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Supporters and members of Black Lives Matter held a vigil for Rachel Jackson and to protest in-jail deaths at the Travis County Courthouse in Austin, Texas, on Thursday, July 21, 2016.
The Austin Animal Shelter has been struggling with capacity housing about 550 animals on Thursday has had to post signs on days saying it could not accept healthy cats or medium-to-large dogs.
Marchers with Wake Up, Austin participate in national day of action for Black Lives Matter movement in downtown Austin on Thursday, July 21, 2016.
Buda law enforcement and other agencies responded to a physical disturbance call where suspect, Sejdalija Smajic was suspected of shooting his wife, Mejra Smajic in Buda, Texas, on Wednesday, July 20, 2016.
Police investigate a crime scene on July 18, 2016 at teh 6200 block of Loyoal Lane in Austin.
Photos of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland on July 18, 2016.
The best Statesman photos from July 11-17, 2016.
Nonprofit agency Manos de Cristo gave backpacks filled with school supplies and new clothes to 2,000 elementary school children on Monday, July 18, 2016.
Three people were taken to St. David’s South Austin Hospital after a two-vehicle wreck on FM 1327 west of U.S. 183 in Creedmoor early Monday, July 18, 2016, Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services said.
As hundreds flocked to Emma Long Metropolitan Park to enjoy the cool waters of Lake Austin and beat the oppressive weekend heat, Austin Parks department officials and consultants gathered to present their plans for improvements to the waterfront area of the popular park in northwest Austin Saturday July 16, 2016.
Bubblepalooza! was held the Long Center on Saturday, July 16, 2016, and included live music, food trailers, arts & crafts and, of course, bubbles.
A Black Lives Reunion protest rally was held at the State Capitol Texas in Austin, Texas, on Friday, July 15, 2016.
A vehicle featuring colorful new decals outside of the Austin Police Department’s headquarters is drawing attention.
Former Longhorn Emmanuel Acho hosted a panel discussion about recent events dealing with race and police featuring Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo at The University of Texas LBJ School of Public Affairs Bass Lecture Hall Thursday, July 14, 2016.
Austinites gathered at the Texas Peace Officer Memorial on Thursday, July 14, for a vigil honoring the police who died during the Dallas shooting.
Funeral services were held on Wednesday, July 13, 2016, for several of the five Dallas police officers who were shot and killed by a sniper during a Black Lives Matter march in Dallas.
A march lead the Austin Justice Coalition marked the one year anniversary of Sandra Bland's death held in Austin, Texas, on Wednesday, July 13, 2016.
Television station KLRU hosted a community forum Monday, July 11, 2016 on civil rights.
President Barack Obama and former President George W. Bush were among the speakers on July 12, 2016, at a memorial service honoring five police officers killed the week before in Dallas.