Austin Local News

A court hearing for Meagan Work and Michael Turner has been reset for May 11. This morning, the judge told the couple, accused of being involved in the death of Work's two-year-old son, Colton Turner, he wanted this off his docket quickly. If it goes to a jury, the judge said he...
Austinites concerned about the city's traffic woes can now collaborate on finding solutions... thanks to a new online conversation starting today called Mobility ATX. One of the sponsors is Ridescout...a smartphone app that aggregates available rides...including taxis, busses,...
Bill Arhos, who founded "Austin City Limits" and helped propel the public television show into a mecca for music's biggest influences, has died. He was 80. His death was announced Monday by the show, which is now in its 41st season. Spokeswoman Maureen Coakley said Arhos died...
Austin's skyline is about to change, again. The latest change will involved the addition of a 58 story condo tower. It'll be called The Independent and will stand 685 feet, which means it'll be the tallest structure in Austin and the tallest residential building west of the...
The trial of a man charged with murder after his wife went missing in 2010 gets underway today: A Travis County Grand Jury indicted George De La Cruz in 2013 for murder in the disappearance of his wife, Julie Ann Gonzalez. Three months ago, he pleaded not guilty to two counts of...
Those working in the world's oldest profession can soon get help out of that lifestyle from Travis County officials. A statute makes counties with a population more than $200,000.00 have a prostitute prevention court. Travis County Attorney's Office Director of Family Violence...
A fight in an East Austin High School Cafeteria is caught on camera and surfaces on social media. Now two students are arrested and parents are worried for their kids safety on campus. This neighbor lives around the corner from Eastside Memorial High School. The fight was...
A fight in an East Austin High School Cafeteria is caught on camera and surfaces on social media. Now two students are arrested and parents are worried for their kids safety on campus. "The school was locked down. Some guys from Mexico were fighting some Mexicans from the USA."...
Two fires Friday Night send nearly two dozen people out in the street. The first fire started around 9PM at the Juniper Springs Apartments on Greystone Drive in North Central Austin. Firefighters arrived and called a second alarm as flames were shooting through the roof. 12...