Austin Local News

The Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority and the Texas Department of Transportation want to hear from the community about possible improvements to the MoPac Expressway from Cesar Chavez Street to Slaughter Lane. An environmental study to address traffic congestion on the...
Austin health officials are searching for a boy who may have come in contact with a rabid dog at the Zilker Off-Leash Dog Park earlier this month. According to Austin Travis County Health and Humans Services: The Austin/Travis County Health and Human Services Department is...
A Leander baby is dead after a fire on Monday and today, the family speaks out for the first time. Both parents were just released from the hospital. This was a day for Williamson county officials to give more than $3,000 collected along with necessities to the family. The...
A bill has been filed at the Capitol...that could save the lives of children who have no place to call home. Colton's Law is named for a three year old Cedar Park boy who fell through the cracks, when CPS could not locate him or his mother. The law would allow all law...
Heroin seizures are not only in the rise in California, Arizona and New Mexico, but also here in Central Texas. A routine traffic stop on Interstate 35 turned into one of the largest heroin busts in Williamson County. Deputies stopped a man and after talking to him, some...
The Hays County Sheriff’s Office Lehman High School Explorer Post 1911 competed in the 2015 Central Texas Law Enforcement Explorer Competition. This is the first full-year of membership for this team comprised of 18 students, freshman through senior, at Lehman High School in...
The son of a man shot to death by an Austin police officer is filing a wrongful death lawsuit against the officer and the city. Attorney Robby Alden says 70 year old John Schaefer called police to tell them he'd shot a dog that attacked him in his back yard. Alden says Schaefer...
Best Musical Award Winner Once is making its debut in Austin this week. ONCE , winner of eight Tony Awards including Best Musical and winner of the 2013 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, will play the Bass Concert Hall for a limited engagement from February 24 – March...
San Marcos Police Department needs your help to locate a missing man who they believe may be endangered. Jonathan Russell, 25, was last seen Thursday morning riding a gold or rust colored bicycle northbound on the west access road in the 1600 block of IH-35. Russell is described...