Austin Local News

Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo has suspended officer Mark Lytle. A few months back his dash cam was rolling when he joked about rape. Now, his own dash cam has once again captured him behaving badly. Lytle's dash cam captured an exchange an exchange last December between he and...
Seven people were injured in a multi-vehicle crash near Mansfield Dam on Lake Travis Sunday afternoon. Paramedics and emergency crews responded to a crash on 4400 block of N FM 620 in Northwest Austin around 2:10 p.m. According to Austin-Travis County EMS, five vehicles and a...
SAN ANTONIO-BASED WHATABURGER SAYS STARTING TONIGHT, IT WILL ONCE AGAIN SERVE ITS FULL BREAKFAST MENU DURING NORMAL BREAKFAST HOURS, INCLUDING ALL MENU ITEMS THAT CONTAIN EGGS. EARLIER THIS MONTH, THE RESTAURANT CHAIN WAS FORCED TO SCALE BACK THE HOURS IT COULD SERVE EGGS,...
"Boyhood" and "Waking Life" director Richard Linklater again has lost in a lawsuit against his insurance company over what he says was $500,000 in property and film memorabilia destroyed by Bastrop County wildfires in 2011. A Texas appeals court this week upheld an earlier...
Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards says her organization has no immediate plans to build more abortion clinics in Texas, where only eight abortion facilities may remain if strict new regulations take effect from July 1. Richards said Saturday that even if they built...
AUSTIN -- KVUE obtained dashcam video of an Austin police officer's mistreatment of a homeless woman in a wheelchair. It's this video that led to Officer Mark Lytle's 10-day unpaid suspension after he belittled a woman in a wheelchair living under a North Austin bridge in Dec...
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced the results of “Operation Broken Heart II,” a national undercover operation that included the Texas Attorney General’s Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (ICAC) and the National Internet Crimes Against Children Task...
UPDATE: Just before 9 am, Bastrop Police Officers were dispatched to the intersection of SH 95 and Loop 150. Several Bastrop Police Department officers arrived on scene with mutual aid received from Bastrop Fire Department and Bastrop County Emergency Services District 2. The...
A woman died early Friday morning after driving the wrong way down Ben White Boulevard and slamming head-on into another vehicle. The two occupants of the other vehicle were taken to the hospital. Police say they started getting calls around 1 a.m. of a Nissan going east in the...