Austin Local News

The city of Austin moves forward on filing a lawsuit against the Travis Appraisal District saying the entire system is unconstitutional. Mayor Steve Adler says they want the lawsuit to force the disclosure of the sale price of commercial properties, "The question for the parties...
Austin Travis County EMS confirms a man in his 30’s hit a pole late Saturday evening. Just after 10:30 p.m. Saturday night the call came in about a vehicle hitting a pole at the intersection of Airport Blvd. and the I-35 northbound frontage road. The man was rescued from the...
According to the Austin Police Department, a 13-year-old boy was driving the truck that went through a red light and crashed, leaving both him and a passenger dead on Thursday. 13 year old Johan Maldonado and 16 year old Vanessa Maldonadowere killed after the pickup they were in...
Hundreds of Central Texas residents could be forced to buy flood insurance or face stricter building regulations for new structures nearly three months after deadly flooding. The Federal Emergency Management Agency has begun releasing advisory maps. The Austin American-Statesman...
AUSTIN -- Residents in one northeast Austin neighborhood are upset after their power has gone out nearly six times in the last month, and while Austin Energy cannot pinpoint the exact cause, they have a short-term solution to the problem. High temperatures and high demand could...
About 60 residents of Zoe’s Place, located at 8007 Burnet Road, were questioned by city, area and state officials for health hazards at the board house. A social worker questioned the conditions after a woman was brought in yesterday with severe bug bites. She had moved to the...
About 60 residents of Zoe’s Place, located at 8007 Burnet Road, were questioned by city, area and state officials for health hazards at the board house. A social worker questioned the conditions after a woman was brought in yesterday with severe bug bites. She had moved to the...
An Austin man has been arrested as part of a sting coordinated out of the Texas Attorney General's office. According to the OAG: The Texas Attorney General’s Office (OAG) today announced the arrest of four suspected child predators following a joint operation between the OAG’s...
Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo is a finalist for the job of police chief in San Antonio. Acevedo released the following statement: In 2007 I arrived in Austin, TX and assumed my current role as Chief of Police. It did not take very long for my family and I to fall in love with...