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Rosa Jimenez Is Free: "Exciting, Overwhelming, and I Feel So Blessed"
Rosa Jimenez has been released after 17 years in prison for a crime that attorneys, advocates, and the Travis County District Attorney’s Office believe she did not commit.

7:15PM Thu. Jan. 28, Brant Bingamon Read More | Comment »

APD Officers Face Trial for Allegedly Beating a Suspect
Travis County District Attorney José Garza campaigned on shaking up the status-quo approach to holding law enforcement accountable (or not) for misconduct. Three weeks into his administration, he is delivering on that promise.

4:17PM Fri. Jan. 22, Austin Sanders Read More | Comment »

Events to Celebrate and Honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy This MLK Day
In lieu of the Austin Area Heritage Council’s annual march and day of service celebrating MLK Day, the organization will be hosting a socially distanced MLK Day In-Car Rally at St. James Missionary Baptist Church (3417 E. MLK) on Monday, Jan. 18, at 10:30am, to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy.

1:55PM Fri. Jan. 15, Lilli Hime and Katherine McNevins Read More | Comment »

Convention Center Opens As “Alternate Care Site” For COVID Patients
The Alternate Care Site at the Austin Convention Center opened this morning to take in COVID-19 patients, as Central Texas’ continued surge in cases and hospitalizations puts pressure on area hospitals.

1:10PM Tue. Jan. 12, Beth Sullivan Read More | Comment »

Anti-Lockdown Evangelist Sean Feucht Had No Permit for Saturday’s Concert on Austin Parkland
It looked like a secondary stage at ACL Fest. Saturday’s Let Us Worship concert on the shores of Lady Bird Lake saw hundreds of overwhelmingly maskless attendees amass for a performance led by touring missionary Sean Feucht. A rep for the Austin Center for Events says no permit had been issued for the gathering.

12:10PM Tue. Jan. 12, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

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9:08PM Sun. Jan. 10, Kimberley Jones Read More | Comment »

COVID-19 Surge Forces Businesses to 50% Occupancy Limits
Earlier today, the Texas Department of Health and Human Services officially alerted Travis County Judge Andy Brown of a number he already well knew – that Trauma Service Area (TSA) O has had seven consecutive days in which the number of COVID-19 hospitalized patients as a percentage of total hospital capacity exceeds 15 percent.

8:36PM Sun. Jan. 10, Kimberley Jones Read More | Comment »

Origins of a Green Identity Dives into the Growth of a Community
Gov. Elisha Pease. A.J. Zilker. Roberta Crenshaw. Lovers of public green spaces whose names are memorialized on parks and trails. Because of them, Austin is a beautiful city, "and we had to work hard to keep it this way," explains environmental campaigner Mary Arnold in Origins of a Green Identity: Austin's Conservation Pioneers.

6:00AM Fri. Jan. 8, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

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