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Sheriff Hits Pause on Magistration Pilot After Nine Days, Saying She Needs Help
Sheriff Hits Pause on Magistration Pilot After Nine Days, Saying She Needs Help
$500K program would provide counsel to indigent arrestees

News, May 17, 2022

Leander Votes to Keep Itself Connected to Cap Metro
Leander Votes to Keep Itself Connected to Cap Metro
Bus service, shuttle service, and MetroRail, oh my!

News, May 12, 2022

Melissa Lucio’s Execution Halted
Melissa Lucio’s Execution Halted
The mother convicted for killing her daughter could receive a new trial

News, April 28, 2022

In Leander and Cedar Park, Backlash Is on the Ballot
In Leander and Cedar Park, Backlash Is on the Ballot
Moving away from Austin?

News, April 28, 2022

Legislators Urge Abbott to Spare the Life of Woman on Death Row
Legislators Urge Abbott to Spare the Life of Woman on Death Row
Justice for Melissa Lucio?

News, April 14, 2022

Death Watch: A Mother Set to Die
Death Watch: A Mother Set to Die
Melissa Lucio says she didn’t kill her daughter, and half of the Texas House of Representatives agree

News, April 7, 2022

Whether Saving Lives During the Freeze or Saving the City From Save Austin Now, Bob Nicks Just Helped
Whether Saving Lives During the Freeze or Saving the City From Save Austin Now, Bob Nicks Just Helped
"I didn’t do a thing. I sat in my office and dispatched people. But I was part of it.”

News, April 7, 2022

Austin Man’s Suicide in Jail After Seeking Medical Care Raises Question: Why Was He There?
Austin Man’s Suicide in Jail After Seeking Medical Care Raises Question: Why Was He There?
Suffering from criminal depression

News, March 31, 2022

Racial Profiling Report Finds Cops Still Racial Profiling
Austin Police Department annual report shows a disproportional number of Black Austinites arrested, injured

News, March 17, 2022

Death Watch: A Startling Last-Minute Claim of Innocence
Death Watch: A Startling Last-Minute Claim of Innocence
New evidence emerges in case of man slated for March 8 execution

News, March 3, 2022

Democrat Judicial Candidates Celebrate Primary Wins
Democrat Judicial Candidates Celebrate Primary Wins
Nominees will breeze to election in deep-blue Travis County

News, March 3, 2022

Austin on Forefront of Addressing Excessive Force Used by Police During Protests
Austin on Forefront of Addressing Excessive Force Used by Police During Protests
Shock and awe at mass indictment in Black Lives Matter protest shootings

News, Feb. 24, 2022

D.A. Indicts 19 Austin Police for Assault in 2020 BLM Protest Response
D.A. Indicts 19 Austin Police for Assault in 2020 BLM Protest Response
Charges for 8th St. shootings send shockwaves among law enforcement

News, Feb. 18, 2022

Nearly a Dozen Contested Races on the Election Docket
Nearly a Dozen Contested Races on the Election Docket
Judging the judges

News, Feb. 17, 2022

Adil Dghoughi’s Killer Indicted for Murder
Adil Dghoughi’s Killer Indicted for Murder
Family, advocates’ push for justice gets results

News, Feb. 17, 2022

A Lively Crowd Seeks the Open House District 51 Seat
A Lively Crowd Seeks the Open House District 51 Seat
A lively crowd seeks the open House District 51 seat

News, Feb. 10, 2022

Austin Is a “Stop-and-Frisk” City, Ongoing APD Review Reveals
Austin Is a “Stop-and-Frisk” City, Ongoing APD Review Reveals
Kroll report documents ongoing questionable, inequitable policing

News, Feb. 3, 2022

Plea Reached in Arson of Democratic Party Headquarters
Plea Reached in Arson of Democratic Party Headquarters
Plea reached in arson of Democratic Party HQ

News, Jan. 20, 2022

Another Lawsuit Accuses Austin Police of Using Excessive Force
Another Lawsuit Accuses Austin Police of Using Excessive Force
APD officer alleged to have shot minor with a beanbag round in 2021

News, Jan. 20, 2022

Austin Police Association vs. City's Office of Police Oversight
Austin Police Association vs. City's Office of Police Oversight
Police union wins a round in contest over oversight

News, Jan. 6, 2022

Racist Relic Rock Removed in Lockhart
Racist Relic Rock Removed in Lockhart
Campaign to move Confederate statue finally clicks

News, Dec. 22, 2021

Top Austin Headlines of 2021: Killer Cop Faces Murder Charge
Top Austin Headlines of 2021: Killer Cop Faces Murder Charge
March 10: Austin Police Officer Christopher Taylor is indicted for first-degree murder in the 2020 killing of Michael Ramos

News, Dec. 16, 2021

Southeast of Austin, an Unarmed Immigrant's Killing Galvanizes a Quest for Justice
Southeast of Austin, an Unarmed Immigrant's Killing Galvanizes a Quest for Justice
Why did Adil Dghoughi die?

News, Dec. 9, 2021

Local Nonprofit Accuses APD of Illegally Raiding Offices
Local Nonprofit Accuses APD of Illegally Raiding Offices
Workers Defense Project decries “unnecessary” show of force

News, Nov. 24, 2021

Report Critiques COVID-19 Response in Local Jails
Report Critiques COVID-19 Response in Local Jails
Study reveals "a messy patchwork" of approaches to pandemic

News, Nov. 18, 2021

Death Watch: SCOTUS Hears Texas Spiritual-Advisor Case
Death Watch: SCOTUS Hears Texas Spiritual-Advisor Case
A prayer for the dying

News, Nov. 11, 2021

Judge: No New Trial for Rodney Reed
Judge: No New Trial for Rodney Reed
Bastrop County judge's recommendation comes after Reed's attorney argued new evidence warranted a trial

News, Nov. 4, 2021

Police Chief Deposition Sheds Light on Daniel Perry Case, APD Shake-Ups
Police Chief Deposition Sheds Light on Daniel Perry Case, APD Shake-Ups
Strained relations between Austin Police officers, leadership at center of Joseph Chacon's deposition

News, Oct. 28, 2021

Teen Inventor Honored for His
Teen Inventor Honored for His "FireBot"
Search and rescue robot helps firefighters navigate burning buildings remotely

News, Oct. 21, 2021

New Police Chief Sends Signal With Stiff Discipline
New Police Chief Sends Signal With Stiff Discipline
Two officers suspended after police use stun gun on handcuffed suspect

News, Oct. 14, 2021

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