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Diann Hodges

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A former Teacher of the Year at Blazier Elementary school is sentenced to two 16-year prison sentences for an incident involving one of his students. Forty-five year old John Joseph Vasquez was convicted of indecency with a child by contact and improper relationship between...
A Central Texas inmate incarcerated on burglary charges has been sentenced to eight years in prison after his DNA was linked to the sexual assault of a 13-year-old girl. 21-year-old David Maynez pleaded guilty to injuring a child and burglary. He received an eight-year sentence...
A two-year-old boy discovered last month in a shallow grave in Southeast Austin will finally get a proper burial. Funeral services for Colton Turner have been set for this Saturday at 2pm at Shoreline Church on Burnet Road. Colton hadn't been seen since last July...when Austin...
The Austin school district is losing money as the district's student population drops for the second year in a row. AISD School Board Trustee Robert Schneider wants a more in depth look into why,"The number of kids that we educate is such a big driver in everything we do because...
Two suspects are now under arrest following the stabbing death of a man in Kyle. Hays County Sheriff's Sgt. Phillip Taylor says 32-year-old Nicolas Ugalde Campos was found dead yesterday morning. He says,"We were able to identify our first supsect in the case, which would be...
A successful pregnancy prevention program at the Austin school district is running out of funding. AISD's Tracy Lunoff says they've seen the pregnancy rate go down since implementing the program 'Real Talk'. She says,"This is our 5th year of this grant and we're currently...
The Austin school board meets with the consultant hired to help the district find a new superintendent. Gary Ray with Ray and Associates says when creating an interview committee the board needs to keep a few things in mind, like the number of members. Ray says his firm will...
Arrangements are now being made to help out the family of the missing Travis County Sheriff's deputy. 100 Club of Central Texas Executive Director Etta Moore says they are reaching out to the deputy's family to offer emotional as well as monetary support. She says it's a sad...
Child Protective Services is under scrutiny following the death of Colton Turner. But removing a child from his or her home..is not usually the first step taken by the agency. Department of Family and Protective Services Julie Moody says in most child abuse cases they try to...