Austin Local News

Williamson County is prosecuting an Austin man for secretly video taping his female roommate. Christopher Alan Hoover allegedly set up a wireless camera in the bathroom to transmit images of his roommate to the TV in his bedroom. According to court documents, the woman...
When the Austin city council votes today on creating a new civil fine for running a red light, they could also clear the way for a test program for red-light cameras. Debbie Russell with the ACLU says that instead of installing cameras at busy intersections, the city should look...
The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (T.D.L.R.) has issued 10 cease and desist orders against 10 unlicensed individuals to prevent them from acting as licensed air conditioning or electrical contractors. All actions are the result of investigations into illegal...
The State's Attorney General sues a local insurance company claiming it owes its policy holders over ten million dollars in refunds. The Service Life & Casualty Company of Austin has allegedly failed to inform its policy holders, who bought credit insurance when financing...
The Austin Area Urban League has been given another opportunity to continue to serve as a beacon of hope and restoration for the citizens from the Gulf Coasts. A.A.U.L. is proud to announce the receipt of one of its largest competitive grants, the Gulf Coast Employment...
If you have small children, you've heard of "The Biscuit Brothers." The show's first season saw them distributed to PBS television stations in 14 states and garnered them a Lone Star Emmy award. Now the Biscuits need help funding a second season. "The 'Biscuit Brothers' provide...
One Tough Grandma is still steamed at Governor Perry’s latest radio spot referring to her as "politician woman." While voting today in Austin the Governor says the ad isn’t about her being a woman, it’s about her being corrupt while in office. Carole Keeton Strayhorn says a...
Members of the National Socialist Movement will be in austin Veterans Day to protest. Jeff Schoep, director of the NSM, says they want something done about the number of illegal immigrants flooding into the U.S. He says illegal immigrants are coming into the country to exploite...
Officers with the Pflugerville Police Department will now have a new controversial piece of equipment in their arsenal, and this one has a few more clicks and whistles. For years, officials with the Pflugerville P.D. have been looking into purchasing Tasers for their patrol...