Austin Local News

The Bank of American on Airport BLVD. was robbed yesterday morning before lunch. Today 22-year old Norvin Buggage Jr. is locked for that stick up. Police found him the stolen cash in an apartment on McCann Drive.
Democratic Party Chairman Boyd Richie says the Attorney General should investigate Wilson Holding Company. On the Wilson board is former Republican Railroad Commissioner Barry Williamson. Richie says Williamson may have gotten insider information on the route of the Trans Texas...
There's a round table discussion at Reagan high school today for parents and students wanting more information on AISD's high school redesign. District spokesperson Andy Welch says the redesign will start at Reagan, LBJ, Crockett and Travis, with all high schools eventually...
The city council is expected to pass an updated noise ordinance at their meeting today. Georgetown Police Captain Roland Waits says the updated ordinance spells out enforcement with three violation standards:it's distributing to a reasonable person, it's prohibited without a...
McNeil high school administrators decided to cancel the dance earlier this year over the excessive dirty dancing which took place last year. A group of parents decided the tradition behind the dance was too important and organized a homecoming dance last night at an area hotel...
The Town Lake Animal Shelter will now begin implanting microchips into stray cats and dogs that are brought in to the shelter. Since each chip has a unique code that can be read by a scanner, shelter employees will be able to locate the owner of a particular animal if it is ever...
Firefighters in northwest Austin are working to keep a massive house fire from spreading into a nearby greenbelt. Austin Fire crews let the house in the 8400 block of Lone Mesa burn itself out. AFD Captain William Brooks says the brick home was fully engulfed in flame when they...
A Del Valle teenager is locked up this morning after assaulting his father and escaping from police on a small bull dozier. When police responded to the domestic violence call. The teenager apparently took off on that piece of construction equipment into an area where police...
Many walking through downtown Austin today didn't realize that today is a Federal holiday. Today's Columbus Day holiday is an invisible holiday for many working along Congress Avenue today. "Most of the people I work with didn't know it was a holiday," one man says. Another...