Austin Local News

Austin Police believe former officer VonTrey Clark broke departmental policies and disregarded department requirements for him to get permission by leaving for Indonesia. However, under current circumstances, Clark’s trip doesn’t violate the law, according to an Austin attorney...
An Austin fugitive is still at large...and authorities are eager to catch him. Russell “Thor” Roland, was charged with aggravated assault last September. He allegedly beat a man in an underground tunnel near Barton Springs Road. Officials said his actions show his anger and...
Cedar Park City Council Member Donald J. Tracy announced at the Thursday, July 23 City Council meeting that he will be vacating his Place Six seat in order to begin a PhD program in Education at Texas State University. Council Member Tracy says, “The PhD program that I am...
A Pedernales Electric Co-op member is asking a judge's amended sentence giving a convicted executive special treatment in prison vacated. The amended sentence allows former exec Bennie Fuelberg, convicted in 2010 of theft and money laundering to leave prison on holidays and the...
The man accused of murdering his boyfriend near West Campus faces more charges today. Officials added Cruelty to Non-Livestock Animals charges against Bryan Michael Canchola in the same incident where he fatally injured his boyfriend 18 year old Stephen Sylvester. Court records...
UPDATE: River Road between Wilson’s Creek and Wayside Drive in Wimberley will be closed SUNDAY, July 26, from 8 a.m. to Noon to remove a large tree. PREVIOUSLY: Travis County DRC stops operations tonight at 6 pm-- Building 1, Rutherford Lane Campus, 1520 Rutherford Lane, Austin...
A state appeals court in Texas is throwing out one of two felony indictments against former Gov. Rick Perry. The court today sided with Perry's attorneys, saying the charge of coercion of a public servant essentially constituted a violation of Perry's free speech rights. Perry...
A crash on Interstate 35 has killed two people. It happened around 1:15 Friday morning on the northbound lanes of I-35 near Rundberg Lane in North Austin. Police tell us a pickup truck was either slowing down or stopped on the road when a semi-truck crashed into back of it. The...
A crowd of at least 150 people filled the streets Thursday night in a silent march from East Austin to the Capitol building in a vigil for Sandra Bland. People ranging in race and age, from white men to young black girls, gathered to memorialize Bland, whose death in a jail cell...