Austin Local News

Contractors started trimming trees today along the detour route that will be used by motorists when this Water and Wastewater project begins construction later this month. Area residents can expect to see tree trimmers on Camaro Way to Schulle Drive, Nichols to Highland Drive,...
FROM TRAVIS COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE The man shot and killed Saturday August 20, 2016 on Decker Lane has been identified as KENNIE WAYNE CROCKETT, 24 of Austin, TX On Saturday, August 20, 2016 Kennie Wayne Crockett was the passenger in a vehicle located at the Eagle’s Landing...
FROM CITY OF AUSTIN CLERK The Office of the City Clerk will conduct the drawing for positions on the November municipal election ballot on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016. The drawing will determine the order in which the names for the five Council Districts will be listed on the ballot...
FROM TXDOT AUSTIN – Proposed mobility improvements to 16 miles of I-35 between RM 1431 and US 183 will be the highlight of an open house hosted by the Texas Department of Transportation on Monday, Aug. 22, 2016 from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. The meeting will take place at Cedar Ridge...
Recent rainstorms caused a domestic wastewater overflow at the Southland Oaks lift station near Brodie lane. The station overflowed about 50,000 gallons of wastewater into a tributary of Bear Creek. This has not affected Austin's drinking water supply. However, only boiled or...
An Austin city councilor known for making controversial statements is being criticized for telling a group of Hispanic children to become productive adults so that they "don't have to live off others." Don Zimmerman made the comment during a budget hearing that drew students and...
APD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect involved in an Aggravated Robbery about 5 pm, Thursday, August 11, at the Valero Gas Station located at 2101 Boca Raton Dr. The suspect arrived at the location in a newer model black four door hatchback sedan. The...
A groundbreaking ceremony for the new Newton Collins Elementary School took place Saturday, August 6, at the site of the future Newton Collins Elementary School on Colton Bluff-Springs Road. This will be Del Valle ISD’s ninth elementary school which is expected to be completed...
The man of shooting and killing a woman on Sixth Street earlier this month...who was arrested in Atlanta is now back in Austin. Endicott Ishmael McCray, 24, has been charged with murder and is now booked in a Travis County Jail. His bond is $2 million. Teqnika Moultrie, 30, had...