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7 hrs ago | Chron
A former top official of the state cancer agency has been indicted on charges accusing him of fraud in connection with the awarding of an $11 million grant.
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11 hrs ago | The Austin Chronicle
But the fireworks have already begun, as AFSCME Local 1624 has gotten crossways with Travis County Judge candidate Sarah Eckhardt , over the local's early decision to support Andy Brown .
15 hrs ago | Austin American-Statesman
A 52-year-old man was arrested and charged with murder in the shooting death of a woman early Wednesday at a North Austin auto repair shop.
19 hrs ago | SFGate
A Texas grand jury indicted a former executive of the state's $3 billion cancer-fighting agency with fraud for his involvement in improperly awarding an $11 million taxpayer-funded grant, the Travis County district attorney said Friday.
19 hrs ago | Your News Now
A Travis County Grand Jury has indicted a former executive-level employee of the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas with a first-degree felony for his involvement in improperly awarding an $11 million grant.
Yesterday | Bee Cave Bee Web Site
Word has reached us that Travis County this afternoon notified Masonwood West's Engineer that their Master Development Plan Application is incomplete.
Yesterday | Austin American-Statesman
Police have arrested the parents of two young children found in a Lago Vista home strewn with feces and garbage.
A Travis County jury deliberated for more than nine hours Thursday night before finding Frederick Manuel guilty of capital murder for shooting and killing a convenience store clerk in a January 2011 robbery.
An 18-wheeler crashed into a thrift store along the Interstate 35 frontage road near Cameron Road in Central Austin on Thursday afternoon.
Dec. 04--Nearly 60 homeowners or business owners affected by the Halloween flood have applied for buyouts from Travis County, commissioners learned Tuesday.
A doctor got a patient high on drugs and sexually assaulted her during therapy sessions, causing her repeatedly to wake up on his couch "while he is having sexual intercourse with her," she claims in court.
Making a living is nothing; the great difficulty is making a point, making a difference with words.
On Monday, Dec. 9, visiting Judge David Peeples will preside over a hearing on the question of whether there exist sufficient grounds to remove Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg from office.
Late on Nov. 26, just two days before Thanksgiving and nearly 21 years to the day that she was sent to prison for a crime that few still believe ever actually happened, Frances Keller walked out of the Travis County Jail, freed on a personal bond.
Following her release from prison last week, the first item that Frances Keller bought was a toothbrush.
FEMA will make another trip to Travis County Wednesday. This time they have a different goal.