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  1. Austin police order protective equipment in case of EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Texan

    ... quarantine and specifies how they can access personal protective equipment. According to the announcement, the Travis County Health and Human Services Department or the Texas Department of State Health Services is responsible for declaring a ...


  2. Police: Suspect hints at more killingsRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... listed his risk level as "low" on its sex offender registry. He did not register in Indiana. Court records in Travis County, Texas, show Vann served a five-year prison sentence, with credit for the 15 months he was in jail awaiting trial, after ...


  3. Election Day One: Turnout Low, SlowRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Austin Chronicle

    ... those hopes may have been optimistic for overall turnout, but it's a good sign for municipal engagement. The Travis County Elections Division reports that 17,186 votes were recorded today: 10,257 in person, and 6,929 mail-in ballots received, for a ...


  4. South Austin residents attend a public meeting from the Watershed Protection Department.Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... the street for more than 30 years. "It's been a long time. My kids grew up in this home." Four people died in Travis County after waters rose and poured into the neighborhood last Halloween, only one of three major floods in the last year. "Flooding ...


  5. Zach Unplugged, Richard Moya, Lois Kim and Austin's Ward SystemRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Austin American Statesman

    ... Furniture Company strike played a pivotal role in the 1970 election of Richard Moya, the first Hispanic Travis County commissioner. "The strikers walked the picket line, then came back to help my campaign," Moya, now 82, recalls. "A week before the ...


  6. Man gets 3 life sentences for 2013 crime spreeRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Austin American-Statesman

    ... of aggravated robbery, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and aggravated assault of a public servant. Travis County jurors deliberated less than an hour Monday before recommending the maximum punishment on each charge. Travis County Judge David ...


  7. Sex offender suspected in serial Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | SFGate

    ... years based on some statements we have, but that has yet to be corroborated," Doughty said. Court records in Travis County, Texas, show that Vann served a five-year prison sentence, with credit for the 15 months he was in jail awaiting trial, after ...


  8. Sex Offender Suspect In Murder Of 7 WomenRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    ... record. He was convicted of first degree assault in September 2009 for attacking a 25-year-old woman in Travis County, Texas. Vann claimed during the investigation he had killed before, with murders "going back 20 years in the state of Indiana," ...


  9. UT's Dell Medical School and Seton Teaching Hospital Lay Foundation ...Read the original story

    13 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    A landmark agreement between The University of Texas at Austin and Seton Healthcare Family sets a legal foundation for a new medical school, a new teaching hospital, a health care district in downtown Austin and greater access to health services in Travis County. The Affiliation Agreement outlines how UT faculty members, residents and students will work, train and learn in clinical and research programs at Seton facilities, including the Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas, a new $295 million teaching hospital that Seton is building on UT-owned property across the street from the Dell Medical School .


  10. Dive team searches for missing swimmer at Pace Bend ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin

    Dive teams have been called to Pace Bend Park to search for a man who reportedly went underwater and did not resurface. The man, who is in his 40s, has been missing since about 2:35 p.m., Austin-Travis County EMS officials say.


  11. Demand rises for Ebola protection equipmentRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin

    Concerns about Ebola have led to an increased demand in personal protective equipment for healthcare professionals as well as the average citizen. At Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Service, they say they have had the right gear all along, but just never used it for this purpose.


  12. At S-Comm Forum, Both Sides Dig InRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Austin Chronicle

    ... it did serve the purpose of highlighting just how contentious the issue truly is. The forum, organized by the Travis County Democrats and moderated by TCDP Political Director Kristian Caballero, featured Travis County Sheriff Greg Hamilton , TC ...


  13. Man killed in head-on SH 71 wreck identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... van. It happened just before 1 a.m. Sunday near Ross Road, east of the State Highway 130 toll road. An Austin-Travis County EMS official said Sanchez died in the crash. The driver of the van was not injured.


  14. Left in Texas: Time to Vote for WendyRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Burnt Orange Report

    ... Congress, the Texas Legislature, the Mayor of Austin. He currently serves as Communications Director for the Travis County Democratic Party. He is most interested in transportation, energy and technology issues. He also likes Texas Hold'em and ...


  15. Real awareness for this National Estate Planning Awareness WeekRead the original story

    Yesterday |

    ... left to effectively champion this cause? Probate industry arrogance has been demonstrated in the last weeks as Travis County Probate Judge Guy Herman is now off on a self-prescribed "sabbatical" after county commissioners


  16. Supporters raise funds for monument honoring fallen deputyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KXAN-TV Austin

    Friends, family and coworkers of fallen Travis County Senior Deputy Jessica Hollis gathered Sunday to remember her and raise funds for a monument in her honor. Hollis drowned last month when flood water swept away her patrol car.


  17. St. Davida s patient isolated; tests negative for EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... the criteria for Ebola testing based on evaluation by The Texas Department of State Health Services, Austin-Travis County Health and Human Services Department, and Williamson County and Cities Health District. "I commend our team for their diligence ...


  18. Advocates want return of face-to-face Texas jail visitsRead the original story

    Sunday | The Family Badge

    ... there for such a long amount of time time that you are going to lose that contact (with friends and family)." Travis County is one of at least a half-dozen jurisdictions in Texas that have moved to solely offering the Skype-like video chatting ...


  19. College Students, Apartment Residents, Guest, Public Targeted By Tow TrucksRead the original story

    Sunday | The Family Badge

    ... caused during the towing and storage. Should you not want pay the expense of a lawyer, file the Tow Hearing in Travis County JP 3 as this Judge upholds the law written, unlike some of the other judges. If the name of the person whom authorized the ...


  20. Person dead after driving SUV wrong way on SH-71Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | KXAN-TV Austin

    An Austin-Travis County EMS representative told KXAN that the driver died at the scene after crashing into a cargo van.