Austin Local News

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...
press release: AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 14, 2016 -- Golfsmith International Holdings LP (together with its subsidiaries, the " Company "), a specialty retailer of golf equipment, consumables, athletic apparel and accessories in North America, announced today that it has entered into...
Today the Austin City Council passed a $3.7-billion balanced budget for the 2016/17 Fiscal Year. “This is a strong budget because it balances affordability with our critical needs,” said Mayor Adler. On affordability, this budget: Reflects an increase in the homestead exemption...
The Austin City Council today adopted a balanced fiscal year 2016-2017 Budget that goes into effect Oct. 1. The budget totals roughly $3.7 billion. Today’s approval comes after weeks of budget and funding discussions, including three full days of deliberations this week. The...
This afternoon, Manor Police Officers were called to the Manor MAP Campus a 600 E Parsons St in Manor to a physical disturbance between a student and the principal. When officers arrived at the school the school staff had the student, identified as Osifo Cameron, 17, restrained...