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(Photo:Shutterstock/Impact Photography) The bussing company B&B transportation, whose bus dragged and killed, 20-year-old Texas State Student Jordan Taylor, is getting sued by it's insurer for lying to them. Manufacturers Alliance Insurance Company alleges, B&B...
(Photo:Shutterstock/Brandon Seidel) After receiving numerous complaints from residents, Austin City Council directed staffers to start working on an agreement with TxDot that would allow APD to patrol the 290 overpass at Pack Saddle Pass for homeless and even ticket those found...
(Photo: Shutterstock by Ricardo Garza) The Austin police department will get its run with a cop program started again along the Lady Bird Lake hike and bike trail. Officer Rafael Rosales says people will be meeting under the MOPAC pedestrian bridge at 7:00 a.m. Friday morning...
(Photo from Twitter) Former Austin City Councilwoman Laura Morrison wants to make a return to city hall, but to a different office. She's announced plans to run for Mayor, over concerns about Austin's quality of life. She says the proposed land use plan CodeNext and giving away...
(Photo: Shutterstock by Andrey Popov) Austin police could have more power to detain and even arrest homeless people just for being out in places like underpasses. Police are considering that plan with the intention of connecting them to social services. Sunrise Community Church...
(Photo: Shutterstock by Stock Photo World) Texas Senator John Cornyn has made passing legislation to allow dreamers to remain in the country a priority as long as Democrats are willing to compromise. "It does provide us an opportunity to not only demonstrate compassion to the...
(Photo:Leander PD/PIO) Police are still searching for suspects in several car burglaries that occurred in Leander early Saturday morning. The Leander police department announced on Facebook that two men stole several items from an unlocked vehicle in the Northside Meadows area...
(Photo:Shutterstock/Kokoulina) There's been an uptick in incidents related to the synthetic marijuana known as K2. The drug consists of herbs that have been sprayed with a psychoactive substance *chemically* similar to what's found in marijuana, although the effects are much...
(Photo:Shutterstock/Brandon Seidel) The City of Austin has scheduled four more opportunities for public testimony in January 2018. The meetings reflect an effort to provide another round of public engagement before the Bond Election Advisory Task Force, established by the Austin...