Austin Local News

Jobs are on the line as Dell announced it will reduce more than four years worth of earnings by up to 150 million dollars. An internal probe found the Round Rock-based computer company misled its auditors and manipulated results for performance goals. Dell will restate all of...
Fire investigators say a nine-year-old child is responsible for the fire that damaged six apartments in a complex on Clayton Lane just before 10:00 this morning. AFD Battalion Chief Dawn Clopton says the child was also responsible for a fire that damaged a home on Yorkshire...
Forty-one-year-old Phill Raije Rian was sentenced to a total of twenty three years in prison by a Williamson County Jury last night for three counts of sexual assault. The victim in the case was sixteen years old at the time of the offenses last summer. The boy lived across the...
The National Hurricane Center has issued a tropical storm warning for the Texas Gulf coast from Freeport to the Rio Grande. Tropical storm conditions are expected within the warned area within the next 24 hours. That means winds of 39 miles per hour or more. The fifth tropical...
A 71-year-old registered sex offender is charged sexually molesting a little girl, and Austin Police think the list of his victims is a long one. Norman Leroy Sharp was convicted in 2005 of sexual assault against his own granddaughters. Now police are investigating another 2005...
Less than two weeks away from the start of a new school year and Austin School Board want to do something about a growing problem at schools, "Racism". Board member Cheryl Bradley is concerned about which kids facing suspension or who are disciplined. She says it was...
Austin religious communities meet with law enforcement today to talk about security for their sanctuaries and their worshipers. The Austin chapter of the Anti-Defamation League organizes the conference to help make members of all religious groups aware of the lurking possibility...
Rescue workers are getting set in southern Texas in advance of a tropical depression expected to hit tomorrow as a tropical storm. It's now less than 400 miles from Brownsville. Mexico has also issued a tropical storm watch along part of its Gulf shore.
The 830,000 Texans who served in World War II -- now have a memorial to them in Austin. Ceremonies were held today for the new monument on the grounds of the Texas Capitol. The memorial was dedicated on VJ Day, 62 years after Japan was defeated. Governor Rick Perry, whose father...