Austin Local News

The Texas National Guard says three Guardsmen have been arrested on suspicion of illegal immigrant smuggling. A National Guard statement released Monday says the arrests happened Friday in the U-S Border Patrol's Laredo sector after a Border Patrol investigation. No identities...
Three National Guardsmen assigned to stop illegal immigration have been arraigned today on charges they ran a border smuggling ring. A preliminary hearing is June 19th in Laredo. Private First Class Jose Rodrigo Torres and Sergeant Julio Cesar Pacheco -- both of Laredo -- and...
Police in Lockhart say a man was shot in the driveway of a home when he showed up for a family bar-b-que. Officials say the man made his way into his cousins home, where he was able to call police. By the time EMS arrived, the man had died. Two are now in custody for the...
A former Denton County constable who pleaded guilty in Colorado to soliciting sex with children over the Internet has been brought to Texas. Larry Dale Floyd was denied bail and is being held in the Denton County Jail on three counts of child pornography. The charges in Texas...
A Los Angeles radio talk show host who's paying Cindy Sheehan $87,000 for her five acre war protest site in Crawford says not much about the property will change. Bree Walker says she wants to plant some native prairie grasses, and put up a peace memorial that includes the names...
Several architectural firms have been approached about designing the George W. Bush Presidential Library and tailoring it to the Southern Methodist University campus near Dallas. It's another sign that the project is likely headed for SMU. The school has been the lone finalist...
A 10 or 11 year old girl is dead after being thrown off of a boat in Lake Travis Saturday night near Paradise Cove. Officials say the girl was in a boat that was traveling at high speed over the water when it hit a wake and became airborn. The girl and her father were thrown...
Officials at Austin City Hall say the city is looking at several different options to clean up the area around Chester’s Lounge, which has been the subject of hundreds of complaints from neighborhood residents since it opened several months ago. While neighbors have urged the...
Robert Joseph, a safety for the Longhorn football team, is charged with two counts of burglary of a vehicle. Joseph, a sophomore reserve, was booked in early this morning into Travis County lockup. The arrest affidavit states that Joseph, a sophomore reserve, was arrested at the...