Austin Local News

A Round Rock woman left comatose after her estranged husband attacked her earlier this year has given birth to a baby girl. Dana Conley carried the child for nearly an entire term while unconscious. the Williamson County District Attorney's office says doctors delivered the 5-...
A Hutto family loses their dog at the Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter. The Martinez family’s pit bull "Lady" was euthanized after they came to claim her this week. Shelter Director Ethel Spence says the shelter employee who took Jose Martinez back to see his dog did...
No Mexican trucks have yet arrived across the border as part of pilot program allowing them to transport cargo anywhere in the United States. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, 38 Mexican firms are poised for U.S. permits. The U.S. Transportation...
Testimony wrapped up this evening at the Round Rock Municipal Court about over forty dogs seized last week from the home of Jan and Ken Winters. According to police records, 43 dogs were removed from the home. One was a Great Dane. The rest were Chihuahua’s. In addition to the...
Convicted of aggravated robbery over a 17-dollar meal from a Sonic restaurant, a Williamson county judge sentences two people to prison. Carey Meagan is sentenced to 25 years in prison and Francis Kass is sentenced to 20. Williamson County District Attorney, John Bradley says...
Retail gasoline prices rebounded upward statewide this week. The weekly Triple-A Texas gas price survey released today finds the average price of regular self-serve across the state climbed 2 cents from last week to $2.69 per gallon. The national average rose 4 cents to $2.81...
The Lubbock County Medical Examiner has confirmed that the death of a 22-year-old Lubbock man was caused by primary amoebic meningoencephalitis (PAM). Colby Sawyer, 22, had been wakeboarding on Lake LBJ in late August. A 12-year-old Austin boy, John "Jack" Herrera, dies of the...
The City of Austin today will unveil a new historical marker on the Congress Avenue Bridge, which was re-named the Ann W. Richards Congress Avenue Bridge by the Austin City Council shortly after the former governor’s death. Traffic will be closed on the bridge for the ceremony,...
Two historical document specialists say they doubt the authenticity of a Davy Crockett letter acquired this week by the Texas Historical Commission. State officials say they're virtually certain the Alamo defender penned it himself. The commission announced Tuesday it had...