Austin Local News

Dozens of people packed the Georgetown City Hall on Tuesday night to weigh in on an ongoing fight over West Majestic Oak, a street connecting the Woodland Park neighborhood to part of Sun City. At issue is the safety of the road and the dangers it could pose to residents who...
The family of David Joseph, who was naked and unarmed when he was shot and killed by former Austin police officer Geoffrey Freeman, has filed a federal lawsuit against the City of Austin and against Freeman. Joseph died when he charged at Freeman, who within seconds drew his gun...
Wearing a jester's cap with bells, controversial new Travis County GOP head Robert Morrow was officially sworn in. Morrow started out by briefly addressing the crowd, and then switched gears and began a lengthy diatribe on political criminals, calling Bill Clinton a rapist and...
Police and other first-responders are working a scene on northbound I-35 in Round Rock involving two 18-wheelers. Police say the two crashed around 3:00 a.m. Wednesday morning and burst into flames. By the time police arrived, one of the trucks was already completely burned...
AUSTIN, Texas – Austin’s FEC, LLC and Austin Entertainment Center, LP d/b/a Austin’s Park N Pizza, a Pflugerville-based amusement park, has agreed to pay $20,000 and improve its workplace practices to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment...
This morning, federal, state and local authorities arrested 18 people in the Austin area and two individuals in the Houston area on federal drug trafficking charges announced United States Attorney Richard L. Durbin, Jr. and Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent in...
Last night, in the 6000 Block of Perlita Drive of East Austin, police were called to a burglary. But, when officers entered the home, they discovered the body of Axel Kenneth Loera, 14, lying on the ground. A juvenile suspect is currently in custody at Gardner Betts Juvenile...
Travis County Commissioners work to get a better deal on their debt interest rate. They consider issuing limited tax refunding bonds totaling about $145 million. County Budget Director Travis Gatlin tells commissioners it's a unique chance to save money. “A rare occurrence where...
A Travis County Grand Jury has concluded that Austin Police Department Officer Carlos Lopez will not face charges related to the July 5th, 2015 shooting death of Michael McGregor Holt. At 4:30 a.m. that morning, Holt entered the Omni Hotel at 700 San Jacinto with a rifle slung...