Austin Local News

Austin police responded to a call on Monday, October 27 in regards to a stabbing and multiple shootings at Sunrise Mini Mart parking lot in North Austin. Two victims were shot and one was stabbed. 39-year-old Damian Falcon, III, died at the scene from a gunshot. Alexis Johnson...
Austin voters said "no" to urban rail, so the city must now consider other options to address traffic congestion. A local businessman, whose company has its thumb on the pulse of traffic in the area, has some ideas he'd like city leaders to consider. Joseph Kopser...
Austin Police net major busts from a month long crack-cocaine sting at Fourth and Sabine streets on the pedestrian bridge. Officers say they arrested 33 suspects, 48 cases, 30 undercover buys, more than $2 million in bonds. Also, it resulted in 12-first degree felonies, 15-...
The city of Austin’s quest to span the Barton Creek greenbelt and nearby Loop 360 with bridges for cyclists and pedestrians, close to a decade in the planning, is six months behind schedule as the city and its state partner grapple with a geology problem. Construction on the...
The fight to become Mayor of Austin is turning from issues to attacks. Mike Martinez talked with KVUE News Monday, questioning Steve Adler and his law firm's relation to Koch Industries. "The Koch brothers, if you don't know who they are, they're anti-climate change, they're...
The Austin Police Department's worst DWI offender is in jail, according to the Travis County Sheriff's Office. Francisco Perez-Altamirano was arrested Nov. 3 by immigration services on a DWI charge. Emily Mendoza couldn't be more happy. "I just didn't think that he'd ever get...
MyFoxAustin.com | KTBC Fox 7 | News, Weather, Sports An officer suspended for ten days by the Austin Police Department, has just been awarded officer of the year. The Austin Police Association President says he did what the department should have done in the first place. Officer...
Governor Elect Greg Abbott hasn't even been sworn into office yet but he's already announcing his selection for what he calls the most significant appointment a governor can make, the Secretary of State. He says,"The Secretary of State is the State's chief election officer. The...
An elderly woman was hit by a vehicle and died while crossing the parking lot at McCallum High School to attend a diploma ceremony for war veterans. Both Austin Police and AISD Police are investigating the situation. The driver stayed on the scene. It has not been determined if...