Austin Local News

A Central Texas man has been accused of beating his year-old daughter and yanking out one of her teeth over potty training failures. Travis County jail records show 27-year-old Bryant Davis of Austin was being Wednesday on a charge of felony injury to a child. Bond was set at $...
Texas State students were surprised this morning when an alert showed up advising them to beware of a bull on campus. The befuddled bovine apparently wondered away from his home on a nearby ranch. Texas State Police Chief Daniel Benevitez says they don't think the bull posed any...
An Austin man says a battery for his device blew up in his pocket causing severe burns. Hamid Sadeghy is a new e-cigarette user. At the urging of his wife, he decided to quit smoking in May. "I'm a little over a pack a day smoker and in a matter of a week I went down to one or...
AUSTIN – The Lone Star Fugitive Task Force has arrested a 27-year-old Austin man accused of seriously injuring his 20-month-old during a potty training accident. According to the arrest affidavit, Bryant Davis called 911 around 3:15 p.m. on July 9 for his child reportedly having...
UPDATE: Amazon could be moving a distribution hub to San Marcos and start building by the end of the year. San Marcos Mercury Publisher Brad Rollins said tonight, the San Marcos City Council will be looking to an economic development incentive agreement with Amazon to build a $...
31-year-old man is facing a felony injury to the eldery charge for a bizarre assault on Guadalupe. Austin Police Detective Jarrett Crippin said Nathan John Pearson was naked at the time he grabbed a 66 -ear-old woman leaving church and tried to hump her. "He caused her some...
A cooperative investigation between the New Braunfels Police Department, the Selma Police Department, and the San Antonio Police Department has led to the capture of an apparent serial fast food restaurant robbery suspect. Around 7 pm on July 20th, New Braunfels police officers...
Austin's watershed protection department is faced with a problem with the grass carp they introduced into Lake Austin over the past decade....The stocked the lake with carp to combat the pesky hydrilla plants that endanger swimmers, get tangled in boat propellers and impede...
Wash those fruits and vegetables. That's the latest recommendation from experts regarding the prevention of the new stomach bug, cyclospora, an intestinal illness caused by the microscopic parasite cyclospora cayetanensis that is circulating around the country this summer. At...