Austin Local News

A decorated Army Veteran was sentenced to 10 years probation, anger management, a $3,800 fine and 200 hours of community service Wednesday for an unprovoked attack on two men in downtown Austin in 2012. Thirty-one-year-old Lambert Borgardt told Judge Cliff Brown during his...
A former Teacher of the Year at Blazier Elementary school is sentenced to two 16-year prison sentences for an incident involving one of his students. Forty-five year old John Joseph Vasquez was convicted of indecency with a child by contact and improper relationship between...
BRUCEVILLE-EDDY, Texas (AP) - Authorities from multiple law enforcement agencies are combing the area around a remote Central Texas television studio where a morning meteorologist was shot in a parking lot after an argument. The Texas Department of Public Safety says the...
Round Rock Police are currently investigating multiple incidents involving a Hispanic male suspect exposing himself in a red four-door sedan to two separate female students near area schools. The first two incidents occurred on either Tuesday, Dec. 9 or Wednesday, Dec. 10, at...
A San Francisco-based company is bringing its operation to Austin and as KLBJ's Perry Watson reports...it could change the way people think about car rentals. For those concerned about insurance, Zaparde says "We provide our own insurance that will cover up to a million dollars...
UPDATE: LISD officials report a lockdown was initiated after a boy thought he saw another boy had a gun in the bathroom. After a room to room search, no weapon was found. Police are searching Leander High School right now...after reports that a student may have brought a weapon...
Travis County Medical Examiner's ruled the deaths of 83-year old Billie Shelton and her husband 85 year old Sidney Shelton were homicides. The bodies were discovered in their north Austin home in the 1700 Block of Brentwood Monday by a caretaker, who found the couple's door open...
Don Zimmerman wan a run off race to respresent District 6 on the Austin City Counil. He spoke with Austin's Morning News. http://www.austinites-for-zimmerman.com/pages/about-don-zimmerman-for-au... Welcome to the Austinites For Zimmerman Campaign! My name is Don Zimmerman, and I...
Steve Adler has been elected to serve as Austin’s new mayor. An announcement at Adler’s watch party said Councilman Mike Martinez had called Adler to concede the race. Early voting results show Adler with a commanding lead over Martinez, 70 percent of the vote to 30 percent...