Austin Local News

When Tom Jennings dropped his 2011 Jeep Cherokee off at the Maaco Collision Repair in Round Rock in November, it was just for some minor front bumper repairs. But when he got his car back, he was surprised at what he saw. A police report shows there was new damage to the outside...
A teenage boy is injured following a shooting in southeast Austin on Monday. According to police, the shooting happened around 4:40 p.m. near Pleasant Valley Road and Riverside Drive in southeast Austin. The extent of his injuries are unknown, but police say they have stabilized...
Austin's booming business economy sees another corporation set up major operations here. Telogis supplies GPS technology for fleet management services...and their new Austin hub on North Mopac in the Domain area is bigger than their headquarters in Orange County, California. CEO...
— The so-called "Tim Tebow" bill that would allow home-schooled students to compete in University Interscholastic League sports activity for the first time was approved Monday by the state Senate. Under Senate Bill 2046 by Sen. Van Taylor, R-Plano, home-schooled students would...
Round Rock Republican John Carter says there's legislation pending that would address the issue of cyber attacks, which he says have become commonplace. “One of the things that’ll keep you up late at night and not sleeping is how many cyber attacks are constantly coming in...
Austin-based Burro is an on-demand delivery company, which co-founder Jason Ervin says is part of the sharing economy. He says pickup truck owners who want to earn extra money can make deliveries of household items bought in stores. He says that's the basis for the...
The Capitol Area Metropolitan Planning Organization is slated to approve their controversial 2040 plan that installs toll lanes along Mopac, builds giant flyovers near Austin High and will construct State Highway 45 Southwest. Mary Anderson with Keep Mopac Local says those...
A young woman is dead after a man who was found to had more than twice the legal limit of alcohol in his blood slammed into her head on. A stack of arrest affidavit's tell the story of German Choc driving his truck the wrong way down Parmer Lane last night. He plowed head on...
Austin is seeing a boom in hotel construction. But some in the industry worry that there may not be enough quality workers to staff them once they open. According to the Austin Business Journal...three hotels under construction around downtown, The Westin Austin, The Fairmont...