Austin Local News

The Round Rock ISD has a plan in place and is letting parents know about it should an ebola exposure happen in the district. Round Rock Health Services Director Sandy Headly says they're aware of the increased concern...especially after two students in Belton ISD came to school...
The Williamson County and Cities Health District was informed on Thursday morning that a Georgetown resident was on Frontier Flight #1143 from Cleveland to Dallas on Monday night and was in close proximity to the second health care worker who was later identified as having the...
UPDATE: A Leander school bus driver is under arrest and out of a job. Authorities say she was driving the bus—full of elementary school children-- under the influence in Steiner Ranch yesterday afternoon. Roger Wade with the Travis County Sheriff's Office said they deputies...
San Marcos police arrested a man Thursday who drove to Miller Middle School after they say he threatened to “shoot up a school.” No students were injured, but the school was placed on lockdown as a precaution. The identity of the suspect and possible charges are not being...
LifeLast, Inc., which manufactures polyurethane coatings for steel water pipe, is relocating its headquarters to Pflugerville. Floyd Akers, executive director of the city's community development corporation, talks about why the company is making the move from Vancouver. “...
On Tuesday afternoon a live bat was found on the ground inside of the mock “Round Rock Village Seton Hospital” located in the Play For All Abilities Park, at 151 N. AW Grimes in Round Rock. The bat was impounded by Round Rock Animal Control and transported to the Texas...
Multiple law enforcement agencies failed to intervene when Child Protective Services notified them of abuse allegations of a Cedar Park boy who was found dead in August. The CPS sent abuse notifications of Colton Turner to four police departments between June 2013 and August of...
The city of Austin and health officials are discussing how they've prepared for any kind of health threat including the Ebola virus. Dr. Paul Hinchey, Austin-Travis County EMS' Medical Director, says they've set up a hotline to screen people who may think they've come down with...
You can't visit anyone face to face in the Travis County Jail. It's been like that for about a year when Travis County Commissioners and the Sheriff's Department adopted a video visitation only policy. Texas Criminal Justice Coalition Policy Analyst Jorge Renaud says jail...