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After the terror attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, the government called on police to become the eyes and ears of homeland security on America’s highways. Local officers, county deputies and state troopers were encouraged to act more aggressively in searching for suspicious people,...
U.S. President Barack Obama reversed course on Saturday and delayed taking executive action on immigration reform until after November congressional elections, bowing to concerns it could cost his fellow Democrats control of the U.S. Senate. Obama had promised in a high-profile...
A man is being charged with attempted capital murder of a peace officer after police say he tried to shoot an Austin officer on Thursday. Andrew Jones, 20, allegedly led APD officers on a high-speed chase after the Toyota Camry he was driving came back as stolen. Officers...
The Obama administration is preparing to carry out a campaign against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria that may take three years to complete, requiring a sustained effort that could last until after President Obama has left office, according to senior administration officials...
Brandon Coats knew he was going to fail his drug test. Paralyzed in a car crash when he was 16, he had been using medical marijuana since 2009 to relieve the painful spasms that jolted his body. But he smoked mostly at night, and said marijuana had never hurt his performance...
Devin, democratic supporter, called into Austin's Morning News eager to tell Sgt. Sam how ignorant he sounds on the radio. Listen to the full audio : Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis reveals in a new campaign memoir that she terminated two pregnancies for...
The moms are taking the gun control fight to Kroger's backyard! Ed and Sgt. Sam react to the news! On Thursday, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a gun control group backed by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's considerable financial resources, will...
The Obama administration said Friday that the United States and its allies had formed a coalition to fight Sunni militants of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, unveiling a military and political campaign that officials said could serve as a model for combating extremist...
Another lawsuit has been filed against the APD over excessive force against an African American man, days after a forum on the same topic. The attorney for Jawhari Smith says APD Officer Greg White used excessive force against, shooting him twice after Smith had already dropped...