Operation Burnout: 17 more charged in February 'street takeover' investigation

Officials held a conference Thursday to provide an update on the Austin "street takeover" investigation for incidents that occurred Feb. 18-19, which has now been named Operation Burnout.

Operation Burnout: 17 more charged in February ‘street …

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Officials held a conference Thursday to provide an update on the Austin "street takeover" investigation for incidents that occurred Feb. 18-19, which has now been named Operation Burnout.

State of Texas- School Shooting Response

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School Shooting Response – Monday’s deadly school shooting in Nashville happened shortly before lawmakers in the Texas House took up bills aimed at improving student safety in the aftermath of the Uvalde school shooting. Ryan Chandler looks at how the latest shooting affected those who came to advocate for school safety reforms at the Capitol. Monica Madden looks closer at what’s in the bill being considered, and why some say the legislation is missing important needs.

State of Texas- Vet Board Bill Update

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Vet Board Bill Update – The state is one step closer to cleaning up what some leaders have called a “mess” with the agency in charge of Texas animal doctors. A Senate committee advanced a bill that aims to help with data and management issues the board has battled for years. But Avery Travis explains why a different bill has some pet owners concerned.

State of Texas- Xylazine Warning

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Xylazine Warning - The DEA and Texas' Department of State Health Services are warning Texans of a new drug threat - a veterinary tranquilizer called Xylazine, which DEA says is cut with fentanyl and making overdoses even worse. But they can't say how big of a threat it really is. Ryan has a one-on-one interview with a DEA Special Agent to break down the problem.

State of Texas- New Plate System Plan

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New Plate System Plan – Amid ongoing problems with fraud, a new bill calls for doing away with temporary paper license plates. Investigator Matt Grant speaks with the lawmaker who introduced the bill, and why he credits our reporting for making the legislation possible.

‘Tremendous drop in interest’: Austin Fire recruitment …

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Nearly 2,000 fewer people applied for the 2023 Austin Fire Department recruitment process than the previous one in 2021, the chief of the Austin Firefighters Association says. The application process was open from March 15-29. Read more https://www.kxan.com/news/local/austin/tremendous-drop-in-interest-austin-fire-recruitment-down-union-chief-says/

Is human composting legal in Texas?

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Marj Sippel and her husband of over 40 years, Harry, always planned to cremate their bodies once they died. That was until they saw an article about an emerging method that allows someone to turn their body into organic material after they pass away. Read more https://www.kxan.com/news/texas/is-human-composting-legal-in-texas/

‘I am scared. I am terrified’: Daniel Perry’s 911 …

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On the fourth day of Daniel Perry’s trial, the man accused of murdering Garrett Foster at a July 2020 Black Lives Matter demonstration, state attorneys played a 911 call Perry made following the deadly incident. Read more https://www.kxan.com/news/local/austin/i-am-scared-i-am-terrified-daniel-perrys-911-call-played-in-court/

Around 80 Austin Police retirements expected in April

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As shortages in the Austin Police Department continue the Austin Police Retirement System said it was expecting about 80 retirements by the end of April.

These retirements would come as APD’s contract expires Friday, March 31.

APD seeks public help locating suspects in south …

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The Austin Police Department is seeking the public's help in locating at least three suspects wanted in a robbery that occurred at a 7-11 in south Austin Wednesday.

Austin Energy General Manager Jackie Sargent retires …

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Austin Energy confirmed Friday its General Manager, Jackie Sargent, https://www.kxan.com/news/local/austin/austin-energy-general-manager-jackie-sargent-retires-effective-immediately/be retiring effective immediately. Read more https://www.kxan.com/news/local/austin/austin-energy-general-manager-jackie-sargent-retires-effective-immediately/

Man arrested, 19 guns found after Austin road rage …

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A man was booked into jail Wednesday in connection to a January road rage incident on the Interstate 35 frontage road, the Austin Police Department said in a release. Read more https://www.kxan.com/news/local/austin/man-arrested-guns-found-after-austin-road-rage-incident/

Texas DPS Chief EEO officer suspended after arrest

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A leader within the Texas Department of Public Safety was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated, according to Williamson County jail records. Haddox was “suspended pending an investigation into the circumstances of this incident,” DPS told KXAN. Read more https://www.kxan.com/news/texas/top-texas-department-of-public-safety-leader-arrested-on-dwi-charges/

Austin

State of Texas- School Shooting Response

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State of Texas- Vet Board Bill Update

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State of Texas- Xylazine Warning

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State of Texas- New Plate System Plan

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‘Tremendous drop in interest’: Austin Fire recruitment …

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Is human composting legal in Texas?

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‘I am scared. I am terrified’: Daniel Perry’s 911 …

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Around 80 Austin Police retirements expected in April

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APD seeks public help locating suspects in south …

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Austin Energy General Manager Jackie Sargent retires …

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Man arrested, 19 guns found after Austin road rage …

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Texas DPS Chief EEO officer suspended after arrest

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Weather

Saturday Morning First Warning Weather

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Friday overnight First Warning Forecast

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Friday evening First Warning Forecast

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First Warning Weather with Meteorologist Nick Bannin

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Father of the Ethernet

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First Warning Weather with Kristen Currie

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Thursday overnight First Warning Forecast

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Thursday evening First Warning Forecast

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First Warning Weather with Meteorologist Nick Bannin

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First Warning Weather Kristen Currie

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Wednesday overnight First Warning Forecast

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Wednesday evening First Warning Forecast

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Sports

Rodney Terry at introductory press conference

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Texas baseball sweeps Texas Tech

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Texas men’s basketball after falling to Miami

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Texas discusses reaching the Elite 8 and facing Miami

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Texas embracing first trip to Sweet 16 in 15 years

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Texas Head Coach Steve Sarkisian on team, Isaiah …

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Longhorns savor trip to Sweet 16

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Texas talks advances to the Sweet 16 for the first …

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Texas men’s basketball on facing Penn State

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Texas beats Colgate in 1st round of NCAA Tournament

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Texas set for NCAA Tournament 1st round matchup with …

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Horns on eve of tournament

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