Austin Local News

BUDA, TX – A man wanted in connection with the armed robbery of a gas station in Buda has been arrested in Austin. On Monday, May 16, at approximately 10:40 p.m., the Buda Police Department responded to an armed robbery call at the Murphy USA Gas Station at 1615 Main Street. The...
Austin Police are investigating a total of 71 rock throwing incidents, including the one reported over the weekend. The number changed from 62 to 71 due to the amount of reports in transcription that were moved into APD's records management system. Once all reports are placed in...
The suspect in shooting Travis County District Judge Julie Kocurek is now in Travis County Jail. Chimeyne Onieri was in Houston...but had murder charges against him dropped. He will face a hearing to revoke his probation on a 2012 Travis County larceny charge. Onieri has not yet...
Austin City Manager Marc Ott quietly announces the City is now in something called Conservation Stage of water restrictions. District 6 Councilmember Don Zimmerman says this means despite having more than enough water, residents and businesses cannot irrigate more than once per...
An Austin grass-roots group wants the city and Cap Metro to move quicker on steps to make Austin more 'transit-oriented'. John Laycock of AURA says one idea in their new Transit City report just released could make busses run more efficiently. “Extending the bus priority lanes...
AISD confirms that last night, the district served Burnet Middle School principal David Dean notice of proposed termination of employment. The school district's Board of Trustees will consider the recommended action at their next regular board meeting on Monday.
We're learning more frightening details about 28-year-old cyclist Elizabeth English being hit and dragged under a pickup truck for almost half a mile on MLK in March. The driver Artemio Avila fled and was subsequently arrested and charged. Her right leg was amputated and she's...
As a community works to come to grips with the news a local principal has been arrested, officials with the Austin school district held a closed-door meeting inside of the Burnet Middle School cafeteria Tuesday night to discuss that arrest. Burnet Middle School principal David...
The Lost Pines Property Owners Task Force is expected to release the findings of its six-months study detailing all that went wrong with last year's Hidden Pines Fire in Bastrop County. The report is also expected to detail future mitigation efforts,. More than 4500 acres of...