Austin Local News

Tapes of callers to 9-1-1 and communications between emergency dispatchers show EMS crews struggling to get to the Booker T. Washington Apartments the night that David Morales was beaten to death. EMS crews were forced to set up and wait a few blocks away from the complex after...
A Fort Worth-area physician twice recognized by the Texas House of Representatives as its ``Doctor of the Day'' is a registered sex offender. Texas Medical Board records show Nilon Tallant had an improper sexual relationship with a 17-year-old patient in 1995 --- when he was 64...
An 18-year-old registered sex offender who attacked his teacher when she stayed after school to tutor him pleaded guilty Friday to attempted aggravated sexual assault. Nathan Manuel Mendoza has been sentenced to 12 years in prison. According to police, he held a pair of scissors...
Officials at Austin City Hall and APD acknowledge that some of the initial information released about the beating death of David Morales early Wednesday morning created the wrong impression about the incident, and helped the story spread quickly around the world. Now, they’re...
On Wednesday morning 25 year-old Michael Oliver Riojas was found on the I-35 frontage road between Wells Branch Parkway and Howard Lane critically injured. Detectives want to know how got there. Sheriff's spokesperson Roger Wade says Riojas was last seen leaving the Merkaba...
The abduction was orginally thought to be a stranger abduction, buy Hays County officals have confirmed to KLBJ that the girl was actully taken by her Mother. The two parents are said to be involved in a custody battle over 2-year old Azalea Avila. The mothers does have...
The 40-million-dollar construction project on 38th Street means the addition of a five-story tower. Seton president and CEO John Brindley says the additional space is needed because the Austin area is still changing. Brindley says the expansion is primarily dedicated to women,...
Austin Police Department Vehicular Homicide detectives have filed charges against the driver who struck and killed Heath Overton, 32, on June 3rd. Amy Nicole Ruediger, 24, has been charged with Failure to Stop and Render Aid and bond was set at $12,000. At approximately 12:52 a...
Former first lady Lady Bird Johnson remains hospitalized today with a low-grade fever. Her spokeswoman says the former first lady is alert, resting comfortably and communicating with visitors. The 94 year old Johnson has spent the weekend at Seton Medical Center surrounded by...