Austin Local News

The program director of a non-profit shelter in South Austin says every minute the Dream Center has power is divine intervention. Officials with the center have been racking their brains. They need to figure out how to raise ten thousand dollars to pay their overdue Austin...
A Williamson County grand jury reviews all the evidence and clears two sheriff's deputies who used deadly force to shoot a man dead last month in a corn field, after a high-speed chase. Officials refused to release any details of the investigation until Thursday, citing the need...
A recent report released by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board shows the state is lagging in some of its goals associated with the Closing the Gaps initiative. The goals were established in 2000 and while the State wanted to enroll 340-thousand Hispanic students in...
Austin police are looking for the man who groped a 14-year-old girl he picked up at a south Austin bus stop. Detective Anthony Bigongiari says the girl accepted a ride from the man even though she did not know him. Bigongiari says they’re looking for an hispanic male in his mid...
Texas will ask an appeals court to overturn a lower ruling that the G-O-P can't replace ex-Congressman Tom DeLay on the November ballot. Republican Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott's brief goes to the Fifth U-S Circuit Court of Appeals. Abbott will challenge a decision by a...
Austin Police are looking for the man who picked up a 14-year-old girl at a bus stop---then fondled her. Police say it happened about three weeks ago, on the morning of June 30th. A 14-year-old girl was waiting at the bus stop at Manchaca and William Cannon when she accepted a...
Stage one water restrictions for parts of Hays and Caldwell counties go in to effect at 8-o'clock this morning. Edwards aquifer authority spokesperson Roland Ruiz says there are a lot of things you can do to conserve water. Ruiz says you should check with your water provider to...
Star Flight is transporting a swimmer in critical condition Thursday afternoon from Hamilton Pool to Brackenridge Hospital. Austin/Travis County E-M-S spokesman Warren Hassinger says the swimmer was pulled from the water after being under for up to 10-minutes. "We arrived, found...
An Austin woman is behind bars, accused of trying to run over an Austin police officer. Two officers were responding to a violent disturbance call at a house on Hammermill Run in southeast Austin, but when they arrived they reportedly saw several people running from the house,...