The Newsroom: Tops things to know today

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Two truck passengers are now suing the city of Austin, their driver and a police officer after a crash on April 22.

They claims the APD officer was negligent when he crossed a median, failed to break and avoid a collison.

Guess who’s back: Rain in the forecast! A tropical flow from the Gulf of Mexico will bring moisture and occasional rain over the next week or more.

  1. AISD parents calling vaccine letter ‘shaming’: The letter says opting out of the vaccine initiative “No, I do not wish to protect my child and community by helping my child participate.
  2. New flood warnings systems could get $3.5 million: The grant money will go toward projects to protect residents from potentially dangerous flooding like deadly Memorial Day flooding in 2015.
  3. Taco Shack Bowl kicks off on KXAN today: Before the high school rivals Anderson Trojans and McCallum Knights hit the football field, they will duke it out for a spirit contests at two Taco Shacks.

International news: Italian officials say the earthquake death toll has risen to 247 provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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