Austin Local News

About ten years ago, Atlanta-based Cousins Properties built the Frost Bank Tower. Now, the company is close to opening Colorado Tower, on the corner of 3rd and Colorado. Tim Hendricks, Cousins Properties’ senior VP, says it’ll be hard to miss. “It’s a little over 373,000 square...
The downtown Austin landscape is about to change again and a company from Georgia, which has already made its mark here, is responsible for the latest addition. About ten years ago, Atlanta-based Cousins Properties built the Frost Bank Tower. Now, the company is close to opening...
The death of two-year-old Colton Turner is shining the spotlight on child abuse in the Austin-area. Julie Moody with Child Protective Services says anyone who suspects a child is being abused has a duty to call and report it, "Neighbors and family members who may suspect...
Austin City Council Member Chris Riley will join a diverse group of advocates as he announces his “Peer-to-Peer Transportation Resolution,” a plan to legalize Transportation Network Companies (TNCs) such as Uber & Lyft. The plan will establish Austin as an innovative...
DALLAS (AP) - Authorities say a man is in critical condition after falling more than 12 feet from the stands into a field-level suite during the Texas-UCLA college football game. A spokeswoman for John Peter Smith Hospital says the man was in the intensive care unit. No other...
The $3.5 billion budget approved by the Austin City Council this week included raises for police and EMS, but nothing for firefighters. Association President Bob Nicks says their contract with the city expired as they battled over who is in charge of hiring firefighters, but the...
Austin's Public Safety Commission meets in a special called meeting today to hear recommendations about how to handle safety issues at South by Southwest 2015. The event brought $315 million to Austin last year despite the tragic crash kill four festival goers. The city is...
CATO Senior Fellow Randal O’Toole discuss and answer questions regarding Austin’s $1.4 billion light rail initiative, proposed by Project Connect which is an organization formed by the City, Cap Metro and Lone Star Rail. The light rail project seeks to build a 9.5 mile route...
The pictures below provided by the father of Colton Turner. Brandon Pelfrey is looking for his son. Mom is Megan Work, is locked up in Ceder Park and is not cooperating with police. The pictures below is what lead police to investigate mom. She was found earlier this week,...