Austin's Morning News

Here's his editorial in the Dallas Morning News: In the past few years, Americans have witnessed shootings at a movie in Colorado, a 3-year-old shooting and killing his father in Indiana and, most recently, nine people killed in a fight among biker gangs in Waco. Amazingly,...
The mother of a third grader who was held in a "safe room" at a New Braunfels elementary school has spoken out for the first time. Lilian Snowden told KENS 5 she will home-school her two kids for the rest of this year, and probably until they're old enough to tell her when...
Law enforcement officers kept watch on the near-deserted streets in part of Waco where a shootout between rival motorcycle gangs at a restaurant left nine bikers dead and raised the specter of further violence. Authorities increased security to quell fresh attempts at criminal...
A complaint Friday alleged that Harvard University discriminates against Asian-American applicants by setting a higher bar for admissions than that faced by other groups. The complaint, filed by a coalition of 64 organizations, says the university has set quotas to keep the...
Sunday's deadly brawl at a Twin Peaks location in Waco could have been prevented by management at that restaurant, according to Waco police. Sgt. Patrick Swanton said Waco police knew before Sunday that there would be trouble at the restaurant and had additional officers on the...
Most tattoos have a story to tell and for one Houston dad, that couldn't be more true. Christien Sechrist, 20, has a tattoo of his son's face on his left cheek. He said he's gotten a lot of feedback on social media both positive and negative about his decision to put the...
George Stephanopoulos, the chief anchor of ABC News, apologized on Thursday for not telling viewers or his bosses about $75,000 in recent donations to the Clinton Foundation. The revelations shocked many in the television news industry and prompted stern reactions from a number...
AUSTIN – School campuses across Texas would be rated annually with letter grades of A through F – using student test scores and other measures – under a bill tentatively approved late Thursday by the House. The measure by House Public Education Committee Chairman Jimmie Don...
A 10-year-old boy has been charged in the death of a small Fort Worth dog. Authorities say the boy, who was charged with cruelty and torture of an animal, will remain with his parents as Juvenile Services investigates the case. Cookie, a 15-pound King Charles Spaniel mix, died...