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(Photo: Shutterstock/Kateryna Mostova) Four Austin city pools are closed, three for the summer the last has yet to even open. John Nixon with the city's Parks and Recreation Department said, Givens, Govalle, and Shipe pools are closed due to leaks and other problems, while Mabel...
(Photo: Shutterstock/ Monkey Business Images) Initial number are in and the Central Texas Food Bank raised about $15,000.00 at it's first fundraiser, that will turn into around 60,000 meals for those in need in Travis an 20 other counties. The food bank's Felicia Pena said they...
(Photo: (KLBJ) 590am/99.7fm KLBJ/Jon Cooley) The Austin Police Department will conduct a No Refusal Initiative that coincides with the upcoming Memorial Day holiday and the Republic of Texas (ROT) Motorcycle Rally. This initiative will be in effect from May 26, 2017 through June...
(Photo:Shutterstock/Straight 8 Photography) At least one central Texas shooting instructor is hopeful for business will pick up, after Governor Greg Abbot signed SB 16 into law Friday. Instructor and business owner Auristela Moctezuma said the last eight years were great. She...
(Photo: Shutterstock/ Kokoulina) An argument turned physical between two south east Austin families. Austin Police's Demitri Hobbes reported, officers were called to a home in the 4900 block of Scarsdale drive after someone heard a gunshot. Upon arrival he continued, it was...
(Photo APD) An unhappy day for the family of Larry Eugene Jackson, Jr the man shot and killed by former APD Detective Charles Kleinert in July of 2013. The US Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals says it will not rehear the officer-involved shooting case of Charles Kleinert. Attorney...
The national Emergency Management Accreditation Program (EMAP) has reconfirmed the City of Austin’s emergency management program is among the elite emergency management leaders, following a full accreditation granted by the EMAP Commission. The Commission announced the...
(Credit: Austin Chamber of Commerce) The Austin Chamber of Commerce has revealed the 2017 Austin A-List of the Hottest Startups that included 17 local companies in various stages that demonstrate business innovation. About 175 companies were nominated and considered this year by...
(Credit: City of Austin) The City of Austin has directed its attorneys to press a federal judge to have the lawsuit filed by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton tossed out. Paxton sued the Austin City Council and Travis County Sheriff Sally Hernandez following the passage of the...