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Travis County detectives are investigating the death of two people in Leander. Travis County officials said the call came in this morning, for deputies to do a check welfare at the 14000 block of Layne Loop in Leander. TSCO detectives were able to get into the residence later...
Kirk Watson, as he goes about state senatoring for his Austin constituents, has something he calls his 84 percent rule. The idea is that no public policy proposal — even, for instance, eliminating all taxation, giving everyone a $10,000-a-year stipend and a lifetime supply of...
The Guardian newspaper is reporting that the leader of a white supremacist group cited by Charleston church murder suspect Dylann Roof made $65,000 in donations to Republicans, including several to Republican presidential candidates. The paper reported that one of the candidates...
Baton Rouge police say two 23-year-old Texas women were shot to death in a car, and investigators don't have any suspects or motive. Cpl. Don Coppola says in a news release that the bodies of Brandi Gilbert of Plano and Corrin Rayford of Grapevine were found about 11 p.m. Friday...
Federal and state authorities are still looking for the source of an oil seepage that has forced officials to close about 200 yards of beach on the Bolivar Peninsula. A Coast Guard beach patrol discovered the seepage Friday morning, prompting federal, state and local officials...
Internal comments that question the credibility of nearly 20 Fort Worth area police officers have prosecutors alerting defense attorneys for more than 4,000 misdemeanor cases dating back to 1993. The comments were made on forms that sought prosecutors' personal observations...
THE ENTIRE TOWN OF COMFORT TURNED OUT IN A DRIVING RAINSTORM TODAY TO HONOR A PARTICIPANT IN ONE OF THE MOST ICONIC MILITARY ACTIONS IN AMERICAN HISTORY. COLONEL DICK COLE IS ONE OF ONLY TWO SURVIVING DOOLITTLE'S RAIDERS...THE B-25 CREWS THAT CARRIED OUT THE FIRST SUCCESSFUL...
THE TEXAS SUPREME COURT HAS REFUSED TO OVERTURN A SAME-SEX DIVORCE RULING BY A TRAVIS COUNTY JUDGE. THE STATE SUPREME COURT NEVER DEALT WITH THE ISSUE OF WHETHER THE SAME-SEX DIVORCE WAS PROPERLY GRANTED…IT UPHELD THE LOWER COURT’S DECISION REGARDING THE APPEAL OF THEN-ATTORNEY...
Police are seeking a suspected gunman after a man and a woman were fatally shot at a house in East Texas. Palestine (PAL'-uhs-teen) police say another man at the home during the shootings early Saturday was not harmed and called for help. Capt. James Muniz (MOO'-neez) says the...