Austin Local News

19 year old Marcus Ocaiso plead guilty to engaging in criminal activity and was sentenced to 20 years in prison. Williamson County District Attorney John Bradley says felony cases are pending against several other adults and juveniles. Bradely says the group stole cars ,...
Two area healthcare networks make a big contribution to Austin Community College to help prevent a big nurse shortage. Seton Family of Hospitals and St. David's Healthcare have both been expanding their facilities to accommodate for the population growth in Central Texas. Eileen...
In a case that could have First Amendment implications, the Texas Supreme Court today waded into a battle involving a Fort Worth pastor's decision to tell his church about a relationship a member had outside of her dissolving marriage. Lawyers for the pastor say he acted within...
A.I.S.D. Board Vice President Rudy Montoya is stepping down after serving on the board for the past 10 years. His last day will be November 13th. Montoya says new responsibilities at his job are taking making it more difficult to devote time to the school board. “Trying to...
The Austin Independent School Districtd could join other local government agencies in offering a tax break to Hewlett Packard. The company is interested in building two new data centers in Austin, and A.I.S.D. Superintendent Dr. Pat Forgione says the district would benefit if...
Texas Department of Public Safety troopers cite a Casey Elementary School PE teacher, after an 11 year-old boy was hit while crossing Manchaca Road Friday morning. DPS Spokesperson Tom Vinger says Irma Yturri was given a class C misdemeanor, for illegally passing a school bus...
A local Marine is one of the latest casualties of the war in Iraq.28 year old Chris Zimmerman died during combat operations in the Al Anbar province on September 20th. Chris graduated from McNeil High School in 1996 where he was a varsity football player. Zimmerman served in the...
Parents and their kids are encouraged to attend the "B.E.S.T. College Night" tonight at Bastrop Middle School from 6:30 to 8:30. Bastrop Independent School District is hosting the first annual college night featuring over thirty colleges and universities from around Texas...
REPORT REVEALS SOURCE OF FUNDS FOR GOVERNOR'S RACE A new report tracks where the money in the race for Texas governor is coming from. Texans for Public Justice director Craig McDonald says there's no surprise where Rick Perry's money is coming from, mostly from wealthy...