Austin Local News

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...
An Austin woman is calling for the public’s help to track down the father of her teenage son who reportedly owes over 130 thousand dollars in child support. Daniel Ames is a student at Texas State University who worked through high school just to have enough money to afford one...
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...
A Hutto man is sentenced to fifty years in prison for possession of child pornography. Michael McGoldrick pleaded guilty after investigators seized his home computer, where District Attorney John Bradley says thousands of images were discovered. Bradley says most of the pictures...
This "first things first" curriculm, revolves around a small learning environment and engaes students through theme based courses. kent ewing, with AISD, lists the possible course themes. Ewing says the most important success that this program has brought to the other...
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 Travis County Grand Jury indicts the teen accused of trying to sexually assault a Reagan High School teacher. The case of Nathan Mendoza set off a statewide manhunt in October and a furor about the fact no one apparently told Reagan staff that Mendoza was on parole for a...
As the cost of tuition for Texas colleges increase, one state senator is looking for a way to bring relief for some students and their families. Senator Florence Shapiro of Plano is sponsoring a measure that would lock in tuition rates at state school for four years once a...
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...