Austin Local News

January 25, 2016 Dear Parents/Guardians: There has been a confirmed case of pertussis (whooping cough) at Manor High School so your child may have been exposed. Pertussis is an infection that affects the airways and is easily spread from person to person by coughing or sneezing...
An Austin Water Utility audit shows meter and billing accuracy at about 98.5 percent. Austin City Councilmember Ellen Troxclair tells the Todd and Don Show even though that sounds like a pretty good average, it's really not. "That number of inaccuracies. the one point five...
An Austin-based company that offers PC support allegedly misled its customers by posing as different anti-virus companies and then upselling them into buying alleged unnecessary technical support. Consumers throughout the U.S. have filed complaints against Volcy Ventures after...
At around 7:40 a.m. on Wednesday, Austin-Travis County EMS responded to calls of a vehicle that had fallen off of the 360 overpass near Mopac, landing in the Barton Creek Greenbelt. Upon arrival, medics found three people in the truck and were able to get them out safely. Police...
The Senate Committee on State Affairs played host to a discussion of Texas' campus carry law on Tuesday. Numerous chancellors from universities across Texas were joined by law enforcement, as well as people in favor and against campus carry, as the senate worked to gain some...
Williamson County authorities are investigating the death of an infant at an in-home day care facility earlier this month. The Williamson County District Attorney's Office confirms that two felony warrants were issued for Holly Harrison...who is in charge of a daycare facility...
On Friday, January 22, 2016, at approximately 3:01 a.m. Austin Police Officers responded to the 300 block of East Powell Lane in reference to a shooting/stabbing call. Officers arrived and found the victim lying on the ground with apparent trauma. Austin/Travis County EMS...
A South Austin road rage incident on YouTube is breaking the internet. The fight shows two unidentified Austin drivers on Slaughter and I-35 going after each other with a baseball bat and metal rod. The viral video showing road rage in South Austin has Austin police looking for...
A ground breaking ceremony for a new Hyatt Place Hotel at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport will be held on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016 at 12 p.m. The ceremony will take place at the future site of the hotel, on undeveloped land located adjacent to planned retail development,...