Austin Local News

Austin Police responded to a desperate 9-11 around 3:30 this morning at the Shell station in the 600 block of Bastrop Highway. A man attempting to fill his tires with air was shot in the leg by a men in a passing green van. APD still searching the area for a vechile meeting that...
Residents in Georgetown -- and especially Sun City -- once again have representation on the Williamson County Commissioners Court. This morning County Judge John Doerfler announced he has appointed former Precinct Three Commissioner David Hays to serve out the unexpired term of...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Governor Rick Perry is praising Doctor Eduardo Sanchez for his nearly five years of service as the state health commissioner. The state's top health official disclosed his plans to resign -- effective October Sixth -- in an e-mail to employees of the state...
If you’re traveling up i-35 under the Yager bridge and you didn’t know any better, you might think a natural disaster hit the bridge as part of it is collapsed, but it’s all part of the plan. An 18 million dollar plan to be exact which will convert the bridge to six lanes...
Albertson's grocery announced today to closing of 10 stores in Travis and Williamson counties, possibly putting close to 1000 people out of work. A company spokeperson told KLBJ they are working to re-locate those emplyees into the 5 stores that will remain open in central Texas...
The case of an alleged nurse imposter eventually stealing away a new born after she was released from a Lubbock hospital does not have hospitals across the state reviewing policies for visitors. When you're thinking about a new baby, what a happy time!" nurse attorney Elizabeth...
A state district court jury in Dallas has returned a 64 (M) million-dollar verdict against a North Texas travel agency for consumer deception. A statement issued today by Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott's office says the jury found Sun Country Travel and its controllers...
New construction is going make it hard for some North Austinites to get across Interstate 35 for a while. Residents of several North Austin neighborhoods will be taking a detour for several months after TEXDOT tears down the Yager lane bridge over I-35 tonight. The span is being...
The owner of Texas French Bread on Rio Grande is upset after several of his employees are arrested in an immigration raid, but he won't let it slow him down at all. Five workers, including a manager, were arrested late last week for allegedly having false documentation and being...