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A former cellmate of Andrea Yates testified the defendant said her six-month-old daughter was the easiest of her five children to drown. Felicia Doe also told a jury in Houston that Yates said she got mad when her seven-year-old son fought with her. Testimony resumes tomorrow in...
A Houston police officer is in hot water after Round Rock Police charge him with making a terroristic threat. Round Rock Police officials say Houston Police Officer Henry Davis was driving on Highway 79 when he was cut-off by another driver. Davis reportedly honked his horn at...
An effort to help make the Rio Grande border a little safer pays off according to one border sheriff. Operation Del Rio was a three week operation launched by Governor Perry which used state troopers and sheriff's deputies to help the Border Patrol cut down on the drug smuggling...
City officials in Round Rock say city hall has reopened Tuesday, one day after it was closed when an employee used malathion on an office plant. Will Hampton with the City of Round Rock says the insecticide is usually used to treat agricultural crops. He says the fumes affected...
Convicted killer Angel Maturino Resendiz said -- ``I deserve what I am getting'' -- just before the lethal injection ended his life. The so-called ``railroad killer'' was condemned over the 1998 slaying of Doctor Claudia Benton at her Houston-area home, which is near some tracks...
You may be shocked at the number of people possibly living in Austin with HIV who don't even know it. Tuesday is National HIV Testing Day and the Write House Wellness Center is working with the Austin/Travis County Department of Health to provide free confidential HIV testing...
Round Rock I-S-D officials are giving tax payers their chance to say what they think about a new budget that will lower taxes next year. The average bill will be 140-dollars less than last year, thanks to changes in the school finance system. The hearing begins at seven o'clock...
She was apparently on the run for six years. Now, she's back in Austin to face murder charges. Police records indicate that 43-year-old Mercedes Delcarmen Moza is in the Travis County Jail. She is charged with First-Degree Murder in connection with the death of Jorge Avalos. He...
Austin has agreed to house a storage center for New Orleans' vital computer programs. Officials say the partnership will provide a backup for New Orleans in case of emergencies. New Orleans technology officials say power outages resulting from Hurricane Katrina disrupted the...