Austin Local News

Clinical trials to find a more effective way of treating lung cancer are being held world-wide, but they’re beginning in Austin with the Seton Healthcare Family. Dr. Boone Goodgame with the Shivers Cancer Center says a drug that supports the immune system will be used. He says,"...
A lightning strike last month that severely injured a nine year old boy during soccer practice leads to a lawsuit against the sports association. Attorney Mark Levin says the Lake Travis Youth Association was negligent when it failed to clear the field with stormy weather nearby...
Lawyers for the two same sex couples in Texas, whose lawsuit led to a reversal of the State's gay marriage ban, were back in an appeals court defending their position. Attorney Neel Lane says,"It has laws on the books that are intended to deprive gays and lesbians of rights...
What started out as a narcotics search by authorities in Wimberly led to the recovery of drugs, stolen property and three local residents being taken to a Hays County lockup. Sergeant Phillip Taylor with the Hays County Sheriff's Office says when the Narcotics Task Force...
The grass roots group "Citizens For Taxpayer Relief Now" ralled at Austin City Hall today. Spokesperson Cindy Mallette tells News Radio KLBJ our elected officials have a spending problem and the middle class is being forced out of town. "Property taxes are high because the City...
A citizen's group and some candidates for city office are gathering at City Hall today to talk about lowering your taxes. Citizens for Tax Relief, a non-partisan grass-roots organization meets at noon on the steps of City Hall today along with Mayoral candidate Todd Phelps and...
A man has been arrested for setting fires overnight in a Bastrop strip center. First responders battled flames at two medical businesses in a strip center along Highway 71 near Hasler Boulevard shortly before 3 a.m. A witness reported seeing someone in a pickup truck with a...
State Senator Wendy Davis's controversial memoir, set for release today is coming under fire from Attorney General Greg Abbott for violating Texas Campaign Finance Laws. The Davis campaign calls it a frivolous stunt. Abbott's campaign manager Wayne Hamilton appealed to the State...
A robbery suspect shot to death after he allegedly opened fire on a violent crimes task force has been identified as 24-year-old Tyler Caraway. According to the Travis County Sheriff's Office: On September 8, 2014, at 6:54pm the Sheriff’s Office was notified by an FBI Agent on...