Austin Local News

Austin Police name the victim and officer involved in the shooting in Northeast Austin Monday morning. APD Chief of Staff Brian Manley says the family was notified this morning. “The deceased is David Joseph a black male 17 years of age. our officer that was involved I the...
Three sources involved in the investigation of a fatal police-involved shooting Monday have confirmed the suspect did not have a weapon, KVUE's Tony Plohetski reported Tuesday. Police have previously said they didn't know if the unidentified man, who was naked at the time, was...
The Travis County Commissioners Court issued a new ban on outdoor burning in the unincorporated areas of the County. The Travis County Fire Marshal lifted the previous burn ban on Oct. 26, 2015. “Yesterday, Travis County was under a National Weather Service Fire Weather Watch...
UPDATE: This morning the Austin Police Department, City of Austin Transportation Department and Texas Department of Transportation all met to discuss the ongoing rock throwing incidents and traffic management measures. Originally, the Austin Police Department thought rocks were...
Some Northeast Austin neighbors want answers as to why Austin Police had to fatally shoot a naked black man that was charging an officer. Ernest Holloway who lives in the Tech Ridge area heard the shots and is questions why police did not use a taser to subdue the man. "From a...
The Transportation Policy Board for the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO) has approved an amendment to the CAMPO 2040 Plan for the proposed US 183 North project. The amendment to the 2040 Plan was requested by the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority (...
About 100 people gathered on the Baylor University campus for a candlelight vigil, march and prayer service to protest what they regard as the university's weak policing of sexual violence. The demonstrators gathered Monday night outside the home of University President Kenneth...
This is from the Facebook page of Austin Music People's Jennifer Houlihan: Austin Music People is pleased to have learned that all spring festival permit applications received before 5pm on Friday, February 5, are to be reviewed by the Austin Center for Events (ACE) and...
Another prosecutor in the Travis County District Attorney's office is arrested for DWI. P rosecutor Erika A. Hansen was arrested on DWI charge Sunday. Statement from her lawyer, Rick Flores: "While many details of the incident are still unknown at this time, we do know that...