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.
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.
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.
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.
Man Arrested For Burning Down Grackle Statue Outside Austin City HallFirefighters arrived at the scene around 5:30 a.m. on Monday, but the piece of public art was already destroyed.
Austin City Council Unanimously Approves Resolution Making Low-Level Marijuana Busts Less Of A Police PriorityThe move only requires officers to pursue felony marijuana cases, where there is an intent to sell. Misdemeanor cases would be dismissed.
'I'm Going To Kill All Of The Kids': Texan Arrested For Threat Aimed At Stepson, High School ClassmatesAn Austin man who was arrested for fighting with his stepson is accused of threatening to kill all the students at the high school the teen attends.
Amber Alert For 24-Day-Old Baby Out Of Austin Cancelled; Baby Found SafeBaby Elijah has been found safe and is now with Child Protective Services.
Catholic Priest Accused Of Groping Texas Woman During Last RitesThe woman reported Rev. Gerold Langsch first anointed her chest with holy water, then began to apply lotion, massaging a breast, pinching a nipple and asking "Does that feel good?"
Violent Sex Offender From Austin Reportedly Moves To Dallas, Fails To Register With PoliceCory Harris reported to the Sex Offender Apprehension and Registration Unit that he was moving to Dallas on February 15, but he has yet to register with Dallas Police.
Feds Say Texas Bomber Had No Known Links To Terror, Domestic Hate GroupsFederal officials say the man suspected in a series of bombings in Austin last year had no known links to international terror groups or domestic hate groups.
Missing North Texas Teen Found Safe In AustinHurst Police said she is safe but had no further details at this time.
Congressman: Austin Bombing Suspect Called Himself A 'Psychopath'The suspected Austin bomber called himself a "psychopath" in a recorded confession and said he felt no remorse for deadly explosions that killed two people and terrorized the city, a U.S. congressman said Saturday.
Austin Bombings: Roommate's Mom Says Son Held Until Bomber DiedThe mother of a man who lived with suspected serial bomber Mark Conditt in a home north of Austin says her son was kept in police custody until after Conditt died in a fatal confrontation with officers.