The Austin Fire Department says one person is dead in a 10-vehicle crash on Ben White near Congress Ave. in South Austin.
The Austin Police Department (APD) said a SWAT standoff in South Austin ended peacefully on Friday.
If you see smoke in South Austin, it may be coming from a prescribed burn.
AFD says the fire took more than an hour to get under control.
Owners of Headspace Salon say homeless living at the large camp have threatened their employees and clients for months. They also said they have seen an uptick in vandalism and other criminal activity.
Austin police said on Jan. 23, Manolo Gonzalez was found by the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force in Kyle, and was later booked into the Travis County Jail. He was arrested for first-degree murder.
South Austin residents in the Westgate community said Rami Zawaideh has been chopping down trees, breaking city property, making sculptures, threatening residents, and screaming early in the morning.
AFD said around 2:45 p.m., a construction crew hit a gas and water line in the 5700 block of West Slaughter Ln.
Austin police say that a domestic dispute turned into a SWAT call at a South Austin home. The suspect, who threatened to set fire to the home, is now in custody.
In August 2020, a caller told police Kristie Cardenas took her into the backyard of a South Austin home where her ex-boyfriend Nicklas Kinslow was buried under cement and cinder blocks.
Residents said he uses a chainsaw and machete to cut down trees in the middle of the night and now he’s taking a sledgehammer to city property.
Some people in South Austin took crime fighting into their own hands. They tracked down a man who had stolen a truck and held him down until police arrived and arrested him.
22-year-old Elizabeth Lopez was fatally shot in the head while driving in South Austin with her two sons and a family friend in the car. Her family is asking for help in identifying the shooter.
One neighbor said his package was stolen right from his front porch in a matter of minutes from it being delivered.
Police say 76-year-old Doris Pitsenberger was crossing the road in October 2022 in the 1600 block of E. Oltorf St. when she was hit by a vehicle.
Police say a pedestrian who was hit by the driver of an SUV on South Lamar has died.
Looking for last-minute New Year's plans? Several places in Austin are having special events with food, drinks, and live music.
A South Austin man is trying to find a camper stolen off his driveway in broad daylight the day after Christmas, a camper he was restoring to keep his late grandfather's memory alive.
Austin police are looking for two men they say used a white truck to steal a food truck trailer in South Austin in early November.
Austin police say a woman has been charged with murder in connection with the shooting death of her husband in South Austin yesterday.