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Criminals in Texas will get a break on their fines under a ruling that says courts must assess fines concurrently -- rather than adding them up. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals' ruling changes the practice under which Texas courts issued separate fines for separate criminal...
Seton Medical Center Williamson is now open for business in Round Rock. The 365,761 square-foot hospital is the county’s largest and only faith-based hospital. It sits on the corner of FM 1460 and University Blvd. Thursday evening, the hospital is hosting a free public event,...
A Bastrop man is sentenced to 18 years for intoxication manslaughter. A jury decided 28 year old Isias Denova must serve 18 years in prison for killing two Travis High School students in 2006. Denova was speeding down FM 812 at 8:45 on May 3rd, 2006 when he veered onto the wrong...
The body of 44 year-old Alan Wayne Huggins was found in Shaffer Bend park, southeast of Marble Falls. Burnet County Sheriff's officials are saying little about how or where they found Huggins' body. The Justice of the Peace has ordered an autopsy, but has not said what condition...
More testimony is being heard today about forty-two year old mom Phil Rian. The former Round Rock woman was convicted in August on three counts of sexual assault of a child, after a Williamson County Jury found her guilty of having an affair with a sixteen-year-old boy who lived...
Mitt Romney is putting a stop to his presidential campaign, saying he's doing so for the sake of his party and his country. That means that John McCain has effectively wrapped up the GOP nomination, even as the Democrats continue a hard-fought battle between Hillary Rodham...
Now the undisputed leader for the GOP nomination, John McCain focused Wednesday on immediate goals. One was daunting: Winning over wary right-flank Republicans. Another less so: Cementing the nomination with victories in upcoming contests, including the Texas primary March 4th...
State officials are betting that scenes of tex-mex dining in San Antonio and mountain biking in Big Bend National Park will boost tourism. The ads cost 2.3 million dollars to produce and are set in various locales from the beach on South Padre Island to the Wyler Aerial Tramway...
An Austin woman pleads guilty to stabbing her ex-husband's dog nearly 30 times. Joanne Hinojosa entered a guilty plea of cruelty to animals. The agreement with prosecutors calls for a six month jail term and 10 years of probation. Her attorney Rip Collins says his client was...