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Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis' legal work for a taxpayer-funded tollway agency is part of a larger FBI-led investigation into the tollway group, according to a published report Friday.
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When I wrote about Adam Weinstein of Gawker and his proposal to literally imprison people for their political views, most of the pushback from the left and from David Frum, America's Hall Monitor , consisted of hand-waving, e.g. 'You can't generalize from the position of one crank with a blog, etc.'
A person at McCallum High School who was believed to have tuberculosis has officially tested positive for TB, according to the Austin/Travis County Health and Human Services Department .
In honor of a heated televised debate between state Sen. Dan Patrick , R-Houston, and San Antonio Mayor Julin Castro on immigration policy, we kick off this week's news-inspired playlist with "Fight Night" by Migos.
Officials say it happened around 9:50 a.m. in the 7800 block of southbound Research Boulevard.
A driver already charged with capital murder now is facing additional charges weeks after he plowed into a late-night crowd during the South By Southwest festival in Austin.
The agency charged with prosecuting state public corruption cases wrapped up an investigation into state Sen. Wendy Davis last year without finding any issues worth pursuing, its director said, and did not uncover anything it believed it should refer to the FBI.
Earth Day is a national celebration that takes place every year on April 22nd. Earth Day marks the founding of the modern environmental era.
Rashad Owens, 21, of Killeen, who's already charged with capital murder in connection with a deadly crash during Austin's South by Southwest Festival, has been named in four new complaints.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis' legal work for a taxpayer-funded tollway agency is part of a larger FBI-led investigation into the agency.
Reacting to a Houston Chronicle report detailing how a state agency had secret plans to build a center for violent sex offenders in Liberty County, lawmakers on Thursday asked three agencies to investigate for possible violations of state law in the deal.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry's hopes to capture the 2016 Republican presidential nomination are being overshadowed by a political and legal controversy involving a local district attorney, The New York Times reported.
On Wednesday morning, state Rep. David Simpson found two fliers slipped under the door of his Capitol office calling for the resignation of embattled University Texas System Regent Wallace Hall.
The Project Connect: North Corridor study team has unveiled plans for the future of transit in the rapidly growing north corridor.
On Friday, April 11, City Manager Marc Ott released the Austin and Travis County "After Action Report" on the Oct. 31, 2013, Halloween flood .