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Austin police to host several ‘no questions asked’ gun surrender programs this year
Chief Manley on pot: ‘At this point, nothing will change’
Taylor police warn of scammer posing on phone as officer
UPDATE: Gov. Greg Abbott blames downtown Austin stabbing attacks on homeless ordinance changes
JUST IN: Baylor student joins Texas A&M case being tested for coronavirus
The City of Austin is asking the University of Texas to consider extending both the Brackenridge Development Agreement and the Lions Municipal Golf Course lease on a month-to-month basis.
In 2019, big deals drove Austin VC funding to a two-decade high
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Police tally 21 Austin bank robberies last year, first dip since 2014
A man has been accused of shooting another man to death at a homeless camp in Southeast Austin, Austin police said
All it will take for Central Texas to become the next area engulfed by catastrophic wildfires like those seen in Australia is a dry spring and summer, an errant flame and sustained winds, @Ozzy_Statesman reports:
LIVE: Austin Police Chief Manley is speaking about several issues today, including the city's new marijuana enforcement rules
A woman stabbed five people Thursday night in downtown Austin, police said
“They have removed, seemingly, any legal consequences to the actions where the homeless lie, sleep, where they defecate,” @GregAbbott_TX said 1/
@PolitiFactTexas found, however, that even when regulations were at their most lax, they included provisions preventing camping in certain areas and legal consequences for violating the policy 2/2
Austin’s latest unemployment rate is once again near a 20-year low, which has made the city a beacon for anyone looking for a job
RT @seasonforcaring: You've done amazing things @statesman #seasonforcaring in this 21st year. Can we stretch and go beyond $900,000? @cari…
Austin scheduling startup Kronologic wants to revolutionize the sales calendar
@TRSofTexas has disclosed partial costs of its office lease in an upscale high-rise under construction in downtown Austin
A new court filing shows an Austin police detective who investigated the fight does not believe a hate crime occurred.
Startup Spotlight: Austin’s Moon Ultra aims to make mark with mobile lighting device
Are you at risk of catching the coronavirus? Here's everything you need to know about the virus holding Wuhan, China under siege.
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The New Orleans Saints are going to court to keep the public from seeing hundreds of emails that allegedly show team executives aided the Archdiocese of New Orleans in its “pattern and practice of concealing its crimes.”
After years of traveling the world in search of a cure for his debilitating pain, Justin Hedgecock finally has been able to resume his life of guiding for bears and sheep in Alaska and elk in Montana.
📷 GALLERY: Today in history, Jan. 24
House Democrats will focus on the accusation that President Donald Trump obstructed Congress when they resume and complete their opening argument Friday in the Senate trial.
NFL free agent Antonio Brown spent last night in jail after turning himself in on multiple charges that included burglary with battery.
With highs in the upper 60s and sunny skies, Friday's weather seems darn delightful!
The Canadian women's national soccer team is currently training in Austin, Texas in hopes of qualifying for the Olympics. One of their young talents is Longhorns sophomore @GrossoJulia.
A man in Bastop was arrested this week for selling off-brand generators as original Honda generators, which is a state jail felony under trademark counterfeiting.
Firefly on Thursday said that during a Wednesday test of a launch vehicle at the Burnet County site, the company “experienced a test anomaly resulting in a small fire on our test stand"
At least 37 fatalities were reported on Texas 21 in the study area between 2016 and 2018
No one was hurt after a "possible explosion" at an aerospace facility in Burnet County, but the incident forced nearby residents to evacuate Wednesday night.
Hundreds of scooters are being dumped in Austin’s waterways. City officials are looking into studying the effect that has on creeks, lakes and rivers
RT @MrAndySevilla: ELECTION: #Bastrop school board calls $140 million bond election for safety and security upgrades, instructional program…
BREAKING: The Austin City Council has voted to end the prosecution of low-level misdemeanor marijuana possession
Mark your calendars. @UTAustin and @txst are set to face off for the first time since 1930
Currently, 19 of 31 senators must support a bill before it can get a floor vote. Dan Patrick vows to have that number lowered, requiring less cooperation before senators can vote on legislation
UPDATE: Texas A&M student may have possible case of coronavirus, university officials say
An Austin police officer was temporarily suspended after making a comment last summer to two attorneys about how a judge should have been shot
NOW: Possible case of coronavirus being investigated in Texas
The person, who recently traveled from Wuhan, China, is reportedly being kept isolated at home while more testing is conducted
Lazaro Ponce said didn’t know police detectives wanted to speak with him because he and his wife, who are homeless, left El Paso weeks after the massacre
UPDATE: Person trapped in Austin drainage tunnel system for 2 days has been rescued
UPDATE: Search teams have made contact with a person who said they’ve been trapped in a North Austin drainage tunnel system for two days
RT @drdavidz: Honored to be profiled by @LuzMorenoLozano & @statesman. Local journalism matters. This shares my path turning 50 and trying…
UPDATE: Person reportedly trapped in Austin drainage tunnel system for 2 days
HAPPENING NOW: Person reportedly trapped in a manhole in North Austin
Applicants will be denied tourist visas if they are determined by officers to be coming to the U.S. primarily to give birth
RT @marymhuber: I’m here at the @LBJLibrary for a panel on the #2020Census and its implications for Texas — budget, business and politics.…
@statesman newsroom selfie with two awesome reporters. Thankful they’re on my team
RT @LuzMorenoLozano: Before he was anything, he was a runner (@drdavidz)! I wrote a story about a fellow @austinmarathon trainee and his pa…
Brené Brown, an internationally acclaimed researcher, author and speaker, will return to the University of Texas this spring to deliver the keynote address at the class of 2020 commencement.
UPDATE: Southbound I-35 reopened after truck lost its cargo, police say…
The southbound lanes of Interstate 35 North, including its entry ramp at 51st Street, are closed after a truck lost its cargo on the road, Austin police said.
UPDATE: 1 killed, 1 injured in Southeast Austin crash, medics say…
A STAR Flight helicopter is responding to a two-vehicle crash in Southeast Austin involving two people, Austin-Travis County EMS medics said.
At least one person was killed and seven others injured — including a child — after a dispute in front of a McDonald’s led to a shooting in downtown Seattle on Wednesday night.
Here's what's going on at the first Austin City Council meeting of the year:
Michelle Carter will be released from jail today after serving most of a 15-month sentence for coercing her suicidal boyfriend to kill himself in 2014.
Catch up on the highlights from yesterday's impeachment Senate trial of President Trump:
China decided Thursday to lock down three cities that are home to more than 18 million people in an unprecedented effort to try to contain a deadly new viral illness.
“There’s coffee, but it’s miserable coffee” in the cloakrooms, according to Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La. “I mean you would wish it on a Democrat, no one else,” he said, adding, “Just joking.”
After a gloomy morning, skies will gradually become sunny and temperatures will reach a high around 67 degrees.
Austin police homicide detectives are investigating an incident that left one man dead early Thursday in Southeast Austin.
Some streets in downtown Austin are getting a fresh coat of red paint. This time, will they fade into the maroon hue of Longhorn rival Texas A&M?
Person killed in 2-car crash on West Cesar Chavez Street
JUST IN: Fire at aerospace facility triggers Burnet County evacuations
After weeks of rumors and troubling off-the-record tales of mismanagement, @statesman reporting that, “Trudy's, a staple in Austin's Tex-Mex restaurant scene since 1977, has filed for bankruptcy protection.”…
Two Texas Republicans explain why they aren’t afraid to call Trump out on Twitter
“I can assure you that Texas A&M’s research is driven by science. Period," Texas A&M Chancellor John Sharp wrote in a letter to Harvard's president
Sheriff’s detective seizes $33,000 in Georgetown traffic stop
Why did only 9 Pease Elementary families choose an East Austin school?
Texas women’s program lost funding for kicking out Planned Parenthood. Trump administration just restored it.
A federal appeals court has rejected efforts to revive a lawsuit that sought to allow distribution of the do-it-yourself 3D-printed gun plans
Soon you'll be seeing red in Austin traffic. But literally 😡
A Nobel Prize-winning scientist and a pair of Dallas philanthropists and civic leaders have been named 2020 History-Making Texans
Austin’s Vapor IO raises $90 million to expand computing platform
A 31-year-old woman was arrested after police accused her of spitting on an officer and twerking half-naked on top of a car parked outside of a North Austin grocery store
RT @nicolecobler: Former U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith introduces @chiproytx & @DanCrenshawTX at TPPF’s annual Policy Orientation, calling them “co…
Southeast Austin shooting suspect arrested after wounded in the groin, police say
Morrow told the @statesman that calling him misogynist is slanderous because he loves beautiful women
If you live in Austin, embrace the spoils of this great city! 🤘 #Staycation like a pro with this great @austin360 guide by @statesman staff ✨
Woman charged with murder in stabbing death at a New Braunfels home
A New Braunfels radar that collects weather data for Central Texas will be shut down temporarily while undergoing major repairs
Global financial giant Citadel Securities has opened an Austin office that will serve as a research and innovation hub, the company said.
RT @lara_korte: @TAMU Earlier this month I wrote about the academic chaos that ensued after researchers published this article about the he…
RT @madlinbmek: South Austin Freebirds to reopen after deadly stabbing, sales to benefit family of Johnathan Aguilar, who was killed earlie…
Throughout a trailblazing career, Willy T. Ribbs met animosity head-on. As the first African-American to test a Formula One car and compete in the Indy 500, that meant throwing his share of punches.
It's marathon season in Texas. How do runners in the Lone Star State rank compared to the rest of the country?
Freebirds World Burrito in South Austin, where 34-year-old Johnathan Aguilar was stabbed to death earlier this month, is reopening to customers on Wednesday. All proceeds on Wednesday will go to Aguilar’s family.
United Nations experts called for an "immediate investigation" into information they received that suggests Jeff Bezos' phone was hacked after receiving a file sent from Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s WhatsApp account.
📷 GALLERY: Today in history, Jan. 22
The U.S. on Tuesday reported its first case of a new and potentially deadly virus circulating in China, saying a Washington state resident who returned last week from the outbreak’s epicenter was hospitalized near Seattle.
Two fires broke out overnight Wednesday, displacing four people and damaging a church, Austin fire officials said.
The discredited practice of conversion therapy for LGBTQ children is now banned in Utah, making it the 19th state and one of the most conservative to prohibit it.
Harvey Weinstein's defense has ‘dozens and dozens and dozens of loving emails to Mr. Weinstein’ it wants to use to discredit witnesses.
It’s time, Central Texas! Whip out those rain boots and grab that umbrella because the day is going to be a wet one.
Austin City Council members are jumping into the new year with a new round of funding to address homelessness.
“It just makes sense in this environment for us to lead the way and for us to dedicate our limited resources on investing in our community rather than investing in pursuing low-level marijuana offenses.”
Travis appraisal district restores in-person protest hearings
UT’s athletic department only recently lifted a longstanding policy that did not allow the official retirement of numbers worn by female athletes. Now, #8, worn by Texas pitcher Cat Osterman nearly 19 years ago, will join the ranks
Survey company QuestionPro moves HQ from California to Austin
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