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City Manager Names Interim Chief Joseph Chacon as Chief of Austin PD
After officials in Boise, Idaho, and Waco, Texas, passed on the opportunity to make Joseph Chacon their new police chief in 2020 and 2021, respectively, City Manager Spencer Cronk has offered him the job here in Austin.

4:20PM Wed. Sep. 22, Austin Sanders Read More | Comment »

Celia Israel Makes "Exploratory" Move Toward 2022 Mayor's Race
Someone had to make the first move, and state Rep. Celia Israel became that someone Wednesday morning, Sept. 22, announcing her “exploratory committee” of community leaders poised to back her in the 2022 Austin mayoral race.

8:00AM Wed. Sep. 22, Mike Clark-Madison Read More | Comment »

Reveling in Heartless Bastards' New Album and the Return of the Fall Arts Season
The fall arts season gets swinging (and COVID throws a few punches back).

6:31PM Fri. Sep. 17, Kimberley Jones Read More | Comment »

Here's Where You Draw The Line: City, State Redistricting Hearings
As new maps for Austin's 10 City Council districts become public this week, the Texas House Redistricting Committee is holding its final public hearings before the next special session of the 87th Texas Legislature kicks off Sept. 20.

7:00PM Tue. Sep. 14, Mike Clark-Madison Read More | Comment »

U.S. Department of Justice Sues to Block Texas Abortion Ban
The U.S. Department of Justice has intervened to ask the courts to block the new Texas law that has prohibited most legal abortions in the state, even as Roe v. Wade remains the law of the land.

3:20PM Mon. Sep. 13, Mary Tuma Read More | Comment »

9/11 Memorial: The 20th Anniversary
Austin artist Claude van Lingen’s 9/11 Memorial at Co-Lab Projects (5419 Glissman) honors those who died on September 11, 2001, in the World Trade Center, Pentagon, and Pennsylvania tragedies and pays homage to those who died in the ensuing conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.

2:30PM Sat. Sep. 11, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

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How Do You Solve a Problem Like I-35?
In this week’s episode of The Austin Chronicle Show on KOOP Community Radio, we talk about the road most likely to inspire rage in you, and the battle currently raging about what to do with it next.

6:31PM Fri. Sep. 10, Kimberley Jones Read More | Comment »

City Agrees to $2.25 Million Settlement in Fatal APD Shooting
In another case where the Austin Police Department’s response to a mental health crisis ended in a fatal shooting, City Council has agreed to pay $2.25 million to settle a wrongful-death suit brought by Albina and Vicente Roque against APD Corporal James Harvel, who killed their son Jason Roque in 2017.

9:00AM Sun. Sep. 5, Brant Bingamon Read More | Comment »

On Murder Indictments and the Rise of Emo-Rock Nostalgia
In this week's episode of The Austin Chronicle Show on KOOP 91.7, staff writer Austin Sanders discusses the latest developments in the Mauris DeSilva case.

6:31PM Fri. Sep. 3, Kimberley Jones Read More | Comment »

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