Austin Local News

The 5 year old girl injured in the same house fire that killed former state Senator Frank Madla and his mother-in-law died yesterday. University Hospital spokeswoman Lauren Graham said the family of Aleena Jimenez, Madla's granddaughter, took the girl off of life support...
Questions are being raised about how an Arizona civilian border group is spending its money. That's because the Minuteman Civil Defense Corps spent One Thousand of the Fifty Four Thousand collected from registration fees collected for background checks. This is according to an...
A 43 year old man was killed in a collision in the 55 hundred block of I-35 northbound late last night. Police say the man was driving a motorcycle in the 55 hundred block of Southbound I-35 near William Cannon last night around 9:30. Officers say the man was speeding and lost...
Austin police say one man was killed early this morning when he lost control of his car on Peyton Gin Road and rammed head-on into another vehicle. Police say the driver of a Honda Civic headed east-bound on Peyton Gin hit the curb and lost control, then swerved into the west-...
Friday’s 12-7 loss to Texas A&M means the Texas Longhorns are watching today’s Oklahoma-Oklahoma St. game closely. Should the Oklahoma Sooners win today, they will clinch the Big 12 South Division Title and face Nebraska for the conference championship. If the OSU Cowboys...
Thousands of people are lining the streets of downtown Austin for the Chuy's Children Giving to Children Parade. This is the 18th year for the parade, which is held to collect toys for Operation Blue Santa. The parade begins at the State Capitol. The marching bands and floats...
The Austin Public Library is asking for gift-givers to keep the library system in mind as they do their holiday shopping. The library’s Novel Gift Program allows people to make a donation to the library in the name of a friend or relative, with that money going to help the...
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,...