Austin Local News

Hays County officials have ordered 35,000 membership cards for a prescription savings program they expect to have up and running by Nov. 1. Every county resident, regardless of income, will be eligible for an average of 20 percent savings for medications through a volume-buying...
Organizers with the Austin City Limit’s Music Festival have made a few changes this year which are expected to make the festival a lot safer and more enjoyable than last year. Temperatures during last year’s ACL Festival rose above a hundred degrees sending several people to the...
Saturday tickets and and 3 day passes to ACL have been sold out for quite a while, but Lisa Schickel, with the festival, says you may want to think twice about buying a ticket from a scalper. She also says wristbands were not released until this week to give possible...
Austin Police have found the green BMW that was allegedly involved in a deadly hit and run that killed two people this week. Investigators say the car in question was found in a garage at a home. Right now police are trying to determine if the owner was driving the car or not...
Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst plans to push for tougher penalties for child molesters during the 2007 legislative session. His campaign says Dewhurst, who presides over the Texas Senate, will encourage lawmakers to pass a version of Florida's ``Jessica's Law.'' That law is...
Austin fire-fighters use some of their high-tech life-saving gear on one of their own crew-members. A 19-year veteran of the department was fighting a house fire in Circle C when he apparently had a heart attack. Battalion Chief Palmer Buck says his co-workers used their "...
Texas is the leading all other states with the most people killed on train tracks. Earlier this year the reigning Miss Deaf Texas, Tara MaCavoy, was struck and killing while walking along train tracks in South Austin. The Texas "Operation Lifesave" is trying to spread the word...
Some extra Austin City Limits Music Festival tickets went on sale this afternoon in Zilker Park. About two-hundred people were in line an hour ago, when the ticket booths opened up, and it's been a steady stream ever since Joe Jennings bought his tickets online in May, but he...
This week's fatal wreck on Slaughter Lane at Narrow Glen Parkway wasn't the first deadly collision at that intersection. "This is the third crash at that same intersection that has occurred in the last year that resulted in serious injury or death to another person," said...