Austin Local News

Kyle Police are reporting a fatality of a male driver following an accident in the early morning hours yesterday, May 22. According to Police Chief Jeff Barnett, at just before 1 a.m. officers responded to IH-35 northbound at the 217 Exit ramp in reference to a multi-vehicle...
UPDATE: Listed below is the identity of the two drivers involved in the motor vehicle crash that occurred yesterday at approximately 12:24PM in the 4100 Block of Williams Drive. Vehicle: Kia Soul--driver: Jeremy Torres, 42, (Deceased) of Austin Vehicle: Audi SUV--driver: Ray...
From a Hays County press release Hays County Courthouse, San Marcos, TX – Hays County is participating in WarnCentralTexas.org , a new web portal created by a partnership of cities, counties and the Capital Area Council of Governments (CAPCOG) which allows residents to register...
Police continue their hunt for the driver who struck a 4-year-old boy in the 5700 block of Cameron Road on Sunday. According to Austin-Travis County EMS, medics and police responded to the hit-and-run call shortly after 5:00 Sunday afternoon. When they arrived they found the boy...
Four parents file a lawsuit in Travis County against the Texas Education Agency and Commissioner Mike Morath which alleges the STAAR test adminstered to 3rd-8th grade students was illegal. The lawsuit is based in House Bill 743 , which was legislation passed last year by state...
Austin Fire Chief Rhoda Mae Kerr has rescinded a ban on watercraft along Lake Austin and Lady Bird Lake. Kerr put the ban in place a couple of weeks ago in response to heavy rains and flooding that saw the opening of several flood gates along the Colorado River.
A former University of Texas track coach's sex and race discrimination lawsuit has new life, and her lawyers are still pursuing long-sought testimony from former football coach Mack Brown and prominent school officials Bev Kearney sued Texas for at least $1 million in 2013 after...
What started out as a minor fender bender quickly turned fatal in New Braunfels. According to police a Dodge Durango rear ended a Ford pickup. The driver of the Dodge then tried to drive away from the scene and crossed the center line of FM 725 into oncoming traffic and struck a...
According to Austin police, a jewelry store owner tried to intimidate an alleged shoplifting suspect by firing a gun in the air twice outside a flea market on North Lamar Drive. Officials say no one was hurt in the shooting. Austin police K-9 units were on the scene but were...