Austin Local News

Good news for the University of Texas. According to the school, a new record has been set for graduationg in 2016 with 60.9% of students getting their degrees. UT officials say that's a increase of 3.1% compared to 2015. The school says it also saw a noticeable increase in...
Travis County Commissioners take up how many of your tax dollars Central Health gets in the next fiscal year. Last year, Centrall Health's budget was in the neighborhood of $295 million dollars, but this year they're saying they only need $240 million. They say Central Health's...
College Station police say an Austin-area man arrested in Fort Worth has been charged with murder for the shooting death of a Texas A&M student killed at her off-campus apartment over the weekend. Police say Victor Manual Garcia-Loyo, 22, of Del Valle, had been dating...
The Austin Police Department and the Pflugerville Police Department are investigating a series of robberies that occurred over the weekend. After initial review of the facts and surveillance video, the investigators believe that these cases are related. APD and PPD are seeking...
Jarrell-Schwertner Water Supply Corporation is requesting that you announce a boil water notice for the following roadways: County roads 311,312,314,315,375,388, FM 1105 Steeplechase Street and Hunt Club Street. This is an area east of IH 35, south of the City of Jarrell and...
Last night, a man walking in South Austin was killed. APD said the preliminary investigation shows that a white 2005 Chevrolet Tahoe was traveling northbound on S. 1st St. at St. Elmo with a green light. A pedestrian was trying to cross the street and fell down twice. The driver...
A big milestone in Austin’s game development business community happens today. The Austin Video Game Conference returns after being absent for several years. Jim Cherry of ServiceMedia.net is one of the speakers and says everyone is buzzing about game technologies that are...
Lago Vista voters will decide whether the city will remain in the Capital Metropolitan Transit Authority service area in the General Election on November 8, 2016. Lago Vista has participated in Capital Metro since 1984. Currently, Capital Metro receives one cent of the sales tax...
UPDATE: Judge Kocurek has ruled evidence from the Morton murder is key to proving identity and will allow it into the courtroom. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The capital murder trial of...