Austin Local News

Yesterday, the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office was notified by Fern Bluff Elementary school officials, that a video recording device had been located in a staff restroom. The camera was hidden in a styrofoam drinking cup that was pointed towards the stall. The recordings were...
Hays County Clerk Liz Gonzalez is warning residents not to be taken in by a new scam that has come to her attention. “Several residents have reported that ‘Hays County Clerk’ pops up on their Caller ID and someone claiming to be in the County Clerk’s Office, or a collection...
The Greater Austin Crime Commission hosts a reception honoring the contributions of APD K9 Officer Diesel. Diesel, an 8-year-old Belgian Malinois, served as a patrol K9 Officer from 2011-2016 and made 55 total arrests. K9 Officer Diesel officially retired on Aug. 22, 2016...
Kyle Police arrested a man in connection with the death of an adult male in Kyle last night. KPD Chief Jeff Barnett said his agency charged Andrew Ruben Martinez, 20, of Kyle with the murder of 19-year-old Jacob Lambert, also of Kyle. At approximately 10:45 p.m. Wednesday night...
FROM THE CITY OF GEORGETOWN Two bats found in Georgetown last week have tested positive for rabies. Both bats were collected by Georgetown Animal Services on the north side of downtown. The bats collected on September 7 and on September 9 were each sent to the Texas Department...
A small victory for an environmental group working to halt the construction of State Highway 45 SW. A lawsuit to prevent construction of State Hwy 45 Southwest will go on despite efforts from Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority and TxDOT to have the suit dismissed...
The new superintendent of the Manor school district, Dr. Royce Avery, is facing allegations that a recent letter he sent to more than 1200 members of the staff was plagiarized. The letter was harmless in nature -- just a welcome letter to begin the new school year -- but it...
Kyle, TX – Kyle Police arrested a man in connection with the death of an adult male in Kyle last night. KPD Chief Jeff Barnett said his agency charged Andrew Ruben Martinez of Kyle with murder. At approximately 10:45 p.m. Wednesday night, Kyle Police responded to a call...
Austin police received a call Wednesday night at 10:28 p.m. about a suspicious man roaming the parking lot of the Sedona Springs Apartments on Monterrey Oaks Blvd, and the caller told dispatchers it appeared the man was casing the area for cars to burglarize. Police arrived, did...