Austin Local News

The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office is currently in the middle of an investigation where coins were stolen from a family in Fayette County and the value missing is reported in the millions. Lt. David Beyer, Sgt. Charles Jobb and Investigator Robert Dryden are leading in the...
The Texas School for the Deaf could be selling some of its 67 acres of prime South Austin Real Estate to pay for needed repairs to the 159-year-old-school. Lawmakers are condsidering putting some of the school's land on the market. Tens of millions of dollars are needed for...
OPERATION AUSTIN - Register today for a great recruiting opportunity for Central Texas companies on February 26 to connect with thousands of exiting soldiers, veterans and their spouses who are seeking opportunities in our region. Every month, more than 800 soldiers exit Fort...
Austin Mayor Steve Adler will unveil Tuesday the details of a plan to reshape the mayor’s office by doubling the size of his staff, adding eight senior policy advisers who will either work unpaid or have their salaries paid for by an outside foundation. Adler is turning to a...
It's the day-to-day grind of driving through Austin. Congestion at every corner giving drivers a headache that has no cure. Austin's Chamber of Commerce Jeremy Martin says the problem is a top priority for his members, "We just don't have the capacity to meet the demand for...
A Williamson County detective allegedly lies about the time he was supposed to spend doing his job and now he's been arrested, 36-year-old Robert Jason Kee is charged with tampering with government records, according to Williamson County Sheriffs Department. He's accused of...
University of Texas Police Department says auto thefts are on the rise around the campus. UT Police are seeing an uptick in vehicle thefts and thieves are also making off with scooters and motorcyles. In many instances they say keys were left in the cars that were taken. UTPD...
We're learning more about a dangerous SWAT situation this weekend...that ended in one man's death...and damage to an Austin Police chopper. Austin Police say 27-year-old Sawyer Flache went on a shooting spree in Southwest Austin late Saturday night, opening fire on an APD...
If an EMS worker loses his or her credentials to practice on patients, how can they appeal? They can't and that is something the Austin Public Safety Commission is looking into. The City's Medical Director and the head of the Austin/Travis County EMS Association Tony Marquardt...