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Two new schools could be coming to Austin and could be located on the campus of the former Johnston High School. Under the proposal Johnston students would see some major changes for the next school year. Some of those adjustments would include more intense focus on personalized...
Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo has dismissed another officer from the force. The Chief's disciplinary memo states Officer Aaron York was fired for tampering with a government record and violating the department's policy on honesty. Last December, Officer York arrested a suspect...
Austin Police Officers and the Department's SWAT Team say they have successfully served a felony arrest warrant after a two hour long stand-off in far North East Austin. The stand-off took place in the Pioneer Crossing Subdivision, which is east of the Dessau Road and Braker...
A group of Houston-area representatives in Washington are urging the Texas Transportation Commission to remove I-69 from the state's plan for the controversial Trans-Texas Corridor. Congressman Kevin Brady leads the group of nine lawmakers urging Deirdre Delisi, the chair of the...
Former first daughter Chelsea Clinton will speak at this weekend's Texas Democratic convention in Austin. State party officials late today confirmed the daughter of presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton will be on hand. Barack Obama this week clinched the delegates...
Austin Police Lt. Robert Hernandez was stopped by DPS Troopers while traveling on I-35 near Yarington Road in Hays County. When the Trooper approached the APD officer's car he could smell the booze permeating from inside. The DPS's Tela Mange says Hernanez cooperated with the...
State Democrats, 15,000 of them, are in Austin starting today for the Texas Democratic Party State Convention. The goal for the meeting, healing and moving forward to victory in November. Party spokesman Hector Nieto says "we can now start focusing on the healing process and I...
Dozens of parents and students protested outside Johnston High School just before a meeting by the Austin Independent School District to explain the impending closure of the school. CLICK TO WATCH VIDEO "We're just fighting to keep our school alive and keep the heart and soul of...
Round Rock Police have issued a warrant for twenty-five-year-old Timothy Alonzo Nero, 25 on a theft charge. Investigators say Nero has been identified by five victims as the man they paid an application fee and first month's rent to for a property on Howell Terrace Place in...