Austin Local News

Anti-police group 'Peaceful Streets Project,' which claims to be an activist group protecting the public from police, releases a video it says shows Austin Police Association President Ken Casaday assaulting a drunken man on 6th Street. The June 18th video has no audio of the...
As a result of ongoing reporting issues with the state’s testing vendor, Commissioner of Education Mike Morath announced that the state will be removing student consequences attached to State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) for fifth and eighth-grade students...
A suspect approached his victim with no provocation or conversation and shot and killed a young man in East Central Austin last Thursday, June 16, about 3 am. When Austin Police arrived, friends of Gerald "Ron Ron" Williams, 23, had already taken him to the hospital...after...
About 1 am today, the Hays County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 100 block of Greenfield Road in Kyle, for reports of shots fired. Upon arrival, deputies saw a man firing a weapon. The subject is identified as Chandler Allen Rose, 17. Rose attempted to elude law enforcement...
Monarch Utilities issues a boil water notice for 1,200 homes in the Plum Creek water system in northeast Hays County. Monarch says the notice was issued after a water main ruptured. Work crews are trying to fix the problem.
Officials say s body found floating in the Colorado River on Saturday has been identified. The Travis County Medical Examiner's Office says the victim is 35-year-old Fernando Domingo Ortiz of Williamson County. Ortiz's body was found around 3:00 p.m. on Saturday in Southeast...
In December of last year, Austin Chief of Police Art Acevedo told city leaders the need for transportation network companies, or TNCs, is very real to the city and the police department because they help cut down on drunk driving and DWI arrests. Fast-forward to early May,...
Austin City Manager Marc Ott will go up for review Wednesday in front of the city council. The review comes just days after Ott told fellow city leaders he was a finalist for a job in Washington D.C. Ott's performance sine assuming the position has been met with mixed reviews...
Dane Keith Rutter, 56, of Stockdale has been identified as the person killed in yesterday's wreck on I-35 near Jarrell leaves one person dead, three taken to the hospital. And, now DPS says an off duty El Paso police officer charged with DWI in connection to the crash. Alan...