Austin Local News

Travis County Sheriff's Office investigators are looking into a body found at the Texas Disposal Systems recycling center in Creedmoor. Employees are working with authorities now. Operations have been shut down. A TDS spokesman said a body came into the facility on a load of...
In its first year at SXSW, Uber turned in some impressive numbers and people in Austin are just part of the success story for the ride-sharing service. Chris Nakutis, the GM of Texas for Uber, says during South-by, drive partners provided more than 250,000 safe rides for...
Austin Police are investigating the murder of a woman found in North Austin. Austin Police arrived at an apartment at 1803 East Anderson Lane and found a Hispanic woman dead inside on Sunday afternoon. APD reports Elizabeth Adame-Gaspar, 32, death was ruled a homicide, but the...
Austin Independent School District leaders laid out their plans Monday for the $39 million meant to upgrade technology at many schools. Voters gave the green light in 2013, and officials are now deciding what new electronics will be installed at schools across the district. “I...
Colton Turner's mother Meagan Work and her boyfriend Michael Turner appeared for the first time in court Monday. The two are charged in connection with the two-year-old toddler's death, police say they buried him in a shallow grave in Southeast Austin. The toddler's family was...
For his first State of the City address, Mayor Steve Adler decided not to speak to a select group of people at a paid event like mayors in the past, but instead footed the bill with his wife to hold a free, open to the public presentation at the Austin Independent School...
Larry Anthony Egins is a 33-year-old black man, 6’1”, 189 pounds with black hair, brown eyes. He is currently being sought by the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force for escaping from an Austin halfway house. He is a purported Crips gang member and has an assaultive and violent...
Authorities are investigating, after an envelope is sent to Dripping Springs ISD with a suspicious white powder in it. According to Hays County: Multiple Hays County area public safety officials responded Monday to a report of a suspicious envelope delivered to the Dripping...
A court hearing for Meagan Work and Michael Turner has been reset for May 11. This morning, the judge told the couple, accused of being involved in the death of Work's two-year-old son, Colton Turner, he wanted this off his docket quickly. If it goes to a jury, the judge said he...