Austin's Morning Show

A Washington state teacher acknowledged ordering an 8-year-old student to unclog a toilet with his bare hands, and the boy's parents say the educator deserves more than a reprimand. Artie and Lisa Adams told KEPR-TV ( http://bit.ly/1vml84o ) that they learned of the Nov. 6...
Sen. Ted Cruz implored fellow Republicans on Wednesday to block funding for the president’s immigration action — a gambit that could complicate last-minute talks to keep the government open past next week. He also demanded a freeze on Senate confirmations. That put in the...
A mall Santa and his elf have been fired after they turned away a seven-year-old girl with autism because she was there with her service dog, Pup-Cake. Abcde Santos, whose name is pronounced 'Ab-Suh-Dee', her family and the dog waited in line for 30 minutes to see Santa at The...
If you think it's a half-baked idea to legally protect kids' rights to play with their food, think again, says one Texas lawmaker. Rep. Ryan Guillen, D-Rio Grande City, has filed a bill that would prohibit schools from punishing students who use their hands, playthings and, yes...
After two years of poor academic performance, teachers and administrators at Dwight Middle School have now been told that the Texas Education Agency is taking the action they've been dreading. Ed Suarez, South San Spokesman, said the school is going to be reconstituted. "...
The stepfather of Michael Brown is under investigation for an emotional outburst following a grand jury’s decision to not indict the Ferguson, Missouri, police officer who fatally shot his stepson. “Burn this b---- down,” Louis Head was heard repeatedly saying after the decision...
A man who posted nude photos of his ex-girlfriend without her consent on her employer’s Facebook page is the first person to be convicted under California’s “revenge porn” law, the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office reported Monday. Noe Iniguez, 36, of Los Angeles was sentenced...
The percentage of Americans who believe having a gun in the house makes it a safer place to be (63%) has nearly doubled since 2000, when about one in three agreed with this. Three in 10 Americans say having a gun in the house makes it a more dangerous place. Gallup originally...
A Maine court has awarded the family of a transgender girl $75,000 in a settlement of her discrimination lawsuit against a school district where administrators made her use a staff, not student, bathroom. Nicole Maines won her lawsuit against the Orono school district in January...