First Warning Weather with Kristen Currie
Cooler and wetter weather looking likely next week.
The City of Austin’s Office of Police Oversight interim director was appointed to the full-time position Friday, according to a City memo. Read more https://www.kxan.com/news/local/austin/austins-police-oversight-interim-director-appointed-to-full-time-role/
Hundreds of thousands of festival goers will flock to Zilker Park over the next two weekends for the 22nd Austin City Limits Music Festival, running Oct. 6-8 and Oct. 13-15. Read more https://www.kxan.com/acl/how-to-get-to-from-the-2023-austin-city-limits-music-festival/
For the first time, anyone walking around Austin City Limits Music Festival will have the option to snag a free opioid overdose reversal treatment and get training on how to use it. Read more https://www.kxan.com/acl/acl-partnering-with-non-profit-to-hand-out-overdose-reversal-medication-this-year/
After delaying the removal of a beloved Barton Springs pecan tree, known as “Flo,” the City of Austin has rescheduled its celebration of life and removal for this week. Read more https://www.kxan.com/news/local/austin/barton-springs-tree-flo-celebration-of-life-removal-set-for-this-week-after-delays/
Austin's Historically Black University is launching a new doula-midwife training program.
Houston-Tilotson is partnering with Black Mamas ATX and Blue Cross Blue Shied. They're setting out to add more culturally competent people in the maternal health workforce through Bodly B.L.U.E.
State data shows black women dying more than anyone else giving birth in Texas.
Ever heard of the term "hurriquake"? Is it real? This is one of the viewer questions that Meteorologist Rich Segal answered. Join him & Will DuPree, as they answer what else is on people's minds about the weather. Read more: https://www.kxan.com/kxan-live/kxan-weather-qa-explaining-what-a-hurriquake-is-more/
On Sunday, the San Marcos Police Department identified a homicide victim in connection with an incident that occurred Saturday morning. https://www.kxan.com/news/crime/san-marcos-police-shut-down-portion-of-highway-to-search-for-homicide-suspect-road-has-since-reopened/