Austin Local News

Austin Police are on the lookout for a man they say slit a woman's throat and stole her purse overnight at a South Austin HEB. The unidentified woman was leaving the South Congress HEB just after 1:30 when she was attacked by a man Police say had an edged weapon and cut her...
(from The Bunker) The Bunker, the nation’s first innovation laboratory and community enabling America’s elite military entrepreneurs, today announced the extension of its nation-wide program in Austin to support growing veteran-owned business leaders. The inaugural class of 12...
Manor Police responded to the 16300 block of Hamilton Point Cir. in reference to a burglary in progress Sunday morning. Two suspects made entry into the home by breaking a living room window which they accessed through the back yard. The home owner was present and witnessed the...
(from Tx DOT) Construction crews will begin this week setting up barriers at the intersection of Interstate 35 and State Highway 80/Hopkins Street in San Marcos for construction improvements that will further ease traffic congestion and flow through the interchange. TxDOT and...
UPDATE: The Austin Public Works engineer charged with engaging in organized crime at the Waco Twin Peaks this weekend...is back in jail. Law enforcement officials have confirmed that 45-year-old Juan Garcia surrendered this afternoon and is currently in Travis County Jail. Along...
McLennan County justice of the peace releases names of the dead--all from gunshot wounds.​ Wayne Lee Campbell, 43, of Arlington died of a gunshot wound in the head and into the trunk. Matthew Mark Smith, 27, of Keller died of gunshot wounds in the trunk. Manuel Issac Rodriguez,...
The Assistant Principal of Walnut Creek Elementary School turned himself into authorities Monday. An arrest warrant was issued for Juan Zea last week on a charge of failure to report child abuse, a Class A misdemeanor. Bus driver, 61-year-old Leon Ralph Young of Pflugerville,...
AUSTIN – Austin police told the media Monday afternoon that the department is not planning any kind of special enforcement for the Republic of Texas Biker Rally or R.O.T. Rally on June 11-15. A few questions regarding the safety of the R.O.T Rally surfaced on social media Monday...
An Austin man has died after trying to rescue his four-year-old daughter in Brushy Creek. According to the city of Round Rock: man drowned in Brushy Creek on Sunday, May 17, after being pulled underwater below a dam after getting a his 4-year-old daughter out of harm’s way. The...