Austin Local News

The Homebuilders Association of Greater Austin will hold its second public meeting to help flood and storm victims learn what to look for as they rebuild their homes – how to hire a reputable contractor, scams to watch out for – and answer your questions and concerns. Wednesday...
The Williamson County Long Term Recovery Committee has been busy since the May Floods putting into place the processes, funding and volunteers in order to begin working with the Taylor homeowners – the hardest hit area in Williamson County – on their needed home repairs. The...
At 2:31 p.m. on Tuesday, July 28th, Austin police officers responded to the Family Thrift Center at 208 E. Oltorf St. officers arrived and learned that an employee of the business had observed a White female shoplifting clothing from the store. The employee asked the suspect to...
Some 60 Austin school teachers are getting a leg up in computer science to teach their students and other teachers at their schools. AISD is announcing a $65 thousand dollar grant from Google and Rackspace to fund the professional development training. AISD's Sara Ramirez says...
Police say a confrontation between a convicted felon and a Sixth Street bar manager who tried to confiscate his gun ended without incident, due in part to the actions of the police union president. According to the arrest affidavit, the manager of Bayou Lounge at Sixth and...
As a Texas State grad struggling to figure out how to join the workforce undocumented, Maria Dominguez was in her car in 2012 when she heard about a presidential executive action that would change her life. "It truly meant the world to me. It meant that now I could do anything...
Cedar Park Police have responded to a barricaded subject in the 1500 block of Julianas Way. They have also closed Westminster Way and Abbey Lane south of Surrey. Cedar Park police want residents in that area to stay in their home if already there. If you live in the area and are...
The investigation into the allegation of sexual assault regarding four Williamson County Sheriff’s Officers is continuing. Officials says that after conferring with the Texas Rangers...who are involved in this investigation...and the Williamson County District Attorney’s Office...
Austin ISD announces Trustee Robert Schneider passed away this morning at his home, surrounded by his family. "Trustee Schneider was a tireless champion of public schools and a stalwart advocate for the community he served. His commitment to a superior education for all was...