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Austin, TX, US

Officials investigating Austin police officer's violent arrest of African-American elementary school teacher who was twice thrown to ground during traffic stop - Austin Statesman

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Austin, TX, US

Texas Department of Public Safety closes main entrance to State Capitol in Austin until further notice, citing 'current threat environment' and 'recent events' - Texas Tribune

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Shooting attack on Dallas police officers, July 7, 2016

University of Texas regents vote to eliminate chambered-round-in-gun ban on Austin campus - @MadelineRConway

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Austin, TX, US

Brush fire in Del Valle, Texas, burns 2 structures, 10 acres - Austin Statesman

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Shooting attack on Dallas police officers, July 7, 2016

Photo: Texas Gov. Greg Abbott shares images of governor's mansion in Austin lit in blue with Dallas city flag hanging in center - @GregAbbott_TX

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Shooting attack on Dallas police officers, July 7, 2016

Photo: Texas Governor's Mansion lit blue in honor of fallen officers in Dallas - CBSDFW

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University of Texas murder investigation 2016

No plea entered for Meechaiel Criner, man accused of killing UT Austin student Haruka Wieser; next hearing set for Sept. 22 - @PhilJankowski

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Austin, TX, US

Plane crashes into Lake Travis in Austin, Texas; all occupants exited aircraft - Patch

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Austin, TX, US

Grand jury declines to press charges against Austin, Texas, officer who fatally shot gunman inside downtown Omni Hotel - Austin Statesman

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Austin, TX, US

Statement: US Attorney General Loretta Lynch says she is 'pleased' with Supreme Court ruling on affirmative action - @Legal_Times

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Austin, TX, US

US House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on Supreme Court decision in affirmative action case: 'The Supreme Court's decision recognizes we all have a role to play in addressing the real and enduring effects of discrimination on the lives of many Americans'

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Austin, TX, US

Statement : Edward Blum, president of Project on Fair Representation, says Supreme Court decision on affirmative action is 'a sad step backward for the original, colorblind principles to our civil rights laws' - @rickhasen

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Austin, TX, US

US Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito dissents in University of Texas affirmative action case; writes that if college applicants 'classify themselves,' it is an 'invitation for applicants to game the system' - @AnthonyMKreis

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Austin, TX, US

More: US Supreme Court upholds practice of considering race in college admissions, rejecting white woman's challenge to a University of Texas affirmative program designed to boost enrollment of minority students - Reuters

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Austin, TX, US

US Supreme Court upholds Texas' affirmative action plan in college admissions

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Texas abortion law

Upcoming: At 10 a.m. ET, the eight-member U.S. Supreme Court will meet to issue opinions on up to eight remaining cases for the term. Three cases are considered to be major decisions: a lawsuit filed by Texas student who alleges race-based discrimination after being rejected from the University of Texas, a constitutionality test for two major anti-abortion rights provisions in Texas, and the 26-state challenge to President Obama's executive orders on immigration. We'll be covering the proceedings and will have live video of reaction outside the court.

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Austin, TX, US

Waterway ban continues on Lake Austin, Lady Bird Lake in Austin, Texas, until noon on Wednesday - KXAN

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Austin, TX, US

#BREAKING: Teen drowns at Barton Creek in Austin. https://t.co/30ogDBkTre - @PatchBreaking

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Uber regulatory challenges

Federal lawsuits alleged Uber, Lyft violated labor law when they shut down Austin, Texas, operations without giving notice to drivers - Austin Statesman

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Austin, TX, US

#BREAKING: Body pulled from Barton Creek in Austin. https://t.co/uFjBmzevU4 - @PatchBreaking

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