Austin City Council Moves To Cut Police Budget By 1/3, Directs Money To Social ServicesIn a unanimous vote, the Austin City Council moved to cut the police department's $434 million budget by about one-third next year and move the money to social services.
Texas Family In Group Of 36 On Hot Air Balloons That Crashed In WyomingThree hot air balloons carrying a total of 36 people -- including a family from Texas -- crashed to the ground in Wyoming on Monday.
Austin Police Renew Appeal For Witnesses To Deadly Shooting Of Protester Garrett FosterPolice said witnesses told them a disturbance began when a vehicle started honking at protesters July 25.
Army Sergeant Says He Is The One Who Shot Protester Garrett Foster Dead During Austin ProtestAn Army sergeant says he's the person who shot and killed a Black Lives Matter protester in Austin Saturday night and he did it in self-defense, according to the Dallas law firm representing him.
No Arrest In Deadly Shooting Of Austin Protester Garrett Foster; Police Looking To Public For Help“This incident is of immense importance to our community and has generated questions that deserve answers,” Austin Police said in a statement.
'My Brother Was Not A Monster, He Was Innocent' Says Sister Of Armed Protester Shot To Death In Austin Saturday Night"He was completely within his rights to walk around with a gun. Regardless of how you may feel, he was doing nothing wrong," said Garrett Foster's sister Anna Mayo.
Armed Protester Shot, Killed By Driver In Austin Identified As Garrett Foster, Alleged Shooter Released From CustodySheila Foster said she was told her son was pushing his fiancee, who uses a wheelchair, through an intersection when the suspect was driving “erratically" through the crowd.
Witness: Driver Gunned Down Armed Protester In Texas CapitalA protester who was armed with a rifle at a demonstration against police violence in the Texas capital was shot and killed after a witness says he approached a vehicle that had driven through the crowd.
Tesla Chooses Texas For 2nd US Vehicle Assembly PlantElectric car maker Tesla has chosen Texas as the site for its largest auto assembly plant that will employ at least 5,000 workers.
Undefeated Texas Boxer Travell Mazion, 24, Dies In CrashPromising young boxer Travell “Black Magic” Mazion, 24, was killed in a car crash in Texas Wednesday evening, officials said.
Texas Bar Owners File Lawsuit Against Gov. Abbott For Shutdown Order: 'They Are In A Fight For Their Life'Bar owners in Dallas and other Texas cities are filing a lawsuit against Gov. Greg Abbott for an order that shut them down again during the pandemic.
Leaders Of Major Texas Areas Asking For More Local Control During Coronavirus SurgeLeaders in major areas of Texas are asking the governor for more local control, such as the ability to order residents to stay home, in responding to the surge in coronavirus cases.
Vanilla Ice Cancels July 3rd Independence Day Concert In Texas After Outcry Over Rising Coronavirus CasesDallas native Vanilla Ice has canceled a concert in Texas that could have had him performing before thousands as the state breaks records for coronavirus hospitalizations.
Approximately 300 Texas Teens Exposed To Coronavirus At PartySome of the partygoers were awaiting test results for COVID-19 when they attended the party and have since tested positive.
Gov. Abbott Still Pushing For Permanent To-Go Alcohol Sales In TexasGovernor Greg Abbott is pushing for permanently allowing to-go alcohol in Texas, something initially brought about by shutdowns due to the coronavirus.