pro-Palestinian demonstrations

KUT Afternoon Newscast for May 2, 2024

Central Texas top stories for May 2, 2024. Claims weapons were found during pro-Palestinian protests on UT Austin’s campus are not reflected in charges filed against demonstrators. Austin City Council members said they are looking more into APD’s role during the protests. This week’s outbreak of suspected drug overdoses in Austin has climbed to 79 cases. Thunderstorms are possible this afternoon in the Austin area and again overnight. Elected officials in Austin are debating changes to the city’s zoning rules. Jacob’s Well in Wimberley won’t be open for swimming this summer.

KUT Morning Newscast for May 2, 2024

Central Texas top stories for May 2, 2024. A demonstrator explains the buckets with rocks found at a pro-Palestinian demonstration this week. Lots of rain in the Hill Country last night. People in six areas on the edge of Austin could vote Saturday to remove themselves from the city. Jacob’s Well in Wimberley won’t be open for swimming for the third year in a row. The gathering of the Kyles in Kyle is later this month.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for May 1, 2024

Central Texas top stories for May 1, 2024. A demonstration planned for today on the UT campus was postponed. Travis County has approved a new agreement to help manage overdose prevention after a string of drug overdoses in the Austin area this week. Early voting for the May 4th local elections has wrapped up. A flood watch is in effect in the Austin area. The City of Austin is going to start asking the public what should go on top of I-35 after the main lanes are lowered. The City of Round Rock has created a new ‘Tool Depot’ program. Splash pads operated by the City of Austin opened today.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for April 30, 2024

Central Texas top stories for April 30, 2024. Pro-Palestinian demonstrators were back on UT Austin’s campus this afternoon. Austin-Travis County EMS has responded to a surge of suspected drug overdoses since Monday morning. Austin’s Economic Development Department is giving free training to local small business owners. Longhorn baseball.