Austin Local News

A 57 year old Leander woman was sent to the hospital afer she was attacked at her home in the Oak Ridge neighborhood. The dogs are now in the care of the city's animal control department. Chris Heisler says one of the dogs involved in the attack has a history of aggression and...
Police continue their search for a man missing since yesterday afternoon. 35 year old Raymond Rivera was last seen by his family at 3:00 yesterday at a chruch on South First. Rivera's family is concerned because he has a medical condition. Rivera is described as a hispanic male...
A 17 year old dies on the I-35 frontage road when he is struck by a hit and run driver. The Austin police's Randy Sharp says the teenager and a 15 year old girl were pushing a baby stroller when he was hit. The accident happened just south of Braker Lane early Saturday morning...
Another murder in Austin. Austin Police found a man stabbed to death at the Wildflower Apartments on North Lamar just after 7 o'clock yesterday evening. Detectives believe there was an argument leading up to the attack. APD's Laura Albrecht tells KLBJ that this is being...
An Austin based security researcher says terrorists and criminals could exploit a software flaw to hijack computer systems used to control oil refineries, power plants and other critical infrastructure. 3-Com's TippingPoint researcher in Austin demonstrated the vulnerability to...
After about 400 foreign nationals -- most of them Middle Eastern, half living illegally in the United States -- took advantage of a loophole in Texas driver's license requirements from 2003 to 2005, it took the Texas Department of Public Safety more than a year to cancel the...
Shortly after 7 o'clock Friday night, Stat Air was dispatched to South FM 1660 in Hutto for a multi-car accident. One person died, two patients are in critical condition at Brackenridge, and one person was transported on ground. Police say they found alcohol in a Chevy Camaro...
A 2006 federal audit says Texas failed to post maximum weight limit signs on decaying bridges. The review also found the state's calculations of how much weight some bridges could hold -- were not clear. The audit by the U.S. Department of Transportation's inspector general says...
A 17-year-old is killed when he is struck by a hit and run driver. The accident occured while the the teenager was walking down the access road of I-35, just south of Braker Ln early this morning. The victim was walking with a 15-year-old girl who was pushing a baby stroller...