Austin Local News

No one is hurt this afternoon, when a man walks into the Austin Telco Credit Union on Shoal Creek Boulevard and allegedly robs it. A-P-D's James Mason says their suspect is a white man in his 40s to 50s with a shaved head. He apparently gets away with an undisclosed amount of...
In the past few days several Hays CISD school buildings have been broken in to. Hays County Sheriff's detectives set up surveillance at Chapa Middle School in Kyle last night and busted three students who police say were breaking in through a roof access panel around 2am. The...
An asphalt and concrete sealant company has pled guilty to dumping toxic chemicals into Brushy Creek. Attorney for Williamson County Stephen Ackley says Neyra Industries admits overflow from its operations in Hutto spilling into the creek and washing downstream. As part of a...
A Round Rock man accused of painting grafitti at the Clay Madsen Recreational Center on April 30 was arrested last week. Police identified Juan Dedios Romero, 19, after a city employee using the skatepark discovered the damage and became suspicious while seeing Romero...
There is plenty of water around Marble Falls, but none coming through the taps because of flood damage. Hopes are high that the water will be turned on by Friday. The intake line between the Colorado River and the city's water plant was damaged by this week's torrential rain...
The Leander Fire Department recovered a car today that was carried away by flood waters. According to the Williamson County Sheriff's office, this car which was found yesterday on County Road 279 outside of Liberty Hill, belongs to two people from Williamson County who were...
Former first lady Lady Bird Johnson was released from an Austin hospital Thursday afternoon and was resting comfortably at her home. The 94-year-old Johnson was admitted to Seton Medical Center a week ago and treated for a low-grade fever. She remained at the hospital for...
Attorney General Greg Abbott warns Central Texans about scams that could pop up as flood waters go down. If your home or business was damaged by the recent storms and wet weather, you may need a professional to make repairs. Paco Felici with the attorney general's office says...
The City of Austin and its police department are being sued by one of their own. He claims the fact he a white man kept him from being promoted to assistant chief. Harold Piatt has spent 28 years with APD, rising to the rank of Commander, but he claims in a federal civil rights...