Austin Local News

Coming to an intersection near you...bicycle lane signals....the city of Austin is spending just under 300 thousand dollars to install buttons for bike riders to use to trigger traffic lights. Most of the money comes from a $200,000 TxDot grant... with the city kicking in the...
A controversial statue of Homeless Jesus is being dedicated this morning at the oldest church in Austin. The Central Presbyterian Church on Brazos is where the statue is installed. Pastor Joseph Moore welcomes the debate it's bringing. "I don't particularly care if people use...
Proposed changes to city code could potentially block a strip club planned for downtown Austin from opening its doors. The club is proposed for 422 Congress Ave., according to documents filed with the city, putting it just blocks from both Austin City Hall and the Capitol. The...
Two flyovers at Lady Bird Lake near Austin High School. Wider bridges over Barton Creek. New bridges at U.S. 290. Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority officials on Wednesday unveiled details of how they might add two toll lanes to each side of MoPac Boulevard (Loop 1) from...
The Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority and the Texas Department of Transportation want to hear from the community about possible improvements to the MoPac Expressway from Cesar Chavez Street to Slaughter Lane. An environmental study to address traffic congestion on the...
Austin health officials are searching for a boy who may have come in contact with a rabid dog at the Zilker Off-Leash Dog Park earlier this month. According to Austin Travis County Health and Humans Services: The Austin/Travis County Health and Human Services Department is...
A Leander baby is dead after a fire on Monday and today, the family speaks out for the first time. Both parents were just released from the hospital. This was a day for Williamson county officials to give more than $3,000 collected along with necessities to the family. The...
A bill has been filed at the Capitol...that could save the lives of children who have no place to call home. Colton's Law is named for a three year old Cedar Park boy who fell through the cracks, when CPS could not locate him or his mother. The law would allow all law...
Heroin seizures are not only in the rise in California, Arizona and New Mexico, but also here in Central Texas. A routine traffic stop on Interstate 35 turned into one of the largest heroin busts in Williamson County. Deputies stopped a man and after talking to him, some...