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Austin Aquarium Under Scrutiny Again After PETA Investigation
One fish, two fish, red fish, dead fish
"...again from regulators, including the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, after a scathing investigation report from People for the..."

Sept. 23, 2022 News Feature by Lina Fisher

APD Protects and Serves Itself With Eighth Street Report
Lessons learned?
"...crowd control munitions as he peacefully protested the killings of George Floyd and Mike Ramos outside APD headquarters on..."

Sept. 23, 2022 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

One Woman’s Battle for Justice After a Cop’s Reckless Driving Killed Her Partner
One moment destroyed Pam Watts' life and created an activist
"...Pam Watts has no clear memory of learning that her partner, Jennifer Miller, was dead. "I've..."

Sept. 16, 2022 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

The Latest News From Austin Election Campaigns
District 5 and 8 candidate forums, Beto gets around, and so do local endorsements
"...The candidate forums sponsored by the city and League of Women Voters in the Districts 5 and 8 Austin..."

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

For St. Johns Neighbors, It’s Time to Weigh In
Plan for long-awaited development of Home Depot gets refined
"...space. Now, the city has launched the next phase of its plan – gathering community input through a series..."

Sept. 9, 2022 News Feature by Abe Asher

Race and Class Inform Disparities in Road Deaths
All crises are not created equal
"...in 1997, a mother, her teenage daughter, and two of the daughter's friends did what many people do when..."

Sept. 2, 2022 News Feature by Benton Graham

Automatic License Plate Readers to Return?
Plus, votes on the Statesman PUD, 12th Street plans
"...A coalition of criminal justice and privacy advocates have called on City..."

Sept. 2, 2022 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Council Preview: Automatic License Plate Readers to Return?
Advocates call on CMs to just say no to controversial program
"...A coalition of criminal justice and privacy advocates have called on City..."

Aug. 30, 2022 News Post by Austin Sanders

City Base Wage Jumps to $20/Hour for Next Fiscal Year
Council approves increase for city workers
"...After two long days of deliberation, City Council gave final approval late in the..."

Aug. 26, 2022 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Council Recap: Adopted FY23 Budget Puts More Cash in Everybody's Pockets
Still TBD: Impact of future public safety contracts
"...After two long days of deliberation, City Council gave final approval late in the..."

Aug. 19, 2022 News Post by Austin Sanders

Safety Resources Every College Student in Austin Should Know About
Get to know the local orgs that center community well-being
"...will be challenges you face that exceed the walls of a classroom. This may sound like a no-brainer, but..."

Aug. 18, 2022 Chronolog Post by Valeria Valdez

Council Puts Finishing Touches on New Budget
Every last dollar
"...City Council is deep in the weeds of budget deliberations as we go to press Wed­nes­day, Aug...."

Aug. 19, 2022 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Headlines / Quote of the Week
"...Tribune and CNN filed a lawsuit against the Texas Department of Public Safety to obtain public records related to..."

Aug. 5, 2022 News Feature

Local Roller Derby Community in a Jam Over Extreme Heat
A shade covering could cost more than $100,000
"...here in Austin back in 2002 as a group of women came together to resurrect the sport. Many hundreds..."

Aug. 5, 2022 News Feature by Hannah Uebele

Questions Arise About APD's Use of Sound Machines
Sonic warfare?
"...The 70-year-old citizen journalist typically stakes out the periphery of a gathering, snapping pics and watching for disturbances. On..."

July 29, 2022 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

City Council Gets Some Breathing Room on the Budget
Austin bounced back from COVID with what City Manager Spencer Cronk called “spectacular economic growth.” How spectacular?
"...City of Austin employees took center stage July 15 at the..."

July 22, 2022 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Everything's Coming Up Green for City Employees in Better-Than-Expected Budget
Cronk: "We can be both lucky and good"
"...City of Austin employees took the spotlight today (Friday, July 15)..."

July 15, 2022 News Post by Mike Clark-Madison

Headlines / Quote of the Week
"...hanging back. The video release goes against the wishes of the Uvalde County district attorney, who had instructed the..."

July 15, 2022 News Feature

Pushing for Real Police Oversight in Contract and on the Ballot
What exactly is a G File?
"...Somewhere deep in the Austin Police Department's computer database sit the personnel files of each of..."

July 15, 2022 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

Gov. Abbott Says Hell Yes to Probably Violating More People’s Civil Rights
Updated: While feds investigate border initiative, he goes all in
"...the face, or, say, illegally imprisoning people in violation of the Eighth Amendment – what do you do? Ground..."

July 7, 2022 News Post by Maggie Q. Thompson

What's Behind the Delays at Austin's Airport and What's Being Done to Help
Lots of turbulence as airport rebounds from COVID lows
"...were delayed at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS), as they often are, but for a new and exciting reason: biohazard..."

July 8, 2022 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Decruiting APD Artists/Activists Imagine a World Without Police, One Cop at a Time
Site discourages recruits, encourages cops to quit the force
"...traffic about a year ago behind an Austin Police Department patrol car and noticed the bumper sticker promoting the..."

June 30, 2022 News Post by Austin Sanders

Headlines / Quote of the Week
"...testimony before a Texas Senate committee on Tuesday, Dept. of Public Safety Director Steve McCraw described the law enforcement..."

June 24, 2022 News Feature

Council Resolves to Bump City Wages to at Least $22 per Hour
Fight for $15 (+$7)
"...could increase the minimum wage paid to all city of Austin employees from $15 per hour to $22 per..."

June 24, 2022 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Headlines / Quote of the Week
"...shared on Tuesday seems to disprove the prior Texas Department of Public Safety claim that officers delayed storming in..."

June 3, 2022 News Feature

Austin at Large: The Big Fat Blue Lying Line
Nothing about Uvalde should surprise us in Austin about the credibility of police
"...years ago, the last weekend in May saw one of the worst mass shootings in Austin history – perpetrated..."

June 3, 2022 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Taking a Look at the Neighborhoods That Will Be Changed the Most by Project Connect
Diving into the iterations of the public transit redesign
"...pitched to voters in 2020 as a complete transformation of public transit in Austin. That doesn't come cheap; those..."

June 3, 2022 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Hardcore-Nazi Austinite Wanted by the Law
After making numerous threats, local white supremacist made a mistake in threatening law enforcement
"...The Texas Department of Public Safety is searching for a violent white..."

May 27, 2022 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

Headlines / Quote of the Week
"...A baby formula shortage, caused by a one-two punch of supply chain issues and a recall, has frightened families..."

May 20, 2022 News Feature

Town Hall Calls for Quick Action to Combat Overdoses
The crisis is now
"...In a packed room at the First Baptist Church of Austin last week (May 3), more than 100 attendees..."

May 13, 2022 News Feature by Lina Fisher

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