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Amid Tough Questioning, Council Confirms Chacon as New Police Chief
After three hours of deliberation behind closed doors and another two hours of public questioning, City Council on Sept. 30 confirmed Joseph Chacon’s appointment as Austin’s new police chief on a 9-2 vote, with Council Members Alison Alter and Mackenzie Kelly in opposition.

10:57AM Sat. Oct. 2, Austin Sanders Read More | Comment »

Investigation Discovery Show "Guilty Until Proven Innocent" Rips Holes in the Michael Morton Case
"Guilty Until Proven Innocent,” a new TV special on the Michael Morton case, got an ecstatic reception from a packed house of criminal justice advocates – many of them public officials – at its Austin Film Society premiere on Sept. 28.

7:04PM Fri. Oct. 1, Brant Bingamon Read More | Comment »

LISTEN: ACL Artists to Watch
This week on The Austin Chronicle Show on KOOP 91.7 FM, staff writer Austin Sanders joins us to discuss vaccination rates among first responders, a topic he also tackled in this week's issue.

6:31PM Fri. Oct. 1, Kimberley Jones Read More | Comment »

Firefighters Vote to Oppose Police Union-Backed Proposition A
Members of the Austin Firefighters Association have voted to oppose Proposition A, the citizen initiative backed by Save Austin Now and the Austin Police Association that if approved by voters would require the city to hire around 500 new police officers.

4:30PM Fri. Oct. 1, Austin Sanders Read More | Comment »

Eighth Street Survivors Still Wait for Resolution From the City and APD
To the Austin Police Department, the thousands of people who gathered Downtown to protest for Black lives over the weekend of May 30-31, 2020, were rioters.

8:30PM Wed. Sep. 29, Brant Bingamon Read More | Comment »

Dr. Van Boven Goes to the State's Highest Court
On Wednesday morning, Sept. 29, Dr. Robert Van Boven represented himself before the Texas Supreme Court, presumably the final stand in his years-long effort to defend his reputation and career from the official intransigence of the Texas Medical Board.

2:09PM Wed. Sep. 29, Michael King Read More | Comment »

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Van Boven vs. the Texas Medical Board: Now At the State's Highest Court
On Wednesday, Sept. 29, Dr. Robert Van Boven will appear before the Texas Supreme Court, in an appeal proceeding of his long-running effort to defend his name and reputation from the official intransigence of the Texas Medical Board. Van Boven hopes to force the agency to fully acknowledge his exoneration from charges of wrongful behavior.

3:34PM Tue. Sep. 28, Michael King Read More | Comment »

Why You Should Care About Redistricting
Texas has grown at an astonishing rate, with people of color accounting for most of that population growth. Texas lawmakers are now hard at work drafting maps to diminish the political might of these new residents.

6:31PM Fri. Sep. 24, Kimberley Jones Read More | Comment »

TinyFest Texas: Let’s Get Small
Like, c’mon – how big of a house do you need, after all?

11:15AM Thu. Sep. 23, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

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