Austin Local News

Austin police officer VonTrey Clark has been placed on paid leave because of his ties to Samantha Dean, including the possibility that he might have been the father of her unborn daughter, the American-Statesman and KVUE-TV have learned. Five law enforcement sources involved in...
With only 3 weeks until he is set to die, attorneys for convicted murderer Rodney Reed are trying to spare his life one last time. The Innocence Project, the same group who helped free Michael Morton, says new evidence clears Reed of the 1996 murder of Bastrop teen Stacey Stites...
Julie Nowlin, the victim of the austin road rage incident, published more footage exclusively to News Radio KLBj and adds more to the story. Check out all 3 parts to the road rage incident. Part 1: Part 2: Part 3: Julie Nowlin also spoke on Austin's Morning News saying that she...
*Update* A SWAT standoff in East Austin ended with three burglary suspects in custody. Austin police say they got the call about a burglary in progress a little after 5 p.m. Thursday afternoon on the 1100 block of Northwestern. They say when they got there the three suspects...
Members of Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble are hoping for a Texas Flood of support for hundreds of Central Texas non-profits with a new initiative called Art X Amplify. Prounounced Art By Amplify, it's the kickoff to this year's I Live Here I Give Here's program Amplify...
A survey released by a homeless advocacy group implies some homeless are being mistreated by Austin police. Richard Troxell with 'House the Homeless ' says they surveyed 227 people and asked them how they were treated by police. He says most feel police don't wait for an answer...
As President Obama expands his Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program or DACA and the Deferred Action for Parents of US Citizens and Permanent Residents (DAPA) Program, which allows undocumented immigrants to defer deportation and get work permits for three years, the...
Austin Police are investigating a suspicous death this morning in Southeast Austin as a murder. Around 5:40AM someone called 911 saying there was a man lying on the ground of an apartment complex in the 1900 block of Burton Drive and Valley Hill Circle between Woodland and...
A Kyle family and Austin police need the public's help in finding three men responsible for the assault of a driver after a minor fender bender Monday evening. Joe Calderon was heading home from work in his van and was traveling westbound on Ben White around 6:30 p.m. Monday. He...