Austin Local News

A suspect approached his victim with no provocation or conversation and shot and killed a young man in East Central Austin last Thursday, June 16, about 3 am. When Austin Police arrived, friends of Gerald "Ron Ron" Williams, 23, had already taken him to the hospital...after...
About 1 am today, the Hays County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 100 block of Greenfield Road in Kyle, for reports of shots fired. Upon arrival, deputies saw a man firing a weapon. The subject is identified as Chandler Allen Rose, 17. Rose attempted to elude law enforcement...
Monarch Utilities issues a boil water notice for 1,200 homes in the Plum Creek water system in northeast Hays County. Monarch says the notice was issued after a water main ruptured. Work crews are trying to fix the problem.
Officials say s body found floating in the Colorado River on Saturday has been identified. The Travis County Medical Examiner's Office says the victim is 35-year-old Fernando Domingo Ortiz of Williamson County. Ortiz's body was found around 3:00 p.m. on Saturday in Southeast...
In December of last year, Austin Chief of Police Art Acevedo told city leaders the need for transportation network companies, or TNCs, is very real to the city and the police department because they help cut down on drunk driving and DWI arrests. Fast-forward to early May,...
Austin City Manager Marc Ott will go up for review Wednesday in front of the city council. The review comes just days after Ott told fellow city leaders he was a finalist for a job in Washington D.C. Ott's performance sine assuming the position has been met with mixed reviews...
Dane Keith Rutter, 56, of Stockdale has been identified as the person killed in yesterday's wreck on I-35 near Jarrell leaves one person dead, three taken to the hospital. And, now DPS says an off duty El Paso police officer charged with DWI in connection to the crash. Alan...
APD is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a suspect wanted for robbing the Jack in the Box restaurant located at 8706 East US Highway 290 on Monday, June 22, 2016 . The suspect ordered food and sat down to eat. After eating, he visited the restroom and exited a short...
The Austin City Council is likely to vote Thursday on what is known as emergency vehicle preemption, a plan that would change all of the traffic lights to green on the route a first-responder takes to the scene of a call. It fits right in line with the Austin Fire Departments...