Austin Local News

Search crews recover the body of a man at Pace Bend Park at 7:30 Monday night. The body was spotted in 14 foot deep water. Earlier: Austin water rescue teams are currently looking for the body a man who has yet to resurface from a cove. This afternoon, a water rescue at Pace...
43-year- old Darren Deon Vann has been talking to Indiana Police about seven women bodies that were found. Vann was found guilty of sexual assault in Austin in September 2009 for the rape and beating of a 25-year-old woman. He is a registered sex offender and his risk level with...
Austin City Council is expected to take up the rewrite of the city's Land Development Code called CodeNext. Imagine Austin, a coalition of citizens with civic and business leaders have formulated three approaches to rewriting the code which would affect nearly every home and...
Two parents in Williamson County are charged with endangering a child for allegedly smoking marijuana while their baby was in the back of their van. Brianna Salas was pulled over for a defective headlight. Her husband, Juan Salas was in the passenger seat. Police say they could...
Travis County officials are getting heat over video visitation and now are firing back. Policy analyst Jorge Renaud of the Texas Criminal Justice Coalition says violence in the Travis County jail has gone up in several categories over the last several months and they attribute...
Early voting is starting in Texas and elections officials will enforce voter ID after the U.S. Supreme Court let the contested law remain in place. Polls open Monday and early voting runs through Oct. 31. This will be the highest-turnout election in Texas under a strict voter ID...
Officials at St. David's hospital say they are monitoring a patient who is showing symptoms of Ebola. According to hospital officials, a patient who went to their our emergency department yesterday had specific symptoms and answered screening questions that triggered the use of...
The biggest challenge facing Austin Community College’s $386 million set of proposals might also be the simplest: making sure voters find it on the ballot. “Scroll Down For ACC!” is the message supporters of the ACC propositions are sending out in campaign literature, in an...
The famous "Captain America" bike from the cult-classic Easy Rider has become the subject of a Hollywood controversy. The bike is being auctioned off in California this weekend but a man here in Austin says he has the real deal . Austin collector Gordon Granger says he bought...