Austin Local News

Border sheriffs reportedly are using federal dollars meant to fight drug trafficking and violent crime to enforce federal immigration laws. Those are the findings of an analysis of state documents relating to Operation Linebacker, a program one state security official calls the...
Just in time for Thanksgiving, a pie drive-through on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, November 20-22, at Meals on Wheels and More (3227 East 5th Street), from 10am to 6pm, kicks-off the creation of the Royers Round Top Cafe Austin Pie Empowerment Project. A unique partnership...
If you’re heading to Austin-Bergstrom today in hopes of beating the Thanksgiving crowd, you better think again. That’s according to Jim Halbrook, with ABIA, who says today is the heaviest day of the week for airport travel with over 10 thousand people expected to fly in and out...
Southwest spies opportunities in possible US Airways-Delta merger Southwest Airlines sees U-S Airways' eight-billion dollar hostile merger bid for Delta Air Lines as an opportunity for the Dallas-based airline to make inroads on the East Coast. Spokeswoman Edna Ruano says...
The day after Thanksgiving is typically regarded as the busiest shopping day of the year. Chuck Courtney, President of the Texas Retailers Association in Austin, says the day is slowly losing its grip on that title. Courtney says early discounting by stores and the fact that...
Struggling computer maker Dell says it'll report preliminary third-quarter results after the bell today. That's six days later than expected. The delayed report comes amid a formal investigation of the Round Rock-based company by the Securities and Exchange Commission. Last...
Southwest Airlines sees U-S Airways' eight-billion dollar hostile merger bid for Delta Air Lines as an opportunity for the Dallas-based airline to make inroads on the East Coast. Spokeswoman Edna Ruano says Southwest founder and board chairman Herb Kelleher has called the C.E.O...
The Texas Department of Public Safety is reminding Thanksgiving holiday travelers to buckle their seat belts -- and don't drink and drive. D-P-S is again taking part in the national holiday safety program called Operation CARE -- for Combined Accident Reduction Effort. The goal...
One man was killed and another seriously injured in a fight outside 'Club El Dorado' over the weekend. Police took two men into custody after that fight for questioning and have now filed murder charges against 23-year-old Pedro Fernandez Ramirez Segoviano and 62-year-old Pedro...