Austin Local News

The controversial Vision Zero task force comes up before Austin City Council. Austin City Council takes up implementing recommendations from the Vision Zero task force to reduce traffic deaths and injuries. Public Safety Commissioner Mike Levy warns Council that their emphasis...
From the City of Austin After a nationwide search, Austin City Manager Marc A. Ott has selected Jackie Sargent, a professional engineer with nearly 30 years of experience working in the electric utility industry, to lead Austin Energy. Sargent is currently the General Manager...
The Lehman High School senior named Russell who made waves throughout Hays CISD this week by riding his dirt bike through the halls of the school as a senior prank is talking about the incident. Russell says he's now immortalized among the annals of the school's history. "Well,...
The city council heard arguments from both sides of the debate over license plate scanners in APD patrol cars. The scanners, which would come from Vigilant Solutions -- the same company that was part of a failed proposal by the City of Kyle for similar scanners -- would read a...
UPDATE: Austin Police say they have made an arrest in the shooting and expect charges to be filed sometime Friday. Police closed off the entire parking lot at the HEB at Pleasant Valley and Riverside Friday morning following a brawl that took a deadly turn. Reports say six...
Police arrest a woman for DWI after she crashes her car and rolls it over on I-35 Friday morning. Police and medics arrived to find the woman still inside of the smoking wreckage, but unconscious. Police say it happened just north of 51st street shortly before 2:30 a.m. She was...
UPDATE from Hays Co officials: Jacob’s Well Natural Area will open at its regular time on Friday, 10 a.m. PREVIOUSLY 1. Many low water crossings closed in Hays and surrounding counties. Visit www.HaysInformed.com for road closures and other emergency information. As rains move...
One week ago today, the Bastrop County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a body found with advanced stages of decomposition in 100 blk Berdoll Lane in Cedar Creek, near Berdoll Pecan and Candy Gift Store. A subsequent autopsy by Travis County Medical Examiner’s Office revealed...
UPDATE: Southbound 130 and state highway 45 east bound will be shut down until at least 6 pm (possibly 8 pm) for 18 wheeler relocation and unload. 130 northbound from Pflugerville Pkwy open. PREVIOUSLY: ADVISORY: SH 130 @ Pflugerville Pkwy NB shut down for 18 wheeler turned over...