Austin Local News

The city council heard arguments from both sides of the debate over license plate scanners in APD patrol cars. The scanners, which would come from Vigilant Solutions -- the same company that was part of a failed proposal by the City of Kyle for similar scanners -- would read a...
UPDATE: Austin Police say they have made an arrest in the shooting and expect charges to be filed sometime Friday. Police closed off the entire parking lot at the HEB at Pleasant Valley and Riverside Friday morning following a brawl that took a deadly turn. Reports say six...
Police arrest a woman for DWI after she crashes her car and rolls it over on I-35 Friday morning. Police and medics arrived to find the woman still inside of the smoking wreckage, but unconscious. Police say it happened just north of 51st street shortly before 2:30 a.m. She was...
UPDATE from Hays Co officials: Jacob’s Well Natural Area will open at its regular time on Friday, 10 a.m. PREVIOUSLY 1. Many low water crossings closed in Hays and surrounding counties. Visit www.HaysInformed.com for road closures and other emergency information. As rains move...
One week ago today, the Bastrop County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a body found with advanced stages of decomposition in 100 blk Berdoll Lane in Cedar Creek, near Berdoll Pecan and Candy Gift Store. A subsequent autopsy by Travis County Medical Examiner’s Office revealed...
UPDATE: Southbound 130 and state highway 45 east bound will be shut down until at least 6 pm (possibly 8 pm) for 18 wheeler relocation and unload. 130 northbound from Pflugerville Pkwy open. PREVIOUSLY: ADVISORY: SH 130 @ Pflugerville Pkwy NB shut down for 18 wheeler turned over...
Police release the search warrant for Meeciael Criner, the teen accused of murdering UT freshman dance student Haruka Weiser in April. The search warrant claims Criner "intentionally and knowingly" caused Weiser's death, and goes on to state there were signs of sexual assault on...
Tomorrow morning why not try riding your bike to work? That's what cycling advocates are hoping you'll do for national Bike To Work day. Bike Austin's Mercedes Faris says they're reaching out to first-timers. “The premise of bike-to-work is really celebrate people who are...
When the GOP Convention descends upon Cleveland this summer, dozens of Austin's finest will be among those in attendance, although only for crowd control purposes. With the expectation of 20,000 people inside of the Quicken Loans Arena and 50,000 more outside, Cleveland...