If an Austin Police Department employee fails to properly handle a complaint filed against an officer, he or she will face at least a 15-day suspension up to an indefinite suspension, APD Police Chief Art Acevedo announced Oct. 26.
The Austin Police Department will shut down traffic in the downtown area on Halloween night starting at 6 p.m., although large crowds aren’t expected to show considering the holiday falls on a Monday, APD Commander David Mahoney said.
Diwali is a popular Hindu festival celebrated in Autumn. It is more popularly known as the festival of lights. It is a five day celebration that signifies the triumph of light over darkness. Austin's Diwali was celebrated at the Hindu temple, Radha Madhav Dham.
Austin City Council will negotiate possibly awarding two 12-month company contracts with Concept, Development and Planning and Texas Zero Waste Strategies to promote recycling sustainability efforts Thursday night.