Austin Local News

If you’re thinking about buying a motorcycle you aren’t the only one. Mike Marks with the Texas Motorcycle Dealer’s Association says the Republic of Texas Motorcycle Rally starting Thursday is making an impact. "It's a great biking environment in that there are some motor sales...
AISD Superintendent Dr. Pat Forgoine wants to give teachers a pay raise next year. Dr. Forgione is unveiling a $38.4 million dollar proposal that he says could result in a 10 % pay raise for some Austin teachers. The Texas Legislature has already ordered a $2,000 pay raise for...
A tense week of testimony is done. Today, an arbitrator hears closing statements before deciding whether Julie Schroeder gets her Austin Police badge back. Schroeder tells her attorney, Tom Stribling, last week why she shot Daniel Rocha last year. Former Police Chief Stan Knee...
Capital City BMX is closing its park in Round Rock after twenty years and looking for a new home. The track has more than two hundred families that visit regularly and owner/operator Rick Graves hopes to find a new location for them. A possible new site may be on land that a V.F...
Fired A-P-D officer Julie Schroeder may not have to wait long to find out whether she gets her badge back. Arbitrator Norman Bennett has 30 days to render a decision after he gets a final copy of the transcript from the past week's testimony. "Now I told [attorneys for both...
Someone has been stealing archeological artifacts from Central Texas parks. The LCRA's Merrell Foote says archeological artifacts have been found at over 300 parks run by the LCRA and someone has being stealing them. Foote says if anyone visiting one of the LCRA parks sees...
Austin Police suspect the person responsible for a murder this weekend at the “Travis Park Apartments” may have committed a previous crime at the same address. A-P-D Sergeant Hector Reveles says they are also investigating a robbery at that complex that happened last Friday. At...
Recent resignations and retirements in the Travis County Medical Examiner's Office has that agency short-staffed, and county commissioners are wondering whether they'll need to temporarily decrease the number of autopsies performed starting in July. But County Judge Sam Biscoe...
Neighbors from Round Rock's largest subdivision say "thank you" to Williamson County officials for agreeing to pass on locating some new county offices in that area of town. People in the Greater Round Rock West neighborhood, which has 1500 homes, were worried about possible...