Austin Local News

Austin Homicide Unit is working a possible burglary gone bad. The manner and cause of death have yet to be determined on an elderly man and woman who were killed this morning in North Austin. Senior police officer Vaneza Bremner says the caretaker called police when she saw the...
People might be shopping 'til they drop this season, but this morning, 50 students shopped with 50 cops. Through Amigos in Azul, each child received 100-dollars and then had a chance to go shop with an Austin Police Officer. Luis Delgado with Amigos in Azul said each year, they...
UPDATE: CAUGHT ON HIGHWAY 29 IN A VACANT HOME EARLY THIS MORNING IN BURNET Please be on the lookout for escaped federal prison inmate Jimmy Morrisett. Jimmy escaped from a minimum security federal prison in Bastrop around 2230 hours last night where he had served one year of a...
Elected officials may be backing off of giving rich incentive deals to lure companies to Austin. Travis County Commissioner Gerald Daugherty says he's been hearing from voters that tell him they're not necessary, "We continue to have a number of people and I think it's a sizable...
The University of Texas is launching a new program that concentrates on character development for student athletes. The new Center for Sports Leadership and Innovation will kick off courses that will offer certifications to high school coaches for best practices in character...
From now on most of the beer you buy in Central Texas will come from one newly supersized distributing company. Three of the biggest beer distributors in Austin have combined into one company and will likely control 70 percent of the market in Central Texas. Capital Beverage...
Austin Independent School District is closer to filling its superintendent position. On Saturday, the remaining candidate spoke to the community on why he should get the job. The Board of Trustees reviewed more than 90 superintendent applications . They also decided to include...
A Travis County grand jury has indicted two former University of Texas football players on sexual assault charges. Montrel Meander and Kendall Sanders are each charged with sexual assault, and Sanders faces an additional charge of improper photography. The charges stem from an...
When the Dell Medical School opens on the University of Texas campus in 2016 it won't be business as usual for medical education. Inaguaral Dean Dr. Clay Johnston tells KLBJ that DMS has partnered with the American Medical Association and a consortium of nearly a dozen medical...