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Tuesday, Apr 23

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Art On and Off the Wall

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The Lamar Senior Activity Center presents Art On and Off the Wall, its annual 29th street spring art show and sale, on Saturday, May 4 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 2874 Shoal Crest Ave. Come shop eclectic handcrafted items for the special…

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April 29-May 3: City of Austin Celebrates Austin Small Business Week

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The Economic Development Department is thrilled to announce a weeklong series of small business training sessions tailored for entrepreneurs, creatives, non-profits, and cooperatives during Austin Small Business Week from April 29 to May 3…

Monday, Apr 22

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Austin Mobility News: April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month; New crosswalk safety pilot on Shoal Creek Boulevard

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Austin Mobility News: April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month; New crosswalk safety pilot on Shoal Creek Boulevard

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Earth Day dollars: Austin Energy awarded part of a $250 million Solar for All federal grant

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Austin Energy and the Texas Solar for All Coalition are celebrating Earth Day 2024 and a quarter-billion-dollar federal grant that will give millions of low-income households access to affordable and resilient renewable energy.

Austin-Bergstrom celebrates start of construction on key Journey With AUS expansion project

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AUSTIN, Texas – Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) celebrated the next major, transformative Journey With AUS expansion project with a ground breaking celebration on Monday, April 22. The West Infill and Transportation Security…

Saturday, Apr 20

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APD Continues to Investigate the Officer-Involved Shooting that occurred on April 6, 2024

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The Austin Police Department (APD) continues to investigate the officer-involved shooting that occurred on Saturday, April 6, 2024. APD continues to work diligently to build trust within our community. As per our policy, we share…

Homicide Investigation in the 5200 block of Berkman Drive

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Case: 24-1081441 Date: Wednesday, April 17, 2024 Time: 9:01 p.m. Location: 1800 East 51st Street Deceased: Tayjay Stephens, Black male, 11/28/90 On Wednesday, April 17, 2024, at approximately 9:01 p.m., Austin Police Department (APD)…

Friday, Apr 19

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APD 151st Academy Graduates New Officers

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The Austin Police Department (APD) will welcome 39 new officers during a graduation ceremony at 1 p.m. on Friday, April 19, 2024. The commencement ceremony for the 151st cadet class will take place at The Bannockburn Church – 7100 Brodie…

APD Seeking Community Assistance in Locating a Missing Adult

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Hispanic male; 24 years of age; 5’9” tall; 161 lbs; Brown hair; Brown eyes; Last seen wearing: red cap, light blue t-shirt, black shorts, and white Crocs with red hearts

Chief's Run Showcases Future Officers

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When: Wednesday, April 17, 2024 Time: 7:00 a.m. Where: The Austin-American Statesman parking lot and Texas State Capitol What: Chief’s Run Showcases Future Officers Interim Chief of Police Robin Henderson, along with APD’s Assistant Chiefs…

APD Victim Services to Provide Free Training to Counselors

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The Austin Police Department (APD) has $50,000 to train local mental health counselors within the non-profit and private sectors to provide counseling to survivors of trauma. The goal of this project is to train selected counselors in…

Traffic Fatality in the 1700 Block of East Riverside Drive

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Case: 24-1030159 Time: 2:26 a.m. Date: April 12, 2024 Location: 1700 block of East Riverside Drive Deceased: Aaron Alcala Hernandez, Hispanic male, 01/23/1987 Suspect (arrested): Dontay Waffer, Black male, 07/11/1990 On Friday, April 12,…

Traffic Fatality in the 2200 Block of Forbes Drive

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Case: 24-1011296; Time: 7:39 p.m; Date: Wednesday, April 10, 2024; Location: 2200 block of Forbes Drive; Deceased: Carolina Lopez, White Female, 06/25/1932

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City Adds More Opportunities to Learn about Transit-Supportive Code Amendments

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Austin residents have more opportunities to learn about proposed code updates aimed at increasing housing options throughout the city and supporting the Project Connect light rail investments. The City has added two new in-person open…

Thursday, Apr 18

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Austin City Council approves extension of Marshalling Yard emergency shelter operations

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AUSTIN, Texas - The Austin City Council unanimously approved adding an eight-month extension to a contract with Endeavors, the organization that operates a temporary emergency homeless shelter at the Austin Convention Center Marshaling…

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Austin Airport to host community Open House at Montopolis Recreation Center

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AUSTIN, Texas – Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) will host a community Open House for neighbors and the traveling public to learn more about happenings at the airport, including ongoing and upcoming expansion and improvement…

Wednesday, Apr 17

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Primavera en acción

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Austin, TX - Con el calor de la primavera acercándose, el programa Grow Green del Departamento de Protección de Cuencas de la Ciudad de Austin anuncia sus recursos educativos más recientes que ofrecen a los amantes de la jardinería…

Spring into Green

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Austin, TX - As the warmth of spring beckons, the City of Austin Watershed Protection Department’s Grow Green program announces its latest educational resources, empowering gardeners with sustainable practices and expert advice. With a…

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47th Annual O. Henry Museum Pun Off

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The Austin Parks and Recreation Department’s O. Henry Museum, in collaboration with the Brush Square Museums Foundation, presents the 47th Annual O. Henry Museum Pun Off World Championships. The event will take place on May 11, 2024 from…

Tuesday, Apr 16

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Austin Mobility News: TPW staff improve development review process; construction on South Lamar Boulevard

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Austin Mobility News: TPW staff improve development review process; construction on South Lamar Boulevard

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Hancock Golf Course 125th Anniversary

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Austin Parks and Recreation’s Golf Division, Golf ATX, will celebrate the 125th Anniversary of the Hancock Golf Course on Saturday, May 11 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at 811 East 41st St. Celebrations will feature a two-person 9 hole scramble,…

Monday, Apr 15

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Austin Mayor’s Health and Well-Being Council is Accepting Certified Worksite Certification and Faith-Based Partner Applications for 2024

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AUSTIN, Texas — The Mayor’s Health and Well-Being Council (MHWC), in partnership with Austin Public Health (APH), has opened the 2024 application for workplaces to become MHWC Partner Certified and to apply to be recognized as one of the…

HSEM Hosts Emergency Preparedness Pop-Up Event for Severe Weather, Flooding

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As Central Texas moves through Severe Weather and Flooding Seasons, Austin’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management will host its next Emergency Preparedness Pop-Up at the Little Walnut Creek Branch Library on Wednesday,…

Saturday, Apr 13

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APD is Investigating the Officer-Involved Shooting that occurred on April 6, 2024

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Case: 24-0970168 Date: Saturday, April 6, 2024 Time: 1:56 a.m. Location: 3050 Tamarron Boulevard Subject: Avelino Medel II, Hispanic male, 31 years of age The Austin Police Department (APD or Department) is conducting an investigation into…

UPDATE: Arrest Made in the Homicide Investigation in the 9300 block of Northgate Boulevard

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Case: 24-0081191 Date: Monday, January 8, 2024 Time: 7:48 p.m. Location: 9300 Northgate Boulevard - Avalon Palms

Traffic Fatality in the 2300 Block of South Lamar Boulevard

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Case: 24-1011381 Time: 8:42 p.m. Date: Wednesday, April 10, 2024 Location: 2300 South Lamar Boulevard Deceased: Unidentified person On Wednesday, April 10, at approximately 8:42 p.m., Austin Police Department (APD) officers responded to a…

Traffic Fatality in the 9600 block of E US 290 Highway WB

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Case: 24-0980468 Time: 10:52 p.m. Date: Saturday, April 6, 2024 Location: 9600 block of E US 290 HWY WB Deceased: Unidentified Person On Sunday, April 7, 2024, at approximately 7:35 a.m. Austin Police Department (APD) officers, responded…

Traffic Fatality in the intersection of E Parmer Lane and Harris Branch Parkway

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Case: 24-0750455 Time: 7:31 a.m. Date: Friday, March 15, 2024 Location: East Parmer Lane Harris Branch Parkway Deceased: George Luckett, Black male, 05/08/1956 On Friday, March 15, 2024, at approximately 7:31 a.m., Austin Police Department…

Friday, Apr 12

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Austin Public Health Celebrating Black Maternal Health With It’s a Birthing Thang!

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AUSTIN, Texas - Access to resources and knowledge of warning signs are key to a healthy pregnancy. Austin Public Health (APH) invites you to participate in It’s a Birthing Thang on Saturday, April 13, from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the ACC…

Thursday, Apr 11

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City of Austin invites proposals to enhance homelessness services through digital innovation and homeless diversion assistance

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The City of Austin's Homeless Strategy Office (HSO) is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) to enhance resources available to individuals at imminent risk of homelessness and those already experiencing homelessness. The RFP will go live…