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(Photo: Shutterstock/ Khakimullin Aleksandr) CodeNEXT, Austin's new land development code re-write has triggered fears in residents who worked their way through the massive document. Mayor Steve Adler tried to quash some of those concerns. Adler said people just don't understand...
(Photo: Shutterstock/ Alexey Y. Petrov) For more than 20 years Berry Aviation has operated out of the San Marcos Regional Airport. The company's Robert Bial reported, it had outgrown it's current space, but decided to stick with the city. Berry Aviation signed a 40 year lease...
(Photo: Governor's PIO) Governor Greg Abbott today signed Senate Bill 42, which increases security for judges by expanding security reporting requirements and creating a judicial security division, among other measures. The bill is named in honor of state District Judge Julie...
(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...