Austin Local News

Six people were hospitalized after a fiery crash in East Austin Saturday. The wreck happened around 12:30 on FM 973 near State Highway 130 and the whole thing could have been caused by a cigarette. Department of Public Safety troopers said an Oldsmobile was headed north on FM...
The Round Rock school district is poised to give nearby corporations a $5.9 million tax break on exports to spur economic development. Trustees signaled their support this week for a freeport tax exemption, allowing the businesses to stop paying school property taxes on property...
Since Friday morning, emergency crews have treated 20 people in Austin who overdosed on K2. K2, also referred to as "Spice," is a mix of herbs and spices usually sprayed with a compound similar to THC, the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana. "You never know what's in this drug...
Since Friday morning, emergency crews have treated 20 people in Austin who overdosed on K2. K2, also referred to as "Spice," is a mix of herbs and spices usually sprayed with a compound similar to THC, the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana. "You never know what's in this drug...
If you're driving downtown this morning you're seeing new signs on some signal lights that say 'Don't Block The Box'. City Manager Marc Ott along with other local leaders announced it as part of their traffic congestion action plan. APD Assistant Chief Patrick Ockletree says not...
The New Braunfels Police Department responded to the 3600 block of Archer Blvd for a disturbance. Officers learned that a victim of an overnight graffiti spree was able to identify the markings left on her house and vehicle as those used by her 13 year old nephew. Further...
Texas grocery chain H-E-B is pulling Blue Bell Ice Cream from shelves as a precaution after a recall of some of the ice cream maker's products that were connected to three deaths in Kansas. H-E-B, with more than 300 stores in Texas and northern Mexico, said the decision Saturday...
Could the uproar over religious freedom laws that engulfed Indiana and Arkansas be coming to Texas? The next couple weeks in the Legislature should provide the answer. Lawmakers in Indiana scrambled to clarify that state's law amid complaints it could be used to promote...
An online offer of an expensive guitar for $250 has led to an arrest and recovery of another instrument reported stolen during the South by Southwest festival. Travis County jail records show 17-year-old Juan Maximillian Gonzalez of Austin was being held Saturday on a felony...