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Austin-Area “It’s Gonna Be May” Adoption Promotion Aims to Find Homes for Pets

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AUSTIN, TX, May 20, 2024 - In honor of Justin Timberlake’s unofficial “It’s Gonna Be May” month, the area’s largest animal shelters are working together to get pets into loving homes. Starting today, visit any of the seven shelters through…

Friday, May 17

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Austin Energy Mutual Aid Crews Headed to Houston to Assist in Storm Recovery

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Media Contact: Austin Energy Communications, Communications@austinenergy.com, Media Line: (512) 322-6514

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Celebrate Bike Month with an Austin Energy E-Ride Rebate

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Media Contact: Austin Energy Communications, Communications@austinenergy.com, Media Line: (512) 322-6514

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Homicide Investigation in the 12100 Block of Walnut Park Crossing

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Case: 24-1301398 Date: Thursday, May 9, 2024 Time: 8:07 p.m. Location: 12118 Walnut Park Crossing (Canyon Ridge Apartments) Deceased: Isaac Jimenez, Hispanic male, 27 years of age On Thursday, May 9, 2024, at approximately 8:07 p.m.,…

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Celebrate Preservation Month with the City's Equity-Based Preservation Plan

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“We’re excited to connect with community members about the draft plan in two unique historic places,” said Cara Bertron, Program Manager with the City’s Planning Department. “With two weeks left to give feedback, we hope more people will…

Thursday, May 16

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Traffic Fatality in the 13700 Block of Immanuel Road

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Case: 24-1311469 Time: 9:27 p.m. Date: Friday, May 10, 2024 Location: 13700 block of Immanuel Road Deceased: Tarl Sears, Black male, 53 years of age On Friday, May 10, 2024, at approximately 9:27 p.m., Austin Police Department (APD)…

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Traffic Fatality in the 7400 Block of Ed Bluestein Boulevard SB

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Case: 24-1310955 Time: 3:58 p.m. Date: Friday, May 10, 2024 Location: 7400 block of Ed Bluestein Boulevard SB Deceased: Unidentified person On Friday, May 10, at approximately 3:58 p.m., Austin Police Department (APD) officers responded to…

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Austin Slips from Top-10 List of Largest U.S. Cities

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One year after breaking into the list of the top-ten largest American cities, Austin has fallen back into the 11th position, according to new estimates released Thursday by the United States Census Bureau. Between July 2022 and July 2023,…

Wednesday, May 15

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City launches search for Chief of Police

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The City of Austin is launching a national search for its next Chief of Police with assistance from the recruiting firm Mosaic Public Partners.

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The O. Henry Museum Pun-Off Enters a New Stage of Word Domination!

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The O. Henry Museum Pun-Off World Championships are alive and well in Austin, Texas! On May 11, 2024, hundreds of punsters gathered from far and wide to celebrate wit and wordplay in a day-long battle of puns. The Pun-Off is one of…

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City of Austin to receive $75,000 grant from National Endowment for the Arts

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Austin, Texas – The City of Austin will select one local artist or artist group as its Our Future 35 Artist in Residence thanks to a $75,000 grant award from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). The NEA announced more than 1,000…

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Latinapalooza Festival de Música

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Este mayo, algunos de los actos latinas favoritos de Austin ofrecerán talento y cultura para un espectáculo gratuito de Latinapalooza el domingo 26 de mayo de las 12 del mediodía a las 5 p.m. en Lampkin Pavilion en el Parque Rosewood, 1182…

Latinapalooza Music Festival

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This May, some of Austin’s favorite Latina acts will deliver on talent and culture for a free Latinapalooza show on Sunday, May 26 from 12 noon to 5 p.m. at the Lampkin Pavilion in Rosewood Park, 1182 North Pleasant Valley Rd., behind the…

Tuesday, May 14

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$4.5 Million in Grants Available through the Austin Live Music Fund

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The City of Austin Economic Development Department announces $4.5 million in support through the 2024 Austin Live Music Fund. The program offers grants of $15,000 or $30,000 to Austin’s professional musicians, bands, and independent…

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The UMLAUF to Publicly Release its Plan for the Future

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Join the UMLAUF Sculpture Garden and Museum, the City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department, and Page/ architecture firm, for the unveiling of the Historic Preservation, Expansion and Unification Plan on Wednesday, May 29 at 5:30 p.m.…

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City of Austin invites public to shape the future of I-35 caps at May 18 open house

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Austin, Texas – The public is being asked to share their ideas about the types of public amenities and amount of green space desired on new public spaces being created over I-35 in Central Austin. The Texas Department of Transportation's …

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March 2024 Passenger, Cargo Traffic at Austin-Bergstrom

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AUSTIN, TEXAS – Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) passenger traffic growth for March 2024 was down 1.29% compared to March 2023 with 1,915,987 passengers flying during the month.

Monday, May 13

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Sanitary Sewer Overflow: Vicinity 11303 Rock Harbour Drive 1/2

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If you have any questions, please contact the Austin Water Public Information Office media line at (512) 972-0499.

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Austinites Invited to Learn About Austin Water’s Planned Investments and Provide Input Into Proposed Rate Changes

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Austin - Austin Water invites its customers to attend one of several Open Houses over the next several weeks to learn about their water and wastewater system, planned investments, and how these investments may impact rates in the coming…

Austin Public Health and ATCEMS Creating Naloxone Kits to Combat Opioid Overdoses

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AUSTIN, Texas - The City of Austin is augmenting its supply of overdose response kits in an effort to continue saving lives amidst the opioid overdose epidemic. These kits will be distributed to city departments, community organizations…

HSEM Heads into Wildfire Safety Month, Hosting Emergency Preparedness Pop-Up Event May 15

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To help our community be better prepared for hazards like wildfires, flooding, and heat, Austin’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management will host its next Emergency Preparedness Pop-Up at the Menchaca Road Branch Library on…

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Austin Issues State of Our Environment Report

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The City of Austin’s Watershed Protection Department has released this year’s State of Our Environment Report. The online report provides a snapshot of Austin's air quality, water, trees, public open space, wildlands, and climate change…

The Elisabet Ney Museum Presents The 10th Annual Ney Day Celebration

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Austin Parks and Recreation’s Elisabet Ney Museum will present the 10th Annual Ney Day celebration on Saturday, May 25 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., on the museum grounds at 304 E. 44th St. This is an outdoor park event, so please dress…

Friday, May 10

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The Austin Police Department Shares New Five-Year Strategic Plan

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The Austin Police Department is excited to share our new five-year strategic plan, which will set the course for our Department’s success in the coming years. The process of developing the plan began in 2022, with a look at various ways to…

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APD Continues to Investigate the Officer-Involved Shooting that Occurred on April 27, 2024

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The Austin Police Department (APD or Department) continues to investigate the officer-involved shooting that occurred on Saturday, April 27, 2024.

APD Seeking Community Assistance Identifying Burglary Suspect

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Case: 23-9020092 and 24-0650120; Date: December 24, 2023 and March 5, 2024 (most recent case)

UPDATE: Homicide Investigation in the 700 block of West William Cannon Drive

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Case: 24-1261727; Date: Sunday, May 5, 2024; Time: 11:04 PM; Location: 700 block of West William Cannon Drive

Homicide Investigation in the 1800 block of Colony Creek Drive

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Case: 24-1250258; Date: Saturday, May 4, 2024; Time: 3:26 a.m; Location: 1800 block of Colony Creek Drive

Homicide Investigation in the 700 block of West William Cannon Drive

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Case: 24-1261727; Date: Sunday, May 5, 2024; Time: 11:04 PM; Location: 700 block of West William Cannon Drive