Austin Local News

HHS, formerly known as Hospital Housekeeping Systems, is relocating its downtown Austin headquarters to Dripping Springs. John Stokes, VP of Marketing, says it makes good business sense. “We decided that we‘ve outgrown two office spaces here over the last five years. We’ve been...
It's not worth risking your car or life to attempt to pass through a low water crossing area, especially if it's blocked off. It's actually illegal to drive around barricades at a flooded low water crossing. Save yourself! Turn Around, Don't Drown! If there's water over the road...
Austin police continue to hunt for the person who killed an elderly couple in mid-December. Their bodies were found inside their Brentwood home. Austin police are being tight lipped about the investigation leaving Billie and Sidney Shelton's neighbors living in fear. “I wish...
200 hands free ordinance signs are going up all over town, and the first one was erected on Cesar Chavez near Austin High School. The city is putting them up, especially where visitors go. "The airport and car rental locations." says Assistant Police Chief Brian Manley. He says...
A man from Georgetown was wrongfully accused of shoplifting by the Cedar Park Police Department and spent two days in jail, according to his attorney, who filed a federal lawsuit last week. According to the lawsuit, 38-year-old Thomas Johnson was charged after an officer wrote...
Interstate 35, Central Texas’ perpetual transportation headache, would get a nine-figure dose of relief from Proposition 1, including added lanes in South Austin, under a list of proposed Central Texas projects released this week. Four projects on the area’s clogged main vein,...
A shooting incident in downtown Austin on Black Friday remains under investigation. Bullet holes remain in windows and brick at Austin Police Headquarters from when Larry Steven McQuilliams shot up the building, along with the Federal Courthouse and Mexican Consulate, before...
(from Williamson County) Williamson County Emergency Medical Services will be conducting a car safety seat and booster event for area residents on Thursday, January 22, 2015, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The safety seat check, sponsored by Texans In Motion at Scott & White...
Austin's skyline seems to be crowded these days with construction cranes. About half a dozen of them are for the new Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas and the Dell Medical School. Brackenridge President Chris Vasquez says the new facilities will be full of...