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The ball is rolling at Austin City Hall toward 60-thousand new low-income housing units in Austin by the year 2027. Council member Greg Casar said Austin's lack of affordable housing is something the city has ignored for too long. The plan focus thousands of units in wealthier...
When Frank Macias was arrested for the beating of two gay men in downtown Austin, he named his brother and two others as accomplices when he confessed to the crime. APD Assistant Chief Eli Reyes said the Travis County Hate Crime Task Force was involved and they've been busy the...
This push kicked off last year when the group 'Friends of McKalla Place' began collecting signatures against the use of the 24-acre plot of land near the Domain on which the city and Precourt Sports Venture plan to build a 20-thousand seat stadium. After submitting that petition...
While celebrating Austin FC's official entrance into Major League Soccer yesterday, Team CEO Anthony Precourt kicked off a series of community benefits that were to start in 2021 along with the teams first season. Precourt says they will also make annual scholarships available...
Families and activists in Southeast Austin are demanding Capital metro return a few bus routes to the way they were before Cap Remap. Area PTA Vice President Ofelia Zapata says those buses were the only way some students could get to school. The transit agency says those...
Charter schools have become one of the biggest hurdles the Austin school district faces in reversing a yearly enrollment decline. Rocky Gardiner with Templeton Demographics said there are 46 charter campuses within AISD's boundaries. Gardiner said kindergarten is seeing the lion...
In a memo APD said Commander Jason Dusterhoft was involved in deadly conduct when he was choking a woman while intimate in bed and was indefinitely suspended. Dusterhoft's lawyer, Jason Nassour refuted those claims adding it was completely consensual. And even with taped...
Some in the Travis County Tax Appraisal District office are waging war against tax agents and now they're being sued for it.That's according to attorney Bill Aleshire who represents some local tax advisors and a sizeable number of residents whose tax protests were dismissed...
Students at University of Texas cannot express their opinions without getting in trouble somehow. That's what a federal lawsuit filed by DC-based campus activists Speech First allege. The group's Nicole Neilly said UT has four policies and a Climate Response Team that regulates...