Austin Local News

The Texas Education Agency has announced that results for the STAAR 3–8 assessments that were due to be published today have been delayed until July 5. AISD will mail the Confidential Student Reports for these results upon their receipt in July. Due to ongoing issues and...
With more than 3,000 employees, Pflugerville ISD is one of the largest employers in the Pflugerville area. Now, area businesses can tap into the buying power of these employees, and provide valuable savings to district employees, with the upcoming launch of “The Pfair.” This new...
Last night at 11:23 p.m. Hays County deputies were dispatched to Brookmeadow Drive in Wimberley for a “Verbal Disturbance in Progress”. Upon arrival, deputies were advised by a homeowner that her husband and son were arguing near the rear of the residence. Deputies responded and...
As the LGBT community continues to reel from the slaughter of 50 people in Orlando, one pro-gun group is offering its services. Open Carry Texas says no one should feel unsafe, and therefore is willing to act as an armed chaperone. "It's a standing offer that's open for us to...
FROM WILLIAMSON COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES Haz-mat crews have contained a chlorine leak from a 250 gallon tank. Williamson County Emergency officials give the all-clear. Earlier: ALERT: A Shelter in Place notice is in effect for the City of Florence up to the 500 block of FM 970...
FROM AUSTIN FIRE DEPARTMENT The ban on Lake Austin (from Oyster Landing to Mansfield Dam) will expire today at noon and will subsequently be open during daylight hours ONLY; the portion of that waterway from Oyster Landing to Tom Miller Dam will remain closed until missing...
Austin-based Whole Foods is cited by the Food and Drug Administration over what it calls "serious health violations" found at one of its stores in Massachusetts. A letter sent to the grocer says those violations may have led to food items being contaminated with filth...
Austin police have released surveillance footage of a man they believe could be behind a series of sexual assaults in the area. More than 15 have been reported since November of 2015, and APD hopes releasing the grainy footage may bring them closer to making an arrest. In the...
Last night, at approximately 9:47 p.m., Austin Police Officers responded to a shooting in the 8500 block of Wellington Dr. Upon arrival, officers located a woman lying on her back with obvious trauma to her head. Maria Ferrer-Mena, 38, was pronounced dead at 10:06 p.m. An...