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(Credit: Associated Press) After raising five kids and retiring at age 77 from her secretarial job, Janet Fein couldn't be blamed for finally relaxing, but that's not her. Fein, now 84, went to back to school. And this week she'll accomplish a long-held goal when she graduates...
The FBI and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives are both investigating numerous bomb threats that have been made across the country. At last count, the Austin Police Department has reported two dozen bomb threats made toward businesses and local organizations...
One of whom is from Austin. Chief Deputy Edwin Toquica says the two AG officers were with a Harris County deputy at the time. The AG officers are identified as Captain Wes Hensley and Sergeant Mark Rychen, although its' not known which is from Austin. The deputy hasn't been...
One state representative has filed a bill that would make it illegal for an employer to ask about a person's criminal history, before making a job offer. Derek Cohen is the Director of the group, The right on Crime, and calls it well meaning but misguided. Cohen said where...
(Credit: Associated Press) A Texas state senator is gathering donated soccer balls as Christmas gifts for the more than 2,000 migrant teens being held a tent city in Tornillo, Texas. KTSM-TV in El Paso, Texas, reports Texas Sen. Jose Rodríguez has launched a soccer ball donation...
(Credit: Associated Press) Police say a 31-year-old protester who told children Santa Claus is not real has been arrested for trespassing at a North Texas church. Aaron Urbanski was arrested Saturday after authorities were called to a church in Cleburne, which was hosting a...
(Credit: Associated Press) More than 11,000 people paid their respects to George H.W. Bush as the 41st president lay in repose all night at a Houston church where his family worshipped. Some visitors waited for hours Wednesday night to pay tribute to Bush, who will be buried...
(Credit: Associated Press) U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), Mike Rounds (R-S.D.), and John Kennedy (R-La.) on Wednesday introduced the WALL Act, legislation that would fully fund the border wall along the southern border. Their legislation is also the first...
FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN AUSTIN, Texas — In honor of the life and legacy of President George H.W. Bush, the Briscoe Center for American History at The University of Texas at Austin is displaying images from the David Valdez photographic archive . Valdez served as...