Austin Local News

Austin Local News

Austin Local News
Georgetown is now officially being powered with 100 percent renewable solar- and wind-generated energy. As of, Sunday, July 1, began receiving electricity from the Buckthorn solar plant in West Texas. The 154 megawatt solar farm, owned by NRG Yield and operated by NRG Renewables...
Austin Local News
Gasoline prices in Austin have fallen 1.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.60/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 830 stations in Austin. This compares with the national average that is unchanged versus last week to $2.84/g, according to GasBuddy...
Austin Local News
(Photo:Shutterstock/Jorge Salcedo) An overhaul of Congress Avenue moves a bit closer to reality. Public surveys have shown the most support for reducing vehicle lanes of traffic from six down to five, and including what are being called flex-lanes at the curbsides in which...
Austin Local News
(Photo:KLBJAM 590am/99.7fm/ Jon Cooley) A 911 call in Rural Williamson County leads to the arrest of suspected Gasoline thief. Sheriff Robert Chody explained when Deputies rolled into the City of Thrall, they noticed a white panel van near a gas station with its windows painted...
Austin Local News
(Photo: Shutterstock by Chris UK Photo) Protestors at the State Capitol join protests across the country against the separation of families at the border and the President's zero-tolerance immigration policy. Austin immigration attorney Kate Lincoln-Goldfinch said the courts...
Austin Local News
(Photo: Shutterstock by Stock Photo World) President Trump told Republicans to 'do whatever you want' on immigration after the latest compromise bill was defeated in the House. Texas US Senator John Cornyn said Democrats now just want the abolition of Immigration and Customs...
Austin Local News
(Photo: Shutterstock by Oena Yakobchuk) Longtime Death Row inmate Rodney Reed has filed a new appeal after the Supreme Court this week rejected his petition for more DNA testing in the 1996 Bastrop County murder of Stacy Sties. Reed has consistently maintained his innocence. His...
Austin Local News
(Photo: Shutterstock by Alex Schmidt) The suspect in the fatal shooting of 18 year old Davon Gross has been arrested. 24 year old Stanley Earl Pates is in Williamson County jail charged with that killing earlier this week. Gross was shot in his car at a gas station on Pond...
Austin Local News
(Photo:Shutterstock/RoschetzkyProductions) Extenuating circumstances, that's the reason Austin City Council voted to extend their vendor contract at the Waller Creek Boat House with the Non-profit, Austin Rowing Club. The Club's Cameal Job explained, the adjacent Waller Creek...