Austin Local News

David Dean, who was recently arrested for sending alleged sexual text messages to an 11-year-old relative has been officially fired by the Austin school district. Trustees voted unanimously Monday night to part ways with Dean. He has 15 days to appeal his termination, and if he...
AISD trustees approve Russell Lee as the new name to replace Robert E. Lee Elementary School. "Russell Lee was one of America's most important photographers. He is best known for his work with the Farm Security Administration, documenting poor and working people of all races and...
APD is investigating a total of 83 rock throwing incidents, including 13 new incidents reported over the weekend: 16-1411843 – 5/20 @ 9:44pm 3200 blk N 35 NB lower deck 16-1421745 – 5/21 @ 10:18pm 3200 blk N 35 NB lower deck (injuries) 16-1421866 – 5/21 @ 10:44pm 1100 blk S 35...
UPDATE: No one expected to be in danger at UT. A domestic disturbance, where the victim and suspect know each other. A woman suffered superficial stab wounds. The suspect fled West-away from campus. PREVIOUSLY from UTPD: On 5-23-2016 at 1:03 pm, UTPD received a report of a...
Kyle Police are reporting a fatality of a male driver following an accident in the early morning hours yesterday, May 22. According to Police Chief Jeff Barnett, at just before 1 a.m. officers responded to IH-35 northbound at the 217 Exit ramp in reference to a multi-vehicle...
UPDATE: Listed below is the identity of the two drivers involved in the motor vehicle crash that occurred yesterday at approximately 12:24PM in the 4100 Block of Williams Drive. Vehicle: Kia Soul--driver: Jeremy Torres, 42, (Deceased) of Austin Vehicle: Audi SUV--driver: Ray...
From a Hays County press release Hays County Courthouse, San Marcos, TX – Hays County is participating in WarnCentralTexas.org , a new web portal created by a partnership of cities, counties and the Capital Area Council of Governments (CAPCOG) which allows residents to register...
Police continue their hunt for the driver who struck a 4-year-old boy in the 5700 block of Cameron Road on Sunday. According to Austin-Travis County EMS, medics and police responded to the hit-and-run call shortly after 5:00 Sunday afternoon. When they arrived they found the boy...
Four parents file a lawsuit in Travis County against the Texas Education Agency and Commissioner Mike Morath which alleges the STAAR test adminstered to 3rd-8th grade students was illegal. The lawsuit is based in House Bill 743 , which was legislation passed last year by state...