Austin Local News

A San Marcos woman is safe and sound, after being reported missing last week. Police in San Marcos say Dian Samuels Breshers, 41, saw news reports about herself over the weekend, listing her as "missing." She hadn't been seen since in two weeks, after going to visit a friend in...
While Texas doesn't have the largest death row population is does lead the country again in executions says the justice department's Tracy Snell Snell says Texas is also leading the country in executions this year with 24 so far. the largest death row population by a long way in...
The bill would allow legally blind people to use high-powered weapons and shoot any game sighted people can hunt, as long as they go with a guide who can tell them what direction to point the gun State representative Ed Cuempel says the blind would also be required to use laser...
A grant from the Texas Education Agency gives students from rural, Central Texas high schools a chance to earn college credits before they get their diplomas. Taylor ISD superintendent Dr. Bruce Scott says the $600,000 grant allows Temple College at Taylor, the Taylor ISD and...
For more than 30 years, local architect Bob Coffee has kept the design and a mock-up of a statue of a donkey. Now, that statue may find a home in Eastwoods Park in central Austin. That park is the original location for the popular springtime festival Eeyore’s Birthday Party, and...
The Liberal Arts and Science Academy, the advanced academic magnet high school for Austin ISD, is now accepting applications for the upcoming 2007-08 school year. LASA offers advanced academic courses in the core subject areas—English, Math, Science, and Social Studies—whose...
An accident on Hamilton Pool Road claims the life of a 16 year old boy, sending someone riding with him to Brackenridge hospital in critical condition. DPS is still investigation the accident which occurred at about 9pm Sunday evening on Hamilton Pool Road at Caudill lane, about...
Verizon Telephone has advised that a fiber cut has occurred in Fayette County effecting customers in the Fayetteville area. It is anticipated the outage will last 4-6 hours. Customers living in the Fayetteville area can call within their immediate dialing area. To reach...
Austin Police reportedly find suggestive pictures on a teacher's camera, and now that teacher is facing criminal charges. Police charge Page White with improper photography, in a case that apparently began to crack on December 2nd. "He was observed at Highland Mall by some...