Austin Local News

A top Army commander says he hopes that Purple Hearts awarded to dozens of survivors and relatives of soldiers who died in the 2009 Fort Hood shooting gives them closure. The ceremony Friday took place on the sprawling Texas military post where an Army psychiatrist opened fire...
Austin police are investigating an overnight crash that's left one man in the hospital with serious injuries - and another under arrest. That arrest was caught on camera by a FOX 7 Photojournalist. That man was booked into the Travis County jail early Thursday morning. His...
Newly obtained video shows the final moments before the fatal shooting of Larry Jackson Jr. by a former Austin police detective, including the moment Jackson fled. The video surfaced Thursday in a federal hearing in which Charles Kleinert is trying to get a manslaughter case...
A federal judge wraps up an evidentiary hearing yesterday after both sides rested. Judge Lee Yeakel is weighing if the Larry Jackson manslaughter case against former APD detective and former FBI investigator Charles Kleinert should stay in state court or be heard in federal...
Dozens of survivors and relatives of soldiers who died in the 2009 Fort Hood shooting are finally getting the Purple Hearts they have felt were long overdue. The ceremony Friday will take place at the sprawling Texas military post where an Army psychiatrist opened fire on dozens...
Prosecutors say a criminal security violations complaint against Attorney General Ken Paxton will be examined by the Texas Rangers. Collin County District Attorney Greg Willis said Thursday that his office doesn't provide special treatment. That follows criticism that Willis had...
Republican Gov. Greg Abbott's limited pre-K makeover plan - one of his top priorities - is a step closer to becoming law, having cleared the Texas House. Lawmakers gave final approval to the bill on a 128-17 vote Thursday. It now heads to the Senate. Following an initial debate...
Texas lawmakers grilled Uber executives over safety concerns during a hearing for a bill that would set statewide regulations for ride-hailing firms. The bill regulates companies such as Uber and Lyft that use a smartphone app to connect drivers with passengers. No action is...
(from New Braunfels PD) On 04-08-15 at 9:30am, a New Braunfels Police officer on routine patrol in the 1000 block of I-35 North at the Edelweiss Inn and Suites noticed a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot. The officer checked the vehicle’s license plate and other information...