Brant Bingamon

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Accountable Now Launches a National Effort to Track Uses of Force
Accountable Now Launches a National Effort to Track Uses of Force
Currently in beta mode, the website tracks data from police departments across the country

News, Feb. 25, 2021

COVID-19 Finally Arrives at Travis County Jail
COVID-19 Finally Arrives at Travis County Jail
Outbreak is "small," but inmates and advocates are angry

News, Feb. 11, 2021

The Eighth Street Survivors
The Eighth Street Survivors
They came out to protest police brutality. They were met by a life-altering wave of police violence. Eight months later, they still await justice and change.

News, Feb. 4, 2021

Death Watch: Challenges, Disabilities Not Enough (So Far) To Avert Execution
Death Watch: Challenges, Disabilities Not Enough (So Far) To Avert Execution
Busby set to die Feb. 10 for 2004 murder in Fort Worth

News, Feb. 2, 2021

Rosa Jimenez Is Free:
Rosa Jimenez Is Free: "Exciting, Overwhelming, and I Feel So Blessed"
New DA Garza commits to "aggressively pursue innocence"

News, Jan. 28, 2021

After Years of Legal Limbo, Rosa Jimenez To Be Freed
After Years of Legal Limbo, Rosa Jimenez To Be Freed
Release another step closer to exoneration in controversial case

News, Jan. 26, 2021

Travis County D.A. Updates Public on Many Probes Into Police Conduct
Travis County D.A. Updates Public on Many Probes Into Police Conduct
Garza releases first of promised bimonthly reports

News, Jan. 21, 2021

COVID-19 Turns the Texas Lege's Routines Upside Down
COVID-19 Turns the Texas Lege's Routines Upside Down
The challenge ahead – how to get back to the business of legislating without staging a superspreader event

News, Jan. 14, 2021

Death Watch: Despite SCOTUS Ruling, Inmate Again Faces Execution
Death Watch: Despite SCOTUS Ruling, Inmate Again Faces Execution
Blaine Milam, who may be disabled, is set for death Jan. 21

News, Jan. 14, 2021

Brenda Ramos Sues City Over Son’s Killing
Brenda Ramos Sues City Over Son’s Killing
Lawsuit argues killing was “a direct result of the racism that has permeated policing in Austin”

News, Jan. 7, 2021

Death Watch: Quiet on Death Row
Death Watch: Quiet on Death Row
Pandemic halts the sputtering execution machine

News, Dec. 23, 2020

Transforming Tent Cities With Windows and Doors
Transforming Tent Cities With Windows and Doors
The Other Ones Foundation hopes to install personalized shelters at the Esperanza Community

News, Dec. 3, 2020

Police Chief Brian Manley Fires APD Officer for Racist Texts
Police Chief Brian Manley Fires APD Officer for Racist Texts
Offensive language, memes violated Austin Police policies

News, Nov. 25, 2020

County Drops Most Charges Against Protesters
County Drops Most Charges Against Protesters
104 of the 178 people arrested at the spring and summer protests will avoid court

News, Nov. 25, 2020

Hiram Garcia Livestreams a Summer of Black Lives Matter Protests
Hiram Garcia Livestreams a Summer of Black Lives Matter Protests

Features, Nov. 25, 2020

A Long Activist Legacy Survives on the Eastside
A Long Activist Legacy Survives on the Eastside
Holding on to El Barrio

News, Nov. 19, 2020

COVID’s Toll on Texas Inmates Among the Worst in the Nation
COVID’s Toll on Texas Inmates Among the Worst in the Nation
LBJ School study details dismal infection, death rates

News, Nov. 17, 2020

APD Officers, Proud Boys, and Candidates Don’t Mix
APD Officers, Proud Boys, and Candidates Don’t Mix
WTF are they doing?

News, Nov. 12, 2020

ARIC Informants Have Watched Local Leftists for Years
ARIC Informants Have Watched Local Leftists for Years
Secret police intelligence “Antifa affinity groups”

News, Oct. 22, 2020

Local Lawyers and Activists Come to the Aid of Protesters
Local Lawyers and Activists Come to the Aid of Protesters
A look at life after the arrests

News, Oct. 8, 2020

A Summer of Protests to Reclaim Power From the Police
A Summer of Protests to Reclaim Power From the Police
"Whose streets? Our streets."

News, Sept. 10, 2020

ARIC Trainings Teach Cops and Informants Junk Science
ARIC Trainings Teach Cops and Informants Junk Science
Police are learning lessons in fear

News, Aug. 27, 2020

A Show of Police Force After Foster’s Killer Is ID’d
A Show of Police Force After Foster’s Killer Is ID’d
Daniel Perry claims self-defense; 40 arrested in weekend clashes

News, Aug. 6, 2020

The Killing of Garrett Foster Shocks the City – and Galvanizes the Moment
The Killing of Garrett Foster Shocks the City – and Galvanizes the Moment
Whether Foster raised his gun may never be known, but there can be little doubt about the driver's intentions

News, July 30, 2020

A Dangerous Man
A Dangerous Man
At 18, Billy Joe Wardlow took a man’s life. Nearly 30 years later, the state still wants his.

News, June 25, 2020

No Virus, But Few Tests for County Inmates
No Virus, But Few Tests for County Inmates
As COVID-19 outbreaks behind bars happen across the country, closer scrutiny at Travis County jail protocols

News, May 28, 2020

Attorney General Still Refuses to Let Rosa Jimenez Go
Attorney General Still Refuses to Let Rosa Jimenez Go
Retrial in 1995 case on hold while Ken Paxton appeals

News, May 14, 2020

For Texas Prisoners, COVID-19 Shouldn’t Be a Death Sentence
For Texas Prisoners, COVID-19 Shouldn’t Be a Death Sentence
Criminal justice advocates warn of outbreaks behind bars

News, May 14, 2020

For Now, County Jail Succeeds in Keeping Out COVID-19
For Now, County Jail Succeeds in Keeping Out COVID-19
Law enforcement, advocates agree on need to reduce jail population

News, March 20, 2020

Social Justice Advocates Call for Big Moves to Ease the Blow of Coronavirus
Social Justice Advocates Call for Big Moves to Ease the Blow of Coronavirus
The most at risk

News, March 19, 2020

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