Austin Local News

Outgoing Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst says the Texas National Guard will wind down a mission that sent 1,000 troops to the Texas-Mexico border come spring. Dewhurst said Wednesday that a mix of additional state troopers and technology will replace the guardsmen that deployed to the...
Austin Police Officers get their punishment for comments caught on a dashboard camera. Officer Michael Castillo is suspended for three days. Senior officer Mark Lytle is suspended for five days. Police Chief Art Acevedo says both are remorseful and embarrassed. The comments of...
Austin Police Officers get their punishment for comments caught on a dashboard camera. Officer Michael Castillo is suspended for three days. Senior officer Mark Lytle is suspended for five days. Police Chief Art Acevedo says both are remorseful and embarrassed. The comments of...
Last night, the Bastrop County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a female victim who reported that she and her estranged husband were arguing and he was trying to make entry into the bedroom where she was in Red Rock. She also reported that he may have a gun with him. Prior...
At least two non-profits are hoping to use a piece of city property along First and Lamar. The parcel, known as Lamar Beach currently houses the old Town Lake Animal Shelter and athletic fields for the West Austin Youth Association. Park director says she promised the sports...
While no one was hurt from two separate structure fires in Round Rock, one at a home and one at an apartment. Several families were displaced by the apartment fire. The house fire was at 1105 Double File Trail that RRFD responded to Tuesday night. The apartment fire was at the...
19 year old Victor Hugo Castano and and 18 year old Lucy Nguyen ("wen") are charged with aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon as well as child endangerment. The two were arrested last month after an incident at an East Austin tattoo parlor where she admitted to pistol...
A gunman remains at large after shooting a Burger King employee this morning in East Austin. APD's Vanessa Bremner says the suspect, described as black male about five foot eight and wearing a mask, entered the Burger King on East Riverside Drive around six and displayed a...
Travis County is moving forward with plans to build a new family courthouse. The price tag for the project is not sitting well with some on the Commissioners Court. Commissioner Ron Davis says right now, cost estimates are almost 300 million, but that could go up if they wait...