Austin Local News

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...
Authorities say three members of the Texas National Guard were being held in the Maverick County Jail on charges they fired shots in a residential area. The guardsmen face felony charges of deadly conduct for the alleged shooting spree last week in a neighborhood north of Eagle...
A fire-fighter is rushed to the hospital after suffering an apparent heart attack while fighting a house fire in Southwest Austin. The fire at the two-story home on Redmond drive in Circle C was under control and firefighters were going through and checking for hot spots when...
Registered sex offenders in Marble Falls now have stricter regulation on where they can live. Marble Falls Police Chief Mark Whittiker says the state mandated 'safety zone' is 500 feet, but a city ordinance passed last night expands that to 1000 feet. Whittiker says property...
Seventy-six economically disadvantaged schools in Texas are getting about 7-million dollars in staff bonuses this week. Governor Rick Perry was on hand today to help congratulate some educators in the Houston area over improved test scores and high campus ratings. The merit pay...
The results are in on how the Travis county sheriff's deputies did targeting speeders and drunk drivers over the labor day holiday. Roger wade with the Travis county sheriffs' office says the overtime paid off. The additional deputies issued more than 490 citations and made 18...
A record number of mother's give birth at a Dallas hospital, but did that trend come into the Capital City? Seton Northwest didn't quite have the number of births that Dallas' Harris Methodist did with 662 babies delivered in August, but Danette Stallings, the Director of...
Pflugerville police and school administrators are keeping a watchful eye for an alleged flasher. Randy Resse with Pfhlugerville ISD says Friday two middle-school girls were walking along the street near Pflugerville Middle School when a man in a silver colored Nissan Altima...