Austin Local News

Just before lunch, Austin Police were called to an East Austin apartment complex for men and women fighting in the parking lot. APD said it happened in the 6200 block of Loyola Lane. The report then escalated to shots fired. When they arrived, they found a black man in his 20s...
Just after 1 am on Saturday, July 16, Austin Police Officers responded to a shooting/stabbing call in the 7400 block of Johnny Morris Road. Upon arrival, witnesses directed officers to a man lying on the pavement with obvious trauma. Austin/Travis County Emergency Medical...
Should all police officers get a checkup from the neckup on a regular basis? Austin's police chief thinks so. Chief Art Acevedo of the Austin Police Department tells KLBJs Todd and Don, right now, only at-risk officers get such mental evaluations but he sees the value in all...
Reps. Jason Isaac (R-Dripping Springs) and Tony Dale (R-Cedar Park) have requested that Governor Abbott designate the practice of “passing the trash” an emergency item for the 85th Legislative Session, which convenes in January. State law currently requires school district...
The Real Estate Council of Austin (RECA) released second quarter commercial real estate data on its website today. The numbers indicate continued strong demand for office, industrial and retail space throughout the city as vacancy rates remain exceptionally low. While overall...
The Austin Police Department, along with the Austin Independent School District Police Department, will be hosting a free Summer Camp July 18-22, 2016 at Martin Middle School, 1601 Haskell Street in Austin. The Joint Juvenile Gang Unit works within the City of Austin to deter...
Austin's police chief releases a statement in the wake of the killing of three Baton Rouge police officers: "Once again peace officers and their families have made the ultimate sacrifice in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of our fallen and stricken...
Hundreds of people have attended a candlelight vigil for a Texas father and son who were killed in the truck attack in Nice, France. Lake Hills Church Pastor Mac Richard began the service Sunday night explaining it wasn't a memorial service, but rather, the beginning of the...
The West Travis County Public Utility Agency has issued a boil water notice until further notice. The impacted neighborhoods include Lazy Nine MUD, Rough Hollow, Bella Colinas Subdivision, Rocky Creek Subdivision, Belvedere Subdivision, Madrone Ranch Subdivision, Deer Creek...