Austin Local News

The trial of a man charged with murder after his wife went missing in 2010 gets underway today: A Travis County Grand Jury indicted George De La Cruz in 2013 for murder in the disappearance of his wife, Julie Ann Gonzalez. Three months ago, he pleaded not guilty to two counts of...
Those working in the world's oldest profession can soon get help out of that lifestyle from Travis County officials. A statute makes counties with a population more than $200,000.00 have a prostitute prevention court. Travis County Attorney's Office Director of Family Violence...
A fight in an East Austin High School Cafeteria is caught on camera and surfaces on social media. Now two students are arrested and parents are worried for their kids safety on campus. This neighbor lives around the corner from Eastside Memorial High School. The fight was...
A fight in an East Austin High School Cafeteria is caught on camera and surfaces on social media. Now two students are arrested and parents are worried for their kids safety on campus. "The school was locked down. Some guys from Mexico were fighting some Mexicans from the USA."...
Two fires Friday Night send nearly two dozen people out in the street. The first fire started around 9PM at the Juniper Springs Apartments on Greystone Drive in North Central Austin. Firefighters arrived and called a second alarm as flames were shooting through the roof. 12...
Austin Police are looking for a suspect they say repeatedly sexually assaulted his step-daughter...and now she's carrying his child. According to a police affidavit... the girl's mom took her to Dell Children's Medical Hospital about two weeks ago for fever and vomiting... then...
The House's top education leader is focused on school finance, promoting a $3 billion plan to overhaul the way Texas distributes classroom funding. In the Senate, it's all about "school choice," with Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick pushing a school voucher plan to let parents get state...
The City of Kyle is asking residents to be “Bat Aware”. Bats do a lot of good in terms of keeping insect populations down and even pollinating plants, but like some wild animals can also pose a health risk to humans and pets. “This time of year is when we start seeing more bat...
As Purple Hearts are handed out to survivors of the 2009 Fort Hood Massacre today on that Army base, the families are still waiting for benefits that often accompany the award. Cedar Park State Representative Tony Dale says it's unbelievable that the federal government has made...