Search For Austin Shooting Suspect Stephen Broderick Underway After 3 People KilledThe search for a shooting suspect, identified as Stephen Broderick, is underway after three people were killed in Austin Sunday, police said.
Texas Judge Says Austin Can Require Masks Despite State Ending COVID-19 MandatesRepublican Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, who sued the city over the mandate, did not immediately react to the ruling, although an appeal is likely.
Austin, Travis County Mask Mandate To Remain After Judge Delays Hearing Over Ken Paxton's LawsuitThe city of Austin and Travis County have won, for now, in a legal battle with Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton over their continued requirement of face masks.
Austin Police Officer Indicted For Murder In Shooting Of Michael RamosA grand jury has indicted Austin, Texas officer Christopher Taylor on a first-degree murder charge in the shooting of 42-year-old Michael Brent Ramos last April.
Texas AG Ken Paxton Suing Austin, Travis County For Not Lifting Local Mask MandateTexas Attorney General Ken Paxton said he's going through with his threat and suing the city of Austin and Travis County for their continued mandate of face masks.
Texas AG Ken Paxton Threatens To Sue Austin, Travis County Over Local Mask OrdersTexas Attorney General Ken Paxton is threatening to sue the city of Austin and Travis County after local officials decided to keep orders requiring face masks inside businesses in place.
Austin Police Chief Brian Manley Retires After Criticism For Use Of ForceCalls for Brian Manley to resign have been persistent since the April police killing of Michael Ramos, who was driving away from officers.
Austin Mayor Steve Adler Vacations In Mexico After Urging People To Stay Home During COVID-19 Case SurgeAustin Mayor Steve Adler went on vacation to Mexico with family in November as he urged people to stay home amid worsening coronavirus caseloads in Texas.
Hundreds Of Texas Teachers Pledge Not To Return To Classroom MondayHundreds of teachers in the Austin Independent School District have pledged not to return to classrooms Monday when schools reopen for in-person learning for up to 25% of its students.
Texas Man Gets 2-And-A-Half Years In Prison For Stalking Taylor SwiftEric Swarbrick pleaded guilty to stalking and sending threatening letters and emails to pop star Taylor Swift's former record label.
Texas Association Puts Up 'Enter At Your Own Risk' Billboard Near Austin After City Reduces Police BudgetA Texas law enforcement association erected two billboards last week, warning drivers to enter Austin at their own risk after the city reduced its police department budget.
No Injuries After 5 Boats Sink During Trump Parade On Texas Lake, Officials SayFive boats sank during a parade for the re-election of President Donald Trump on the choppy waters of a Texas lake Saturday and there were no injuries, officials said.
Several Boats Sink During Trump Parade On Texas LakeMultiple boats sank at a Texas lake Saturday during a parade for the re-election of President Donald Trump, authorities say.
Gov. Greg Abbott 'Looking At' Proposal For State Takeover Of Austin Police DepartmentAustin city leaders have approved a plan to take millions of dollars away from the police department and direct the money to social services.
Hostage Situation Where 3 Texas Police Officers Were Shot Ends PeacefullyAfter more than 16 hours, a hostage situation ended peacefully Monday morning when a man and his mother exited a home near Austin.