Austin Local News

Austin Mayor Will Wynn is urging voters to remember to go all the way to the end of their ballot tomorrow. “It’s a very lengthy ballot…and at the very, very bottom of the ballot are seven very important propositions for the future of Austin,” he said. The seven City of Austin...
Teamwork and communication are two of the items on the agenda for a council retreat this Thursday and Friday at “the crossings”, which is a spa in northwest Travis county. Council members will also review the city’s long-term strategic plan in light of the results of Tuesday’s...
A Louisiana man reportedly tries to steal some computer hardware and leaves four other men holding the bag. Court records indicate the four, Alfredo Denoko, Jose Ignacio Gonzales, Eduardo Luna Gonzales and Jorge Zapeda, were nabbed in a North Lamar parking lot. They told police...
Austin Police and US Marshals are reportedly closing in on their prime suspect from Friday's violent carjackings in northwest Austin and Cedar Park. Investigators identify the suspect as 27-year-old Dennis Wayne Harvey. He's described by police as a white man, 5'9" tall, about...
Among the various political offices you'll be voting for tomorrow, you'll also be asked to approve funding for a new multi-million dollar animal shelter. One of the seven bond propositions you'll be asked to approve tomorrow is one for 58.1 million dollars which will go towards...
An annonynous tip from McNeil High School has lead to the arrest of two teenagers for conspiracy to attempt capital murder. Round Rock School District’s Joy Lynn Occhiuzzi says someone came forward who had information about the alleged violent attack on the school and its...
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 idea is to let people sit at home and watch for illegal immigrants crossing into Texas. Governor Perry's press aid Kathy Walt says the state is testing the web cam program on a web site, and she stresses this is only a test. "We are discovering some glitches in it as we work...