Austin Local News

On Monday, September 22 just before 1 am, there was a report made about Criminal Mischief and Arson at 7501 Blessing Ave, St. John Baptist Association Tabernacle. Responding officers observed that many windows had been broken out; it appeared that the carpet had been set on fire...
San Marcos Police have a man behind bars they say shot a clerk during an attempted armed robbery at the Gotta Habit Smoke Shop on North LBJ in San Marcos. 20-year-old Steven Carlos Hernandez was arrested and charged with aggravated robbery. According to police, Hernandez entered...
Caviness Beef Packers of Hereford, TX, is recalling approximately 23,100 pounds of beef trimmings that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Thursday evening. The products were produced...
Michael McCrum, the attorney who got a grand jury to indict Governor Rick Perry on abuse of official capacity, has been charged with the same in a criminal complaint filed in Travis County by Houston lawyer David Rushing. Rushing alleges that McCrum overbilled Travis County...
A man wanted by police following a kidnapping attempt at a San Marcos Walmart is tracked down to Austin. Trey Hatt with the City of San Marcos says 31 year old Tenencio Moraga went into hiding after his photo was released earlier this month, but the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force...
After hours of testimony over Transportation Network Companies like Uber and Lyft, the Austin City Council moves the city closer to legally allowing them to operate in the city. It irked cab and other transportation companies who have to follow strict rules. Hannah Reutering is...
Transportation officials have delayed the opening of a 7.6-mile stretch of a Central Texas highway after thieves stole copper wiring from its street lights. A Texas Department of Transportation spokeswoman tells the Austin American-Statesman Texas 195 is ready to drive on but...
On Saturday, September 27 from 10 am to 2 pm, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its 9th opportunity in four years to prevent prescription drug abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription...
Travis County Pct. 5 Constable Carlos B. Lopez has arrested 43 Travis County parents who violated court orders requiring them to pay child support. This week’s sweep, which began Saturday and continues through today, was conducted in conjunction with the Texas Attorney General’s...