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The company hired to help in the State's foster care redesign has backed out of its contract. Providence Service Corp. was the company that oversaw the placement of the two foster kids who drowned in Lake Georgetown. Department of Family and Protective Services Commissioner John...
A woman sentenced to life in prison last year for her sixth DWI will stay there after a third court of appeals denies her appeal for cruel and unusual punishment. Hays County Prosecutor Fred Weber tried the case against Rose Ann Davidson. He says it was an appropriate sentence,"...
Texans have the right to know who's financially supporting political campaigns; that's the basis of a lawsuit filed by a non-profit group against the Texas Ethics Commission. The non-profit group filing suit is the Texas Home School Coalition. Their President Tim Lambert says...
Dead bodies of illegal immigrants are turning up in south Texas as Central Americans pour across the U.S.-Mexico border, and a veterinarian who ranches cattle 70 miles from ground zero has the photos to prove it. Dr. Mike 'Doc' Vickers of Brooks County, Texas showed some of the...
After taking about one month off, Austin City Council members came back together to talk budget. The City Council met at Austin Energy, while the City Council chambers undergo renovations to make room for the new 10-1 City Council, and started the meeting off on a high note by...
Immigration and Customs Enforcement today opens the first facility specifically for mothers with children entering the U.S. from central America. It's in Karnes County, southeast of San Antonio. Enrique Lucero of ICE says the purpose is for immigrants to see a judge and be...
On Thursday, July 31, 2014, at approximately 12:30 pm, the Hays County Sheriff’s Office arrested: Richard Dale Griffin, White/Male, DOB: 06-08-1954 for two counts of Sexual Assault of a Child, both second degree felonies. These arrests stem from an investigation conducted in...
Whole Woman's Health of Austin has closed its doors, after providing abortions for 10 years. Just days before the trial against House Bill 2 begins, abortion clinic workers were packing up because the clinic was unable to meet the standards of an ambulatory surgical center...
Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo had to justify the need for more police officers to the city council. Councilman Bill Spelman wanted to know what these 59 new police officers were going to be doing. He did the math and says that 70 percent of all new city positions are going to...