Austin Local News

Austin police have taken two men into custody and seized major amounts of marijuana and cocaine from an apartment on east William Cannon. Police acted after getting a tip from the San Antonio Police Department about someone moving large amounts of illegal drugs from San Antonio...
He says he would like a higher percentage, but the Texas Secretary of State Roger Williams is predicting a thirty six percent turn-out this election. Williams says early voting numbers are higher than the last gubernatorial election four years ago – but points out the trend is...
Police continue to search for the man who on Friday left a woman for dead in the road on R.M. 620 and Boulder Lane in Cedar Park after a botched car-jacking attempt. Austin Police Spokeswoman Laura Albrecht said the suspect was last seen at the I-Hop at I-35 and Caesar Chavez in...
Seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong finished the New York City Marathon today in just under three hours. His official time was two hours, 59-minutes and 36 seconds. Following the Austinite race he admitted he may have, ``bit off more than I could chew.'' He called...
The victim of a carjacking at R.M. 620 and Boulder Lane yesterday remains in guarded condition at Brackenridge Hospital. 44 year old Amy Baker was reportedly shot once through the chest. High Schooler Tamou Zoumanigui and a friend drove up on the scene moments later and...
Officials with the Texas Youth Commission say they're working on changing their procedures to help prevent any future incidents like the one involving an 18 year old Reagan High School student. Nathan Manuel Mendoza is accused of attacking one of his teachers. At the time, he...
Secretary of State Roger Williams predicts 36 percent of the registered voters in Texas will cast ballots in Tuesday's election. Texans have voted early in fairly large numbers in some counties. But Williams says overall totals reported to the state so far are close to what they...
Deer season opens today. "It might take hunters getting a little creative, getting out of that deer stand, getting out in that brush with some rattling antlers to bring in a deer." State biologist Mitch Lockweek says recent rains mean deer have plenty of green fields to eat and...
A discount airline wants to know if you would like them to add flights to and from Austin. Air Tran is using votes on their website to determine which city they'll fly to next. "I've never seen a campaign done like this by an airline." Jim Halbrook at the airport says another...