Texas News

Austin is now the first city to work with Ft. Hood soldiers transition into civilian career. Austin Mayor Steve Adler said the city is now starting an 18-22 week-long internship pilot programs with Fort Hood soldiers who are within 180 days of completing their active duty...
Authorities say a South Texas man drowned while trying to rescue his 13-year-old daughter from the Llano River as they were fishing. The Llano County Sheriff's Office says bystanders and some city workers saved the girl during the accident Wednesday afternoon near Badu Park. A...
A Dallas man is accused of stalking a state district judge who oversaw one of his criminal cases. The Dallas Morning News reports that 45-year-old Babak Taherzadeh was arrested by Carrollton police on a stalking charge Tuesday. Arrest documents say Taherzadeh harassed Judge...
The head of a United Nations agency is condemning the death of a freelance journalist in Texas whose body was found with a gunshot wound in the back yard of a home. UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova said Wednesday from Paris that authorities must determine the motive for the...
A group of prisoners alleging they have to drink arsenic-laden water to stay cool inside their hot Texas lockup won a legal victory Tuesday after a federal judge ordered the Texas prison system to provide safe drinking water that doesn't violate "contemporary standards of...
AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is warning residents that warmer weather places children at greater risk of injury or death if left unattended in a vehicle. Every year children die from heatstroke after being left in a vehicle or entering a vehicle unnoticed...
The fatal mauling of a homeless Army veteran has brought new attention to the issue of loose dogs that have plagued low-income neighborhoods in Dallas and other cities. Dallas leaders ramped up arrests of dog owners with animal-related warrants and pledged a series of reforms...
Federal investigators say various professional athletes, including San Francisco Giants pitcher Jake Peavy and Denver Broncos quarterback Mark Sanchez, were cheated out of at least $30 million in a Ponzi-like scheme run by their investment adviser. The Securities and Exchange...
Last night before 8 pm, Burnet Sheriff’s Office received report of a vehicle fire near the community of Lake Victor. Sheriff’s Deputies, Fire Department Personnel, and Emergency Medical Services responded to the 3800 block of Burnet County Road 202. Units arrived to a vehicle...