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After citizens raised concerns about Operation Jade Helm 15, Governor Greg Abbott has ordered the state guard to monitor the program. According to the Governor's office: Following discussions aimed at ensuring Texans are fully informed on Operation Jade Helm 15, Governor Greg...
ACC Highland Mall campus is the scene of an anti Sexual Assault awareness rally and protest march. It's their inaugural Take Back The Night event. Students and sexual assault survivors, carrying signs and chanting slogans, march around the ACC highland campus as Sexual Assault...
One day after Leander police arrested a Rouse High School student accused of a sexual assault on campus, the school district sent a memo to administrators telling them to conduct their own investigation first before calling police. KVUE obtained the memo, which went out on...
One consequence of thunderstorms we've experienced lately is scared dogs running away from their homes. The Bastrop Animal Shelter's Erica Thompson tells KLBJ they've taken in so many dogs this week they are over capacity and they're working to alleviate the overcrowding by...
STAR Flight officials say one of their crew was killed after falling from a helicopter that was in conducting a rescue. Officials say the incident happened at around 8:25 Monday night during the rescue of a woman who had fallen in the Barton Creek Greenbelt near the 2600 block...
A suspicious letter with a powdery substance is sent to the Hays County Law Enforcement Center, now authorities are trying to find the person responsible. According to the sheriff's office: On April 27, 2015 at approximately 10:00 a.m. the Hays County Sheriff’s Office Law...
Austin Police are searching for a man they believe may be responsible for two home invasions and two sexual assaults. According to APD: APD Sex Crimes Detectives are working two separate sexual assaults with similar suspect description and details. The assaults occurred: On 4-15...
News Radio KLBJ's Diann Hodges has been recognized by the Texas Associated Press Broadcasters for The "Best Newscast Division A". That newscast included live coverage out of Cedar Park when police discovered the body of a missing child. That means Diann beat out all other major...
Prescription drug deaths in Texas have been widely undercounted even as officials try to crack down on overprescribing and prescription drug-dealing. A joint investigation by the Houston Chronicle and the Austin American-Statesman reveals ( http://bit.ly/1QwMq1s ) that data from...