Austin Local News

The original Body World exhibit is continuing it's premiere run in Central Texas at the new Texas Museum of Science and Technology in Cedar Park. The exhibit was created by German Dr. Gunter Von Hagens using the process of plastination. Dr. Angellina Whalley is the curator for...
A request for help on Reddit this week from a homeless man brought an outpouring of support for the community's homeless. Larry Johnson posted on the site asking the community to donate gently used suitcases because the ARCH is doing renovations that will block access to lockers...
A warrant has been issued for the arrest of another school official, in connection with a bus driver charged with aggravated sexual assault of a child. Walnut Creek Assistant Principal Juan Zea is wanted on a charge of failure to report child abuse, a Class A misdemeanor. AISD...
Extended severe weather in Central Texas has filled area shelters to capacity with lost pets who likely became scared and broke out of their yards. Cheryl Schneider runs the Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter and says they've got a deal for you because of the over-...
Blue Bell Creameries says it will lay off more than a third of its workforce following a series of listeria illnesses linked to its ice cream that prompted a total product recall. The Texas company, whose production plants remain closed, released a statement Friday saying 750...
Today, close to 8:30 am., an investigator with the Travis County District Attorney’s Office was involved in an auto/pedestrian accident while traveling on Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard while on duty. Austin Travis County EMS officials said they transported a boy, under the...
A rainy Bike-to-Work day still draws dozens of cyclists to City Hall plaza this morning. As Austin celebrates it's biggest ever Bike-To-Work Day, local businesses like Whole Foods and Wheatsville Co-op are providing free fueling stations for cyclists today. Praising the drought...
As we look forward to sunny days to come, UMC Brackenridge wants to help keep Austin sun smart...with a free skin cancer screening this Saturday morning. The 28th annual free skin cancer screening is only from 8AM until noon and it's open to the public. No appointment is...
Wednesday afternoon, an off-duty NBPD detective was confronted by another driver following a near collision in the New Braunfels Wal-Mart parking lot in the 1200 block of I-35 South. During that confrontation, the suspect made reference to affiliation with a criminal street gang...