Austin Local News

Dozens of volunteers showed up to Sanchez Elementary School in East Austin bright and early Saturday morning. It was For The Children's 26th year to deliver new school supplies to tens of thousands of students in need. So far, For The Children have met 92 percent of the goal to...
A group that advocates the separation of church and state has filed a complaint about a Texas judge who ordered a man to marry his girlfriend as a condition of probation. The Freedom From Religion Foundation said Friday it filed the complaint against Smith County Court-at-Law...
THE DROUGHT CONDITIONS IN CENTRAL TEXAS ARE SO BAD...THERE'S NOW A BURN BAN. THE AUSTIN PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT ISSUED THE BURN BAN. THE TEMPORARY STOP MAKES IT ILLEGAL FOR OPEN FIRES AND GRILLING IN ALL CITY OF AUSTIN PARKS. THIS INCLUDES GREENBELTS AND PRESERVES. ALSO...
The New Braunfels Police Department is seeking tips from the public in an effort to identify a vehicle believed associated with the theft of two Yeti coolers back in July. On July 11th, in the moments following the theft, a newer model Ford F250 or F350 crew cab pickup truck (...
The New Braunfels Police Department is seeking tips from the public in an effort to identify a vehicle believed associated with the theft of two Yeti coolers back in July. On July 11th, in the moments following the theft, a newer model Ford F250 or F350 crew cab pickup truck (...
A former elementary school teacher in Austin has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for abusing several students while in classrooms. Alfredo Andrade-Gaytan, 34, was sentenced as part of a plea deal. He pleaded guilty to indecency with a child by exposure and was sentenced to...
Williamson County Criminal Judge Tim Wright will serve 18 months in federal prison. That sentence handed down in federal court this morning by Judge Sam Sparks for abusing his FFL and position to get guns in felons hands who then ran them to Mexico and then repeatedly lying...
In Austin today, 70-year-old former Williamson County Judge Timothy L. Wright, of Georgetown was sentenced to 18 months in federal prison for engaging in the business of dealing firearms without a license and making false statements to a Government agent announced United States...
An Austin entrepreneur is floating an big idea to fix Austin's transportation woes, and he's got some political muscle with him. According to the Austin Business Journal, entrepreneur and space tourist Richard Garriott is tagging up with former Lt. Gov. Ben Barnes to bring...