Austin Local News

The Austin Police Department weighs in on the grand jury decision to not indict former officer Geoffrey Freeman in the shooting death of naked, unarmed teenager David Joseph: " The Austin Police Department respects the Travis County District Attorney’s Office grand jury process...
On Friday, May 13, 2016 at approximately 5:45 p.m., a suspect entered the Frost Bank located at 111 E. Anderson Lane and demanded money from the teller. The suspect left the scene on foot heading eastbound on Anderson Lane with an undisclosed amount of cash. No weapon was...
San Marcos Police Department is asking for the community’s assistance in locating a man suspected of three instances of indecent exposure at a San Marcos apartment complex, one instance involved a minor. The first incident happened on April 27 around 9 p.m. at an apartment...
On May 6, 2016 at approximately 3:00 p.m., the Hays County Sheriff’s Office responded to Central Texas Medical Center for a reported sexual assault victim. Detectives interviewed a 22 year old female who reported that she was at a local bar in San Marcos earlier that morning,...
A Travis County Grand Jury has decided that former Austin Police Department (APD) Geoffrey Freeman will not be indicted for the shooting death of 17 year old David Joseph. Freeman shot and killed the teenager around 10:00 a.m. on the morning of February 8th, 2016. Freeman had...
After three weeks of reviewing the David Joseph shooting, a Grand Jury decides NOT to indict Officer Geoffrey Freeman for shooting the unarmed teenager in February in North Austin. Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo had placed Freeman in indefinite suspension, citing multiple...
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx visited Austin today to meet with Mayor Adler and other local leaders as they work to complete their final proposal for the Smart City Challenge due on May 24, 2016. The winner of the Challenge will receive up to $40 million from USDOT...
From the City of Austin: U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx visited Austin today to meet with Mayor Adler and other local leaders as they work to complete their final proposal for the Smart City Challenge due on May 24, 2016. The winner of the Challenge will receive up...
UT police are investigating a shooting on Robert Dedman Drive Tuesday morning. Unconfirmed reports say a campus police officer accidentally shot himself during a routine weapons check. Austin-Travis County EMS was called to tend to the man's wounds at UTPD headquarters, and then...