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(Photo: Shutterstock by Valentina G) Yet another group has come out in support of so-called 'dreamers'. The Texas State Teacher's Association says there about 2000 teachers who were brought here illegally as kids, and TSTA spokesman Clay Robison says they're very worried that...
(Photo: Shutterstock by trekandshoot) A Central Texas lawmaker calls the released FBI memo dangerous to democracy. Congressman Lamar Smith said Democrat members of the House Intelligence Committee fought against the release of the memo by the Trump Administration yesterday...
(Photo: Shutterstock by Alex Schmidt) The law that requires you to slow down and move over for emergency vehicles on the side of the road has been around since 2003, but people continue to ignore it. The Department of Public Safety is trying something new to get people to obey...
(Photo from Travis County Sheriff's Office) A man has been arrested and charged with murder in the overnight stabbing death of a woman in eastern Travis County. At 01:45 this morning deputies responded to a 911 call at 4604 Sojourner Street. Upon arrival, deputies detained a...
(Photo:Hays County Sheriff's Office/PIO) The Hays County Sheriff's Office is on the look out for a man in connection to a Dripping Springs drug bust earlier this week. One person was arrested and 150 marijuana plants along with stashes of meth and shrooms wee seized. But Justin...
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar said today that state sales tax revenue totaled $2.67 billion in January, 9.1 percent more than in January 2017. “Growth in sales tax revenue occurred across all major economic sectors,” Hegar said. “The strong growth in revenue was led by...
UPDATE: Deputy underwent second surgery, still in stable condition 1PM Deputy in stable condition 10AM A Caldwell County Deputy was shot twice and is in serious condition awaiting surgery at an Austin hospital. The Sheriff's office is withholding names at the moment but reports...
Spencer Cronk will begin work as City Manager for the City of Austin on February 12, 2018, following a vote by City Council formalizing his appointment, start date and compensation package today. Cronk, who was named by the City Council as their preferred candidate in December...
(Photo:Shutterstock/ozgur_oral UPDATE: Two 17-year-old Bastrop ISD students and one minor have been arrested and charged after the district started investigating a Snapchat account that showed graphic images of female students. Statment from BISD " Thanks to the proactive...