Austin

Oversight Scrutinized
As officials continue to investigate a hot air balloon crash that claimed 16 lives in Lockhart, Texas Saturday, emerging details about the deceased pilot's past are raising questions about the Federal Aviation Administration's oversight of balloon operators...
Austin 6th Street Shooting Leaves One Dead, 4 Wounded
In what was initially deemed an "active shooter" incident in the always-busy downtown Austin 6th Street, Austin police have clarified that there were two separate shootings in the entertainment district of the Texas capital - one at 2:17 am and the other just seven minutes later...
Texas Balloon Crash
The accident happened shortly after 7:40 AM just outside of Lockhart at 196 Jolly Road, Caldwell County - about 30 miles southeast of Austin. The Caldwell County Sheriff's Department issued a statement shortly after 11 AM saying the balloon went down in a pasture, but could …
Wildfire Closes in on Austin, Texas [VIDEO]
In Bastrop, Texas, Firefighters from all over the state are trying desperately to control a wind-fueled wildfire that has already reduced nearly 500 homes in Central Texas to ashes. Friends and family near ground Zero outside of Austin tell us there have been a few hours of diminished winds that wa…