Austin Local News

Austin is seeing a decline in the number of students from low-income families in school but demographers are stymied to explain why. A report in the Statesman says enrollment in AISD of low-income household students took its biggest dip last year- from 64 percent to just under...
There are 29 properties on the City's Repeat Offender Program. They have all received numerous health and safety complaints within 24 consecutive months. The main concern is how those complaints are being addressed. Although Austin's rental market is booming there are many...
Four employees with the Williamson County Sheriff's Office, including three deputies, have been placed on paid administrative leave, Capt. Mike Gleason with the Williamson County Sheriff's Office confirmed to KVUE Monday. Gleason said the three deputies and one corrections...
A State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Wimberley (Hays County) will relocate on Thursday, July 30 for homeowners, renters and business owners who sustained damage from the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding from May 4 to June 22. Specialists from the State of Texas,...
BOSTON, MA— Second Nature, a national nonprofit that works to proactively build a sustainable and positive global future by working with leadership networks in higher education, announced Huston-Tillotson University among the finalists for its sixth annual Climate Leadership...
This week the Americans with Disabilities Act turns 25 and to celebrate, the Texas Civil Rights Project is suing over two dozen Austin businesses they say are slow to comply. Attorney Joe Berra says trendy nightclubs on Rainey Street and popular food trucks are among the...
Another downtown Austin club is in danger of closing its doors for good. The Brass House on San Jacinto is in arrears with its landlord and owner Jason White says business was booming up until earlier this Summer. "But we hit a snag in may from all the rains and then rolling...
Fayetee Sheriff Keith Korenek reports that on Friday July 24, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Canine Unit stopped a silver Chevy passenger car on interstate 10 at the 659 mile-marker at approximately 8:23 am for a traffic violation. After contact with the driver...
APD’s preliminary investigation shows that the driver of a white 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe was traveling northbound in the 9100 block of RM 2222, in the outside lane just after 8 pm, Wednesday, July 15. A blue 2014 Toyota Prius was traveling northbound on RM 2222, in the inside lane...