Austin Local News

AISD School Board members say they want to move quickly to fill the vacancy that will come up later this fall when the Board Member representing southeast Austin steps down. Board Vice President Rudy Montoya has announced he plans to resign in November after ten years on the...
Austin Police say a man believed responsible for a fatal car wreck over the weekend was drunk. According to court documents, Matthew Troell had a blood-alcohol level of .37% shortly after the accident that killed Karen Butschek early Sunday morning. The legal limit is .08%...
Dallas Cowboys receiver Terrell Owens this afternoon denied a police report that he attempted suicide. He says he became groggy after mixing painkillers with supplements. As if to prove he's doing fine, Owens went from the hospital to catching passes from quarterback Drew...
In stark contrast to last year, this year's hurricane season along the Gulf Coast has been non-existent. Jill Hasling with the non-profit Weather Research Center says, if the big storms haven't hit by now, they may not hit at all. "Historically, there have only been four...
Edward Lee Scott pleads guilty to two counts of Capital Murder. He was accused in the June 2004 stabbing deaths of 25-year-old Maurice Johnson and Johnson's niece, 12-year-old Kreanna Johnson. They were the son and granddaughter of Scott's ex-girlfriend. She was out on a morning...
General Manager Mike Thuss says they've accepted the resignation of current Fire Chief Danny Mark Wooten. Wooten has been on paid administrative after he was arrested at a Marble Falls Highs School Football Game and charged with felony D-W-I. Marble Falls Police say Wooten--in a...
19 year old Marcus Ocaiso plead guilty to engaging in criminal activity and was sentenced to 20 years in prison. Williamson County District Attorney John Bradley says felony cases are pending against several other adults and juveniles. Bradely says the group stole cars ,...
Two area healthcare networks make a big contribution to Austin Community College to help prevent a big nurse shortage. Seton Family of Hospitals and St. David's Healthcare have both been expanding their facilities to accommodate for the population growth in Central Texas. Eileen...
In a case that could have First Amendment implications, the Texas Supreme Court today waded into a battle involving a Fort Worth pastor's decision to tell his church about a relationship a member had outside of her dissolving marriage. Lawyers for the pastor say he acted within...