Austin Local News

A Hays County official expressed surprise at the large number of warning tickets given to drivers speeding through a Scudder Primary School traffic zone in Precinct 3 on Green Acres Drive during the summer session. “We knew that too many people were disregarding the school zone...
Manor Police arrest two people including an employee who they say are responsible for activating thousands of dollars in stolen gift cards and pre-paid debit cards. Manor PD Lt. Ryan Phipps says 25-year-old Anthony Majors was allegedly working with employee 18-year-old Courtney...
BRENHAM, Texas (AP) - Blue Bell Creameries will resume distributing ice cream to select markets in Texas and Alabama this month after halting sales and production following listeria contamination. The Brenham, Texas-based company said Monday that it plans to re-enter parts of 15...
A man who previously had made homicidal statements is accused of pointing a gun at a stranger in a Pflugerville Best Buy parking lot, as well as disrupting police communications and attempting to obtain an AK-47, a Pflugerville affidavit says. Jared Stirling Chamberlain, 29, has...
Since 1973 the City of Austin has been putting fluoride in our drinking water. Now District 5 Council Member Don Zimmerman wants council to take another look at that practice when the Public Utilities Committee meets on Wednesday. "People pretty much took it for granted that...
from the family's Go Fund Me account: August 13: the Carranza nd Esquivel families suffered a tragic loss.. They were coming home from a family vacation in Mexico when a tire blew out on their SUV causing it to loose control and roll several times on Hwy 130 in Caldwell county...
The MOPAC expansion project is working to get back on track and the pavement work they're doing is something that could help save the environment and your life. It's a new kind of asphalt that's already on I-35 between SH-45 and the Hays County Line, and on 360 between...
A Chihuahua that had been tortured and killed was discovered Sunday morning at Sunset Valley Elementary School, police said. Officers responded after someone reported finding the brown and tan dog, which had “obvious signs of intentional violence,” in the school’s playground...
EIGHT PEOPLE WERE HURT IN A FREAK ACCIDENT SATURDAY NIGHT WHEN THEY WERE PICKNICKING IN NEW BRAUNFELS. POLICE SAY THE GROUP WAS EATING DINNER UNDER A LARGE OAK TREE WHEN A HUGE TREE LIMB SUDDENLY SNAPPED AND FELL ON THEM. EIGHT PEOPEL WERE HURT...FOUR HAD TO BE HOSPITALIZED BUT...