Austin Local News

The University of Texas says three students have tested positive for mumps, and officials are trying to notify classmates and guests at a fraternity party one of them attended last weekend. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says mumps rarely occurs across the...
(from DPS) Jeffrey Phillip Paige, 24, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, is now in custody after being captured on May 9 in Austin. Paige was wanted for failure to register as a sex offender and probation violation. The arrest was the result of tip information, and a reward up...
State and local leaders are urging people to listen to the first responders when it comes to flooding and safety. First responders put their lives in danger every day, but the risk becomes higher during severe weather like we've had across Texas for the past week. It becomes...
Last fall's historic election bringing in a new 10-1 form of government in Austin also ushered in it's first council that is comprised mostly of women. The phenomenon prompted a training to teach city staff how to better communicate with the council and how that may have...
UPDATE: Shelter lifted. Previously: All Eanes ISD schools are in a shelter in place mode, as strong storms are moving into the area. Students in portables are being brought inside the schools due to the possibility of strong winds. We will alert parents when the shelter in place...
Edgardo Lopez-Valadez, 31, of Jalisco, Mexico was arrested yesterday evening by the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force at a south Austin apartment complex in the 700 block of West Slaughter without incident. Valadez sought since 2009 after a criminal investigation determined he was...
A Georgetown cop might be in trouble again. Officer George Bermudez was caught on video tripping and pushing students rushing onto a soccer field last year. He was suspended for 40 days. The police department confirms this morning, Bermudez has been on paid administrative leave...
Jefferey Phillip Paige, 24, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, is now in custody after being captured on May 9 in Austin. Paige was wanted for failure to register as a sex offender and probation violation. The arrest was the result of tip information, and a reward up to $5,000...
AUSTIN, Texas — Austin Energy added two commercial wind plants to its fleet in late April, pushing the city-owned utility well past 1,000 megawatts of wind-powered electric capacity. To make the best use of federal tax subsidies, Austin Energy contracts with private, for-profit...