Austin Local News

Cedar Park residents will have to keep waiting for the Threadgills restaurant and concert hall to open. Threadgills owner Eddie Wilson says there is a disagreement going on between he and the developer Peter Barlin over who will run the restaurant. Wilson says it looks like the...
Three weeks after making a public appeal for her Austin-born son's return from Mexico, a British woman and her family maintain a tense vigil. Samantha Lowry says this stopped being a custody battle two days after Daniel Pavon-Cuellar took their son to Mexico City. The two had...
Legal help is available for the victims of recent flooding in some parts of Texas. If you live in a FEMA declared disaster area because of recent flooding the state bar of Texas has a legal help line set up, offering free legal services to people who can’t afford a lawyer. The...
Thousands of Texas college students are hearing that they won't get the interest-free, forgivable loan they were counting on to pay tuition this fall. The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board notified college financial aid offices this month that there isn't enough money in...
A Dripping Springs family is rescued after the mother drives around barricades in front of a low water crossing. Leroy Opiela with the Hays County Sheriff's Department says Laura Delorosa was arrested after being rescued and charged with Child Endangerment. Opiela says Delorosa...
The Leander Fire Department says a fire set a home construction site trailor in the Crystal Falls Parkway neighborhood was intentionally set. The Department's Chris Heisler tells KLBJ the Leander Police are investigating the blaze. No one was hurt in this morning's blaze.
Flooding stranded an Amtrak train today after water covered the tracks in Knippa, about 75 miles west of San Antonio. At least 50 people were pulled to safety, including some from rooftops by helicopter during heavy showers around the Alamo City. No fatalities or serious...
A man riding a motorcycle was killed on 183 at I-35 when he hit a retaining wall early this morning. The Austin Police Department's Laura Albrecht says it looks like he was speeding when the accident happened. Albrecht says the man was not wearing a helmut when he was thrown...
Parking for points: Officials at Austin's airport unveil a program to reward frequent flyers who use airport parking. The "Park Perk" program issues a series of points, based on each time you swipe a membership card through a reader when you enter an airport parking lot. "You...