Austin Local News

The Austin Police Department and emergency officials are warning residents about a new batch of the drug K2 that has sickened hundreds. Officials said that as of Aug. 26, they have treated 763 patients and responded to 709 calls since May 29 across Travis County. Police said...
On August 18, 2015, at approximately 9 pm, Hays County Sheriff’s Office deputies were providing traffic control for a semi-truck and trailer that had high-centered on Highway 290 near Holder Lane in Dripping Springs, Hays County Texas. Vehicle traffic on Highway 290 was reduced...
APD is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a Hispanic male suspect wanted for burglarizing businesses where he is stealing cigarettes. The suspect forced entry into businesses by breaking the front glass door/window and immediately targeting the cigarette display inside...
UPDATE: The Travis County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Division is investigating the death of Ke’Osha Iemunique Kanada, 20, who was shot at 13800 Windmill Circle in Pflugerville on the evening of August 25. Kanada, a black female, died of a single-gunshot wound to the chest...
In the evening of Tuesday, August 11th, Austin Police were flagged down by a citizen who stated she observed multiple subjects assault and steal a bicycle from an unidentified victim or victims in the area of Gaston Place/Wheless Ln. Officers were able to locate and detain the...
Kyle officials have identified a man who was found dead last night in the parking lot at the H-E-B Plus shopping center on FM 1626 in Kyle. According to the Kyle Police Department, David Wesley Jones, 65, of Kyle, was observed by passersby slumped over in his Chevy pickup truck...
The Pflugerville City Council approved the purchase of an approximately 237 acre tract of land in east Pflugerville for a community park that includes a new sports complex and nature areas on Cameron Road. At Tuesday’s City Council meeting, the Council authorized the $4.276...
Hundreds of Hays County Families find themselves having to go back to the drawing board after news of new FEMA flood maps comes out. Last week FEMA released new flood maps which impacts how landowners will rebuild after the devastating floods. The Advisory Base Flood Elevations...
Austin neighborhood activists are fighting the implementation of the city's ambitious land code redevelopment plan called CodeNEXT. CodeNEXT is the reimagining of Austin's Land Development Code. The previous City Council enacted the CodeNEXT plan in 2012 to determine what can be...