Austin Local News

On Monday, February 1, 2016, a Burnet County jury convicted Matthew Wayne Manning of organized retail theft and assessed his punishment at 15 years in prison with a $10,000 fine. Judge J. Allan Garrett of the 33rd Judicial District Court sentenced Manning in accordance with the...
On multiple occasions, the following suspects have entered the CVS pharmacies located at 1604 W. Pecan St., Pflugerville and 2013 Kelly Ln., Pflugerville, and removed merchandise without providing payment for said items. The suspects target cosmetics, conceal them in their pants...
The City has reached its cap on Spring Festival Special Event permit applications and is no longer accepting new requests for Temporary Use, Temporary Change of Use, and 24-hour/96-hour Amplified Music Permits for outdoor temporary events. This year, Austin Center for Events (...
The Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority's board membership is under scrutiny with Travis County Commissioners Court. Commissioner Brigid Shea says most CTRMA board members have real estate backgrounds and that's tantamount to cronyism in her book. "There's only been a...
The Mopac Improvement Project has been plagued by problems since the beginning, most of which have revolved around repeated delays on the part of the contractor, CH2M Hill. The project was designed to improve mobility, manage congestion, and improve emergency response, among...
By the next Austin City Council meeting, they'll either have to decide to adopt an ordinance next week on TNCs or decide to have a May election. Uber and Lyft have threatened to leave Austin if the council makes fingerprinting mandatory. Austin Mayor Steve Adler said the council...
Juan Carlos Aguero, 36, whose last known address in 2002 was in Round Rock was formally extradited to the United States pursuant to an Extradition Order issued from a Mexican Judicial Officer. Aguero was sought pursuant to a provisional request from the United States upon...
Some residents in South Austin who signed the Ann Kitchen recall petition want to pull their names off of it. There is an affidavit you can fill out to withdraw your name from the Kitchen petition but you'll have to have it notarized . Word coming from Tom Nuckols of the Barton...
So who is behind the petition to recall District 5 Austin City Councilmember Ann Kitchen? It's certainly not RideSharing Works For Austin, who released a statement saying they do not support the recall petition even though they are at odds with Kitchen over regulations for Uber...