Austin Local News

The Texas Conference For Women begins and ends today. The one day event is designed to empower women with information and networking opportunities. Texas First Lady Anita Perry says the conference also features some star power with the likes of Martha Stewart, gospel legend...
A father-and-son disagreement in Williamson County ends up with the father stabbed and the son in jail. According to court records, police bust 34-year-old James Griffin late yesterday and charge him with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon. He reportedly got into an...
Thousands of women from across the State gather in the Capital City and get a pep talk from one of the world’s most famous homemakers and business women. Austin plays host to the 7th annual Texas Conference for Women to provide a platform for networking and education on women’s...
Governor Rick Perry boasted about his appointments during a speech before the Texas N-double-A-C-P. Perry says they should vote for him in November because he was the first governor to appoint a black person to the state Supreme Court and the state's criminal justice board...
Travis county sheriffs deputies respond to a 9-1-1 call after a crook returns to the scene of previous night's break in and finds the owner locked and loaded. It happened at a home on Rocky Ridge drive near lake Austin around 11 o'clock last night. Deputies say that the thief...
A Round Rock school bus and another car collide this afternoon at Grims Ranch Road and Lantana Ridge. Travis County Sheriff spokesperson Roger Wade tells KLBJ that 4 students were on-board the bus, but there were no injuries.
Five Nobel Prize winners are among the more than 650 economists who say the minimum wage is too low. A U-T professor agrees with them. Dr. Robert Auerbach with the LBJ School of Public Affairs says not only should the minimum wage of $5.15 an hour be raised, but it should also...
Some U.T. Arlington students are hoping their personal information doesn't lead to identify theft. Two computers stolen from the home of a U.T.A. professor contains social security numbers and other information of 2,500 computer science students. Bob Wright with the U.T. System...
Proposition 7: Health and Safety – $58.1 million for construction of new health and safety facilities, including new police and EMS stations. This proposition would provide funding for the City to expand the current public safety training facilities located on Shaw Lane. The...