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Trio of Public Safety Rallies Saturday
Pro-police rally amid anti-police-brutality rallies makes confrontation a possibility
"...On Monday morning, Sept. 14, an anonymous member of the anti-police-brutality activist group the 1312 Project – shorthand..."

Sept. 18, 2015 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Texas Secretary of State Defends Voter Purge Fiasco
Whitley ducks blame during contentious confirmation hearing
"...the “voter fraud” fiasco he unleashed across the state, Texas Secretary of State David Whitley doubled down on his..."

Feb. 8, 2019 News Post by Mary Tuma

Top 10 Public-Safety Stories
"...This Time It was a bad year for the Texas Department of Public Safety. On June 8, the night..."

Jan. 2, 2009 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Top 10 Law Enforcement/Public Safety Stories
Year in review for cops and firefighters
"...1) Unequal Farce: After a "comprehensive" analysis of police records, the Austin American-Statesman declared that Austin police..."

Jan. 7, 2005 News Feature

Lege Lines: Senate Still Hasn’t Confirmed Texas Secretary of State David Whitley
Architect of recent “voter fraud” fiasco shifts blame to DPS
"...Texas Secretary of State David Whitley was appointed by Gov...."

Feb. 15, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

The Opportunity to Reimagine Public Safety Is Here Right Now. Will Austin Take It?
“We want everything that can be done outside of the police, to be done outside of the police.”
"...At their April 20 work session, the members of the Austin City Council certainly sounded thankful for the..."

April 30, 2021 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

SB 4 Ruling Means Cities Can Prioritize Public Safety
Full hearing to permanently block law awaits in coming months
"...U.S. Judge Orlando Garcia temporarily struck down major portions of Senate Bill 4 on Wednesday, Aug. 30...."

Sept. 1, 2017 News Post by Mary Tuma

Reclaiming Texas History, One Home Movie at a Time
The missionary zeal of the Texas Archive of the Moving Image
"...a perfectly sunny day in spring, two men square off on a ranch in West Texas. One of the..."

Feb. 27, 2009 Screens Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

Of Family Heirlooms and Industrial Films
The Texas Archive of the Moving Image preserves the state's cinematic roads less traveled
"...The Texas Film Commission is turning 40 this week...."

May 27, 2011 Screens Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

Austin Resident Named in Texas Voter Purge Debacle, Files Suit
"They basically accused me of committing fraud"
"...When Austin resident Julieta Garibay learned Texas Secretary of State David Whitley had released an advisory..."

Feb. 5, 2019 News Post by Mary Tuma

Scene of the Crime
Revisiting the yogurt shop murders: A cold case reconsideration of the 1991 crime points away from the prosecution's assumptions and conclusions
"...deliver big news. Ten years after city and county officials gathered to announce that they'd found the four men..."

Dec. 16, 2011 News Feature by Jordan Smith

The Tire Mound of Mystery
Thousands of city tires lie moldering southeast of town – and the city is claiming ignorance
"...in long rows and towering piles in the middle of a field southeast of Downtown are thousands of tires..."

Dec. 4, 2009 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Abbott Orders Texas Prosecutors to Enforce Marijuana Laws
Travis County D.A. says dismissals will continue
"...UPDATED: Today the office of Gov. Greg Abbott sent out a missive to..."

July 18, 2019 News Post by Kevin Curtin

Lege Lines: Texas GOP Tees up More Voter ID Nonsense
Secretary of State issues election advisory, ignites right-wing voter fraud frenzy
"...When newly appointed Texas Secretary of State David Whitley (until recently a top..."

Feb. 1, 2019 News Feature by Mary Tuma

An Outside Review of APD’s Handling of Rape Cases?
In light of DPS audit, police chief confirms there's work to be done
"...Resolution won’t come soon for the Austin Police Department and the questions it faces on how it clears..."

Jan. 16, 2019 News Post by Sarah Marloff

Austin at Large: Carnival of the MAGAnimals
Baroque, sugar-soaked fantasies, fueled by copaganda, litter our streets
"...me trouble – was some years ago in Port of Spain, right before Carnival. The locals in Trinidad and..."

Dec. 25, 2020 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Bill of the Week: If It Ain't Broke, Don't Fix It
Companion bills aims to give more local control of wire taps
"...In the waning days of the 83rd legislature, a companion pair of bills is..."

May 4, 2013 News Post by Brandon Watson

Double The Flow Rate of Niagara Falls
City releases new Onion Creek flooding stats
"...Last night, the City of Austin Homeland Security and Emergency Management office released the..."

Nov. 7, 2013 News Post by Brandon Watson

Williams Receives Last-Minute Stay of Execution
Tyler native originally set to die Thursday evening
"...for execution this evening (Thursday) for the 2005 murder of 93-year-old Cecelia Schneider, received a stay of execution from..."

July 16, 2015 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

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 due to..."

Dec. 2, 2016 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

West, Ammonium Nitrate, And the Myopia of Terrorism
House hearing shows emphasis on public safety, not health and safety
"...supposed to: That was the takeaway from Wednesday's meeting of the House Committee on Homeland Security and Public Safety..."

May 5, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

UPDATED: Council Calls for Independent Audit of APD's Rape Cases
CM Alison Alter says this is the "next step, not the end of the journey"
"...Days following the unanimous passage of the City Council resolution calling for a comprehensive audit..."

Feb. 6, 2019 News Post by Sarah Marloff

Will the Texas Legislature Take On Police Reform?
George Floyd Act, APD takeover, TCOLE all on Lege's agenda
"...The Texas Legislative Black Caucus introduced the George Floyd Act in..."

Jan. 15, 2021 News Feature by Austin Sanders

The Top 10 Austin News Milestones of 2018
Days like these
"...The biggest stories of any year in Austin tend to unfold over weeks..."

Dec. 28, 2018 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

A Summer of Protests to Reclaim Power From the Police
"Whose streets? Our streets."
"...Brenda Ramos wanted to talk about the loss of her son, Mike, about what his absence means in..."

Sept. 11, 2020 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

Council Calls for Audit of APD Rape Cases
Start-to-finish review responds to growing concern from advocates, survivors
"...the City Council's unanimous call for a comprehensive review of the Austin Police Department's handling of sexual assault cases,..."

Feb. 8, 2019 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Judges: Move the Lab out of APD!
Court judiciary pens memo to Council, county commissioners
"...forensics lab – currently run by the Austin Police Department – be removed from department control and reopened as..."

Dec. 6, 2016 News Post by Sarah Marloff

Abbott Issues “Safety Action Report” on Gun Violence
Recommendations long on surveillance, short on gun restrictions
"...On Thursday, Sept. 12, Gov. Greg Abbott issued a “Safety Action Report” in response to recent Texas mass shootings..."

Sept. 16, 2019 News Post by Michael King

Color of Justice
A drug bust in tiny Tulia, Texas opens up old racial wounds and raises questions about the veracity of the undercover cop-for-hire who orchestrated it all.
"...didn't take place in the high-volume inner-city cocaine rings of Houston or Dallas, or in a major trafficking hub..."

July 28, 2000 News Feature by Nate Blakeslee

The Life of a Search and Rescue Drone Pioneer
How retired Air Force medic Gene Robinson found new purpose looking for missing persons
"...Gene Robinson was looking for a way to change public perception. No longer able to fly a plane himself,..."

Nov. 23, 2018 News Feature by Cat Cardenas

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