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(Photo KLBJ Staff) Former Austin City Council candidate Laura Pressley continues her legal battle after losing in 2014 to Greg Casar. But as Pressley fights to obtain records from Travis County, the county is now suing to block her from getting them. Pressley says she's still...
(Photo Credit: Travis County Jail) Travis County District Attorney Margaret Moore is requesting an increase in the bail for Hugo Javier Gallardo-Gonzalez, an illegal immigrant who was booked into the Travis County Jail on Sunday. Gallardo-Gonzalez was hours away from being...
(Photo Credit: Education Austin) Education Austin is not pleased with the Austin school distict's decision to ban teachers from handing out fliers that instruct students how to interact with immigration agents. So to counter that, the union held a press conference on Wednesday...
(Photo Credit: City of Lakeway) The City of Lakeway has come a long, long way since its humble beginnings as a retirement community. Population has steadily grown over the years, and while that growth has been a boon in many ways, it's also put a strain on the facilities at the...
(Photo Newsradio KLBJ Staff) Statement to media from TCSO Major Wes Priddy: Earlier today, media outlet(s) reported a pending release of Inmate Hugo Javier Gallardo-Gonzalez from the Travis County Jail after the posting of a bond. An ICE detainer had been requested and initially...
FROM THE CITY OF BUDA The City of Buda has lifted Stage 1 Drought Restrictions. The City had enacted Stage 1 at the end of 2015 through 2016 to reduce demand on the water distribution system during the completion of the Interim Water Improvements project and the construction of...
(Photo Susan Montgomery/Shutterstock) FROM DICK'S SPORTING GOODS HQ PITTSBURGH (February 14, 2017) – DICK’S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S.-based, full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, will be opening a new DICK’S Sporting Goods and Field & Stream...
(Photo By doomu/Shutterstock) FROM AUSTIN POLICE DEPARTMENT Recently, APD has seen a slight increase in robbery cases where people are buying or selling items via social media. APD would like to remind the public of the following safety tips: Complete transactions during the day...
(Photo Credit: City of Austin) Austin Mayor Steve Adler is not happy with federal immigration officials serving warrants in Austin. Adler penned an open letter on Tuesday condemning their actions, saying immigration enforcement is making Austin less safe and is causing a rift...