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'We Had a Tragedy Here in Austin'
City Manager dispells dark rumors surrounding David Rivas Morales's beating death this week.
"...Latino – League of United Latin American Citizens, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and others –..."

June 21, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Point Austin: Adler’s 2017 Austin Checklist
As 2018 dawns, the mayor compiles a list of accomplishments
"...his list of "accomplishments," running the gamut from "Defending Austin" (e.g., on matters of climate change and immigration) to..."

Jan. 5, 2018 News Column by Michael King

UPDATED: Austin Aquarium Gets the Fisheye
Owners’ checkered past raises red flags; city says no animals on site
"...two city departments to investigate goings-on at the proposed Austin Aquarium, the city says a permit request to "stock"..."

Aug. 26, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Point Austin: And the Winner Is ...
What we think about when we think about endorsing
"...It's political endorsement season, a time that strikes terror..."

Feb. 12, 2010 News Column by Michael King

Point Austin: Beside the Point
It's a no-brainer to denounce the no-brainers
"...Despite Thomas' dissent, there was a unifying message to Austinites of all hues: Don't come. Noting that the Klan..."

Nov. 11, 2005 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
Coming to terms: The limited wisdom of term limits
"...run for a third term. This escape-hatch provision of Austin's term-limit law was upheld by District Judge Suzanne Covington..."

Feb. 15, 2002 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

APD Scores Low on Police Lineup Procedures
The Justice Project cites police department shortcomings when it comes to eyewitness identification of suspects
"...a new report released by the Justice Project, the Austin Police Depart­ment "meets the minimum legal requirements" for administrating..."

Nov. 28, 2008 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Capital Metro Moves Ahead With Plans for Police Force
Officers in transit
"...is moving forward with plans to create its own police force. On Monday, Aug. 30, its board of directors..."

Sept. 10, 2021 News Feature by Lina Fisher

Celebrity, South Austin Style
The Mayor of South Austin
"...When Danny Young talks about his arrival in South Austin from Kingsville 23 years ago, he doesn't simply say..."

Dec. 4, 1998 News Feature

Kaitlin Armstrong Defense Team: Police "Concocted a Misogynistic and Fictitious Story"
Attorneys seek prompt hearing on motions to quash evidence
"...The case police have built against Austin yoga instructor Kaitlin Armstrong in..."

Aug. 19, 2022 News Post by Maggie Q. Thompson

Chronicle Endorsements for the May 1 City of Austin Special Election
Our picks for the eight propositions you'll see on your ballot
"...Austin no longer elects its City Council in May elections..."

April 16, 2021 News Feature by The Chronicle Editorial Board

"Strong-Mayor" Proposal Divides Austin's Progressives
Power to the people?
"...The upcoming May 1 special election provides Austinites with an opportunity to fundamentally change the structure of..."

March 5, 2021 News Feature by Lina Fisher

How Not to Pick a Police Chief
As the search reaches full speed, so do complaints about the process
"...backstage jockeying over the city's search for a new Austin Police Department chief, three common themes have emerged, about..."

June 8, 2007 News Feature by Jordan Smith

The Future of Austin’s Crime Lab
The backlog of DNA evidence is moving, but is it shrinking?
"...Six months have passed since the Austin Police Department announced the shutdown of its DNA lab..."

Dec. 2, 2016 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Point Austin: Welcome to the Madhouse
The Keller day care fiasco and the madness of crowds
"...Encour­aged and abetted by a credulous therapist, and then police investigators and prosecutors who should have known better, she..."

Jan. 18, 2013 News Column by Michael King

Brian Manley: “Austin’s Next Police Chief”
APD vet expects appointment Thursday at Council
"...Cronk's appointment of Brian Manley to chief of the Austin Police Department, an inevitability since Cronk named the 28-year..."

June 15, 2018 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Point Austin: No Bill
Grand jury clears APD's Olsen, but questions remain
"...hardly the end of the matter, as both the Austin Police Department and the U.S. Department of Justice are..."

Aug. 17, 2007 News Column by Michael King

Homelessness in Austin Becomes a Political Game
Abbott threatens Adler: “Clean up the streets,” or else
"...threatening letter to Mayor Steve Adler demanding action on Austin's "homelessness policies" by Nov. 1, or the state would..."

Oct. 4, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Old West Austin Fights the Cut-Through Menace
Lamar, Enfield road reconstruction boxes in Downtown neighbors
"...they're considered peak traffic hours in the Old West Austin neighborhood south of Enfield Road and west of Lamar..."

May 21, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
Even if a current criminal probe turns up no fire, Austin's minority contracting program has never lacked for smoke and heat.
"...enterprise") program -- focusing as it does all of Austin's neuroses about race and equity, economic growth, and good..."

Dec. 6, 2002 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Domestic Terrorism in Austin
Trio of package bombs target minority homes
"...Austin Police were still investigating the source of the exploding..."

March 16, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Live Music Lands on Police Radar
Live music capital of the world, my ass
"...The trouble with making an overly grandiose statement about Austin is that the people who live and work here..."

Dec. 30, 2011 News Feature by Mike Kanin

Point Austin: Oregon Dreams, Austin Nightmare
Leave for a week, and there goes the neighborhood
"...I was temporarily unaware that on Tuesday night in Austin, after a traffic accident, a feckless crowd of 3,000..."

June 29, 2007 News Column by Michael King

Texas Police Say 'No' to Immigration Enforcement
Localizing immigration enforcement is harmful
"...job, say Wiles and other law enforcement officials including Austin Police Department Chief Art Acevedo, Dallas Co. Sheriff Lupe..."

Feb. 17, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

Austin @ Large: Reading the Riot Act
I want a new central library, and I want it now
"...no "official" role to play in the world of Austin or Texas libraries. (I went from the State Library,..."

Feb. 27, 2004 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

The Latest News From Austin Election Campaigns
District 5 and 8 candidate forums, Beto gets around, and so do local endorsements
"...of Women Voters in the Districts 5 and 8 Austin City Council contests – both in the southwest, divided..."

Sept. 16, 2022 News Feature by The 'Chronicle' News staff

May 1 Special Election Results: Austin Voters Tell City Leaders What They Don't Like
Austin voters tell city leaders what they don’t like
"...solid win for Proposition B, the measure to reinstate Austin's ordinances that restrict public camping, panhandling, and other aspects..."

May 7, 2021 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

SXSW Creates XR Austin for Online Festival
Digital environment will be virtually like being there
"...extended reality experts VRrOOm to create a virtual downtown Austin in the SXSW Online XR world...."

March 2, 2021 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Local Police Train Up on Hate Crime
Matthew Shepard Foundation helps create intra-agency network
"...as Dallas, attended a daylong hate crime training in Austin on Wednes­day, Dec. 11. Led by the Matthew Shepard..."

Dec. 20, 2019 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Austin Leaders Move Forward With Homeless Aids
Homelessness: not a crime, not a picnic
"...Howard Lane are listening intently to how their fellow Austinites talk about them...."

July 19, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

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