Austin Local News

A Central Texas judge who's accused of selling firearms to a felon has pleaded not guilty to several federal charges. The Austin American-Statesman reports Williamson County court-at-law judge Tim Wright was expected to enter his plea in person in federal court Wednesday but...
Tonight Austin School District honchos will come face to face with upset, irate parents of Eastside Memorial High School students; in the same cafeteria where a fight broke out during a staff development meeting when the lone security officer left to find another student. The...
The arrest of a track coach from McNeil High School for an alleged inappropriate relationship with a student is bringing to light an apparent prior incident. 41-year-old Chris Cotten was a math teacher and coach at Austin High School from 1997 until 2000 when AISD's Jacob...
Travis County Sheriff's Office investigators are looking into a body found at the Texas Disposal Systems recycling center in Creedmoor. Employees are working with authorities now. Operations have been shut down. A TDS spokesman said a body came into the facility on a load of...
In its first year at SXSW, Uber turned in some impressive numbers and people in Austin are just part of the success story for the ride-sharing service. Chris Nakutis, the GM of Texas for Uber, says during South-by, drive partners provided more than 250,000 safe rides for...
Austin Police are investigating the murder of a woman found in North Austin. Austin Police arrived at an apartment at 1803 East Anderson Lane and found a Hispanic woman dead inside on Sunday afternoon. APD reports Elizabeth Adame-Gaspar, 32, death was ruled a homicide, but the...
Austin Independent School District leaders laid out their plans Monday for the $39 million meant to upgrade technology at many schools. Voters gave the green light in 2013, and officials are now deciding what new electronics will be installed at schools across the district. “I...
Colton Turner's mother Meagan Work and her boyfriend Michael Turner appeared for the first time in court Monday. The two are charged in connection with the two-year-old toddler's death, police say they buried him in a shallow grave in Southeast Austin. The toddler's family was...
For his first State of the City address, Mayor Steve Adler decided not to speak to a select group of people at a paid event like mayors in the past, but instead footed the bill with his wife to hold a free, open to the public presentation at the Austin Independent School...