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Colton's Law is just that now. Governor Greg Abbott signed the bill. Liz St. Clair, who was pushing for the bill to pass, says she just wants children to be protected, unlike Colton Turner. The three-year-old Cedar Park boy’s body was found buried September 2014 in Southeast...
Jenaro McBride, 23, of New Orleans, Louisiana was arrested without incident late Friday night by the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force in the 9500 block of Dessau Road, in north Austin. McBride, known to carry weapons along with a history of violence was sought by New Orleans Police...
Austin City Council is not unanimously supporting the I-35 ten year plan announced last week. District 6 Councilmember Don Zimmerman told KLBJ " I'm a little bit upset to see bicycle and pedestrian ways included in an I-35 improvement project. That bothers me a lot." Zimmerman...
Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo has suspended officer Mark Lytle. A few months back his dash cam was rolling when he joked about rape. Now, his own dash cam has once again captured him behaving badly. Lytle's dash cam captured an exchange an exchange last December between he and...
Seven people were injured in a multi-vehicle crash near Mansfield Dam on Lake Travis Sunday afternoon. Paramedics and emergency crews responded to a crash on 4400 block of N FM 620 in Northwest Austin around 2:10 p.m. According to Austin-Travis County EMS, five vehicles and a...
SAN ANTONIO-BASED WHATABURGER SAYS STARTING TONIGHT, IT WILL ONCE AGAIN SERVE ITS FULL BREAKFAST MENU DURING NORMAL BREAKFAST HOURS, INCLUDING ALL MENU ITEMS THAT CONTAIN EGGS. EARLIER THIS MONTH, THE RESTAURANT CHAIN WAS FORCED TO SCALE BACK THE HOURS IT COULD SERVE EGGS,...
"Boyhood" and "Waking Life" director Richard Linklater again has lost in a lawsuit against his insurance company over what he says was $500,000 in property and film memorabilia destroyed by Bastrop County wildfires in 2011. A Texas appeals court this week upheld an earlier...
Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards says her organization has no immediate plans to build more abortion clinics in Texas, where only eight abortion facilities may remain if strict new regulations take effect from July 1. Richards said Saturday that even if they built...
AUSTIN -- KVUE obtained dashcam video of an Austin police officer's mistreatment of a homeless woman in a wheelchair. It's this video that led to Officer Mark Lytle's 10-day unpaid suspension after he belittled a woman in a wheelchair living under a North Austin bridge in Dec...