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Photo: Shutterstock The state Senate has approved creating a Texas music museum slated to be built near the state Capitol. The bill by Austin Democratic Sen. Kirk Watson passed Monday and creates a foundation overseeing the museum. It now heads to the House, where a similar...
Photo: FCSO On Friday afternoon April 21, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Canine Unit, Sgt. Randy Thumann and K9 partner Lobos, stopped a Ford F-150 on Interstate 10 at the 660 mile-marker for a traffic violation. After speaking to the driver about his travel...
Although identity theft is frequently associated with mega-data breaches such as the Target breach in 2013, new research from the Center for Identity at The University of Texas at Austin has found that old-fashioned “analog” theft is the major driver in identity-related crimes...
A passenger on an American Airlines flight says a flight attendant who has since been grounded nearly hit a baby when he jerked a stroller away from a woman holding the child. Olivia Morgan, an executive with an education-related nonprofit, tells the New York Times that she...
The gruesome 1981 death of Virginia Freeman haunts the investigators involved with the still-unsolved case. Brazos County Sheriff Chris Kirk says they have plentiful DNA evidence from the death of the married mother of two, but there has never been a match found in the genetic...
(Photo credit: Associated Press) Costs are mounting for the Central Texas county where a fatal gunfight involving two motorcycle gangs and police led to the indictments of 155 bikers. The trials arising from the 2015 shootout at the Twin Peaks restaurant in Waco are on hold...
You can purchase certain emergency preparation supplies tax free during the 2017 Emergency Preparation Supplies Sales Tax Holiday. There is no limit on the number of qualifying items you can purchase, and you do not need to issue an exemption certificate to claim the exemption...
(Credit: Texas Workforce Commission) The Texas economy expanded in March with the addition of 9,500 seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs. Texas’ seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased to 5.0 percent in March, up slightly from 4.9 percent in February. “Texas employers...
(Photo:Texas Department of Public Safety/ Media and Communications Office) Jose Mario Lopez, 59, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, is now in custody after being captured Monday in Winter Haven, Fla. Lopez was wanted for parole violation and failure to register as a sex...