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(Photo credit: Shutterstock) An illegal immigrant in Travis County was a no-show for the first day of his jury trial. Luis Ramirez-Barahona is facing 99 years in prison for the sexual assault of a 10-year-old girl. It's his third unsanctioned stop in the United States, having...
(Photo credit: Shutterstock) The Texas Senate has approved a bill sharply reducing gun license fees. Jacksonville Republican Sen. Robert Nichols originally sought to scrap the full $140 fee for first-time licenses and the $70 charge for 5-year license renewals. But doing so...
(Photo credit: Capital Metro) The Round Rock City Council recently approved a plan that would bring new Capital Metro routes to the city, but it was dependent upon approval by the Capital Metro board of directors. On Monday, the Capital Metro board said yes to that plan, paving...
(Phot credit: Screenshot/ Travis County) A Texas county that has come under fire over so-called "sanctuary city" policies says rules about immigration enforcement are being followed despite new tough talk from the Trump administration. Travis County Sarah Eckhardt fired back...
(Photo credit: Shutterstock) The Texas Senate has preliminarily approved key modifications to the state's hotly debated voter ID law, incorporating some temporary changes ordered after federal courts found the strict measure discriminatory. Monday's 21-10 vote leaves the measure...
In German-occupied Poland during the darkest days of World War II, a zookeeper and his wife managed to save the lives hundreds of Jewish people, many of whom were detained in the Warsaw Ghetto, by giving them shelter and refuge on the zoo grounds. This extraordinary true story...
In German-occupied Poland during the darkest days of World War II, a zookeeper and his wife managed to save the lives hundreds of Jewish people, many of whom were detained in the Warsaw Ghetto, by giving them shelter and refuge on the zoo grounds. This extraordinary true story...
"Charlton Heston: Hollywood's Last Icon" (Dey Street), by Marc Eliot Talk about your movie miracles: As a struggling stage actor Charlton Heston was down to posing nude for art classes to pay his rent in New York. Thirteen years later, he was posing with an Academy Award for "...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order Tuesday aimed at moving forward on his campaign pledge to unravel former President Barack Obama's plan to curb global warming. The order will suspend, rescind or flag for review more than a half-...