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Austin Police have found the man who was reported missing from a party barge on Lake Travis Sunday afternoon. The 24 year old is safe at his home, according to a spokesperson from the Travis County Sheriff's Office. Officials said people on the boat spent the morning swimming...
The federal government will require gun shops in border states to track multiple sales of semiautomatic weapons. The new rule targets gun-runners who supply violent drug cartels in Mexico. The new rule is not yet in effect, but it has already sparked a backlash. The new...
Shannon Stone loved joking around with his pals. He loved giving nicknames to his colleagues. And he loved being a fireman, the job he'd wanted since he was a kid. Yet what this tall, smiling 39-year-old loved most were baseball and his family, especially his 6-year-old son,...
David Dewhurst might be the safest bet for the U.S. Senate since former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist. Dewhurst is personally wealthy, a business success, a statewide officeholder since 1999 and lieutenant governor since 2003. Two of his potential foes have already dropped out,...
Three boats have been badly burned during an overnight fire at a marina on Clear Lake. I-Witness viewers saw flames leaping into the night sky along the shore of League City and called our newsroom. Viewers Tiffany and Gregory shot video of flames eating through the boats docked...
It's almost like the start of a bad joke: A professor and a pundit walk into the Texas Tribune office. ... But more or less, that's what happened. Naomi Schaeffer Riley, a former Wall Street Journal editor and author of the book The Faculty Lounges ... And Other Reasons You Won’...
Early reports show a sleeping driver may have been the cause in last Friday's early morning bus crash. The accident, located just North of San Marcos on Interstate 35 sent 18 people to nearby hospitals including a four-year-old girl whose leg was amputated. Doctors at Dell...
Austin Fire Chief Rhoda Mae Kerr has fired a civilian employee who had been a keeper of confidential questions and other secret materials during recent interviews for firefighter applicants. Human resource specialist Kathryn Riley was terminated from her $46,000-a-year job...
More than a dozen men accused of taking part in a series of sexual assaults on an 11-year-old girl are expected in court in a case that has divided and horrified their small southeast Texas town. The 14 men facing charges are scheduled to be in a state district courtroom in...