Austin Local News

A Travis County Grand Jury has concluded that Austin Police Department Officer Carlos Lopez will not face charges related to the July 5th, 2015 shooting death of Michael McGregor Holt. At 4:30 a.m. that morning, Holt entered the Omni Hotel at 700 San Jacinto with a rifle slung...
A new list from Fit Organics has compiled data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and determined the ten American cities most at-risk for a local transmission of Zika. Local transmission is one that would happen within a major metropolitan area or the...
Hang on to your pocketbook, Travis County Commissioners meet today and new taxes could come out of it. The Court will consider issuing two sets of Limited Tax Refunding Bonds totaling $145 million dollars, to decrease the interest rate on their outstanding debt, for which they...
Police are working a crime scene at a home in East Austin. Officers responded to a home Monday night in the 6000 block of Perlita Drive near Loyola Lane after getting a call about a possible burglary in progress. But when they got to the home they found something different: a...
Five kids have been taken to the hospital after what police are calling a joyride gone bad. The group reportedly stole a truck Monday night and later crashed it at the intersection of Stassney and South First. Austin-Travis County EMS says two of the kids were pinned inside of...
Cedar Park Police report: On June 23, 2016 at 8:04 a.m., the Cedar Park Communications Division received a call from a passing motorist about a collision involving a 2006 Honda Coupe and a 2010 Mazda Sedan at the intersection of South Lakeline Blvd and West Riviera Dr. Officers...
On Saturday, June 25, 2016 at 3:34 a.m., Austin Police Officers responded to a shooting in North Austin along I-35 southbound service road just past Rundberg Road. APD found a man lying in a pool of blood. Jose Angel Moreno, 25, was pronounced deceased at 3:46 a.m. An autopsy...
Travis County homeless advocates have some new help from the fed. he Dept of Justice and HUD award the county over $800 thousand dollars as part of the pay for success program.Ann Howard of Ending Community Homlessness Organization of Austin says the new 'Pay For Success'...
UPDATED: The Georgetown Police Department is releasing the name of the individual who was recovered deceased from the waters of Lake Georgetown at approximately 8:30PM on June 25, 2016. The individual is identified as follows: Jonathon Joe Mendosa, 36, of Austin. During the...