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When it comes to fixing Austin's mobility problems, exactly who is doing what? City leaders hope to help answer those questions when they host their first-ever Mobility Fair at City Hall tomorrow. Transportation Department's Marissa Monroy says folks from her department as well...
A grass-roots group has scathing words about the City of Austin's segregationist policies that are keeping Austin unaffordable. It's against the law to make Austin more affordable. That's the word from grass-roots activist Niran Babalola of Desegregate ATX. He says the...
Travis County deputies have three people in custody in connection with the murder of Lee King, 68, of Del Valle last month. Now charged with murder at Reginald Oneal Wright, Chelsea Elizabeth Wilhelm, 24 and Clifton Wade, 37.
Austin Fire Chief Rhoda Mae Kerr has determined there are still too many hazards to lift the watercraft ban, and that's prompted the extension of the ban through noon on Tuesday. That's for Lake Austin, Lady Bird Lake, and the Colorado River downstream of Longhorn Dam. AFD will...
It was after the sun went down on June 7 that 14-year-old Alexei Baureis was hit by a car and killed at the intersection of Spicewood Springs and Rustic Rock Drive, one of the many intersections in Austin with flashing yellow lights at night. The group 'Walk Austin' says those...
Less than a week after a group of Williamson County business owners and elected officials demanded the resignation of District Attorney Jana Duty, a lawsuit has been filed against the embattled DA. The lawsuit was filed Monday morning and calls out Duty for her numerous run-ins...
From TRAVIS COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES Travis County residents and business owners who received storm damage during the May 27, 2016 flood are eligible for federal assistance, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Eligibility applies to Graveyard Point...
It was an eventful weekend for motorcycle riders, as well as for medicas and police. According to Austin-Travis County EMS, 18 wrecks took place between Thursday and Sunday. Of those, nine people were taken to the hospital. Others involved were either treated at the scene or...
Hundreds of mourners turn out to honor the 50 people slain in the Orlando Pulse nightclub massacre. Members of Austin's LGBTQ community, along with friends, family, city leaders, and numerous religious leaders from different faiths spoke out against the attack. Originally...