Austin Local News

A Georgetown police officer who was caught on video tripping a students who rushed a field following a soccer game is losing his job. Officer George Bermudez had been on paid administrative leave while an internal affairs investigation was underway into a separate undisclosed...
Fatality #55-The preliminary investigation shows that a silver 2015 Freightliner tractor was traveling 8000 E U.S. Highway 290 eastbound and exited at Tuscany Way Monday, July 13 after 11 pm. The driver hit the brakes and swerved to avoid striking a pedestrian he observed...
Austin Police received a call about a snake on the road at 2:12 am Friday, July 17 in the 13300 blk of N IH 35 SB. The caller stated it was on the service road and appeared to have been run over and was dead. Officers arrived on scene and located a snake, which was covered in...
A 19 year old man is dead after police found him unconscious with a head injury early this morning near the U.T. campus. Officers responded to the 500 block of West 26th Street after getting a check welfare call. He was pronounced dead at University Medical Center at...
Grand Jury testimony is revealed in the case of a retired Austin police officer accused of fatally shooting an unarmed black man. 189 pages of testimony were released by Travis County prosecutors trying to prevent the case from being thrown out of federal court. Attorney Adam...
The Monocled Cobra found dead overnight on I-35 and Parmer has taken on a life of its own on social media in Austin. The venomous non-native snake is believed to have killed 18-year-old Grant Thompson of Temple. While the cobra was on the loose, he captured the imaginations of...
A former McNeil High School coach accused of sexual contact with a student had been warned or disciplined three times about inappropriate remarks to students and colleagues prior to his arrest in April. The American-Statesman has reported that in 2000, Christopher Cotten...
A Taylor man who worked as a prison pharmacy technician in Bastrop is headed to lock up himself for accepting bribes in exchange for contraband. According to the Department of Justice: In Austin, a former Bastrop federal prison pharmacy technician was sentenced to federal prison...
Jury selection will begin October 26th for the man accused of running over dozens of South by Southwest festival goers. Rashad Owens is charged with capitol murder and 24 counts of aggravated assault for allegedly ramming his car through a crowd on Red River as he tried to get...