Austin Local News

This week's fatal wreck on Slaughter Lane at Narrow Glen Parkway wasn't the first deadly collision at that intersection. "This is the third crash at that same intersection that has occurred in the last year that resulted in serious injury or death to another person," said...
Residents in the neighborhoods just south of Zilker Park brace themselves for this weekend’s Austin City Limit’s Music Festival. While people with tickets to the ACL Festival are probably counting down the hours until Friday, some residents who live near Zilker Park are dreading...
The Austin City Council wants graffiti erased from buildings in just two days, not the ten days it currently takes to respond to graffiti reports. City Council Member Brewster McCracken says that while the Council set aside an extra $200,000 in next year’s budget for manpower...
A psychiatrist in Bee Caves won't be able to practice for a while after he is accused of misdiagnosing a 7-year old and illegally prescribing drugs for his lover. Dr. Sergio Silva reportedly prescribed Prozac and Strattera to a 7-year old boy suffering from attention deficit...
Tom DeLay's lawyer calls it ``just another bump in the road.'' The highest criminal appeals court in Texas says it will consider reinstating a conspiracy charge against the former U-S House Republican Leader. The decision to revisit the dismissed charge means more time will pass...
Hays County officials have ordered 35,000 membership cards for a prescription savings program they expect to have up and running by Nov. 1. Every county resident, regardless of income, will be eligible for an average of 20 percent savings for medications through a volume-buying...
Organizers with the Austin City Limit’s Music Festival have made a few changes this year which are expected to make the festival a lot safer and more enjoyable than last year. Temperatures during last year’s ACL Festival rose above a hundred degrees sending several people to the...
Saturday tickets and and 3 day passes to ACL have been sold out for quite a while, but Lisa Schickel, with the festival, says you may want to think twice about buying a ticket from a scalper. She also says wristbands were not released until this week to give possible...
Austin Police have found the green BMW that was allegedly involved in a deadly hit and run that killed two people this week. Investigators say the car in question was found in a garage at a home. Right now police are trying to determine if the owner was driving the car or not...