Austin Local News

A man, now in police custody, is accused of assaulting an Austin police officer in North Austin. Derrick Dodd’s passenger said they had been parked on the street in the 300 block of Oak Plaza, in Dodd's girfriend's vehicle downloading software her cell phone and tablet, when...
One of the longest and most successful careers in the history of Austin radio will enter a new phase as Newsradio KLBJ’S Sergeant Sam Cox announces his retirement from Austin’s Morning News with Mark, Ed and Sgt. Sam. After 28 years of ratings success, Sgt. Sam has decided to...
The Texas Department of Transportation is unveiling preliminary plans for changes to I-35 at Riverside. Tex Dot's Kelli Reyna says they'd like to straighten out parts that road to improve visibility, "One of the things with this proposed project that we're hoping to improve is...
Austin Police say a North Austin man is facing felony drug charges. Police made a big bust in November last year, at an apartment on North Plaza Dr near Rundberg; confiscating nearly 200 pounds of marijuana in trash bags and about 17 pounds of methamphetamine with a combined...
Austin police are investigating a shooting that happened at the intersection of East 22nd Street and Coleto Street around 2 a.m. One male and one female were shot. It’s not clear how the two are related but police say they live in the area and both are in their mid to late 30s...
AUSTIN -- Austin-Travis County EMS and other Austin agencies are working to stop the latest rash of K2 cases in Austin which has resulted in more than 500 reported bad reactions to the synthetic drug. More than 20 cases were reported over the weekend, and as of 7 p.m. Monday EMS...
U.S. Marshals are looking for a third suspect related to an Austin murder last year. Two other suspects were arrested Friday by San Antonio police. APD Sergeant Jerry Bauzon said on November 20th, police responded to shots fired and found two people in a South Austin apartment...
A 20-year-old man has been charged with murder after allegedly bludgeoning his boyfriend to death after a night out. Bryan Canchola allegedly beat Stephen Sylvester, 19, that started Thursday night on Fourth Street. The couple went back to an apartment they shared on the...
People who were hit hardest by the Memorial weekend flooding could be working on recovery for years. Hays County Emergency Management Coordinator Kharley Smith said they're in the transitional phase between intermediate and that long-term recovery. They’ve helped the "Blanco...