Austin Local News

A jury has come back for the sexual assault of a child trial of accused rock-thrower Patrick Johnson. He's been found guilty of aggravated sexual assault of a child, two counts of indecency and one count of exposure. Judge David Crain called for the punishment phase to begin...
The runaway teen accused of murdering UT Freshman dance student Haruka Weiser has his trial set for March 27. Meechiael C riner's attorney expects that date to be pushed way back because of DNA evidence they are waiting on. Police says Criner sexually assaulted Weiser before...
From Hays County Hays County Courthouse, San Marcos, TX – At its September 20 meeting, the Hays County Commissioners Court approved an FY 2017 budget of approximately $179 million and set the tax rate at $.4600 per $100 valuation. The County’s fiscal year begins October 1, and...
The right shoulder of I-35 at Airport Blvd. was brifely closed down early Thursday morning as paramedics helped a woman who gave birth on the side of the road. Austin-Travis County EMS says a 911 call was received around 4:53 a.m. from a screaming woman saying the baby was...
An alleged threat prompts Eanes ISD officials to allow Westlake High School students to stay home on Thursday. According to superintendent Dr. Tom Leonard, a student threatened to do harm to other students. Out of an abundance of caution, the district says any student who is not...
Yesterday, the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office seized approximately 31 kilograms of cocaine as the result of a traffic stop on I-35. Sandra Jane Calderon, 34, was driving a 2009 Dodge Journey north bound when she was stopped for friving in the left lane without passing, in a...
Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg today announced that a Travis County Grand Jury indicted former Travis County Corrections Officer Dustin D’Amalfi for tampering with physical evidence and false report to peace officer for events that occurred subsequent to a...
It’s that time of year to protect yourself and the community by getting an annual flu shot. The Austin/Travis County Health and Human Services Department has scheduled seasonal flu vaccine clinics throughout Austin and Travis County. Free flu shots are available for uninsured...
A Pflugerville ISD seventh-grade student will be taking her culinary abilities to Food Network, where she will appear on the fourth season of Chopped Junior . Caroline Coleman of Kelly Lane Middle School will appear on the television show on Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. In May Coleman...