Austin Local News

Total price tag for the Waller Creek Tunnel project is right around $163 million now, up 9% from the original price tag of $150 million. Less than a year ago the city council approved more than $6 million for the project. On Thursday, council approved an additional $7.5 million...
A special education teacher resigns the same day a student gives the Austin school district copies of messages he sent to her on social media, but O. Henry Middle School Principal Pete Price reportedly opted to not tell police until nearly a week's time had passed. The lawsuit,...
So what's really keeping Uber from operating in Austin with its fingerprinting requirements? Uber's David Plouffe says fingerprinting drivers isn't good for their business and it's problematic for drivers. “Three quarters of our drivers drive ten hours a week or less; a lot of...
Yesterday, May 11, at approximately 8:10 a.m., officers responded to the 3000 block of Joe Dimaggio Boulevard, in reference to an assault in progress call where a female reported her ex-boyfriend had attacked her with a hammer. The suspect fled the scene prior to officers’...
Yesterday, May 11, at approximately 8:10 a.m., officers responded to the 3000 block of Joe Dimaggio Boulevard, in reference to an assault in progress call where a female reported her ex-boyfriend had attacked her with a hammer. The suspect fled the scene prior to officers’...
Today’s announcement from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalizing standards for methane emissions from new and modified sources in the oil and gas industry represents an important step toward keeping Texans safe and healthy. These new standards protect...
Keeping you safe from wildfire is on the minds of Austin city leaders today. It's no secret that Austin is one of the most at-risk areas in the nation for wildfires. Councilmember Sherri Gallo who lives in the northwest part of town is keen on finding out the worst spots and how...
On May 11, at approximately 8:10 a.m., officers responded to the 3000 block of Joe Dimaggio Boulevard, in reference to an assault in progress call where a female reported her ex-boyfriend had attacked her with a hammer. The suspect fled the scene prior to officers’ arrival. The...
The United Way is partnering with the City of Austin. When you call the number the operator will put you in touch with one of the other transportation network companies that the city has vetted. The hotline comes as a result of voters turning back Proposition One on the city...