Travis County Newswire

Travis County Newswire

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  1. Man Charged after Police Say He Struck Man with SwordRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KBTX-TV Bryan

    ... heir argument until the victim pushed Mejia in the chest, and Mejia struck the man. Mejia is being held in the Travis County Jail and his bail is set at $50,000. It is not immediately clear if he has an attorney.


  2. Woman dies in East Austin home fireRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin

    A woman in her 60s died in a house fire in East Austin early Tuesday morning. Austin-Travis County EMS confirms she was pronounced dead at 1:02 a.m. The fire broke out at a house on 5104 Single Shot Cir .


  3. Police shootings can be a traumatica for officers, familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... Monitor gets involved in looking at the cases. APD's internal affairs examines what happened. Eventually, a Travis County grand jury will decide if the officers were in the right. Police say three officers opened fire on a man who pointed a BB gun, ...


  4. Police say man killed in North Austin aimed a BB pistol at officersRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... an internal investigation along with the police monitor's office. The case will also be presented to a Travis County grand jury. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you ...


  5. Malfunction on boat in Lake Travis may have led to girla s deathRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin

    An equipment malfunction on a boat may have led to the death of a young girl on Lake Travis, according to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. Austin-Travis County EMS said a pole broke and struck 5-year-old Hailey Falk.


  6. Man last seen in the Colorado River at Little Webberville ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin

    Authorities have determined the body pulled from the Colorado River on July 4 is that of a man who was last seen swimming in the river at Little Webberville Park on Friday. The Travis County Sheriff's Office said a woman called 911 around 3 p.m. on Friday reporting she saw a man go into the Colorado River and then he was gone.


  7. CIOs Rethink the IT DepartmentRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Government Technology

    ... flexible sourcing, which envisions greater use of managed services and temporary staff. Tanya Acevedo, CIO of Travis County, Texas, says her staff will get leaner over the next three to five years as processes become more automated and the county ...


  8. 3 more Texas counties issuing same sex marriage licenses, July 6Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    ... simply obtaining the license from nearby counties where the clerks are observing the law. Here in Austin, the Travis County Clerk was open all three days of the holiday weekend (July 3- July 5), in order to issue licenses. District judges were on ...


  9. Go to Texas Bar BlogRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Texas Bar Journal

    ... legal community works to provide services to those in need. Before serving in his current position as judge of Travis County Court at Law No. 2, Shepperd was the director of civil litigation for the Travis County Attorney's Office and assistant ...


  10. Battles of the Boots, Badges and Bandages kicks offRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KXAN-TV Austin

    The Battle of the Boots, Badges and Bandages kicks off Monday. The eighth annual blood drive competition between the Austin Police and Fire departments and Austin-Travis County EMS runs all week.


  11. As More Parents Opt Out of Vaccinations, More Texas Doctors Require ThemRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KUT-FM Austin

    ... worried that we're putting our vulnerable patients at risk," said Alison Ziari, a pediatrician with ARC. In Travis County, for example, the percentage of children who aren't fully vaccinated has gone up from 0.66 percent in 2007-2008 to 1.75 percent ... 7 comments

  12. Austin Fire Chief Rhoda Mae Kerr breaks another glass ceiling [VIDEO]Read the original story

    Yesterday | The Family Badge

    ... selection. * Finalized and launched the region's Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP) in conjunction with Travis County. * Expanded the formal commitment to include a seventh Emergency Services District (ESD) - #8. Formal agreements are now in ...


  13. Woman arrested for DWI with toddler found sleeping in carRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | KXAN-TV Austin

    A woman is in jail charged with driving while intoxicated with a 2-year-old boy in the car, according to an arrest affidavit. A Texas Department of Public Safety trooper noticed the driver, later identified as Aurora Martinez-Morales, 34, driving erratically on Highway 183 near Farm to Market 812 in southeast Travis County shortly after midnight on Saturday.


  14. ATCEMS Treats More Than 400 After K2 IncidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | KCEN

    The Austin Police Department and emergency officials are warning residents about a new batch of the drug K2 that has sickened hundreds. Officials said that as of Saturday evening, they have treated 431 patients and responded to 393 calls since May 29 across Travis County.


  15. Harris County Sheriff's OfficeRead the original story

    Sunday | The Family Badge

    ... indow. He was later released and is currently in the Harris County Jail Facility. He will await extradition to Travis County, and the custody of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to begin his sentence.


  16. Suspicious Death Probe in Burnet CountyRead the original story

    Sunday | The Family Badge

    ... Boyd pronounced Luke as deceased. The cause of death is unknown pending autopsy results to be performed by the Travis County Medical Examiner's Office.


  17. Donated fans needed for Beat the Heat driveRead the original story

    Saturday | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    ... Connie Gray is an adoptee and founder of Texas Adoptee Rights. In 1976, at 18-years-old she petitioned the Travis County Court to obtain her original birth certificate and located her biological family within two years. Buckner Children and Family ...


  18. Austin Big Gay WeddingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... watched the ceremony which was just amazing," said Michael MacLaughlin, who was married moments before. The Travis County Clerk's office held extended hours for the wedding rush. The office will reopen Sunday from noon to five. provides ...


  19. Travis Co. Clerk's Office open for 4th of July weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WFAA-TV Dallas

    Extra sheriff's deputies monitored activities outside the Travis County Clerk's Office Saturday morning, making sure there was no trouble as same sex couples arrived to get their marriage licenses. Travis Co.


  20. Where is Amarillo's food truck scene?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday |

    ... to accomplish everything we wanted to," he said. When asked why Amarillo has a less lively food truck scene, Travis County Health and Human Services Department spokeswoman Carole Barash said, "maybe it's the culture." Austin, while notably larger ...