Austin Local News

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...
Cecilia Fedorov with the Department of Aging and Disability Services says the agency regulates some twelve-hundred nursing homes in Texas. She says only about 40 don't have full sprinkler systems, but they're still in compliance. Fedorov says that material could be metal. She...
With less than a week to go before the elections, one Texas Senator has his prediction on how things will turn out. Democrats are trying to make the election out to be about widespread issues, like the war in the Middle East, according U.S. Senator John Cornyn, but he adds the...