Austin Local News

TJX Companies Inc. has recalled “ecoato” Sweet Paprika Powder products as they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The potential for contamination was noted after spot testing by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) revealed the presence of Salmonella...
The UT System Board of Regents will meet this week to possibly name a finalist for the job of chancellor. The chancellor oversees the 15-campus system and Texas Coalition for Higher Education's Hector De Leon says whomever is chosen needs to have credentials as an academic and...
The case of a Leander teen convicted of super-aggravated sexual assault is continuing to unfold. Jurors say one of the cases against Leander teen Greg Kelley was quote tainted. They say the child was interviewed several times by officials, when experts say that leads to false...
Thousands of petitions calling for Marriage Equality are being delivered to Attorney General Greg Abbott's office this morning. Hundreds of Gay Marriage supporters in Austin gathered to celebrate Judge Orlando Garcia decision back in February striking down the State's ban on Gay...
A fast-spreading weed is causing problems in Texas cotton fields and could cost growers much of their harvest if left unchecked. Pigweed is spreading aggressively in the High Plains this year after becoming resistant to the herbicide that once easily eradicated it. Above-average...
WEST, Texas (AP) — Valuable health and safety information about the 2013 fertilizer plant explosion in West could be hidden from the public forever because a judge has approved confidentiality agreements for more than a dozen lawsuits relating to the case. The agreements OK'd by...
A new program to help veterans with psychological problems has sent it's first pooch into the field. Hounds for Heroes is the Austin Dog Alliance's Post Traumatic Stress Disorder service dog program for veterans. Austin Dog Alliance Executive Director Debi Krakar, says they have...
A Sunday morning collision near Lakeline and the North U.S. 183 southbound service road has left one person dead and three others injured. Two vehicles were involved in the crash which happened before 7:20a.m. Austin-Travis County EMS pronounced the woman dead on the scene at 7:...
AUSTIN -- A teenager was stabbed multiple times Friday night in South Austin, police say. The Austin Police Department tells KVUE the incident happened around 7 p.m. at the Popeyes on Manchaca Road. The boy has multiple stab wounds, and he was taken to the University Medical...