Austin Local News

UPDATE: The victim in the Accidental Drowning in Lady Bird Lake on Oct. 11, 2014 has been identified as Eron D Wrublik, 25. Austin Police are investigating a body found floating in Lady Bird Lake Saturday afternoon. The body was discovered around 2, just under the I-35 bridge...
CEDAR PARK, Texas (AP) - A Central Texas jail inmate is back in custody after he assaulted a Burnet County Jail deputy who had taken him to a hospital, stole the officer's gun and fled. Cedar Park police say 40-year-old Murl Lamb was captured Saturday about five hours later,...
Cedar Park Police and the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office are currently conducting a search for a man they say stole a Burnet County Sheriff’s deputy’s gun and ran. The manhunt continues in cedar park with the help of williamson county police. murl lamb was in custody for...
Tired of standing in crowds at this year’s Austin City Limits Festival but the cost of a Formula 1 pass feels a little out of reach? The Circuit of the Americas is hosting the U.S Vintage Racing Championship this weekend. Race teams from across the nation have gathered in Austin...
This weekend Austin-area cyclists are taking part in an event that organizers hope will raise one million dollars to fight a deadly disease...while honoring the man it's named for. KLBJ's Perry Watson explains. George says the nine cities are expected to attract 1,000 to 1,500...
Austin Police Department Central West Detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a suspect(s) wanted for two separate incidents where urine was thrown on women walking in the west campus area. The first case happened on Saturday, September 20, 2014 in the 2400...
A 21 year old woman is dead, after police say she tried a popular street drug at the ACL music festival. According to APD: On Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, at 10:10 p.m., an APD detective was working an off-duty traffic control assignment at a crosswalk in the 2100 blk of Veteran’s Dr...
A routine traffic stop by a Williamson County Sheriff's Deputy lands a Moody man in Jail. According to Captain Fred Thomas, 43-year-old Jose Fernandez Madrid was tailgating another driver. He said the deputy got consent to search the vehicle and discovered the cocaine hidden in...