Austin Local News

Sheriff Keith Korenek reports that a Waco man was arrested for attempting to transport illegal drugs through Fayette County. Sheriff Korenek reports on Thursday, Deputy David Smith was on patrol on Interstate 10 near Engle and stopped a 2003 Chevy pickup for a traffic violation...
People in Hutto waited under a somber sky for the line of officers carrying one of their boys in blue back into town. "It's just important for us to come out here and support the community, show the family that we understand their loss and we're just heartbroken," said Mark...
AUSTIN -- In a court document filed late Friday, a former Austin police detective who faces charges for manslaughter reveals what he said happened the day he shot an unarmed man in Central Austin in 2013. The 17-page statement by Charles Kleinert is part of a new request in...
UPDATE: On Saturday, June 27, at about 3:30am, an inmate ran from University Medical Center at Brackenridge. The inmate was at the hospital receiving treatment. When the Corrections Officer left the room momentarily the inmate ran. He was last seen running east from the hospital...
AN OVERNIGHT TWO CAR ACCIDENT HAS LEFT ONE WOMAN DEAD, AND ONE MAN HOSPITALIZED. POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING THE CRASH SCENE, WHICH HAPPENED AT THE INTERSECTION OF ED BLUESTEIN BLVD AND EAST MLK AROUND 2 A.M. AUSTIN COUNTY EMS SAY THE WOMAN IN HER 30'S DIED AT THE SCENE, AND THE...
THIS AFTERNOON THE PUBLIC IS ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND A NEARLY 15 MILE PRECESSION FOR SGT. CHRIS KELLEY, THE HUTTO POLICE OFFICER WHO WAS KILLED IN THE LINE OF DUTY ON WEDNESDAY. POLICE SAY KELLEY DIED AFTER A SUSPECT RAN HIM OVER AS HE WAS RESPONDING TO A CALL. COLBY RAY WILLIAMSON...
As Keep Austin Weird Fest unfolds at the Long Center, a few special guests of local Austin Celebrities joined in on the fun. And it got a little sticky. A dunking booth filled with BBQ Sauce instead of water. The festival also featured wacky costumes, live music and the "slowest...
DOWNTOWN AUSTIN BARTENDERS AND WAIT STAFF ARE BEING PUT ON NOTICE....THE TABC AND POLICE ARE GOING UNDERCOVER....LOOKING FOR THOSE WHO ARE SERVING INTOXICATED PATRONS AUSTIN P-D COMMANDER PATRICK COCHRAN SAYS ITS AGAINST THE LAW TO SERVE SOMEONE WHO IS ALREADY DRUNK...AND THAT'S...
Bishop Joe S. Váquez, bishop of the Diocese of Austin, released the following statement, in English and Spanish, today: "I am deeply saddened by the Supreme Court’s decision to require States to recognize same-sex marriages, because the opinion is based on the court’s belief...