Austin Local News

FROM AAA TEXAS (Coppell, TX) – The statewide gas price average in Texas is now $1.97 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. That price is the same as last week and 40 cents less per gallon than last year. Of the major metropolitan...
FROM AUSTIN POLICE DEPARTMENT On the night of Thursday, August 11, 2016, at approximately 9:30 p.m., Austin Police Officers responded to a shooting in the 1800 block of Elmira Rd. Upon arrival, officers discovered two victims with apparent gunshot wounds. One of the victims was...
The Buda City Council has set the proposed property tax rate for Fiscal Year 2016-17. The FY 2016-17 Budget is still being finalized. Proposed FY 2016-17 Tax Rate The 2016-17 proposed tax rate is .3704 (2015-16 current tax rate is .3475) 2016 Total Taxable Values are $1,397,589,...
Best Buy, a leading provider of technology products, services and solutions, has selected San Marcos, Texas as the location of an e-commerce sales operation. This is the company’s first and only Texas facility of its kind, which expects to hire 25 employees for sales positions...
The northbound, outside travel lane of Lamar Blvd. between 38th and 45th streets is closed until further notice due to washed out pavement. Recently, Public Works crews were performing milling and overlay work in this area. Yesterday's heavy rains washed away much of the...
Just after 2 am on Saturday, August 13, a silver Mazda sedan was traveling northbound in the left lane of the 50 block of North IH-35 when a pedestrian crossed the highway. The pedestrian, Christin Razo, 34, was hit by the Mazda and was pronounced deceased at the scene. The...
The United States Marshals Service, Lone Star Fugitive Task Force is offering a reward of up to $2,000 for information that directly leads to the identity and arrest of the suspect or suspects involved in the recent death of Emilia Marie Juarez, 19, of Lockhart. The body of...
The Austin Disaster Relief Network is deploying to Denham Springs, LA following the historic flooding that wiped out the homes of 90% of residents in that town. The network is sending a team on Friday, along with an 18-wheeler packed with supplies. That's where you come in. ADRN...
Hays County voters will get a chance to have their say on a bond package approved on Tuesday by county commissioners. The $238 million package will be put to voters twofold: one part dealing with emergency services, the other dealing with a series of road projects. The emergency...