Austin Local News

A proposal to arm every Austin Police Officer with a body cam by the end of 2016 is getting the thumbs up from East Austin advocates. NAACP President Nelson Linder thinks it's worth the $11 million price tag, "So the integrity of government and police are worth whatever price. I...
Cedar Park Police and Fire responded to a vehicle crash at 12:44 pm yesterday, August 24th, at 200 S Bell Blvd. The collision involved a 2000 Chevy truck and a 2012 GMC Yukon. All four people involved were transported from the scene in order to receive medical treatment. Cedar...
New Braunfels Police Department located and arrested Loren Sebastian McFall, 24, on a single count of Possession of Child Pornography last Thursday, August 20th. McFall was arrested at the home of his parents, in the 500 block of Stone Gate, which also serves as a licensed in-...
Bastrop Police Officers were dispatched to and arrived on scene at the Covert Chevrolet, 700 Block of SH 71 in response to a theft on the night of July 25th. An initial investigation shows no less than 38 trucks had parts such as rims and tires removed. The business incurred a...
The Austin Police Department and the 401K9 program through the Greater Austin Crime Commission celebrates the retirement of Austin Police K9, Bo, this afternoon. Bo is a standard poodle. He is approximately seven years old. He worked for the U.S. Air Force prior to being adopted...
The Austin Police Department’s Mounted Unit and Sgt. Adam Johnson were honored by the Travis County Voiture 175, a local chapter of the Forty & Eight Veterans Honor Society, at an Awards Dinner held at the American Legion Knebel Post 83 on Wednesday, August 19th. APD’s...
Texas alcohol regulators will target communities with major colleges and universities in a crackdown on illegal sales to underage drinkers. The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission says the undercover operation begins in early September when classes have resumed for the fall term...
Seven federal disaster recovery centers in five Texas counties will close this week after providing assistance since deadly May storms. The Federal Emergency Management Agency says the sites will operate through Thursday. That's also the last day for survivors of the May 4 to...
Austin Police are investigating half-a-dozen cases of cats being found mutilated in South Austin. Reports say it's been going on all Summer. The latest case came last week near Fletcher Street. Other cases have been reported on Oltorf, Live Oak and elsewhere around Travis...