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UPDATE: San Marcos among Central Texas cities receiving bomb threats
People in Austin, Round Rock and San Marcos on Thursday received dozens of bomb threats by email and phone, according to police officials. Police have not found any bombs. Investigators believe the threats are not credible and are working to find out where they came from, Austin and Round Rock polic
18-year-old charged after shooting at Austin officer Thursday morning
AUSTIN — An 18-year-old has been charged with aggravated assault and resisting arrest after he allegedly shot at an Austin officer Thursday morning. According to police, at roughly 12:54 a.m., two officers were patrolling the 6900 block of Trandal Lane in southeast Austin when they saw a blacked out
Family seeking answers after father's body found in Shoal Creek during his visit to Austin
AUSTIN — The sister of the man whose body police found in Shoal Creek on Friday morning is desperate for answers. Randy Lexvold, 48, was visiting from California to watch his daughter compete at a swim meet at the University of Texas at Austin. Its aquatic center hosted the junior nationals from Dec
Bowie High School on 2-hour delayed start after damage to campus
Start time at Bowie High School is being delayed by two hours Thursday morning because of "considerable damage" done to the campus overnight, school officials said in an email to families.
Credit card skimmer found at Oak Hill gas station
AUSTIN (KXAN) -- A credit card skimmer was found at a gas station Wednesday near Oak Hill, according to officials with the Texas Department of Agriculture. The skimmer was found in pump seven at Escarpment Exxon at 6109 W William Cannon Drive. Austin police officers removed the device.
News 2 Know: Cold weather moving in, Apple is expanding in Austin and more
Welcome to Thursday. It's also National Cocoa Day, and that's a perfectly good excuse to indulge in that chocolatey goodness. Speaking of cocoa, tonight might be a good time to make a cup. Cold, windy weather will move into the area tonight. Oh, and the flurry chances are out of the forecast now. Me
Affidavit: Man shot at driver in South Austin I-35 road rage incident
Police believe a case of road rage last week erupted into gunfire on I-35 in South Austin. According to the arrest affidavit, 23-year-old Aaron M. Lopez is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, a second-degree felony.
Texas man who allegedly tried, failed to kidnap teen jogger is arrested
A Texas man was taken into custody on Tuesday for the attempted kidnapping of a 15-year-old girl who managed to escape the ordeal, authorities said. Law enforcement learned that the teen had been out jogging on Dec. 2 when a person she described as a Hispanic male came near her, the Brazoria County
Police say man found dead in Shoal Creek was in town for daughter's swim meet at UT
AUSTIN, Texas — The Austin Police Department has identified a man found dead last Friday in Shoal Creek downtown. On December 7th, a witnesses flagged down an APD officer around 8:30 a.m. to report seeing a body in the water.
UPDATE: Apple hopes to open 1st building of new Austin campus by 2021
AUSTIN (KXAN) -- Apple announced Wednesday it will build a $1 billion campus in north Austin. The new facility will be less than a mile from its existing campus on Parmer Lane.
Austin attorney general agent shot while on assignment in Houston
HOUSTON, Texas — At least one of the attorney general agents injured after a shooting in Houston Tuesday were on assignment from the headquarters in Austin, the Harris County Sheriff's Office confirmed.
As Austin considers closing schools, here’s what Texas’ controversial Robin Hood system is about
TEXAS — As Austin's school district considers closing 12 schools, Texas' controversial Robin Hood system is up for debate once again. Austin's school board was presented with a draft during their Dec. 10 work session that included the closure proposal. A school district representative said, "these a
DPS releases assessment on gang violence in the state of Texas
AUSTIN (KXAN) — The Texas Gang Threat Assessment was released by the Texas Department of Public Safety Wednesday. The assessment aims to provide a broad overview of gang activity in the state of Texas.
College Station PD case ends at Navasota gas station
A case of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle that began in College Station ended in Navasota last night. College Station PD responded to a call around 11:30 pm last night in the College Station area about the unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. The victim said someone had stolen his maroon Dodge N
Austin Community College steps in to help students from shuttered Virginia College
Virginia College closed its campuses nationwide in early December, including the Austin campus located at 14200 N. I-35, Austin. The Austin campus had also announced in September it would no longer accept new students. It had relocated in 2015 to the North Austin location after renovating the former
Woman's body found lying on west Harris County road
CYPRESS, Texas - Deputies are investigating a deadly crash Wednesday after woman’s body was found lying on a west Harris County road. The body was found about 5:45 a.m. on FM Road 529 near Haven Creek Drive.
Overnight SWAT standoff ends peacefully in north Austin
AUSTIN (KXAN) -- Austin police say a SWAT standoff ended peacefully early Wednesday at an apartment complex in north Austin. At around 12:40 a.m. a caller told police a person inside a unit at the Palms on Lamar complex was threatening to hurt themselves.
Bastrop County Man Charged With North Austin Murder
NORTH AUSTIN, TEXAS — A man has been arrested in connection to a murder that took place in September after a botched marijuana sale that culminated in violence, police said Tuesday.
UPDATE: Fatality Crash Closes Highway 30 Near Carlos
A head on crash that closed Highway 30 west of Carlos Tuesday for more than five hours killed a woman from Marble Falls and injured a man from Waller. DPS investigators were told a westbound car driven by 20 year old Amanda Irish was passing in a no passing zone when it struck an eastbound F-350 pic
Arrests made in aggravated robbery
HUTTO – In the early morning hours of Thursday, Dec. 6, an aggravated robbery occurred in Hutto. With the assistance of Frio County Sheriff’s Department, Williamson County Sheriff’s Office and Austin Police Department, all four suspects have been identified. Three of the four suspects were apprehend