Austin Local News

Austin Police and US Marshals are reportedly closing in on their prime suspect from Friday's violent carjackings in northwest Austin and Cedar Park. Investigators identify the suspect as 27-year-old Dennis Wayne Harvey. He's described by police as a white man, 5'9" tall, about...
Among the various political offices you'll be voting for tomorrow, you'll also be asked to approve funding for a new multi-million dollar animal shelter. One of the seven bond propositions you'll be asked to approve tomorrow is one for 58.1 million dollars which will go towards...
An annonynous tip from McNeil High School has lead to the arrest of two teenagers for conspiracy to attempt capital murder. Round Rock School District’s Joy Lynn Occhiuzzi says someone came forward who had information about the alleged violent attack on the school and its...
Police continue to search for the man who left a woman for dead in the road on 620 and Boulder Lane after a botched car-jacking attempt. Police say a second victim, from Cedar Park was forced to at gun point to drive the suspect to south Austin. He released her unharmed. The...
Austin police have taken two men into custody and seized major amounts of marijuana and cocaine from an apartment on east William Cannon. Police acted after getting a tip from the San Antonio Police Department about someone moving large amounts of illegal drugs from San Antonio...
He says he would like a higher percentage, but the Texas Secretary of State Roger Williams is predicting a thirty six percent turn-out this election. Williams says early voting numbers are higher than the last gubernatorial election four years ago – but points out the trend is...
Police continue to search for the man who on Friday left a woman for dead in the road on R.M. 620 and Boulder Lane in Cedar Park after a botched car-jacking attempt. Austin Police Spokeswoman Laura Albrecht said the suspect was last seen at the I-Hop at I-35 and Caesar Chavez in...
Seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong finished the New York City Marathon today in just under three hours. His official time was two hours, 59-minutes and 36 seconds. Following the Austinite race he admitted he may have, ``bit off more than I could chew.'' He called...
The victim of a carjacking at R.M. 620 and Boulder Lane yesterday remains in guarded condition at Brackenridge Hospital. 44 year old Amy Baker was reportedly shot once through the chest. High Schooler Tamou Zoumanigui and a friend drove up on the scene moments later and...