Austin Local News

UPDATE: Southbound 130 and state highway 45 east bound will be shut down until at least 6 pm (possibly 8 pm) for 18 wheeler relocation and unload. 130 northbound from Pflugerville Pkwy open. PREVIOUSLY: ADVISORY: SH 130 @ Pflugerville Pkwy NB shut down for 18 wheeler turned over...
Police release the search warrant for Meeciael Criner, the teen accused of murdering UT freshman dance student Haruka Weiser in April. The search warrant claims Criner "intentionally and knowingly" caused Weiser's death, and goes on to state there were signs of sexual assault on...
Tomorrow morning why not try riding your bike to work? That's what cycling advocates are hoping you'll do for national Bike To Work day. Bike Austin's Mercedes Faris says they're reaching out to first-timers. “The premise of bike-to-work is really celebrate people who are...
When the GOP Convention descends upon Cleveland this summer, dozens of Austin's finest will be among those in attendance, although only for crowd control purposes. With the expectation of 20,000 people inside of the Quicken Loans Arena and 50,000 more outside, Cleveland...
Bowie's annual senior breakfast hits a sour note after it turns into more of a roast than an awards breakfast. The school principal is now playing damage control following award categories which included "Least Likely to Succeed," "Meanest Girl," and the "Bob Marley Award," also...
Austin Police release the preliminary investigation into the death of five-year-old Wooten Elementary student Uriel Gutierrez. The report shows that a 2004 white Ford van was traveling southbound in the 7800 block of Gault Street. This portion of the roadway curves and there...
BUDA, TX – A man wanted in connection with the armed robbery of a gas station in Buda has been arrested in Austin. On Monday, May 16, at approximately 10:40 p.m., the Buda Police Department responded to an armed robbery call at the Murphy USA Gas Station at 1615 Main Street. The...
Austin Police are investigating a total of 71 rock throwing incidents, including the one reported over the weekend. The number changed from 62 to 71 due to the amount of reports in transcription that were moved into APD's records management system. Once all reports are placed in...
The suspect in shooting Travis County District Judge Julie Kocurek is now in Travis County Jail. Chimeyne Onieri was in Houston...but had murder charges against him dropped. He will face a hearing to revoke his probation on a 2012 Travis County larceny charge. Onieri has not yet...