Austin Local News

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...
Austin Fire Chief Rhoda Mae Kerr has rescinded a ban on watercraft along Lake Austin and Lady Bird Lake. Kerr put the ban in place a couple of weeks ago in response to heavy rains and flooding that saw the opening of several flood gates along the Colorado River.
A former University of Texas track coach's sex and race discrimination lawsuit has new life, and her lawyers are still pursuing long-sought testimony from former football coach Mack Brown and prominent school officials Bev Kearney sued Texas for at least $1 million in 2013 after...