Austin Local News

The preliminary investigation shows that just before 2 am on Sunday, June 28th, a black 2008 Chevrolet Silverado was traveling northbound in the southbound lanes of the 5100 block of Ed Bluestein Blvd. The Chevrolet crashed head-on into a red 2002 Ford Focus that was legally...
UPDATE: A man is in police custody after a threat that forced an evacuation at Walmart at 1015 SH-80. John Wilsford, 30, is accused of making the threat. Officers were called to the store about 5:20 this morning after reports of a naked man unconscious in the store’s restroom...
On behalf of the Hutto Police Department, the Austin Police Department encourages the public to line the procession route as Sergeant Chris Kelley makes the journey to his final resting place in Killeen. The funeral details are as follows: 11 AM, Tuesday, June 30th Shoreline...
New Braunfels Police are seeking tips from the public about the identity of a man suspected of stealing, or attempting to steal, coolers from a local gas station/convenience store. On Friday, June 26, a man walked into the Buc-ee’s store located in the 2700 block of I-35 North...
At approx. 3:45AM, emergency personnel were notified of a single vehicle collision and fire in the 12000 blk. of Nameless Rd. (FM 2243) near the intersection of Apple Spring Drive. Emergency personnel arrived to find what appears to be a gold color Jeep Cherokee engulfed in...
Sheriff Keith Korenek reports that a Waco man was arrested for attempting to transport illegal drugs through Fayette County. Sheriff Korenek reports on Thursday, Deputy David Smith was on patrol on Interstate 10 near Engle and stopped a 2003 Chevy pickup for a traffic violation...
People in Hutto waited under a somber sky for the line of officers carrying one of their boys in blue back into town. "It's just important for us to come out here and support the community, show the family that we understand their loss and we're just heartbroken," said Mark...
AUSTIN -- In a court document filed late Friday, a former Austin police detective who faces charges for manslaughter reveals what he said happened the day he shot an unarmed man in Central Austin in 2013. The 17-page statement by Charles Kleinert is part of a new request in...
UPDATE: On Saturday, June 27, at about 3:30am, an inmate ran from University Medical Center at Brackenridge. The inmate was at the hospital receiving treatment. When the Corrections Officer left the room momentarily the inmate ran. He was last seen running east from the hospital...