Austin Local News

This weekend, the Austin Police Department, as well as several other nationwide law enforcement agencies, will conduct Operation Dry Water, a national weekend of Boating While Intoxicated (BWI) detection and enforcement. The initiative focuses on reducing the number of alcohol/...
Update: June 26, 4:35 PM Kyle police have confirmed the investigation into the death of two adults found inside of a residence located in the 800 block of South Sledge Street late Thursday night is considered a homicide investigation. The victims have been identified as Tina...
The Kyle police department is investigating the suspicious death of two adult Caucasians, one male, one female found in a home in the 800 block of Sledge Street overnight after a relative called Kyle Police for a welfare check. Investigators are on scene collecting evidence and...
On Monday, June 22, at 9:20 p.m. Round Rock Police responded to the 3400 block of Rod Carew Dr. in reference to an assault in progress. A male victim was meeting with a person they had been in communication with online near the neighborhood pool. While the victim waited, he was...
New technology is coming to Austin schools this fall. The Austin school board this week approved spending $14 million of 2013 bond money to buy new mobile computing devices for students. Superintendent Dr. Paul Cruz says schools must conduct a self-assessment first, "Some of...
HUTTO, Texas -- The community came together Thursday night for a prayer vigil in honor of Hutto Police Sgt. Chris Kelley, who was killed in the line of duty Wednesday. "We're going to work through this. We're going to be stronger," said Alan McGrath, pastor of Hutto Discovery...
A proposed tollway on U.S. 183 in East Austin got a $200 million shot in the arm Thursday when the Texas Transportation Commission gave preliminary approval to a package of cash and loans for the roughly $875 million project. Assuming that state cash infusion gets final approval...
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is urging county clerks to not immediately start issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples if the U.S. Supreme Court rules that gay marriage is legal. His recommendation Thursday comes a day before the court potentially hands down the long-...
The Web series is becoming more popular as an entertainment medium...and a festival is going on now to celebrate. The second annual Austin Webfest is screening web series which are short films found on the internet....and filmmakers hope they can convince TV networks and movie...