Businesses hurting from Austin’s growing homeless population

by: Alex Caprariello Posted: Jul 17, 2019 / 09:48 PM CDT / Updated: Jul 17, 2019 / 09:49 PM CDT KXAN AUSTIN (KXAN) — Complaints tied to Austin’s homeless population are growing. Two-and-a-half weeks after new city rules were approved to decriminalize homelessness, some business owners said they’re seeing more problems. They recognize: the real struggle is finding a solution everyone […]

Austin veteran fights off alleged homeless attacker after offering to help him

Austin veteran fights off alleged homeless attacker after offering to help him The alleged attack required a trip to the hospital and some stitches. Author: Pattrik Perez Published: 10:34 PM CDT July 10, 2019 Updated: 10:34 PM CDT July 10, 2019 AUSTIN, Texas — An Austin veteran was left with cuts and stitches after he said a homeless […]

Austin business owner reacts to change in homeless ordinances

HOMELESS ‘Why would you do this?’ | Downtown Austin business owner reacts to change in homeless ordinances The changes restrict Austin police from taking action regarding the ordinances unless they’ve established the conduct is hazardous or dangerous. Author: Bryce Newberry With KVUE Published: 7:22 PM CDT June 21, 2019 Updated: 10:23 PM CDT June 21, 2019 The Austin […]

Man says alleged homeless person attacked him outside of Downtown Austin building

The Vaughn Building parking attendant said a man he believes is homeless attacked him Wednesday morning after he asked him to leave the property. Author: Molly Oak With KVUE Published: 10:39 PM CDT July 11, 2019 Updated: 11:18 PM CDT July 11, 2019 AUSTIN, Texas — Jarod Carter is the parking attendant at the Vaughn Building in Downtown […]