Dumpster fire outside Texas AG office; suspect arrested
Someone set fire to a dumpster outside of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's office.
Daniel Perry sentenced to 25 years in prison for murder of Austin protester in 2020
A Travis County judge sentenced Daniel Perry to 25 years in prison for the murder of Black Lives Matter protester Garrett Foster in July 2020.
Mother's Day events in the Austin area: Where to go to celebrate
Mother's Day is on May 14, and Central Texas restaurants and businesses are gearing up with fun specials and events guaranteed to make Mom smile on her special day.
Daniel Perry: New trial motion rejected by Travis County judge
Daniel Perry's counsel filed the request on April 11, alleging in court documents that key evidence was kept from jurors.
Williamson County, state officials sign major computer chip relocation deal
South Korea officially opened a new business incubator in downtown Austin on the heels of deals signed by Texas and Williamson County with a South Korean government nonprofit that aims to help Korean business expand globally.
Residents express continued concerns over Rainey Street
While not on the Public Safety Committee meeting agenda, residents voiced concerns for safety in the Rainey Street District during public comment, including loved ones and friends of Jason John.
Missing 25-year-old found dead on side of Bell County road
Tiera Strand was last seen at Mooseknuckle Pub on Sixth Street. Strand's father says he was told there appears to be foul play in her death.
Police investigating stabbing on CapMetro bus
Police say it happened at around 1:45 a.m. on a bus near North Lamar and W. 5th Street.
Family searching for missing 25-year-old last seen on Sixth Street
Tiera Strand's family says she was last seen early Sunday morning, April 16, at Mooseknuckle Pub on Sixth Street.
Pedestrian hit, killed by driver in Downtown Austin
A pedestrian has died after being hit by a driver on North Lamar in Downtown Austin.
Thousands race in the 46th Annual Statesman's Cap10k
Thousands gathered in downtown Austin for the annual Statesman's Cap10k race, now in its 46th year.
Texas State Capitol cleared after bomb threat prompts evacuation
The incident remains under investigation by DPS Criminal Investigation Division.
Daniel Perry trial: Racist, anti-protester messages revealed in unsealed documents
The unsealed 76-page court document reveals social media messages and posts made by Daniel Perry months before he shot and killed Black Lives Matter protester Garrett Foster.
Austin City Council approves second resolution to increase safety on Rainey Street
The City Council passed another resolution to make the entertainment district safer. The resolution tasks the interim city manager to look into installing HALO cameras around the area and working with bars to prevent over-serving.
Daniel Perry murder case: Defense team claims jury misconduct in motion for new trial
Four days after Daniel Perry was convicted by a jury of murder for killing protester Garrett Foster, his defense team called for a new trial. The motion claims excluded evidence and jury misconduct.
Austin police looking for driver who hit pedestrian, another car in deadly hit-and-run
Austin police are looking for a driver who they say hit and killed a pedestrian on the I-35 service road near 6th Street. Police say the driver also hit another car before fleeing the scene.
Daniel Perry murder case: Attorney files motion for retrial
An attorney for Sgt. Daniel Perry has filed a motion for a new trial after a jury recently found Perry guilty of murder in the death of Black Lives Matter protester Garrett Foster on July 25, 2020.
Daniel Perry murder case: Travis County DA asks to present evidence to Board of Pardons and Paroles
Travis County District Attorney José Garza has written to the Board to request an meeting ‘to present evidence considered by the jury’ in Daniel Perry’s murder trial.
Daniel Perry sentencing might not matter as Gov. Abbott calls for pardon
After Daniel Perry was found guilty of murder, a judge will be the one to sentence him. It is a sentencing that might not matter since the Gov. Abbott announced he wants to pardon Perry.
Gov. Abbott calls for Daniel Perry pardon after found guilty of murder in death of protester in 2020
On Friday, April 7, Daniel Perry was found guilty of murder in death of Black Lives Matter protester Garrett Foster on July 25, 2020.