Austin Local News

When the GOP Convention descends upon Cleveland this summer, dozens of Austin's finest will be among those in attendance, although only for crowd control purposes. With the expectation of 20,000 people inside of the Quicken Loans Arena and 50,000 more outside, Cleveland...
Bowie's annual senior breakfast hits a sour note after it turns into more of a roast than an awards breakfast. The school principal is now playing damage control following award categories which included "Least Likely to Succeed," "Meanest Girl," and the "Bob Marley Award," also...
Austin Police release the preliminary investigation into the death of five-year-old Wooten Elementary student Uriel Gutierrez. The report shows that a 2004 white Ford van was traveling southbound in the 7800 block of Gault Street. This portion of the roadway curves and there...
BUDA, TX – A man wanted in connection with the armed robbery of a gas station in Buda has been arrested in Austin. On Monday, May 16, at approximately 10:40 p.m., the Buda Police Department responded to an armed robbery call at the Murphy USA Gas Station at 1615 Main Street. The...
Austin Police are investigating a total of 71 rock throwing incidents, including the one reported over the weekend. The number changed from 62 to 71 due to the amount of reports in transcription that were moved into APD's records management system. Once all reports are placed in...
The suspect in shooting Travis County District Judge Julie Kocurek is now in Travis County Jail. Chimeyne Onieri was in Houston...but had murder charges against him dropped. He will face a hearing to revoke his probation on a 2012 Travis County larceny charge. Onieri has not yet...
Austin City Manager Marc Ott quietly announces the City is now in something called Conservation Stage of water restrictions. District 6 Councilmember Don Zimmerman says this means despite having more than enough water, residents and businesses cannot irrigate more than once per...
An Austin grass-roots group wants the city and Cap Metro to move quicker on steps to make Austin more 'transit-oriented'. John Laycock of AURA says one idea in their new Transit City report just released could make busses run more efficiently. “Extending the bus priority lanes...
AISD confirms that last night, the district served Burnet Middle School principal David Dean notice of proposed termination of employment. The school district's Board of Trustees will consider the recommended action at their next regular board meeting on Monday.