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So much so that he bought a country club near Austin, turned it into a special spot for friends and family and others who wanted to join up, and became a golfing entrepreneur.
I'm of two minds regarding Judge David Peeple's decision to allow Rosemary Lehmberg to remain in office as Travis County District Attorney following her DWI arrest earlier this year: On one hand, I agree she shouldn't be removed because other public officials don't routinely get removed from office because of a Class B misdemeanor.
Morning three in the state's suit to remove Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg from office was taken up by a string of well-respected veteran attorneys who each said they had never seen Lehmberg intoxicated and thought it would be bad for the county and its residents if she were removed from office.
At a forum Monday night for the race to fill Sarah Eckhardt 's Precinct 2 Commissioners' Court seat, candidates Brigid Shea , Richard Jung , and Garry Brown touted their diverse experience, endorsements, and backgrounds.
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Commissioners agreed to pay for individual house appraisals in Del Valle's Timber Creek subdivision.
Congratulations to Harris County District Clerk Chris Daniel for his sustained focus on the importance of jury service - or, as it's usually known, jury duty.
The indictment of Jerald "Jerry" Cobbs, the former chief commercialization officer of the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas, was part of a wider, year-long investigation that prosecutors say is over.
A judge is hearing testimony in a civil trial to determine whether Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg should stay in office after a drunken-driving arrest.
At the close of Monday's session in the State vs. Rosemary Lehmberg removal trial, visiting Judge David Peeples asked Travis County litigator James Collins : "Are you asking me to predict the future?" Peeples' question suggested that he's not quite clear on just what the State is trying to prove.
In Monday's Capital Tonight, we checked in on a new state law that makes sure teachers don't have to check twice, plus we got an update on the first day of testimony over whether Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg can keep her job after being arrested for drunk driving earlier this year.
Investigators continue to search for the driver that hit and killed an 8-year-old boy in Southeast Travis County over the weekend.
Hobby was arrested in 1974 on a DWI charge late at night and was allowed out of jail in his lawyer's recognizance when the lawyer pointed out that there was no magistrate on duty.
Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg heads to court this week as a defendant in a civil trial that could oust her from office.
Michael Bonnette, 59, of Austin, was killed when his pickup, traveling south, left the road for unknown reasons and struck a guardrail and then a tree, Texas Department of Public Safety and Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Service officials said.
District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg is to appear in court Monday for the first day of a civil trial that could lead to her ouster as the top felony prosecutor in Travis County.