Austin Local News

AUSTIN -- KVUE obtained dashcam video of an Austin police officer's mistreatment of a homeless woman in a wheelchair. It's this video that led to Officer Mark Lytle's 10-day unpaid suspension after he belittled a woman in a wheelchair living under a North Austin bridge in Dec...
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced the results of “Operation Broken Heart II,” a national undercover operation that included the Texas Attorney General’s Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (ICAC) and the National Internet Crimes Against Children Task...
UPDATE: Just before 9 am, Bastrop Police Officers were dispatched to the intersection of SH 95 and Loop 150. Several Bastrop Police Department officers arrived on scene with mutual aid received from Bastrop Fire Department and Bastrop County Emergency Services District 2. The...
A woman died early Friday morning after driving the wrong way down Ben White Boulevard and slamming head-on into another vehicle. The two occupants of the other vehicle were taken to the hospital. Police say they started getting calls around 1 a.m. of a Nissan going east in the...
Against the advice of his lawyers, death row inmate Brandon Daniel is seeking to waive his appeals, dismiss his counsel and move his execution date closer. The former software engineer, found guilty last year of capital murder in the 2012 killing of Austin police officer Jaime...
Last night's deadly shooting at a historical A.M.E. church in Charleston, South Carolina...left people all across the nation, including Austin, praying for the survivors and the victims' families. More than a couple dozen members of Grant A.M.E. Worship Center in North Austin...
The New Braunfels Police Department continues to investigate the May 21st, 2015, homicide of Samantha Miranda, 23. Detectives continue to follow up on all leads and are still seeking tips from the public. Comal County Crime Stoppers has offered a reward of up to $10,000 for...
Yesterday afternoon just before 2:30, a 78-year-old Alzheimer's patient wandered away from her home on Cypress Creek Road in Cedar Park. Her caretaker quickly called police to report her disappearance. Following an exhaustive, well coordinated, search by Cedar Park Police, Fire...
Two Williamson County Correctional Officers were arrested late yesterday afternoon for tampering with a government record. Theodore Hodges, 22, and Jose Hodgers-Lizarraga, 23, were placed in the Williamson County Jail in lieu of $20,000 bond each. Both have been placed on paid,...