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(Photo Credit: Twitter) Another series of fliers have been found on the campus of Texas State University that are causing a outrage from students, staff and faculty. It's the third time controversial fliers have popped up on the campus in as many months. A group called American...
(Photo Credit: KLBJ staff photographer) Mayor Steve Adler recently unveiled some of the details of the new land development code rewrite known as CodeNEXT. Adler says it's a long-overdue change to the current code, which many are calling obsolete and counter to the modern vision...
Travis County Sheriff Sally Hernandez has defied numerous requests to reverse her stance on protecting illegal immigrants in Travis County, and as of today, she is no longer cooperating with federal immigration officials. "I ran on a platform to implement a progressive...
Travis County commissioners have approved a settlement for State District Judge Julie Kocurek, who was nearly killed in November 2015 when a would-be assassin's bullet shattered the glass of an SUV she was in outside of her home, leaving her with the loss of a finger and severe...
FROM THE CITY OF AUSTIN Austin Water’s Wildland Conservation will conduct prescribed burns on the Water Quality Protection Lands January 31 - February 1, 2017. This tract includes the Slaughter Creek Trail. To ensure public safety the Slaughter Creek Trail will be closed to the...
(Photo Shutterstock) As the APD DNA unit closure troubles linger, Travis County officials are moving forward with a new plan. Crimes in Austin and Travis County involving DNA samples could see testing sooner rather than later. Commissioners want to have the Capital Area Private...
Austin Humane Society, Austin Pets Alive!, and Austin Animal Center are waiving fees on all adoptable pets, February 10 - 12, as part of the Petco Foundation “Discover Love” national adoption event. Cats, dogs, kittens, puppies and rabbits will be available for adoption at these...
(photo Shutterstock) On Tuesday, January 31, 2017, Williamson County Commissioners Court approved the implementation of a County Burn Ban for a period not to exceed 30 days and to authorize County Judge Dan A. Gattis to lift the ban when conditions improve. A person violates...
(Photo Credit: Texas State University) Texas State University officials have identified the four fraternities that have been suspended over off-campus alcohol-related incidents. Those fraternities include the entire Kappa Alpha order, Pi Kappa Alpha, Delta Tau Delta, and Alpha...