Austin Local News

Bastrop Police Officers were dispatched to and arrived on scene at the Covert Chevrolet, 700 Block of SH 71 in response to a theft on the night of July 25th. An initial investigation shows no less than 38 trucks had parts such as rims and tires removed. The business incurred a...
The Austin Police Department and the 401K9 program through the Greater Austin Crime Commission celebrates the retirement of Austin Police K9, Bo, this afternoon. Bo is a standard poodle. He is approximately seven years old. He worked for the U.S. Air Force prior to being adopted...
The Austin Police Department’s Mounted Unit and Sgt. Adam Johnson were honored by the Travis County Voiture 175, a local chapter of the Forty & Eight Veterans Honor Society, at an Awards Dinner held at the American Legion Knebel Post 83 on Wednesday, August 19th. APD’s...
Texas alcohol regulators will target communities with major colleges and universities in a crackdown on illegal sales to underage drinkers. The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission says the undercover operation begins in early September when classes have resumed for the fall term...
Seven federal disaster recovery centers in five Texas counties will close this week after providing assistance since deadly May storms. The Federal Emergency Management Agency says the sites will operate through Thursday. That's also the last day for survivors of the May 4 to...
Austin Police are investigating half-a-dozen cases of cats being found mutilated in South Austin. Reports say it's been going on all Summer. The latest case came last week near Fletcher Street. Other cases have been reported on Oltorf, Live Oak and elsewhere around Travis...
Family members and supporters of a former Austin firefighter who was struck by a hit-and-run drunk driver two years ago in South Austin are outraged over a jury acquitting the driver. Colin Camp is fighting for his life. Camp was hit on a June afternoon riding his bike in a...
A city-commissioned master plan for the Austin Convention Center recommends a multiblock expansion that would cost hundreds of millions of dollars and dramatically increase the facility’s footprint. The expansion, as proposed by the Gensler consulting firm, would occupy all or...
Lobos, the Fayette County Sheriff's Office drug-sniffing K9 discovered 70 pounds of marihuana in the spare tire of a truck, during a traffic stop. According to Sheriff Keith Korenek: On Monday August 24, 2015 at approximately 10:30 a.m., the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office...