Austin Local News

New information this hour on that brawl at Stony Point High School. Police have now charged two girls and two boys with rioting and resisting arrests. The girls, 17-year-old Cassandra Marshall and 17-year-old Amber Thomas, were taken to the Williamson County Jail after the fight...
The Austin City Council sets November 7th as the date for a $567 million bond election. The bond package is being split into seven different propositions. Mayor Will Wynn first proposed a city-wide bond election in January of 2005 with the goal of improving drainage and flood...
Several groups plan to protest the Border Governors' Conference today at the State Capitol, but one activist group wants to arrest the U-S governors for militarizing the Mexican border without reason. Deborah Vanko with the group "CodePINK" says government funds are being...
Around 2 o'clock this afternoon a fight broke out in the cafeteria at Stoney Point High School involving as many at 10 students. It got so out a hand that Round Rock police had to called in to assist. Superintendent Dr. Jesus Chavez confirms that several students had to be...
The Austin City Council tonight will hold a public hearing on the proposal to require all cyclists in Austin to wear helmets. The city currently requires helmets for cyclists age 17 and younger. The adult helmet law is being promoted by former Mayor Bruce Todd, who attributes a...
Today the Austin City Council could approve a plan to audit spending at the Police, Fire, and EMS Departments. "There's no allegation of wrongdoing," said Council Member Brewster McCracken, who is one of three Council Members requesting the audit. "Our union negotiations start...
The Austin City council today will decide whether to bring in an outside audit firm to review spending at the Police, Fire, and EMS departments. "There's no allegation of wrongdoing," said Council Member Brewster McCracken, who is one of three Council Members requesting the...
Two war protesters arrested at a makeshift camp near President Bush's Central Texas ranch are finally getting their day in court in Waco. But Emily Hardy of Austin and Hiram K. Myers of Oklahoma can't challenge McLennan County ordinances they deem unconstitutional. Hardy and...
A search of a house in South Austin yields over twenty pounds of pot, cocaine and a loaded handgun. A Narcotics Investigator with the Travis County Sheriff's Department worked with the DPS to conduct surveillance on 24 year old Randy Villafranca and his duplex on Burelson Court...