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(PHOTO CREDIT A KATZ/SHUTTERSTOCK) One of Donald Trump's cabinet picks is getting no love from Austin education leaders. Ken Zarafis of Education Austin says he is appalled that billionaire Betsy DeVos was even considered for Education Secretary. Zarafis, who says he was a...
Police in San Marcos are investigating the death of an infant girl. According to the father, he fell asleep for roughly 20 minutes on Tuesday afternoon as the 2-month-old girl played in an infant bouncer. When he woke up, he claims she was unresponsive, cold to the touch, and...
(Photography by Rich at Paul Marcus Photography/FROM FACEBOOK) Austin State Representative Dawna Dukes has been indicted by a Travis County Grand Jury on three felony counts. Dukes has reportedly been charged with two counts of abuse of official capacity and one count of...
(Photo Credit: Hays CISD) Much like the county itself, the Hays Consolidated Independent School District is facing explosive growth. So much so that its two high school can barely contain the thousands of students who attend each day, and projections show the total number of...
(Photo Credit: NASA) Former astronaut Gene Cernan's final resting place will be the Texas State Cemetery. Cernan died on Monday at age 82 after battling ongoing health issues. He was the last man to walk on the moon, and is remembered for his poignant speech to the people of...
(Photo Credit: Texas Legislature) Texas and 12 other states have asked a federal court to block final rules from President Barack Obama's administration designed to reduce coal mining's impact on streams. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton petitioned a Washington-based appeals...
(Photo Credit: Presido County) A claim by state Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller that "illegal aliens" attacked a hunting party in remote West Texas is being discounted by the local sheriff who says the hunters fired on one another. Miller said in a recent Facebook post that...
(Photo Credit: Little Elm Police Department) A police detective has died after being shot while answering a report of an armed man outside a house in a suburban Dallas neighborhood. Little Elm Police Chief Rodney Harrison says Detective Jerry Walker died Tuesday night at a...
(Photo Credit: Fox News) A spokesman for former President George H.W. Bush says the 92-year-old was taken to the hospital over the weekend for shortness of breath. Spokesman Jim McGrath says in an email to The Associated Press that Bush has responded well to treatments and that...