Austin Local News

This morning, Bastrop County Sheriff’s Office dispatchers alerted the on duty patrol supervisor, Sgt. James Davenport, as to concerns about the welfare of patrol deputy Fred Ensinger who was on duty at the time. Dispatchers stated that Deputy Ensinger’s speech was slurred and he...
MIchael Edmonds, 56, was arrested by Taylor Police for firing shots at the graveyard and charged with misdemeanor deadly conduct. Taylor Police Commander Joseph Branson explains to the Statesman that Edmonds told officers duck season was about to end and he wanted to bag one...
Learn how to save a life with just two steps while attempting to set a Guinness World Record. On Saturday, February 6, 2016, thousands of Texans will learn the Texas Two Step, a hands-on CPR lesson that will potentially save many lives. The Texas Two Step is a 20-minute training...
It was a packed house on Thursday night as the Austin City Council once again addressed the ongoing saga of short-term rentals. The hot-button issue brought out hundreds of people who waited their turn to speak. So many people were lined up to voice their opinion that some in...
Lance Armstrong's house in Old Enfield is up for sale. An 8000-square foot property that Armstrong bought in 2013 used to belong to former Lt. Governor Ben Barnes. The Statesman reports the house built in 1924 has been recently remodeled and has 5 bedrooms, seven full bathrooms...
The Austin Police Department’s Sex Crimes Unit is currently investigating several incidents in North Austin where women are being attacked in the common area (parking lot, walkway corridor, and stairwell) of their apartment complexes. The suspect(s) attacks the women from behind...
This afternoon, Hays County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a burglary in progress at “The Regency Mobile Home Park”. The residence is located in the 300 block of Woodrose in San Marcos. The homeowner contacted 911 after he received a motion activated alarm on his cell...
SAN MARCOS – Beer and wine sales will begin this month at Texas State University baseball and softball events, the university has announced. “This is an added service for our fans to enhance their stadium experience,” said Texas State Director of Athletics Dr. Larry Teis. “...
HEB is recalling roughly 41,000 stainless steel cookware sets after it was found that some of the metal discs that cover the rivets can pop off and hit consumers. While there have been no reports of any injuries, there have been seven reports of the discs popping off. The recall...