Austin Local News

The northbound, outside travel lane of Lamar Blvd. between 38th and 45th streets is closed until further notice due to washed out pavement. Recently, Public Works crews were performing milling and overlay work in this area. Yesterday's heavy rains washed away much of the...
Just after 2 am on Saturday, August 13, a silver Mazda sedan was traveling northbound in the left lane of the 50 block of North IH-35 when a pedestrian crossed the highway. The pedestrian, Christin Razo, 34, was hit by the Mazda and was pronounced deceased at the scene. The...
The United States Marshals Service, Lone Star Fugitive Task Force is offering a reward of up to $2,000 for information that directly leads to the identity and arrest of the suspect or suspects involved in the recent death of Emilia Marie Juarez, 19, of Lockhart. The body of...
The Austin Disaster Relief Network is deploying to Denham Springs, LA following the historic flooding that wiped out the homes of 90% of residents in that town. The network is sending a team on Friday, along with an 18-wheeler packed with supplies. That's where you come in. ADRN...
Hays County voters will get a chance to have their say on a bond package approved on Tuesday by county commissioners. The $238 million package will be put to voters twofold: one part dealing with emergency services, the other dealing with a series of road projects. The emergency...
FROM AUSTIN POLICE DEPARTMENT The Austin Police Department will be conducting an Extended Labor Day weekend DWI initiative in the Austin metropolitan area. This initiative will be a No Refusal DWI initiative, in which officers will apply for a search warrant to obtain blood from...
They're the words many in Austin have gotten fairly used to hearing: construction on Mopac has been delayed. Seemingly every week a new issue arises, many of which are weather-related, and that's exactly the problem this week, according to the Central Texas Regional Mobility...
Barton Creek, Barton Creek Greenbelt and Barton Springs Pool are closed for safety concerns due to current weather conditions. After reviewing water levels at Barton Creek, and evaluating the safety of the Barton Creek Greenbelt and Barton Springs Pool, the Austin Parks and...
UPDATE: A suspect vehicle has been identified in this crash. The vehicle is either a 2009-2011 Mercury Milan, 2009-2015 Ford Fusion or a 2009-2015 Lincoln MKZ. This information was obtained through microscopic paint chips found in the victim’s clothing. The suspect vehicle will...