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(KLBJ FILE PHOTO) FROM AUSTIN POLICE DEPARTMENT The 2017 Labor Day No Refusal Initiative, which ran 24/7 from 10 p.m. August 18 through 5 a.m. Tuesday, September 5, 2017, has concluded. Total DWI arrests during No Refusal period= 216 Blood Search Warrants: 97 Consent Breath...
(Photo courtesy City of Austin) FROM AUSTIN COUNCILMEMBER SABINO "PIO" RENTERIA We've received many requests for comments regarding Trump's decision to rescind DACA. Below is Council Member Renteria's official statement: I have nothing but pride and admiration for our DREAMers...
(Credit: Associated Press) Immigrants are vowing to fight to stay in the U.S. and advocates are launching campaigns including fundraisers and registration drives after the Trump administration announced it would dismantle a program that protected hundreds of thousands of young...
(Credit: Twitter/ 24Backpacks) 24BackPacks, a grassroots group, is filling backpacks with school supplies for the kids who had to evacuate their homes with only their lives and the bare minimum of belongings due to last week’s Hurricane Harvey. School-aged kids currently staying...
(Image Courtesy TXDOT) TxDOT continues to shore up a sinkhole caused by Harvey's flooding in Hays County. The storm damaged a culvert on State Highway 21 between Uhland and Neiderwald. TxDOT's Diann Hodges explains the detour motorists have to take. while crews work to...
(Photo Shutterstock/Sangoiri) Austin Mayor Steve Adler's said "It would be shameful to deport children from the only home they’ve known, especially as Mexico leaps to assist with the Harvey relief effort and our City proudly offers shelter to all who need it. DACA was our...
(KLBJ FILE PHOTO) The Austin Police Department is requesting the assistance of the public in locating the following person and/or vehicle. On August 22, 2017, around 5 a.m., a female was jogging on the track at Austin High School. After completing several laps, the female victim...
(Credit: Google Maps) The FM 1460 project in Williamson County is moving into its next phase of construction and introducing newly constructed lanes for drivers. This design modification will change the way motorists currently drive on FM 1460 between Quail Valley Drive and SE...
(Credit: KLBJ staff) Austin city council member Greg Casar was among the speakers at a Labor Day rally calling for paid sick time for all workers in Austin, but specifically for low-income minorities he says are consistently the target of unjust laws. A large percentage of the...