Austin Local News

On April 15, 2016 officers responded to the 900 block of Hesters Crossing Road for a disturbance call. A male caller stated that he had been involved in a physical disturbance with his spouse. The male caller was identified as Shane Myers, an officer with the Round Rock Police...
Storms are bringing heavy rain to a wide swath of Texas and have prompted some high-water rescues in the Austin area. The National Weather Service has issued flood watches and warnings for parts of North, Central and South Texas on Monday. Many areas could see between 3 to 8...
Numerous schools in the area are trying to be as safe as possible this morning, and in doing so have decided to postpone the beginning of classes. Most of the schools will be starting class at 10:00 a.m. and those schools are as follows: KIPP Austin Public Schools Austin ISD...
Several area school districts are delaying start times by two hours on Monday due to the potential for severe weather including floods. Those include Austin ISD Del Valle ISD Eanes ISD Granger ISD Hays CISD Lexington ISD Pflugerville ISD Thrall ISD Wimberly ISD UT Austin St...
Starting tomorrow semi trucks will save 33% on tolls when they take SH 130 to avoid I-35 in Austin. Texas Department of Transportation Executive Director James Bass says that getting some of these big rigs to use SH 130 during peak hours will help ease some of the gridlock we...
Click on the link below to see rescues from last years deadly flooding. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p4o9dJrz2rw
The city of San Marcos is preparing for possible flooding by taking a proactive approach. They held a pre-scheduled meeting Saturday and discussed topics like flood zones and the use of emergency federal funding. After two historic floods in 2015, the city now braces for the...
As severe weather approaches the Austin area, the city launched a new website that displays data from the Watershed Protection Department's network of 78 rain gauges. www.ATXhydromet.com displays rainfall and creek "stages" which indicates how high the water has risen in a creek...