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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...
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...
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...
A Dallas-based company is aiming to keep kids in school. With parental permission, students are tracked by GPS for a six-week course on responsibility. It's working in districts from Anaheim, California to San Antonio, Texas. But, it's not just helping kids go to class and raise...
When Mansoor Kapasi first began taking his students to chess tournaments, the other parents wondered if they were part of a gang. He said his students — now well known within the Austin chess-playing community — provide a “huge contrast” to the mostly privileged crowds at chess...