Texas Real Estate Developer At Center Of Bribery Claims Threatens To Sue AG Ken Paxton Over Dropped CaseFirst, seven of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's top assistants accused him of improper influence, abuse of office and bribery in relation to an investigation sought by one of his wealthy donors -- Nate Paul. Now, the Republican’s office may have to deal with legal action by the Austin real estate developer.
Texas Prosecutors Drop Drunken Driving Charge Against Talk Show Host Alex JonesProsecutors in Texas have rejected a drunken driving charge against radio host Alex Jones, who was arrested in Austin earlier this year.
Vandals Spray Paint Headstones In Historically Black Cemetery In TexasAt least 15 headstones in a historically Black cemetery in Texas have been vandalized with spray paint.
Frisco Animal Services Issues Alert After Bat Tests Positive For RabiesFrisco Animal Services issued an alert Friday after a bat tested positive for rabies earlier this week, officials said.
Texas Man Gets 2-And-A-Half Years In Prison For Stalking Taylor SwiftEric Swarbrick pleaded guilty to stalking and sending threatening letters and emails to pop star Taylor Swift's former record label.
Collision Between 2 Cranes Leaves More Than More 20 Injured In AustinAuthorities say a collision between two cranes in Austin has injured nearly two dozen people in a growing mixed-media area.
Texas Association Puts Up 'Enter At Your Own Risk' Billboard Near Austin After City Reduces Police BudgetA Texas law enforcement association erected two billboards last week, warning drivers to enter Austin at their own risk after the city reduced its police department budget.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Proposes New Legislation To Discourage Cities From Defunding PoliceGov. Greg Abbott on Thursday signed a pledge that opposes cuts to police budgets in Texas cities and proposed new legislation to discourage cities from defunding those departments.
Texas-Based Company At Root Of BlackBerry Phone ComebackIt's not a "true" BlackBerry phone, per se, but the company has continued to license its brand and has answered the call from a new licensee -- OnwardMobility, an Austin company.
Hostage Situation Where 3 Texas Police Officers Were Shot Ends PeacefullyAfter more than 16 hours, a hostage situation ended peacefully Monday morning when a man and his mother exited a home near Austin.
3 Austin Area Police Officers Shot, Suspect Barricaded In HomeThree police officers in the Austin area were shot Sunday and the suspect remains barricaded in a home, police said.
Texas Doctors Warn Against Police Use Of 'Less Lethal' Munitions For Crowd ControlA group of doctors in Austin, Texas, warned Friday against police use of so-called “less lethal” munitions for crowd control after they treated people who were severely hurt during protests in May.
Austin City Council Moves To Cut Police Budget By 1/3, Directs Money To Social ServicesIn a unanimous vote, the Austin City Council moved to cut the police department's $434 million budget by about one-third next year and move the money to social services.
Texas Family In Group Of 36 On Hot Air Balloons That Crashed In WyomingThree hot air balloons carrying a total of 36 people -- including a family from Texas -- crashed to the ground in Wyoming on Monday.
Austin Police Renew Appeal For Witnesses To Deadly Shooting Of Protester Garrett FosterPolice said witnesses told them a disturbance began when a vehicle started honking at protesters July 25.