Austin Local News

After 15 years of plans, proposals and procrastination, Travis County’s vision for a new 14-story civil courthouse in downtown Austin will go before the voters in November. The county commissioners on Tuesday voted 5-0 to place a $287 million bond election on the November ballot...
Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo called Austin's Morning News to talk about this crash, drunk driving and more... Picture from Tania Ortega ‏ @TaniaonFox7 ICYMI: 1 dead, 2 injured serious after a head on collision on I-35. SB shut down until 9 or 10 am at 51st # ATXTraffic Austin...
The Georgetown ISD Board of Trustees has given approval to put a 160 million-dollar bond proposal before voters in November. Included in the Bond package: New Middle School #4 $27M ReplacePurl Elementary School $31.4M Renovate Tippit Middle School $26.1M Renovate Georgetown HS $...
This morning, New Braunfels Police 911 dispatchers received an emergency phone call from a Spanish-speaking man claiming to be trapped on board a train traveling through New Braunfels. The man claimed he and several other people were inside a train car and could not get out. New...
Yesterday afternoon, Travis County Sheriff's Deputies were dispatched to the Exxon Gas Station/McDonalds, at 15900 North IH 35 Service Road South Bound (At Grand Avenue Parkway), for an Aggravated Robbery with a Deadly Weapon call. Deputies found the victim who said she was...
An Austin woman is being investigated by the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services and Texas Attorney General’s office for running an unlicensed assisted living facility. Renee Segura-Livingston, 45, was arrested after bringing 29 people from a Belton assisted living...
Pflugerville Police arrested Jared Stirling Chamberlain, 29, for six different charges, including illegally jamming police frequency with a device, during a traffic stop. According to an affidavit, police were dispatched to a deadly conduct call at the Best Buy, 19000 Limestone...
Uber is rolling out a new program in Austin tomorrow called Uber Eats. According to the Uber Blog, the pilot program for Austin will let Uber users around downtown and campus select, order and pay for a meal thru the Uber app and get a chef prepared meal delivered in 10 minutes...
Monday morning just before 9 am, an inmate was found unresponsive in the shower. Corrections Officers called jail medical staff and Austin/Travis County EMS for assistance but, despite their efforts to save her, she was pronounced deceased at 9:49am. Athena Covarrubias, 45, of...