Austin Local News

The Hays County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Red Bird Trail & Dove Lane in Kyle, in reference to a deceased person found lying adjacent to the roadway. The victim has been identified but his identity will not be released until next of kin has been notified. A...
This morning University of Texas Police Department were out in full effect--with the new bike unit. They're decked out in bright blue and are targeting specific areas of campus as needed. UTPD Chief David Carter says one of the components of having a safe community is to be...
The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office is actively investigating a homicide that occurred at 210 Chandler Crossing Trail, Round Rock, Texas. The victim, Jerrod Stanford, was last seen alive on September 5, 2014. Several firearms were stolen from his residence and one was pawned...
The Cedar Park police bust two people for drug possession at an Austin apartment. Assistant Chief Mike Harmon says they arrested Brigette McGrew and Alec Clander at a home at 15-11 Faro Drive in South Austin. The pair is from the Cedar Park-Leander area, "We received information...
Travis County taxpayers will be paying almost $300 more on their 2014 taxes than last year. The average homeowner will pay around 291 dollars more on their property tax bill than in 2013. Resident Cindy DiCosimo says her taxes have doubled over the past two years, "My taxes went...
A California-based rocket manufacturer is relocating to Cedar Park with $1.2 million in incentives. Firefly Space Systems specializes in launching small commercial space probes and has purchased land in Burnet County for a launching site. UT Aerospace and Computer experts are...
Only incumbents are filing to run for city office in the South Austin municipality, Community Impact reports. That means that Sunset Valley Mayor Rosa Cardona and Council members Walter Jenkins and Mickie Powers will serve their terms for two more years. Even though they're...
Austin Police arrested the store clerk 21-year-old Leah Gonzales, her brother, her boyfriend and her roommate and charged them with first degree felony organized criminal activity after an armed robbery at a 7-Eleven on East Airport early Sunday. An off-duty Travis County deputy...
Federal investigators say witnesses saw a plane's engine sputtering and smoking before a fatal crash near an Austin airport. The National Transportation Safety Board's preliminary investigation report details the Sept. 10 crash that killed 55-year-old David Anderson of Dallas...