The Austin Fire Department is looking to add Williamson County to an automatic aid agreement for the sake of citizens' lives. This also applies to emergency medical care.
According to the Austin Police "crime viewer" tool, since July there have been three robberies, two aggravated assaults, five burglaries and 78 other crimes, near a hotel the city recently approved to purchase to house the homeless.
The City says buying hotels is the new direction for providing support services, job training, substance abuse assistance and more.
City Council is expected to vote on a plan to buy the Rodeway Inn on I-35 near Oltorf Street to start housing people.
On Thursday, Austin City Council is expected to vote on a plan to buy the Rodeway Inn on I-35 in South Austin to start housing people.
Austin Mayor Pro Tem Delia Garza has announced she will not seek re-election.
According to the formal complaint passed out at the press conference at City Hall on Friday, Newsom also allegedly used racist slurs to describe his colleague former Assistant Chief Frank Dixon.
The press conference comes after anonymous complaints were filed with the Office of Police Oversight.
The shelter will include portable restrooms, hand washing stations, and comes with commitments from local charities to deliver food multiple times during the day, according to the governor's office.
Mayor Steve Adler claims the majority of homeless people in Austin became homeless while living here, but members of the homeless community say otherwise.
At West Gate and SH 71, state troopers stood by as TxDOT crews began clearing the camp there.
On Wednesday, City Council met with Capital Metro to learn more about what options are on the table and how much it will cost to implement them.
Unconventional Austin held a press conference at City Hall to discuss Proposition B on the City of Austin's November ballot.
Capital Metro and the City of Austin have a released a plan to expand Austin's transit system. It's a long-term vision to fix transportation in the city and it comes with a pretty hefty price tag.
TxDOT will start clearing homeless encampments in the state right of way as soon as next Monday, November 4 and just three days after the November 1 deadline the Governor gave to Mayor Adler.
Abbott had mentioned that TxDOT could possibly become involved in the homeless crisis.
New rules clarifying the homeless camping restrictions went into effect Monday.
The City of Austin will begin enforcing its camping ban today after it was reinsttated following a record number of resident complaints.
The grievance points out Lloyd served as Assistant City Attorney for the board and for the City of Austin.
Recent clarifications to the City's camp-sit-lie rules will go into effect on Monday according to a City of Austin spokesperson. Those revisions will make camping on any Austin sidewalk illegal.