River as he tried to get...
San Marcos police are looking for a man accused of exposing himself to a young girl. Commander Kelly Earnest says the incident happened in a Whataburger restaurant at 4040 IH35 July 4th at around 7 p.m. "I don't know if the business was particularly crowded at the time, but...
The seach for the missing cobra is over. The deadly snake has been found dead. Earlier reports: The man who was bitten by a snake and died Tuesday night owned a Monocled Cobra snake. But, that snake has yet to be found. APD believes that the snake was inside of the mans car and...
A South Austin church is helping its neighborhood deal with the growing homeless population at Ben White and Manchaca. Sunrise Community Church Pastor Mark Hilbelink says the location near the greenbelt and secluded around near the Lamar interchange make the area ideal for...
The U.S. military began its secretive two-month, seven-state military exercise on Wednesday in Texas, as conspiracy theorists prepared for the worst. The massive scale of the operation raised suspicions among right wing groups, many of whom fear the imminent imposition of...