Austin Local News

Police say they're looking for suspects who beheaded eleven ducks at a Euless apartment complex. The ducks were found decapitated at the Soto Grande apartment complex and golf course. Euless police investigator T.D. Burnett says someone used a sharp object to kill the birds...
28 year old Lance Ian Rendon is the second person to be charged in the stabbing of a 12 year old Pflugerville boy last week. Rendon is charged with failure to report a felony. He turned himself into police Friday. A 19-year-old man Christopher Juarez was arrested Thursday and...
Texas joins all 50 states in filing a brief supporting the pledge of allegiance. The 9th circuit court in California must decide if saying the pledge in public schools violates the seperationo of church and state since the phrase "under god" is in the pledge. Texas Attorney...
The Hays County Sheriffs Department says a four year old boy who was saved from a near drowning incident at Five Mile Dam near Kyle died today. Deputy Pam Robinson says rescuers did CPR on the boy then trasnported him to Centra Texas Hospital in San Marcos. This is the 2nd water...
Libertarians were hopeful during the party's state convention that they could win a variety of offices in November, saying their group offers better values than the Democratic and Republican parties. Wes Benedict, the party's executive director for the state, touted Libertarians...
Independent gubernatorial candidate Carole Keeton Strayhorn is asking to be listed on the November ballot as Carole Keeton "Grandma" Strayhorn, saying that is how voters know her since her campaign for Texas Comptroller in 1988. State law stipulates that nicknames can be used...
A Naval chief petty officer, who was home on leave in Dallas was shot and killed by a carjacker just three days before he was to report back for duty in the Middle East. Kameron Pratt was shot by an unidentified carjacker who dragged him from his pickup truck at his parents'...
The Libertarian Party of Texas selects its slate of candidates for the November general election in Texas. The party held its state-wide convention in Houston this weekend. The Libertarian candidate for Governor of Texas will be James Werner. He lives in Austin and works for a...
State Democrats have hammered together a wide-ranging platform urging President Bush to withdraw troops from Iraq ``in the most rapid manner possible'' and supporting a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants who qualify. Expanding their existing party platform on immigration...