Study shows effectiveness of brain-powered wheelchairs
University of Texas researchers just published a new study, that could transform how people with disabilities live their lives, and it's all through the power of the brain
An ongoing federal lawsuit against the Texas Department of Public Safety and its Director Steven McCraw raises concerning claims about the culture and environment inside DPS.
Read more: https://www.kxan.com/investigations/lawsuit-calls-work-at-texas-dps-a-racially-hostile-environment/
More than 100,000 U.S. troops have been deployed and stationed within Europe following Russia’s first attacks against Ukraine in February, according to the United Services Organizations.
Read more: https://www.kxan.com/news/national-news/nonprofit-that-connects-military-parents-with-their-kids-at-home-needs-your-help/
HPD arrested two people in connection to the rapper's death. Houston officials said 33-year-old Patrick Xavier Clark was charged with murder, and 22-year-old Cameron Joshua was charged with the felon unlawful carrying of a weapon. Read more: https://www.kxan.com/news/texas/houston-police-to-provide-update-in-deadly-shooting-of-rapper-takeoff/
Austin’s largest permanent housing development for folks coming out of homelessness has brought back its annual Christmas celebration, the Community First! Village of Lights. READ MORE: https://www.kxan.com/news/local/austin/community-first-village-of-lights-returns-to-austin/
On Thursday, the Austin Police Department released body-worn and Ring camera footage from the Nov. 15 south Austin police shooting of 33-year-old Rajan David Moonesinghe. READ MORE: https://www.kxan.com/news/local/austin/apd-releases-video-from-fatal-south-austin-police-shooting/
A body that was found in Williamson County could belong to a man who went missing a month ago, authorities say. Read more: https://www.kxan.com/news/local/williamson-county/body-found-in-williamson-county-possibly-man-who-went-disappeared-last-seen-at-domain/
Thursday, we told you about a new report that finds dozens of Texas hospitals are at risk of shutting down because of money and staffing. The Extreme stress is impacting nurses across Central Texas -- and the ones we spoke to say these issues impact their mental health -- and could be detrimental to your care.
Austin City Council already approved a pass-through rate increase for average customers of roughly $15 a month. That rate covers the cost of buying and transporting energy. Read more: https://www.kxan.com/news/local/austin/austin-city-council-to-vote-on-austin-energy-rate-hike-thursday/
The City of Uvalde filed a lawsuit Thursday against Uvalde County District Attorney Christina Mitchell, asking that she “hand over all relevant law enforcement investigation records and materials” from the deadly shooting at Robb Elementary School in May, according to a statement from the City. Read more: https://www.kxan.com/news/texas/uvalde-school-shooting/uvalde-sues-county-da-for-records-from-deadly-school-shooting/
Contract negotiations between the City of Austin and the Austin Police Association have been ongoing for the better part of the year, but Thursday night, they hit a setback over police oversight. Read more: https://www.kxan.com/news/local/austin/city-of-austin-police-union-clash-over-police-oversight-in-contract-negotiations/