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Top Austin news: Mayor extends stay-at-home order; new police policy on releasing videos; more

Top Austin news: Mayor extends stay-at-home order; new police policy on releasing videos; more
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By Hoodline - Published on May 14, 2020.

Here's the most recent top news you may have missed in Austin.

Family of Austin nursing assistant sues facility, operators

Maurice Dotson, who worked for about 25 years at the West Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in South Austin, died of COVID-19 last month. His family is suing, claiming the facility and its operators did not do enough to stop the outbreak of the virus.

Read the full story on KVUE.

New policy requires officer-involved shooting video to be released within 60 days

Austin police will begin releasing video from police shootings within 60 days under a new policy signed by Chief Brian Manley.

Read the full story on KVUE.

Mayor extends stay-at-home order despite reopenings

This week in Texas, salons are allowed to join retailers, restaurants, malls and movie theaters in reopening. However, Mayor Steve Adler is urging residents to shelter in place when they can, and he has extended the city's stay-at-home order until the end of May. 

Read the full story on MSNBC.


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