Austin Local News

The Web series is becoming more popular as an entertainment medium...and a festival is going on now to celebrate. The second annual Austin Webfest is screening web series which are short films found on the internet....and filmmakers hope they can convince TV networks and movie...
A community vigil will be held at 7 pm, Thursday, June 25 in honor of fallen Officer Sgt. Christopher Kelley. The event is open to all and will be held at Fritz Park, 306 E. Live Oak St., Hutto. This event has been organized by Hutto community members.
The Austin/Travis County Health and Human Services Department is investigating an outbreak of cyclospora, an intestinal illness caused by a microscopic parasite. As of today, the department has 31 confirmed and probable cases and 11 new cases that are currently under...
The Lone Star Fugitive Task Force is looking for fugitive Frank William. He’s wanted for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. A warrant is out for his arrest. He was last seen in the area of Airport Boulevard and MLK, 2000 Palo Pinto Dr. in Austin. His criminal history...
Despite laws against it, distracted driving remains a problem in Austin and throughout Texas. Austin Police and TxDOT are tagging up to help reduce and eliminate distracted driving crashes. Talk Text Crash is the message they're spreading, and APD Lt. Robert Richman of Highway...
Even with all the construction you see around Austin, rent prices continue to rise. In the next year, around 12,000 new apartment units will open up, according to Austin Investor Interests. All of the new construction has dotted Austin's skyline with cranes and buildings under...
A Hutto Police Officer is dead and a suspect is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after the officer was run over by a police vehicle during a traffic stop. Dead is Hutto police Sgt. Christopher Kelley. Booked into the Williamson County Jail without bond is 26-...
New University of Texas President Greg Fenves says he wants formal recommendations by Aug. 1 on whether to remove campus statues of Jefferson Davis and other Confederate war heroes. Student groups have called for the removal of Davis, who was president of the Confederacy during...
a Hutto police officer died Wednesday morning after he was apparently run over by a suspect while on duty. According to the city of Hutto: At approximately 10 am this morning, Sgt. Christopher Kelley was killed in the line of duty while apprehending a felon. The incident is...