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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...
The value of the Texas Enterprise Fund is under debate at the State Capitol. Some have argued the state's spending hundreds of millions of dollars paying companies to do what they were going to do anyway. State Representative Jason Villalba disagrees with them. He says,"When...
Central Texas workers make on average of $23.03 an hour, according to a report from the Texas Workforce Commission. While people in management might be making about $54 an hour, food preppers are making a little more than $10 an hour. Contract IT workers can earn almost $100 an...