Monthly Archives: February 2014

APD Chief Acevedo addresses Austin DWI problem; 365 DWI in a month

DWI crashes are completely avoidable.  Police Chief Art Acevedo says drinking and driving happens every day and night in Austin.  “I can’t tell you how many tragic scenes I’ve been to where people have needlessly lost their lives, their freedom … Continue reading

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Is it time for a Sobriety Center in Austin?

There has been much recent discussion in the media and among local government officials and alcohol/mental health coalitions if there is a better way to manage the huge number of public intoxicated people in the Austin area.  A Sobriety Center … Continue reading

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8 years in jail for ex-paramedic Terri Elmore in 2011 intoxication manslaughter case with pastor, wife died

02/11/14 — American-Statesman Staff —  Terri Elmore will serve eight years in prison for the wreck that killed the founders of an area church, a church whose leadership and members said during and after Elmore’s sentencing Tuesday that they loved … Continue reading

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