Austin Local News

The Capital Area Food Bank of Texas is facing a shortfall of $100,000 in anticipated revenue as a result of the cancellation of the third day of the Austin Reggae Festival last Sunday due to severe weather. Austin Reggae Festival is usually one of the largest fundraisers of the...
Because of severe weather and flooding, the Austin Animal Center has evacuated all 55 of the City’s dogs from the Town Lake Animal Center. These dogs are currently being housed in crates in a large community room at the main AAC campus on Levander Loop, 7201 Levander Loop. In...
On April 15, 2016 officers responded to the 900 block of Hesters Crossing Road for a disturbance call. A male caller stated that he had been involved in a physical disturbance with his spouse. The male caller was identified as Shane Myers, an officer with the Round Rock Police...
Storms are bringing heavy rain to a wide swath of Texas and have prompted some high-water rescues in the Austin area. The National Weather Service has issued flood watches and warnings for parts of North, Central and South Texas on Monday. Many areas could see between 3 to 8...
Numerous schools in the area are trying to be as safe as possible this morning, and in doing so have decided to postpone the beginning of classes. Most of the schools will be starting class at 10:00 a.m. and those schools are as follows: KIPP Austin Public Schools Austin ISD...
Several area school districts are delaying start times by two hours on Monday due to the potential for severe weather including floods. Those include Austin ISD Del Valle ISD Eanes ISD Granger ISD Hays CISD Lexington ISD Pflugerville ISD Thrall ISD Wimberly ISD UT Austin St...
Starting tomorrow semi trucks will save 33% on tolls when they take SH 130 to avoid I-35 in Austin. Texas Department of Transportation Executive Director James Bass says that getting some of these big rigs to use SH 130 during peak hours will help ease some of the gridlock we...
Click on the link below to see rescues from last years deadly flooding. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p4o9dJrz2rw