Austin Local News

From one standpoint, the LCRA says we're seeing an end to current drought conditions. Meteorologist Bob Rose says a lot of the rain has missed the upper reaches of the Colorado River Basin, where the majority of Austin's drinking water comes from. Both Lakes Buchanan and Travis...
Pflugerville Police charge a woman with bringing her four-year-old child, while she allegedly was making a drug deal. Court records indicate undercover officers had set up a marijuana buy with Lestie Elizabeth Adams. Police saw Adams put the child in the car. She was joined by a...
About fifty vicious dog attack survivors and the families of attack victims gathered at the capitol this afternoon to testify before a house committee considering Lillian’s Law. House Bill 1355 is being considered by the House Sub-Committee on County Affairs. It was filed by...
The recommendation from a City Council subcommittee is to put the new day labor site on Ben White boulevard at the ‘Midnight Rodeo’ nightclub. Workers could gather at an area outside the club during the early morning and daytime hours and would not affect the operation of the...
src="http://digg.com/tools/diggthis.js" type="text/javascript"> A digital camera leads Travis County Sheriff's Deputies to file charges against nine people the pictures link to a February burglary. The camera was apparently left behind by one of the people who went onto the...
Sergeant Justin Davis with the Round Rock police says this law is designed to protect officers and emergency workers as they conduct their roadside duties. Violations of this law can result in fines of up to 200-dollars and up to 500-dollars if property is damaged. He also says...
Austin Police were responding to a call about a person passed out in a truck on William Cannon yesterday at 4 AM, when they were contacted by EMS workers who said that police weren't needed at the scene. Police responded anyway, and a police affidavit says that witnesses saw the...
Governor Rick Perry is speaking out against proposed legislation that would put a two-year moratorium on private toll road projects. Perry and U-S Transportation Secretary Mary Peters visited the Samsung Austin Semiconductor expansion site Monday. Perry says the state's current...
Austin firefighters launch their annual ‘Fill the Boot’ campaign tomorrow. They’ll be standing at the busiest intersections throughout the city to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. “Fill the boot has been part of my life for over 30 years,” said Austin Fire...