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The Lone Star Fugitive Task Force arrested a registered sex offender who was working at a local carnival on Thursday night. Vern E. Houston of Corpus Christi was wanted for several burglaries in the Nueces County area. He was recently place on the Nueces County Sheriff’s Office...
A Transportation and Security Administration agent working at ABIA said a man tried to make it through a security checkpoint with a hunting knife Saturday morning. Joey Dwayne Frederick, 39, is now facing a felony prohibited weapons charge. The TSA agent said he found the knife...
Funeral services for a Vandegrift High School student who was in a coma for more than a week will be Friday night. The Travis County Sheriff's Office continues to look into what caused Amanda De la Torre's fractured skull that happened at a party at a home in Steiner Ranch on...
Two dozen animals are temporarily calling the Austin Humane Society home after being rescued from a home just north of Austin on Monday. The Austin Humane Society rescued two dogs and 20 cats from a woman who gave up the animals voluntarily, realizing they were not getting the...
Should a teacher intervene during a classroom fist fight? Video taken inside a Seagoville classroom documents a student brawl and shows the teacher looking on. For months, Michael Milczanowksi said he has felt targeted at Seagoville High School. "It was ever-constant, never...
After hours of contentious and often emotional debate, the Texas House passed HB 12 , the controversial "sanctuary cities" legislation, which would prohibit cities, counties and other governmental entities or special districts from adopting a policy that prevents law enforcement...
In this week’s Medical Update, an Austin doctor looks at the past, present and future treatment of an injury that once left few options for physicians and patients. Here’s KLBJ’s Perry Watson
Attention, gamblers. A Texas House committee surprised the casino lobby Friday night when it voted out legislation that would allow video lottery terminals — slot machines — at state racetracks and Indian reservations. The casinos were left behind. Casino interests wanted any...
Should cities have the final say over pipeline and drilling location? Should gas companies have more power than cities? The debate has turned bitter at the state Capitol; and in the case of one politician, it's gotten personal. Drilling rigs, pipelines and compressor stations...