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Austin Medics Seek Relief in Labor Talks, Chief Search
Trying to soothe EMS' chronic pain
"...Austin-Travis County Emergency Med­ic­al Services is approaching a turning point...."

Dec. 10, 2021 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
For the firefighters, City Hall's rep for putting its people first goes up in smoke
"...Toby Futrell started with the city of Austin more than 20 years ago, as a file clerk..."

Aug. 29, 2003 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Who Leaked Police Info?
Police union president calls for city action
"...Austin Police Association President Wayne Vincent on Jan. 23 asked..."

Jan. 27, 2012 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Rebooted City Council Gets a New Chance to Fix Austin
10-1, take two
"...When the brand-new 10-1 Austin City Council took office in 2015 with a grand..."

Jan. 11, 2019 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

New Police Contract Would Allow Public Release of Citizen Review Panel Documents
Officers must vote to approve new four-year contract
"...to the employment contract between the city and the Austin Police Association is a concession that would allow the..."

June 10, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

'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

Austin at Large: Not Fixing What’s Broken
Abbott, Patrick engage in disingenuous property tax politics, while Texas suffers
"...Legislature is in session, has a unique impact on Austinites, and the property-tax pandering that the GOP regime is..."

Jan. 27, 2023 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

The Top 10 Austin News Stories of 2022
From worse to bad
"...Here in Austin we had both new, big stories and old favorites..."

Dec. 16, 2022 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Election Ticker: Race for Austin's Next Mayor Heats Up
Israel kicks off quest to make history in mayoral race, plus more news
"...Rep. Celia Israel officially launched her campaign to be Austin's next mayor. If elected, Israel would be only the..."

Jan. 14, 2022 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Point Austin: Hanging Together or Apart
Sanders vote less about money than community, race, and justice
"...Well, now they've got plenty of time – although..."

Aug. 6, 2010 News Column by Michael King

Despite Being Vastly Outspent by Challenger, José Garza’s Progressive Message Still Has Austin’s Support
After winning primary in a landslide, Garza is certain to win reelection
"...moderate Democrats like Moore, Republican donors and voters, the Austin Police Association (APA President Michael Bullock has been present..."

March 8, 2024 News Feature by Austin Sanders

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

San Marcos Police Get the Reckoning Advocates Have Been Waiting For
Not-so-sexy AF
"...the title of First City to Ever Repeal a Police Contract in Texas. But how?..."

March 31, 2023 News Feature by Jordan Buckley

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

While Austin Medics Negotiate a Labor Contract, Hays County’s Fight to Unionize
For Hays County's nonprofit EMS team, becoming a union is no easy task
"...the union; in March, when the Hays County EMS Association's organizing committee went public, they produced a survey showing..."

May 12, 2023 News Feature by Austin Sanders

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

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