Austin Local News

The Travis Central Appraisal District has heard about 95-thousand protests about property tax values. They've had an influx of protestors this year due to property values increasing. TCAD Chief Appraiser Marya Kriegler says the Austin market is very strong and puts upward...
Some business and community leaders in Lockhart have joined forces..to form a non-profit foundation to help the school district. According to the Lockhart Education Foundation: A Lockhart business and community leaders have launched a new non-profit foundation to provide direct...
A crowd-sourcing website has been set up to help pay for Colton Turner's funeral and burial. Cook Walden Davis Funeral Home announced they set up a ' GoFundMe ' website to help defray burial costs for the 2-year-old whose remains were found in southeast Austin last week. Vice-...
As part of national Child Passenger Safety Week, Sept. 14-20, the Texas Department of Transportation reminds drivers that free, year-round child safety seat checks are available at the agency’s 25 statewide district offices. Available by appointment, the safety checks are...
PASADENA, Texas (AP) - A Pasadena man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison and his wife has received probation for injuring their 10-month-old son who died after being scalded. A Harris County judge sentenced 24-year-old William Cain and 22-year-old Vickie Cain last week...
A pizza shop worker in Georgetown is in trouble after putting his genitals on a customers pizza. An affidavit shows an customer at the Papa Murphy's on Williams Drive saw Austin Michael Symonds rubbing his testicles on the pizza he had ordered. The customer confronted Symonds...
We are learning abuse complaints came into state's Child Protective Services four separate times about potential abuse of Colton Turner, the boy found dead in a shallow South Austin grave last Friday. Officials tell KVUE it received it's first complaint when he was about 6...
Austin police are investigating after finding a man badly beaten off of South First and Bouldin Creek. Police say they found the man in a storm drain. He's being treated at UMC Brackenridge with possible life threatening injuries. Police are having difficulty securing the scene...
The Austin Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a suspect believed to have committed a series of robberies in North Austin over the last several days. In each instance, the suspect wears sunglasses, displays a weapon or tells the victim he has a...