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Republican State Senator Ken Paxton's campaign for Attorney General is calling his latest legal challenge a politically-motivated attack by a Democrat front-group. Craig McDonald is the Director of Texans for Public Justice. He filed a criminal complaint against Paxton with the...
A Leander teen will remain in the Williamson County Jail while his lawyers try to get him another trial. Greg Kelley agreed to serve a 25 year sentence while giving up his right to appeal. Kelley's attorney Patricia Cummings says they also have other options, like pursuing a...
The first of a pilot Master Bee Keeper program at the Travis County jail graduates it's first class of students. Deputy Christopher Ramirez with the Sheriff's Office says it's part of a program intended to preserve honey bees, that are on the verge of becoming endangered...
The first of a pilot Master Bee Keeper program at the Travis County jail graduates it's first class of students. Deputy Christopher Ramirez with the Sheriff's Office says it's part of a program intended to preserve honey bees, that are on the verge of becoming endangered...
A district court judge rules the a man who has been repeatedly arrested by the APD for video taping them on the job can move forward. Attorney Daphne Silverman says Judge Mark Lane decided Antonio Bueler's lawsuit alleging the police violated his civil rights can move forward, "...
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The number of people arrested for possessing synthetic drugs has skyrocketed in the last five years in Texas, rising from 7,966 in 2009 to 9,645 in 2012. One of the most recent examples happened in May, when in a span of five days, nearly 120 people in Austin and Dallas...
A Texas judge has sentenced a former state geologist to 60 years in prison for promotion and possession of child pornography. A Williamson County judge handed down three consecutive 20-year sentences to a 61-year-old from Austin on Thursday for promotion of child porn. The judge...
Austin police have arrested a man in connection with at least eight armed robberies. Thirty-year-old Marcello Douglas was being held Friday on aggravated robbery and parole violation charges. Online jail records didn't list an attorney for Douglas, who was arrested Wednesday and...