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(Photo: Shutterstock By Jason Kolenda) New standards from the federal Election Assistance Commission mirror very closely what Travis County's now-defunct Star Vote system included. Travis County Clerk Dana DeBeauvoir says the revelations of what Russians had done or not done to...
(Photo: Shutterstock by chrisukphoto) Texas Democrats are calling on Democratic State Senator Carlos Uresti to step down after being convicted of eleven felony counts of fraud and money laundering. Uresti says he has no plans of resigning and he’s going to appeal the decision...
(Photo Courtesy Pflugerville Police Department) FROM THE PFLUGERVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT The public is now able to access Pflugerville crime data online through a portal on the Pflugerville Police Department’s website at www.pflugervilletx.gov/crimemap . The Pflugerville Police...
Two holstered handguns were found this week in two different women's bathrooms, neither of which were on the same campus. One was found Tuesday at the McCombs School of Business, and the second found on Wednesday at the Pickle Research Campus. Some groups have chalked it up to...
The McCombs School of Business is celebrating the opening of its new 497,500-square-foot graduate business facility, Robert B. Rowling Hall, today at The University of Texas at Austin. Rowling Hall will house the Texas McCombs MBA and M.S. in Technology Commercialization...
The Austin Police Department continues to investigate the officer involved shooting that occurred on Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. The man who was shot by officers has been identified as 23-year-old Thomas Vincent Alvarez. The officers involved in this shooting are: Matthew Henion,...
To speed up the redevelopment of the Central Health Brackenridge Campus in downtown Austin and generate revenue faster to fund health care delivery, Central Health may move away from its master developer strategy. On Wednesday, Feb. 21, the Budget and Finance Committee of the...
On Wednesday, February 21, 2018, it was reported that within a 24-hour span, two unattended handguns were found inside two separate restrooms at UT-Austin. The handguns have since been claimed by their owners, who are both license-to-carry (LTC) holders. Law enforcement and...
The Lockhart school district has placed P.E. teacher and coach Zach Underwood on leave after complaints were filed against him. The district has not given any specifics about those complaints, but officials say they warrants swift action. It's not known if Underwood has been...