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Release of Breaion King Arrest Footage Leads to APD Investigations
Multiple investigations are under way at APD into the policing strategies of two Henry sector (Southeast) cops and the oversight of their chain of command after dashboard video footage of an arrest and subsequent ride to Travis County Jail was brought to the attention of Police Chief Art Acevedo on Tuesday.

11:55AM Fri. Jul. 22, Chase Hoffberger Read More | Comment »

On the Ruins of Jumpolin
Last Friday, protesters disrupted an on-site animal adoption event at the Blue Cat Cafe, which stands on the same site where last year landowners F&F Real Estate Ventures demolished the Jumpolin piñata store.

10:45AM Wed. Jul. 20, Joseph Caterine Read More | Comment »

Gathering Saturday to Remember Missing Austinite
Friends and family of Roxanne Paltauf gather Saturday, July 9, at 10am on the 9400 block of North Creek Drive to commemorate the tenth anniversary of her disappearance. Paltauf, who was 18 when she went missing, was last seen by her boyfriend Louis Walls at the nearby Budget Inn.

12:50PM Thu. Jul. 7, Chase Hoffberger Read More | Comment »

Lecturers Sue to Block Campus Carry
On Aug. 1, five decades to the day after Charles Whitman killed 14 people on the UT campus and injured 32 more, campus carry comes into effect in Texas public universities. That is, unless three UT lecturers have anything to say about it, having filed a request for a federal injunction allowing gun free classrooms.

12:43PM Thu. Jul. 7, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

SCOTUS: Affirmative Action OK at UT
University of Texas at Austin admissions officers can continue to consider race in offering places to students. That’s the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court, handed down this morning on a 4-3 split.

2:37PM Thu. Jun. 23, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Woman Dies in Manor Dog Attack
A woman found dead at a Manor residence on Tuesday night was “obviously” attacked by a pack of six dogs, the Travis County Sheriff's Office said on Thursday.

5:05PM Thu. Jun. 16, Nina Hernandez Read More | Comment »

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APD Makes Arrest in Rock Throwing
The Austin Police Department have arrested a suspect in the 90-plus rock throwing incidents that occurred along Interstate 35 for the last two years, Police Chief Art Acevedo announced today.

5:00PM Thu. Jun. 16, Annamarya Scaccia Read More | Comment »

CodeNEXT Chief Quits
A surprise departure at the city of Austin, as staff announced that Matt Lewis, who has been leading the development of the CodeNEXT overhaul of city planning ordinances, has resigned.

4:45PM Thu. Jun. 16, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Zika 101
This weekend, public health officials from the Austin/Travis County Health and Human Services Department and Williamson County will launch simultaneous public health surveys to better understand the public's knowledge about the Zika virus and mosquito prevention.

2:40PM Thu. Jun. 16, Annamarya Scaccia Read More | Comment »

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