News from around the state of Texas

Friday, Jul 25, 2014 at 12:17 PM CDT

Thousands of Birds Nest Near Abandoned Austin Mall

Thousands of Birds Nest Near Abandoned Austin Mall

Outside an abandoned Austin shopping mall is a little-known visual phenomenon to rival the bat flights from the downtown Congress Avenue bridge.

Friday, Jul 25, 2014 at 10:16 AM CDT

Sheriff's Top Staffer Gets Prison

Sheriff's Top Staffer Gets Prison

The former chief of staff to former Hidalgo County Sheriff Lupe Trevino has been sentenced to 11 months in federal prison after pleading guilty to failing to report a crime.

Thursday, Jul 24, 2014 at 05:12 PM CDT

No Changes in Texas Execution Procedure

No Changes in Texas Execution Procedure

Texas prison officials say they plan no changes in lethal injection procedures in the wake of problems with an execution in Arizona.

Thursday, Jul 24, 2014 at 04:10 PM CDT

18 Austin Officers Sue After Reassignments

18 Austin Officers Sue After Reassignments

Austin police officers are suing the city for what they say was race and age discrimination in job assignments.

Thursday, Jul 24, 2014 at 04:31 PM CDT

Tales of Foster Care Abuse Sound 'Like Prison'

Tales of Foster Care Abuse Sound 'Like Prison'

A legislative committee examining ways to better-protect youngsters in Texas foster care will convene for the first time since two foster children drowned over July Fourth weekend.

Thursday, Jul 24, 2014 at 02:55 PM CDT

Austin Police Search for Thieves After 8 Robberies

Austin Police Search for Thieves After 8 Robberies

Austin police are searching for a group of men blamed for at least eight armed robberies.

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