Austin Local News

Today through Saturday Pflugerville police officers will be pulling over and turning on their overhead lights to pay their respects in a moment of silence for the five fallen Dallas officers in alignment with their funeral services. They're asking you to join them in taking a...
A town hall-style event is planned for Wednesday night in Manor to discuss the growing divide between police and citizens in the wake of numerous police shootings, as well as the killing of five officers in Dallas last week. The theme: unity. The plan: bridging the gap between...
FROM THE CITY OF AUSTIN Keep Austin Playing is hosting a FREE citywide interactive play date on Thursday, July 14 th ! The Austin Parks and Recreation Department’s programs help to create healthy, active and sustainable communities through creative classes, programs and events...
The Austin Center for Events (ACE) will add additional temporary signage near Zilker Park identifying areas where parking is restricted for the remaining installments of this year’s KGSR Blues on the Green season, which will take place on July 13 and August 3. Signs will be...
The Austin Police Department is on high alert following an unspecified online threat aiming to kill officer Wednesday on 6th Street. Threats against APD are not uncommon, but in the wake of the slaughter of five officer in Dallas, the department is taking no chances. "We haven't...
Former Hutto coach and science teacher, Jake Fenske, 26, is now charged with sexual assault of child. He was booked back into the Williamson County Jail yesterday and released today. In May, he was accused of having an improper relationship with a 16-year-old student. She's NOW...
APD releases this memo to the media: M E M O R A N D U M Austin Police Department Office of the Chief of Police TO: Ken Casaday, President, Austin Police Association FROM: Art Acevedo, Chief of Police DATE: July 12, 2016 SUBJECT: Mandatory Adjustments to Work Schedules Effective...
This Thursday, July 14 th at 8:45 p.m. at the State Capital Police Memorial the Austin Police Department will hold a candlelight vigil to honor the fallen Dallas Officers.
From Austin Mayor Steve Adler: I only have so much time in office as Austin’s mayor, so I push things faster than I perhaps ought to, and sometimes that gets me in trouble. But when it comes to the local music industry and creative ecosystem in Austin, I think urgency is...