pro-Palestinian protests

KUT Afternoon Newscast for May 10, 2024

Central Texas top stories for May 10, 2024. A UT Austin lecturer has been arrested and fired after allegedly confronting police during a pro-Palestinian protest. A severe storm passed through Hays County last night with damaging wind and very large hail. Weekend weather. The University of Texas is making a downpayment of more than 13 million dollars to cover I-35 from 15th Street to Dean Keeton. Austin ISD’s budget deficit is even larger than expected. Austin FC vs. FC Dallas.

KUT Morning Newscast for May 9, 2024

Central Texas top stories for May 9, 2024. A man has been charged for illegally carrying a weapon during a pro-Palestinian portest at UT Austin last week. The head of the U-T System Board of Regents says divesting from Israel is “not an option.” Severe storms are possible for parts of Burnet, Travis, and Williamson counties today. The City of Austin has announced a survey to take residents’ input for the 2025 budget plan. A long-awaited hearing in a lawsuit brought by taxpayers against Central Health takes place today. Officials at ABIA want to build a new parking garage. Correction about arrests related to last week’s surge of overdoses.

KUT Morning Newscast for April 30, 2024

Central Texas top stories for April 30, 2024. Dozens of people are in jail this morning after another pro-Palestinian protest at UT Austin. “Sit in for Palestine” at Texas State University. Austin-Travis County EMS responded to a surge of overdose calls yesterday.  Today is the last day of early voting in the May 4th election. After years of booming growth, the number of daily flights out of Austin-Bergstrom International Airport is slowing down.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for April 29, 2024

Central Texas top stories for April 29, 2024. Another pro-Palestinian protest on the UT Austin campus leads to more arrests. Texas State University students gathered for a “Sit-in for Palestine.” Tomorrow is the last day for early voting ahead of the May 4th election. Precautions to prevent the spread of bird flu in dairy cattle went into effect today. Weekend power outages due to severe weather. HEB recalls ice cream. Austin FC.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for April 26, 2024

Central Texas top stories for April 26, 2024. UT Austin faculty sign a letter stating they have lost confidence in University President Jay Harzell’s leadership. Travis County will not pursue misdemeanor charges against protesters arrested during a pro-Palestinian demonstration this week on the UT Austin campus. There’s still time to weigh in on a proposal from the Texas Medical Board that would guide doctors navigating the emergency exception to Texas abortion law. Hutto ISD has a new, acting superintendent. Thrive Fest connects families with mental health services for kids. Austin FC. Longhorn sports.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for April 25, 2024

Central Texas top stories for April 25, 2024. The latest on the pro-Palestinian protests on the UT Austin campus. Texas State University students plan their own protest. Hutto ISD’s superintendent is expected to resign. Biden administration to invest in electric vehicle production in Central Texas. Longhorn softball.