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The Manor ISD Board of Trustees, with the support of Superintendent Dr. Royce Avery, approved pay increases Monday night for a wide variety of positions, including starting teacher salary as well as pay for hourly workers such as bus drivers, food service workers, and custodians...
An Austin police officer has lost his job after a breathalyzer revealed he was just under the legal limit for intoxication. According to a report from the Austin-American Statesman, the officer was tasked with running the breathalyzer machine at the Travis County Jail. In order...
(Photo credit: Nick Chu) The Travis County Commissioners Court has unanimously appointed local progressive activist and Assistant District Attorney Nick Chu to replace current Justice of the Peace Herb Evans. Judge Evans announced his retirement, effective May 1, earlier this...
Photo: @sunnysone95 @ KVRNews @UTAustin statement from UT: The Office of the Dean of Students has confirmed reports of graffiti vandalizing the Phi Gamma Delta house, located off campus. We are in contact with the students in this organization to gather information and provide...
PHOTO: Shutterstock AUSTIN, TX —Postmaster Tom Billington advised there will be no special postal operations in Austin on the Tuesday, April 18, IRS tax filing deadline. “With more people filing income tax returns electronically, the Post Office has seen a significant decline in...
(Photo KLBJ Newsradio KLBJ 590 AM and 99.7FM/Eric Leikam) We're learning more about how the Travis County DA's new Civil Rights Division officer-involved shooting investigations are going to be conducted. Division Director Dexter Gilford says he's done his homework and the...
Photo: Shutterstock On Saturday, April 15, at approximately 3:16 a.m., Austin Police along with Austin Fire Department and Austin-Travis County EMS responded to a person drowning in the creek at 700 block of E. 4th Street. At approximately 4:14 a.m. a female was recovered from...
(Photo credit: Twitter) A lawyer defending radio host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones in a child custody dispute says Jones is a "performance artist" whose on-air persona differs from the private man. Attorney Randall Wilhite said at a recent pretrial hearing that evaluating...
(Photo credit: Shutterstock) Austin police arrest a man they say is a "known transient" after he allegedly walked into a woman's apartment and left a big mess in his wake. According to an arrest affidavit, Robert Brantner entered the woman's apartment on Rainey Street after...