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Austin (KXAN) - The 134th and 135th classes of the Austin police Department are lacing up their running shoes for the traditional Chief's Run.
One of Austin's greatest strengths is its diversity, but that makes it hard to make everyone happy with something like a bond proposal.

Having re-signed with the LA Clippers for $35 million over three years this past summer, Austin Rivers feels that his time to shine in the NBA has come, at long last.
Austin, Texas (AP) - Two Austin police supervisors have been demoted after Chief Art Acevedo (ah-seh-VAY'-doh) determined they did not fully investigate use of pepper spray on a handcuffed man.
On the heels of Blue Cat Cafe's anniversary, Austin's first cat cafe was vandalized on Friday, October 21. Statesman reported that someone spray painted "Fuck you gentrified scum" on the cafe's door and front of its adjacent food trailer.
That's my interpretation of Amazon's decision to open a new location for its Lumberyard game engine team in Austin, Texas.

You probably weren't streaming Monday night's Austin school Board meeting and there's even less of a chance that you were at the meeting itself.
Bill Stone, CEO of Austin-based Digital Turbine (Nasdaq: APPS), called Monday's announcement "great news." Stone's app marketing firm acquired Durham upstart Appia in 2015.
Authorities are investigating the cause of a fire that burned a vacant building in southeast Austin early Tuesday morning.
There are plenty of places to get in the spirit and find some scares this Halloween and Austin definitely does it right. Bill Tucker of The Austinot came by to tell us the go to spots we need to hit up.
Austin (KXAN) - In the span of one month, Ryan Smith went from having a clean bill of health at a doctor's appointment to feeling like he had the flu on a flight home.
The Austin Community College students says when he tried to open the door the men barged in and started beating him with their pistols.
New York Times rumormongers the possibility of a Trump Hotel in downtown Austin. The publication took a deep look at the Chinese investment proposal for the Austin Mirabeau Trump Hotel, but couldn't solidly establish the connection between the request ...
The Houston-area native was drafted out of high school to play for the Boston Red Sox in 1968, but returned to Austin to attend the University of Texas, after realizing that "getting an education was more obtainable than making it to the big leagues ...
Houston native Wesley Faulkner decided to move west in 1995 to study electrical computer engineering at the University of Texas at Austin. He quickly fell for Austin's charms and settled into what has now been considered District 2 about 10 years ago.
The most exciting thing about this year's United States Grand Prix may have been what its huge turnout means for future races in America.
"Austin has not made investments in our transportation infrastructure in decades and we feel that every single day when we sit in traffic," Alter said.

Update: Concentrix Corp. is cutting hundreds of employees at its South Austin call center because a competitor won the contract they were working under to provide outsourcing services to a third party.
Austin, Texas - An Austin man who was stabbed by his girlfriend's son has died from his injuries. Felipe Acosta died on October 22nd, according to the Travis County Medical Examiners' Office.
Voters line up on the first day of early voting at the mega center at ACC-Highland Mall on Monday, October 24, 2016. Early voting continues through November 4. Polls will be open from 7am to 7pm.
Austin Harrouff is transported by detectives to the Martin County Jail from St. Mary's hospital on October 3, 2016. Harrouff, who allegedly fatally stabbed a Martin County couple in their home on August 15th, has officially been charged with two counts ...
The new route is scheduled to begin service on March 9, with daily flights departing Austin at 11:15 a.m. and arriving in Raleigh-Durham at 3:10 p.m.
New disciplinary actions issued at the Austin Fire Department last week have brought the total of fire personnel who were suspended over traffic incidents this month to 16, a number the union president described as part of an "over-punishing ...
Austin (KXAN) - Austin and Manchaca firefighters were working to put out a heavy fire in a two-story house in South Austin on Monday. A man in his 50s has critical burn injuries and was taken to the hospital by Austin-Travis County EMS. First ...
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, of Britain, steers his car during the Formula One U.S. Grand Prix auto race at the Circuit of The Americas, Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay). Austin (KXAN) - Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, ...
Scattered in the crowd at Taylor Swift's only concert performance of 2016 were plenty of signs from fans attesting to how far they'd traveled to be in Austin on Saturday night. Plenty belonged to residents of far eastern or Pacific states, but the one ...
Austin, TX -- The Austin police Department on Wednesday assisted in a Bastrop County raid that seized large amounts of alcohol, currency, firearms and a "large marijuana plant," officials disclosed.
George is a principal of Imperial advisors LLC and an avid real estate investor. Several months ago he sold the Rudy's Bar-B-Q four-property Austin portfolio, which his firm purchased in 2012. It was a blockbuster deal both as buyer and seller. George ...
50 on Fire is our annual awards show where we celebrate all those people who are truly instrumental to Austin's top billing as a place to live and do business.
2 men shot, critically wounded in Austin. Two men were critically wounded in a shooting early Thursday in the West Side Austin neighborhood. | Network Video Productions. Sun-Times Wire · email ...
Austin, TX -- A pair of men from the Austin area arrested after a shootout among motorcycle club members at a Twin Peaks restaurant in Waco have filed federal civil rights lawsuits against police, according to a published report.
Tomorrow's Austin360 cover story - which is online now - will be all about the best places in town to get a good drink, whether you're looking for wine, beer or cocktails, a casual outdoor atmosphere, or live music befitting Austin's title as the ...
Austin - Austin ISD police have identified a suspect and issued a warrant for the man who pulled over an Austin ISD bus on Tuesday. AISD police identified the suspect as John Mikel Humphries, 39, and a warrant has been issued on a charge of ...
We like Delia Garza. In the 22 months since she took office, the Southeast Austin representative has proven herself thoughtful, considerate, and professional, with a natural eye toward social justice and welfare issues that's made her one of our ...
11:35 a.m. update: A cold front that rolled through Central Texas on Thursday morning generated wind gusts in the Austin metro area of up to 30 mph, according to the National Weather Service.
Austin (KXAN) - An Austin man is accused of causing enough injury to his girlfriend's 2-year-old daughter that it resulted in her death.
Austin's defense has been giving up yards and plays early on this season, but they're also figuring out how to make some of their own plays late in ball games to help this team win.
Formula One is back in Austin, and with hundreds of thousands of people flying into the land of breakfast tacos and tourists in cowboy hats, you may be wondering what to do when the festivities at Circuit of The Americas end and you're left to your own ...
In a small room on the ninth floor of a downtown Austin office building, a dedicated group of Republicans assembled to phone-bank, asking Texans around the state to support the party's slate of candidates.
Austin, Texas - An Austin mother is facing charges after police found her walking in the middle of a busy road with her 3-year-old daughter.
The hospital was purchased in May for $115 million by Austin-based St. David's healthcare, which spent an additional $20 million to update the furniture and technology, reports the Austin Business Journal. It had previously been owned by the Forest ...
Austin, Dallas, and Fort Worth score a perfect 100 on the Municipal Equality Index. When it comes to LGBTQ equality, three Texas cities are leading the way.
Austin home sales have dropped again. Photo courtesy of Joni Langle, XL Highlands Realty LLC. Austin home sales have taken another dive.
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, of Britain, races during the Formula One U.S. Grand Prix auto race at the Circuit of The Americas, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/John Locher) ...
A man was shot Wednesday evening in the South Austin neighborhood on the West Side. The 22-year-old was shot in the leg at 6:53 p.m.
A grand jury no-billed Armando Perez in the fatal shooting of Darrin Andrew Martin, 25, who was suspected of trying to break into cars.
It's that time of year again in Austin, Texas! The time of year when we all put aside concerns about allergies, traffic and the slow but steady encroachment of Californians to celebrate the world's top racing series in our town.
Austin, Texas - An Austin man is behind bars after police say he robbed a man at gunpoint and then got run over by the victim.
While the controversial Grove at Shoal Creek PUD proposal has dominated the focus in the hotly contested City Council race for District 10, there's another equally divisive project that has the candidates divided: the Austin Oaks PUD at the ...
Austin's oldest organized music entity suddenly hangs in the balance. Local 433, the city's musician union - established in 1907 - has been placed under trusteeship by the American Federation of Musicians.






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