Austin Local News

Protesters surrounded the Williamson County courthouse Saturday night as men and women dressed in Southern garb danced inside for the "Old South Ball." The Williamson County Museum organized a Civil War era themed dance that goes along with other gatherings geared to learning...
If you haven't registered to vote, it's not to late. Monday, February 1st is the last day to register in order to vote in the Primary Election in March. Texas Sec. Of State Carlos Cascos, advises anyone who has yet to register, or needs to update address information should...
Blac Chyna, a former model and current actress, was arrested at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport for public intoxication and possession of drugs, according to Austin police. Officers took her into custody Saturday evening around 6:30p. Blac Chyna, legally known as Angela...
The Junior League of Austin’s FIT, Food In Tummies, program kicks off a healthy 2016 with a pep rally and weekend backpack distribution at Baty Elementary. FIT aims to combat childhood hunger in the Del Valle Independent School District by providing backpacks filled with...
After a day of deliberating, the jury in Crouch v. Linton has reached a verdict. The civil trial of Bobby Crouch versus Patrick Linton closed with the jury awarding Crouch damages in the amount of $865,000 in punitive damages for pain and suffering. Cyclists and motorists now...
This morning, Bastrop County Sheriff’s Office dispatchers alerted the on duty patrol supervisor, Sgt. James Davenport, as to concerns about the welfare of patrol deputy Fred Ensinger who was on duty at the time. Dispatchers stated that Deputy Ensinger’s speech was slurred and he...
MIchael Edmonds, 56, was arrested by Taylor Police for firing shots at the graveyard and charged with misdemeanor deadly conduct. Taylor Police Commander Joseph Branson explains to the Statesman that Edmonds told officers duck season was about to end and he wanted to bag one...
Learn how to save a life with just two steps while attempting to set a Guinness World Record. On Saturday, February 6, 2016, thousands of Texans will learn the Texas Two Step, a hands-on CPR lesson that will potentially save many lives. The Texas Two Step is a 20-minute training...
It was a packed house on Thursday night as the Austin City Council once again addressed the ongoing saga of short-term rentals. The hot-button issue brought out hundreds of people who waited their turn to speak. So many people were lined up to voice their opinion that some in...