According to the Austin Police "crime viewer" tool, since July there have been three robberies, two aggravated assaults, five burglaries and 78 other crimes, near a hotel the city recently approved to purchase to house the homeless.
The City says buying hotels is the new direction for providing support services, job training, substance abuse assistance and more.
City Council is expected to vote on a plan to buy the Rodeway Inn on I-35 near Oltorf Street to start housing people.
The incident happened in Southpark Meadows on October 22, 2018. Grinstead, a homeless transient at the time, followed a woman into her store and at knifepoint sexually assaulted her.
The crash happened just after 9:30 p.m. at William Cannon and Woodhue.
Two brothers whose South Austin home burned down last week are experiencing the kindness of their community as neighbors have rallied behind them with clothes, funds, food and a temporary home.
A neighborhood art show is inviting the public to stroll through some artists' homes and purchase artwork from them.
The James Bowie High School Outdoor Performing Ensemble is once again getting some encouragement before a big competition from a Hollywood star.
For the second year in a row a home in South Austin has transformed in to Diagon Alley from Harry Potter for Halloween.
The call first came in last night (10/29) as a shots fired call on West Alpine Road which is off South Congress.
First responders were called out to a creek in South Austin where it was flooding during Thursday night’s storm.
The 76 Brand is opening a new 76 gas station at 2225 East Oltorf Street.
A man approached a woman and her child at a South Austin H-E-B, according to Austin Police Detective Steve Nash, and then threatened to kill them both if she didn’t give him her money.
A suspect approached the victim and threatened to kill her and her young child if she didn’t give him all of her money.
The man spent several hours perched at the top of a construction crane.
The fire had spread to a nearby parking lot as well as nearby apartment complexes.
According to APD, the suspect entered the bank and requested cash. No injuries were reported and the suspect left the scene on foot.
The location on South First Street will close on Tuesday, October 22.
The victim, a woman in her mid-twenties, was assaulted in the 8300 block of Spicewood Springs Road on Monday, October 7.
An Akins high school senior died, just days after being diagnosed with a rare disease.