APD cadet class, homeless contracts up for vote at Austin City Council

kevinclark AUSTIN (KXAN) — Here’s what we’ll be monitoring at the Austin City Council meeting this week. Consultant to evaluate pilot cadet class: Austin City Council will decide whether to move forward with reinstating Austin Police Department’s cadet…

Austin Public Health urges parents to get kids ages 12-15 vaccinated when Pfizer gets EUA

jacqulynpowell AUSTIN (KXAN) — With word the U.S. Food and Drug Administration may soon grant Emergency Use Authorization of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for 12 to 15 year olds, Austin Public Health is encouraging parents to get their…

Austin FC 1st team fully vaccinated

andrewschnitker AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin FC is teaming up with Austin Public Health, encouraging everyone to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Austin FC players will be featured in the “Take the Shot, ATX” campaign on Thursday, promoting videos that…

Cinco de Mayo food and drink deals and specials in Austin

kvue.com Here’s a list of some local Cinco de Mayo food and drink deals. AUSTIN, Texas — Cinco de Mayo is here and some of Austin’s favorite local restaurants and bars are doing their part to help you…

Austin, Texas COVID-19 Updates May 5, 2021

kvue.com Here are the latest COVID-19 updates, closures and postponements in Central Texas for Wednesday, May 5. AUSTIN, Texas — KVUE is keeping you updated with the latest coronavirus and COVID-19 news in the Austin area.  Scroll down…

As Covid-19 restrictions end, C02 emissions spike back up after a brief drop

seankelly Posted: May 5, 2021 / 12:44 PM CDT / Updated: May 5, 2021 / 01:32 PM CDT (Climate Central) — The coronavirus pandemic created an initial drop in greenhouse gas emissions as millions of people worldwide stayed…

India coronavirus: Austinites come together to send aid, hope

kvue.com A GoFundMe page titled “Help India Breathe: Oxygen Donation Drive” has been started to raise funds for supplies. AUSTIN, Texas — The COVID-19 pandemic has devastated India recently, as the country set a daily global record of…

As COVID-19 surges in India, Austinites send aid, prayers and hope

Hojun Choi Kavita Tewari says she is haunted each day by the howl of ambulance sirens ringing through the streets near her home in New Delhi, India. For her and countless others in the South Asian country, the recent spike…

‘These are completely healthy children’: Kids make up close to a third of COVID-19 cases in Alta.

Andrea Dion EDMONTON — As Alberta navigates the third wave of COVID-19, health experts are concerned of the high transmission rates of the disease in children, and in particular the long-term impacts it could have on their development…

Texas teen’s birthday wish is for a COVID-19 vaccine

taherarahman AUSTIN (KXAN) — As more adults get vaccinated, there’s more emphasis on getting COVID-19 vaccine authorization for teenagers. We may see that happen within the next week — Pfizer already asked to expand its emergency use authorization….