Austin Local News

One death is blamed on what had been Tropical Storm Erin as much as ten inches of rain come down in parts of the state. Officials say one person was killed and another was hurt when a waterlogged roof collapsed at a storage unit at a Houston grocery store. Authorities say Erin...
Austin Police say the man they suspect of trying to inappropriately touch a little girl at a south Austin book store is in custody. Police in Masachusetts arrest 35-year-old Seth Davidson Hilliker on an arrest warrant filed here in connection with the June fifth episode at a...
A small supply of some educators has an Austin School District paying more to attract those needed to fill these positions. The Austin Independent School District is preparing for the upcoming school year and school board president, Mark Williams says there is a shortage of...
The senior pastor of the Fellowship at Forest Creek Church in Round Rock has been arrested. According to Eric Poteet with the Round Rock police, a senior staff executive from the church reported a significant amount of money missing from church accounts. Donald "Roddy" Clyde is...
According to an affidavit filed by Hutto police, Dana Boehm cashed an IRS refund check intended for John Holmstrom. Holmstrom told police in June that he was due this refund for more than $3,200 for the 2005 tax year but never received it nor did he give anyone permission to...
John Patrick "Jack" Herrera would have been starting the 7th grade at Canyon vista middle school in just a few weeks. But Wednesday he died at the Dell Children's hospital after battling amoebic meningitis for over a week. Doctors think he became infected while swimming in Lake...
The senior pastor of the Fellowship at Forest Creek Church in Round Rock has been arrested. According to Eric Poteet with the Round Rock police, a senior staff executive from the church reported a significant amount of money missing from church accounts. Donald "Roddy" Clyde is...
Jobs are on the line as Dell announced it will reduce more than four years worth of earnings by up to 150 million dollars. An internal probe found the Round Rock-based computer company misled its auditors and manipulated results for performance goals. Dell will restate all of...
Police have a man in custody who had barricaded himself inside one of the buildings near the Austin Diagnostic Clinic. Austin SWAT had surrounded the building and several employees and patients were being held by police in the parking lot.