Austin Local News

An Austin police officer has been put on paid leave after sources tell KVUE that he has particularly close ties with Samantha Dean, a victim in a murder investigation. A Bastrop County sheriff's deputy found Dean, 29, lying on the ground next to her car in a parking lot in...
The Austin school board is taking steps to conduct a self-assessment on school equity in response to a threat by the Texas Civil Rights Project to file a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education against the district. Prior to conducting the assessment, the board will get...
The Round Rock Police Department is seeking the help of the public with identifying a suspect involved in a local robbery. On Saturday, Feb. 7 at 7:33 p.m. officers responded to a convenience store near the 1700 block of N. Mays St. where a robbery had just occurred. A male...
A motorcyclist is dead this afternoon following a crash in North East Travis County. DPS Senior Trooper Robbie Barrera said it happened on Parmer lane as a truck tried to turn onto the State Highway 130 tollroad, when the truck collided with the Harley Davidson. Barrera said the...
The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office is currently in the middle of an investigation where coins were stolen from a family in Fayette County and the value missing is reported in the millions. Lt. David Beyer, Sgt. Charles Jobb and Investigator Robert Dryden are leading in the...
The Texas School for the Deaf could be selling some of its 67 acres of prime South Austin Real Estate to pay for needed repairs to the 159-year-old-school. Lawmakers are condsidering putting some of the school's land on the market. Tens of millions of dollars are needed for...
OPERATION AUSTIN - Register today for a great recruiting opportunity for Central Texas companies on February 26 to connect with thousands of exiting soldiers, veterans and their spouses who are seeking opportunities in our region. Every month, more than 800 soldiers exit Fort...
Austin Mayor Steve Adler will unveil Tuesday the details of a plan to reshape the mayor’s office by doubling the size of his staff, adding eight senior policy advisers who will either work unpaid or have their salaries paid for by an outside foundation. Adler is turning to a...
It's the day-to-day grind of driving through Austin. Congestion at every corner giving drivers a headache that has no cure. Austin's Chamber of Commerce Jeremy Martin says the problem is a top priority for his members, "We just don't have the capacity to meet the demand for...