Austin Local News

Six people are rushed to the hospital following a crash on Yeager Lane Monday morning. According to officials with Austin-Travis County EMS, it happened in the 1000 block of Yeager at 1:00 a.m. Four adults and two children were rushed to the hospital. Their conditions are...
A 19-year-old man is found dead in the backseat of a minivan over the weekend, and now multiple agencies are working to figure out exactly how and why it happened. Taylor police say it was just after 5:00 a.m. on Sunday morning when the body of Juan Villalobos Garcia was found...
The issue of guns being allowed inside of City Hall continues to be met with arguments on both sides of the debate. Just last week, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton warned the city that it could be in violation of state law for not allowing guns inside. According to a report...
37 brand new Austin police officers will be hitting the streets for the first time after graduating from the Austin Police Academy. Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo made some strong remarks to the 133rd cadet class saying that the people that hate bad cops the most, are good cops...
A man has died on the rain slickened roads in North Austin after his vehicle crashed into a building. It happened Sunday Morning at the 8000 block of Mesa Drive near Steck Avenue the site of a Dominos Pizza. A man in his 20’s was pronounced dead at the scene according to Travis...
Twelve hours after Dallas Police are in a shoot-out, Austin SWAT is called out to the 1100 block of East Rundberg Lane in North Austin. Officer Destiny Winston said police were serving a warrant to a man for aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon. SWAT routinely accompanies APD...
On July 5, 2016 the Travis County Sheriff’s Office and Austin Fire Department responded to a report of a suspicious noise at 11720 FM 1826. Evidence at the scene revealed forced entry into the building which was unoccupied when the crime was committed. Surveillance video reveals...
FROM CAPITAL METRO: AUSTIN, Texas (July 8, 2016) – New technology is creating some changes for how customers purchase MetroRail tickets. Beginning Sunday, Oct. 9, ticket vending machines (TVMs) at MetroRail stations will no longer accept debit or credit cards. Riders can still...
Austin City Manager Marc A. Ott has released the following statement regarding the shootings in Dallas. “Our deepest sympathies go out to our neighbors in Dallas after the tragic events last night. Our hearts are with our fellow public servants and the families of those affected...