Austin Local News

TxDOT's Mobility 35 7-mile central Austin project is having it's public review period. You can see what they're proposing including videos and funding here. Central 7-mile Comprehensive Project Overview: TxDOT is currently working on two stand-alone projects between US 183 and...
The City of Austin Planning and Development Review Department has recently begun working with residents to develop the North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Plan. All community members are welcome to the kick-off event from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 1, in the Pillow Elementary...
You're paying less tax to Travis County even though it doesn't feel like it. County Commissioners are set to approve their tax rate for fiscal year 2017 and it's a little over three cents less per dollar than last year. Commissioner Brigid Shea says "The actual dollars paid in...
Singer Ray LaMontagne, known for his hit "Trouble", has canceled a Thursday night performance at Bass Concert Hall. His reason: guns on campus and the state's concealed carry law. LaMontagne issued a statement to fans on Tuesday: "This Thursday's show at Bass Concert Hall in...
The issue involves a 1% metro tax that Austin Energy customers pay each month along with their energy bill. Capital Metro gets that money, but the Forest North area in southern Williamson County doesn't get Capital Metro service. Despite that, however, the neighborhood has been...
Week two of the capital murder trial of Mark Alan Norwood will resume Tuesday following testimony from a man whose wife was murdered by Norwood in 1986, Michael Morton. Morton spent 25 years in prison after a prosecutor withheld key evidence that would've cleared him in the...
Good news for the University of Texas. According to the school, a new record has been set for graduationg in 2016 with 60.9% of students getting their degrees. UT officials say that's a increase of 3.1% compared to 2015. The school says it also saw a noticeable increase in...
Travis County Commissioners take up how many of your tax dollars Central Health gets in the next fiscal year. Last year, Centrall Health's budget was in the neighborhood of $295 million dollars, but this year they're saying they only need $240 million. They say Central Health's...
College Station police say an Austin-area man arrested in Fort Worth has been charged with murder for the shooting death of a Texas A&M student killed at her off-campus apartment over the weekend. Police say Victor Manual Garcia-Loyo, 22, of Del Valle, had been dating...