Austin Local News

Williamson County Health Officials have became aware of a second resident who was on Frontier Flight #1142 on Oct. 10th. The resident identified herself to health officials after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention expanded its outreach to airline passengers to...
***Public Health Notice*** Another bat picked up by Burnet Animal Control Officer has tested POSITIVE for the rabies virus. The bat was found on the sidewalk at 205 S. Pierce, near a FedEx drop box, on Wednesday, October 15th. If you or someone you know might have come in...
School districts across Central Texas are trying to ease parents' concerns about the risk of their children contracting Ebola. Here are some of those notices. Lake Travis: http://www.ltisdschools.org/Page/25696 Belton ISD: http://www.bisd.net/site/default.aspx?PageType=3&...
AUSTIN, Texas — The University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers sent the following statement to the campus community today: Dear UT Community, I wanted to share this information with you as soon as possible. On October 13, a University of Texas at Austin student flew on...
The Austin/Travis County Health and Human Services Department (HHSD) is monitoring a Travis County resident who was a passenger on Frontier Airlines Flight #1143 from Cleveland to Dallas on Monday night. While the passenger is considered low risk, and was not in close proximity...
The Round Rock ISD has a plan in place and is letting parents know about it should an ebola exposure happen in the district. Round Rock Health Services Director Sandy Headly says they're aware of the increased concern...especially after two students in Belton ISD came to school...
The Williamson County and Cities Health District was informed on Thursday morning that a Georgetown resident was on Frontier Flight #1143 from Cleveland to Dallas on Monday night and was in close proximity to the second health care worker who was later identified as having the...
UPDATE: A Leander school bus driver is under arrest and out of a job. Authorities say she was driving the bus—full of elementary school children-- under the influence in Steiner Ranch yesterday afternoon. Roger Wade with the Travis County Sheriff's Office said they deputies...
San Marcos police arrested a man Thursday who drove to Miller Middle School after they say he threatened to “shoot up a school.” No students were injured, but the school was placed on lockdown as a precaution. The identity of the suspect and possible charges are not being...