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The Austin Police Department has doubled-down on its use-of-force policy and is taking a much stricter approach in the wake of a national discussion over police brutality. Now, two Austin police officers have found themselves out of a job after helicopter video captured their...
(PHOTO APD) UPDATE: Eason has been captured by the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force. Austin Police were looking for a man who they say committed the first murder of 2018. Police were called when shots were heard fired yesterday afternoon at a residence on Wellington Drive in East...
(Photo Shutterstock/Angellodeco) Austin's Police department is more than half way through the rape kit back log. APD Forensics Director Dr. Dana Kadavy says this has taken months of work with DPS and at least three commercial companies to work through. Despite what you may see...
(Photo courtesy City of Austin) Northwest Austin neighbors are cheering the Austin Environmental Commission's rejection of city's covert plan with developers to grant 'monster waivers' for the land known as the Champions Tract. Developers want to build a luxury apartment complex...
Don't be surprised if you see a local sheriff's department on national television in the coming months. Williamson County commissioners have said yes to allowing the sheriff's office to enter into a six-month contract with Big fish Entertainment, the producers of 'Live PD'. Much...
New preliminary flood risk information and updated Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM) will be available for review by area residents and business owners beginning January 25 and ending April 24. “This is your opportunity to review the latest FEMA information to learn about local...
The Bastrop County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a man whose body was found dumped on the side of the road. According to Sheriff Maurice Cook, the body of Donald Ray Davis, 23, was found on the side of North Pope Bend Road on January 18. His body had been badly...
Austin Chief of Police Brian Manley has rolled out a new policy regarding an officer's use-of-force when dealing with the public. The change comes amid a national discussion about police relationships with the community, specifically non-white citizens who claim they're the...
Average retail gasoline prices in Austin have risen 3.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.26/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 830 gas outlets in Austin. This compares with the national average that has not moved in the last week to $2.53/g,...