Austin police cadets from canceled classes had quit jobs, moved from out of state
by Kevin Clark on August 14, 2020 at 2:54 am
One cadet spoke with KXAN, and said some of her classmates had quit jobs and moved from out of state to be part of the next wave of Austin police officers.
Matthew McConaughey interviews Dr. Anthony Fauci on Instagram
by KXAN Staff on August 14, 2020 at 1:54 am
The two spoke about when a potential COVID-19 vaccine could be coming.
Dallas Cowboys will limit stadium capacity to start 2020 season
by Andrew Schnitker on August 14, 2020 at 1:09 am
The Dallas Cowboys will allow fans into AT&T Stadium for the start of the 2020 season, but seating will be limited, the organization announced in its Safe Stadium Policy on Thursday.
Downtown Austin business set to reopen doors Friday
by KXAN Staff on August 14, 2020 at 1:04 am
After five months of being shut down, Cedar Door is ready to open their doors.
Austin City Council votes to put $460 million transportation bond on November ballot
by Yoojin Cho on August 14, 2020 at 12:18 am
The $460 million bond proposal includes bike lane improvements and making it safer to walk near schools.
Texas working to address supply chain issues with electronic devices as students return to school
by Maggie Glynn on August 13, 2020 at 11:13 pm
“I have heard some stories, input, about supply chain-based issues, that would limit access to those devices. We have a supply chain team working in the state response that will be assisting the Texas Education Agency in trying to accelerate the immediate access to those supplies,” Gov. Abbott said.
NCAA postpones all fall sports championships, except football
by Ralph D. Russo, AP College Football Writer on August 13, 2020 at 10:28 pm
The NCAA will not conduct fall championship events — a move that does not effect major college football — because not enough schools are competing in sports such as men’s and women’s soccer and women’s volleyball.
‘It’s a little frightening’: Evacuations lifted after fire engulfs 400 acres in Horseshoe Bay
by Kate Winkle on August 13, 2020 at 10:14 pm
Horseshoe Bay posted on its website that there is a “major brush fire” in The Trails Subdivision and Blue Lake Subdivision, which are on the western edge of the bay.
Hays CISD assistant band director arrested, accused of having child porn, recording students
by Kate Winkle on August 13, 2020 at 10:00 pm
Tyler Townshend was the Dahlstrom Middle School assistant band director for symphonic and jazz bands as well as the percussion program, and helped with the Hays High School marching band.
APD Chief Manley: Top priority is having enough officers to respond to 911 calls
by Jaclyn Ramkissoon on August 13, 2020 at 9:30 pm
After Austin City Council passed the budget Thursday morning, redirecting funds from the Austin Police Department, Police Chief Brian Manley is holding a press conference.
Leander ISD superintendent weighs in on a rough first day of school
by Tom Miller on August 13, 2020 at 6:28 pm
Leander made the decision Wednesday night to cancel school for the next two days for high school students.