Austin Local News

Recent rainstorms caused a domestic wastewater overflow at the Southland Oaks lift station near Brodie lane. The station overflowed about 50,000 gallons of wastewater into a tributary of Bear Creek. This has not affected Austin's drinking water supply. However, only boiled or...
An Austin city councilor known for making controversial statements is being criticized for telling a group of Hispanic children to become productive adults so that they "don't have to live off others." Don Zimmerman made the comment during a budget hearing that drew students and...
APD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect involved in an Aggravated Robbery about 5 pm, Thursday, August 11, at the Valero Gas Station located at 2101 Boca Raton Dr. The suspect arrived at the location in a newer model black four door hatchback sedan. The...
A groundbreaking ceremony for the new Newton Collins Elementary School took place Saturday, August 6, at the site of the future Newton Collins Elementary School on Colton Bluff-Springs Road. This will be Del Valle ISD’s ninth elementary school which is expected to be completed...
The man of shooting and killing a woman on Sixth Street earlier this month...who was arrested in Atlanta is now back in Austin. Endicott Ishmael McCray, 24, has been charged with murder and is now booked in a Travis County Jail. His bond is $2 million. Teqnika Moultrie, 30, had...
FROM FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY AUSTIN, Texas— With images of damage from the May-June storms and flooding receding into a rear view, Texas individuals, families and businesses are now shifting focus ahead on the road to recovery thanks to $81.2 million in federal...
Today United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro and Mayor Steve Adler announced that the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness, HUD, and the Department of Veterans Affairs are pleased to confirm that the City of Austin has effectively ended...
New concerns about the West Nile virus on the border of Williamson and Bell Counties. Deb Strahler of Williamson County and Cities Health District says their traps found culex mosquitos that tested positive for west nile virus. Strahler urges residents drain standing water...
The Travis County Grand Jury has handed down indictments against Chelsea Elizabeth Wilhelm, Reginald Oneal Wright and Clifton Charles Wade for Capital Murder in the death of 69-year-old Lee Artist King. The trio stands accused of murdering Mr. King while committing Aggravated...