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April is National Child Abuse Prevention month. The Travis County Child Protection Team say they're redoubling efforts to coordinate Child Protective Services and law enforcement on all cases. Family and Protective Services Commissioner John Specia says we need to pay close...
The San Marcos Nature Center invites the public to volunteer at the center, 430 Riverside Drive, on Saturday April 18 at 9 a.m. in early celebration of Earth Day on Wednesday, April 22. “Spring is a busy time in our gardens, and with Earth Day being on a week day, we know that...
Taylor police say they've made an arrest in the shooting death of a Taylor man last month. Chief Henry Fluke says they've filed Capitol Murder charges against 18 year old Dwayne Rivens-Baker of Harker Heights with the shooting death of 19 year old Aaron Gault, "...and on April...
The U-S Fish and Wildlife Department writes a letter to city and county officials expressing concern over environmental impact reports conducted by Tex-Dot. Chuck Lesniak with the city's Watershed Protection Department tells the Environmental Commission letters were sent to...
A proposal requiring police and other law enforcement officers to undergo 'animal encounter training' has made it out of the House today. HB 593 comes after several dog shootings across the state at the hands of police. Renatta Simmons of Liberty Hill tells the House Homeland...
Austin Police's HALO camera system is a game-changer for investigating and preventing crime downtown. That's according to Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo who has bigger ambitions for the program. "We know that our HALO system has made a difference in terms of being able to...
Affordability is one of the key issues that voters need Austin City Council to work on. Councilmember Don Zimmerman wants to get homeowners and renters relief... but he says the bottom line is the problem has to be tackled a piece at a time. "If we are able to bring in homestead...
Austin Police now have a new resource in their arsenal to combat kidnapping. They've just started the Child Abduction Response Team. "It's the first of its kind for our region." Chief Art Acevedo says training for the Child Abduction Response Team began earlier this week. "We...
House Democrats are stalling efforts to transfer public corruption cases in Texas following the indictment of former Republican Gov. Rick Perry. Outnumbered Democrats on Thursday used legislative maneuvering to temporarily block a bill that would put the Texas Rangers in charge...