Austin Local News

A Travis County grand jury has indicted two former University of Texas football players on sexual assault charges. Montrel Meander and Kendall Sanders are each charged with sexual assault, and Sanders faces an additional charge of improper photography. The charges stem from an...
When the Dell Medical School opens on the University of Texas campus in 2016 it won't be business as usual for medical education. Inaguaral Dean Dr. Clay Johnston tells KLBJ that DMS has partnered with the American Medical Association and a consortium of nearly a dozen medical...
The Texas Legislature appears to be headed for a showdown over immigration. Members of tea party groups, business leaders and elected officials agree that the upcoming legislative session, scheduled to begin on Jan. 13, likely will feature heated debates and emotional fights...
You know how your kids are doing in school, but how about the school itself? School report cards are finally out. The report cards are available on the Texas Education Agency website, and include a school's accountability rating, attendance rates, class sizes, STAAR results and...
For the first time, the nativity scene will be displayed in the rotunda of the Texas State Capitol. Just like political rallies are protected under the first amendment, the nativity scene represents constitutionally-protected free speech and expression of religious faith by...
About a dozen protesters walked onto the I-35 frontage road in front of police headquarters Saturday afternoon and lied down in the street, chanting "black lives matter." Austin protesters focused on the death of Larry Jackson Junior, an unarmed black man killed by former Austin...
Firefighters in Canyon Lake are banding together to help one of their new brethren. Chief Brandon Kludte says Firefighter 28 year old Brent Bridges had just started working for Canyon Lake Fire and EMS a few weeks ago when he was diagnosed with colon cancer, "With our department...
Facing a double-digit deficit, Cedar Park’s football team turned to a player who wasn’t even in high school two years ago when the Timberwolves won a state championship. Sophomore Jav Guidry sparked a first-half rally, and Cedar Park stormed back for a 49-21 victory over Crosby...
The parents of a 9-year-old boy struck by lightning in West Austin received an early Christmas present Friday. Nearly four months after a bolt of lightning struck him on a soccer field, Alex Hermann, who doctors thought might not survive was released from Dell Children's Medical...