Austin Local News

Austin Police confirmed this afternoon that detectives did recover a gun at the scene of the fatal shooting of 25-year-old Kevin Brown by an Austin Police Officer on Sunday. Brown had fled from officers when they approached him outside of Chester’s Lounge on East 12th Street. An...
No one was hurt, but a house is badly damaged in south Austin this morning. Diane Pedraza lives in the home at Linkmeadow and Nesbit. "The neighbors across the street called our older daughter," Pedraza says, "and said that she needed to get home, that there was a car in our...
Austin police have identified the man shot by an officer Sunday morning as 25-year-old Kevin Brown. They say he had been outside Chester's Lounge on E. 12th Street early Sunday morning when officers were flagged down about a man with a gun. "We have officers that are working...
If gas prices have you thinking about dumping your S-U-V, one math professor suggests you think again. Even with gas prices hovering near the $3.00 a gallon mark, math professor Gerald Busald says you might lose more money selling your big car or truck than you'd save by...
An Austin police officer was involved in a shooting overnight in east Austin. One person was killed and homicide investigators are still on the scene interviewing witnesses and documenting the crime scene. Details are still sketchy, but witnesses tell KLBJ the suspect was...
Police are looking for the driver who fled the scene of a deadly collision in south Austin just after midnight Saturday night. A motorcycle rider was killed when he was struck by a car at the intersection of Ben White and South Congress. “The rider of the motorcycle was slowing...
A man was shot and killed early this morning in a courtyard of the Elm Ridge Apartments in east Austin after leading on a chase from Chester’s Lounge on East 12th Street. “We had an officer flagged down in reference to a subject with a gun,” said Acting Police Chief Cathy...
Three children and four adults were killed in an accident involving three vehicles. The Department of Public Safety says the accident occurred on State Highway 123 south of Seguin late Friday night. DPS spokesman Tom Vinger says a Jeep Grand Cherokee was traveling northbound on...
Operation spring cleaning has border criminals in its cross-hairs. The Lone Star Fugitive Task Force is rounding up the baddest of the bad, from killers to immigration smugglers, to drug smugglers, from the Valley to Del Rio. Authorities say their goal is to show that crime does...