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(Credit: KLBJ staff) A controversial mixed-use development planned for Riverside Drive near Pleasant Valley has been approved by the Austin City Council. Known as 4700 Riverside, it will sit on 97-acres of land currently consisting of five apartment complexes. Once complete,...
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Camping in public spaces remains one of the biggest complaints among critics of the Austin City Council's decision this summer to revise the homeless ordinances. "I do know that the calls to 3-1-1 on homeless and transient issues have increased over 300-percent since they've...
Austin Local News
(Credit: City of Austin) The Austin City Council will discuss the issue of camping in public this week, which has been allowed since earlier in the summer when city leaders made changes in an effort to "decriminalize homelessness." On the city council message board, council...
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Three men have been arrested for allegedly running a scam at this year's Austin City Limits Music Festival. Police say the scam not only cost the festival thousands of dollars, but also opened up other festivalgoers to safety threats. According to police, Cameron Beck, 24,...
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(Credit: KLBJ staff) On Wednesday, Texas Governor Greg Abbott penned a letter to Austin Mayor Steve Adler demanding a change to the city's current homeless ordinances, which have allowed people to set up campsites in virtually all corners of the city. "Some businesses are...
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(Credit: KLBJ staff) A nonprofit coalition of 50 groups and businesses banded together on Monday to call on the City of Austin to make some major investments into public transportation. Known as 'Transit for Austin,' its members include Austin Community College, AARP Texas, and...
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(Credit: Round Rock ISD) The principal of Early College High School in the Round Rock Independent School District, Veronia Coss, has been placed on administrative leave over allegations of racism, bigotry, and discrimination against disabled students. The issue began to take...
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A man is dead following an officer-involved shooting late Sunday night in North Austin. A 74-year-old man was killed after shooting at officers from inside of his home, police said. According to Chief of Police Brian Manley, the entire incident began with a 911 call from a woman...
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The City of Austin's 'Vision Zero Initiative' aims to put an end to all traffic deaths by the year 2025. In a city such as Austin, where traffic and mobility challenges exist at virtually every turn, reducing the number of deaths is a task that has been faced with numerous...