Austin Local News

Police say an assailant stabbed a man in a Fort Worth bar parking lot because he apparently grew angry that one of the man's friends didn't wash his hands in the bathroom. Twenty seven year old Eric Jennings Kisiah was arrested early yesterday on suspicion of aggravated assault...
The Pentagon today identified a Panhandle Marine and a Fort Hood soldier as two members of the U.S. forces died in Iraq this week. The Defense Department says 21 year old Marine Lance Corporal Joshua C. Alonzo of Dumas died Wednesday while involved in combat operations in Al...
Stephen McGee ran in from eight yards out with two and a-half minutes left to give Texas A-and-M a 12-to-7 win over 11th-ranked Texas. It's the Aggies first win in the series since 1999 and stops a six-game losing streak to the Longhorns. The Aggies rushed for 244 yards against...
SAN ANTONIO — A former state lawmaker died in a fire along with his mother-in-law Friday, after his house went up in flames following a holiday celebration that officials said included a large display of candles. Former Democratic state Sen. Frank Madla and his mother-in-law,...
A Pflugerville man is arrested after allegedly exposing himself to a 7 year old girl on November 16th. Investigators say on that date Diego Cano exposed himself to the little girl from his car while she was jumping on a trampoline. The little girl says she had seen cano watching...
According to the American Farm Bureau Federation, the cost of the average Thanksgiving meal this year is only $38.10—a $1.32 price increase from last year. “Providing safe, affordable food for Texas consumers is a top priority for our industry,” said Kenneth Dierschke, President...
A lawsuit against Williamson County could have state-wide consequences. Watchdog Group Americans for Prosperity is suing the county for paying dues to an organization it claims is lobbying. If the judge decides the group is lobbying, all counties state-wide could be in violation...
Those calls were traced to a seven year old boy playing with a cell phone in an elementary school classroom. Officer Eric Poteet says while this case was an extreme one, 911 hang-ups are a common problem. If you dial nine to get out of your office system and then dial one to...
The Department of Public Safety is investigating a two-car collision on FM 1327 in Travis County. The wreck happened just outside of the TDS Landfill. One person was killed at the scene, and another taken by StarFlight helicopter to Brackenridge Hospital in Austin with serious...