Austin Local News

An early morning crash killed one person and snarled traffic on southbound IH-35 Wednesday in San Marcos. According to police, a tractor-trailer struck road debris that disabled the trailer’s air brakes, causing the vehicle to stop in the right southbound lane of IH-35 on the...
UPDATE: APD is still seeking the public’s assistance in locating the suspect in an aggravated robbery case from July 13. Detectives have since learned of robberies in other jurisdictions along the I-35 corridor and believe this to be the same suspect. At this time, he is...
The Austin Parks and Recreation Department welcomes visitors to the 2016 Austin City Limits Music Festival, September 30 – October 2, and October 7-9, 2016. The 15th anniversary of the ACL Music Festival takes place on a 46-acre portion of Zilker Metropolitan Park, the crown...
On Sunday, a woman's body was found on the River Place Trail, a popular jogging destination off of River Place Blvd. 911 dispatchers received the call at 5:36 p.m., and investigators rushed to the scene. That woman has been identified as 37-year-old Michelle Ann Wolfe...
Silvestre Franco-Luviano, the man police say killed two people in North Texas and then kidnapped two others on Monday in Georgetown, is now behind bars following a tense standoff with SWAT officers. It began to unfold around 5:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Parkview Place apartments,...
Georgetown Police are still looking for 40-year-old Silvestre Franco-Luviano. He's wanted for the shooting death of a North Texas victim. He's also a suspect for TWO kidnappings in Georgetown...one Monday afternoon along with a carjacking. Another Monday morning at Bealls of a...
Austin Police are having another hands-free enforcement initiative in North Austin Wednesday afternoon. Highway enforcement officers will be riding a bus looking for those using their smartphones illegally while driving or on their bicycles.
Travis County Sheriff's Office is investigating two partially decomposed bodies that were found in Del Valle. Earlier this month, four people were found dead in a mobile home that was torched. Their deaths are being investigated as a homicide.
When drivers see barricades, orange barrels and flashing arrows, they know a highway work zone is going to affect their trip. But what they don’t know is by how much? The answer will soon be as plain as the sign in front of them. The Texas Department of Transportation is...