Austin Local News

a Hutto police officer died Wednesday morning after he was apparently run over by a suspect while on duty. According to the city of Hutto: At approximately 10 am this morning, Sgt. Christopher Kelley was killed in the line of duty while apprehending a felon. The incident is...
Seton doctors, nurses and others who worked closely with STAR Flight nurse Kristin McLain will celebrate her courageous life and legacy at a memorial and dedication of the helipad at Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas . McLain died April 27, while responding to a...
Gregory L. Fenves, president of The University of Texas at Austin, has established the Task Force on Historical Representation of Statuary at UT Austin to discuss the future of the Jefferson Davis statue on campus. The 12-member task force will be chaired by Gregory J. Vincent,...
Travis County will kick off 'Prostitution Courts' next month. The program treats the defendants as victims, rather than criminals and will give them options to leave the lifestyle, "We are going to be one of the first programs, I think, that actually recognizes this not only as...
The University of Texas will establish a panel to determine what to do with a statue of Jefferson Davis that student leaders have asked to be removed from the Austin campus. UT President Greg Fenves said in a statement Tuesday that a committee of students, faculty and alumni...
BPD needs the public's help identifying a person of interest and a vehicle related to a Burglary of a Motor Vehicle. Please take a look at the attached pictures and see if the male or the vehicle look familiar to you. If you have any information regarding the identity of the...
Travis is still trying to decide if they will send some of their resources to help neighbors in Hays County clean up after last months deadly flood. Judge Sarah Eckhardt says they want to know exactly what they need before sending supplies or workers that may be needed here if...
Building a new sobriety center is getting closer to reality. Assistant Chief Jason Dusterhoff with the APD says the facility will be used mostly for people who are intoxicated on alcohol, but not necessarily drugs like K-2 or synthetic marijuana, "K-2 is usually something that...
An early morning protest at the Veracruz All Natural food truck in East Austin. "I've never seen one as bad as this, I haven't. The gravel, the steps, the tables," said Julie Espinoza with ADAPT of Texas. Espinoza says the group's goal is to remove barriers both architecturally...