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Whitmire: Teach the Children Traffic Stops
The Austin Police Department’s Air 1 chopper today executed a loop around the Chronicle office, assisting officers with pursuit of a driver who sped off from a nearby stop.

5:15PM Thu. Sep. 29, Chase Hoffberger Read More | Comment »

UT to Host Black Matters Conference
The University of Texas at Austin has announced its first-ever international Black Studies conference, to be held Sept. 29-30. Black Matters: The Futures of Black Scholarship and Activism will focus on activism and critical thinking in the world of Black Studies, as well as culture, history, and policy related to the black community.

11:22AM Tue. Sep. 27, Spencer Beghtol Read More | Comment »

Rep. Dukes to Quit in January
Add another election to the slate: After months of quiet speculation, Rep. Dawnna Dukes, D-Pflugerville, is stepping down in January, triggering a special election early next year.

11:38AM Mon. Sep. 26, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Norwood Trial: Verdict – Guilty
Mark Norwood was found guilty this afternoon for the January 1988 murder of Debra Baker. Twelve jurors reached their decision after just under two hours of deliberation. Norwood has been sentenced to life, which runs concurrent with the life sentence he received when he was found guilty in 2013 of Christine Morton’s 1986 murder.

2:33PM Fri. Sep. 23, Chase Hoffberger Read More | Comment »

SBOE Member Wants to “Deny Hispanics” Vote on Racist Mexican-American Textbooks
One week after the Texas State Board of Education held a public hearing on a controversial Mexican-American studies textbook, recently released e-mails reveal board member David Bradley, R-Beaumont, wants to “deny the Hispanics a record vote” in November when the SBOE decides whether or not they’ll accept the severely flawed book.

7:00PM Wed. Sep. 21, Mary Tuma Read More | Comment »

Tom “Smitty” Smith Announces Retirement
Tom Smith – known universally as “Smitty” – will today announce his retirement as director of the Texas office of Public Citizen. Smith has held the office since 1985, and at 67, he says, “My spirit’s willing, but my body is worn out.” He will remain in the job until the advocacy organization finds a suitable replacement.

10:00AM Tue. Sep. 20, Michael King Read More | Comment »

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Norwood Trial: Retracing the Morton Murder
Mark Norwood’s trial for the 1988 murder of Debra Baker should last at least two and a half days longer than originally anticipated. On Monday morning, Judge Julie Kocurek decided prosecutors will be allowed to bring into evidence the details of Christine Morton’s 1986 murder.

7:30AM Tue. Sep. 20, Chase Hoffberger Read More | Comment »

Norwood Trial: Morton Murder at Stake Monday
The turning point in Mark Norwood’s trial for the 1988 murder of Debra Baker should come Monday morning. Prior to the jury’s 10am posting to the 390th District Court, Judge Julie Kocurek is expected to rule on whether to allow discussion of the 1986 Williamson County murder of Christine Morton.

7:30AM Mon. Sep. 19, Chase Hoffberger Read More | Comment »

Zimmerman and Flannigan Face-Off in Candidate Forum
In a tense forum hosted by the League of Women Voters - Austin on Thursday, Sept. 15, District 6 Council Member Don Zimmerman and challenger Jimmy Flannigan threw a few punches amid questions about traffic congestion, community policing, climate change, lobbying, and the Mobility Bond.

11:46AM Fri. Sep. 16, Mary Tuma Read More | Comment »

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