Austin Local News

Late Thursday, a court dismissed a lawsuit filed earlier this year by a group of residents living near the proposed site of The Grove at Shoal Creek, which, if ultimately approved, would be constructed at 45th Street and Bull Creek. The suit sought to change the voting...
Endicott McCray, the man police say shot up 6th Street and killed 30-year-old Teqnika Moultrie last month, has been officially booked into the Travis County Jail. McCray fled the city and was picked up by federal marshals in Atlanta. He is charged with first-degree murder, and...
Thursday, a handful of city leaders and activists announced a new proposed ordinance that would protect renters in the event they are displaced due to new developments. The plan was discussed at City Hall, with eight council members giving the ordinance their preliminary...
During another lengthy city council meeting Thursday night, District 6 council member Don Zimmerman drew the ire of the crowd when he made comments to a group of students who were speaking out in support of more funding for after school programs at Austin schools. Following...
Today the Austin City Council approved an ordinance on third reading the $720-million Smart Corridor mobility bond that contains transportation projects that would address traffic congestion, improve public transit, and increase safety and convenience for pedestrians and bikes...
Eanes ISD unveils its new Westlake High School Incubator class on Entrepreneurship and Enterprise to 145 students and their parents August 18, 2016 at 6pm. The class launches this fall, taught by 38 business experts and leading Venture Capitalists, such as Austin Ventures,...
Murder 22: About 9:30 pm, Thursday, August 11, Austin Police Officers responded to a shooting in the 1800 block of Elmira Rd. Upon arrival, officers discovered two victims with apparent gunshot wounds. One of the victims was transported to University Medical Center at...
Tomorrow through Labor Day, September 5, the Travis County Sheriff’s Office will participate in the Impaired Driving Mobilization (IDM) grant which targets drivers who are driving under the influence of alcohol. This grant is offered by the Texas Department of Transportation (...
The Travis County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in identifying a suspect who attempted to charge over $1700 at Target on Ben White to a stolen credit card on June 11, 2016. If you have any information about this suspect, please call Crime Stoppers at (512) 472-...