Austin Local News

The famous "Captain America" bike from the cult-classic Easy Rider has become the subject of a Hollywood controversy. The bike is being auctioned off in California this weekend but a man here in Austin says he has the real deal . Austin collector Gordon Granger says he bought...
Bastrop County -- A driver called authorities Saturday morning notifying them that he had hit something around 7:40 p.m. Friday night on Highway 290, one mile east of FM 2336 near the town of McDade. The driver said he looked but could not find what he hit. http://www.kvue.com/...
It's costing a pretty penny to disinfect three schools in Belton ISD after two students sat close on the airplane to the second Dallas nurse confirmed with Ebola. This is the second day the school district has kept three campuses closed for cleaning. Belton ISD's Kyle DeBeer...
Williamson County Health Officials have became aware of a second resident who was on Frontier Flight #1142 on Oct. 10th. The resident identified herself to health officials after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention expanded its outreach to airline passengers to...
***Public Health Notice*** Another bat picked up by Burnet Animal Control Officer has tested POSITIVE for the rabies virus. The bat was found on the sidewalk at 205 S. Pierce, near a FedEx drop box, on Wednesday, October 15th. If you or someone you know might have come in...
School districts across Central Texas are trying to ease parents' concerns about the risk of their children contracting Ebola. Here are some of those notices. Lake Travis: http://www.ltisdschools.org/Page/25696 Belton ISD: http://www.bisd.net/site/default.aspx?PageType=3&...
AUSTIN, Texas — The University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers sent the following statement to the campus community today: Dear UT Community, I wanted to share this information with you as soon as possible. On October 13, a University of Texas at Austin student flew on...
The Austin/Travis County Health and Human Services Department (HHSD) is monitoring a Travis County resident who was a passenger on Frontier Airlines Flight #1143 from Cleveland to Dallas on Monday night. While the passenger is considered low risk, and was not in close proximity...
The Round Rock ISD has a plan in place and is letting parents know about it should an ebola exposure happen in the district. Round Rock Health Services Director Sandy Headly says they're aware of the increased concern...especially after two students in Belton ISD came to school...